Jules – Devil Blues on the Rock

3 06 2009

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Jules – Devil Blues on the Rock (Jamendo)

I like the idea of modern Blues, especially when it’s emerging from the CC world. Call me a cynic, or just a miserable bastard, but there’s never enough morbid, grinding, despairing music around when you need it and even if the old Delta standards still offer the ideal backing track for an evening of wearing black, chain smoking and lamenting the evil deeds of that woman who done you wrong to a world weary barman who’s wiping down spit stained shot glasses with a grey and grubby rag they’re never quite enough. Read the rest of this entry »

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The Dada Weatherman – The Green Waltz

18 03 2009

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The Dada Weatherman – The Green Waltz (Jamendo)

It’s one of the best bits of Creative Commons music, the fact that you can randomly download something simply because you like the bands name. In fact you can download a dozen albums a day without pausing for a second to think about whether it’s worth it, it turns the internet into one big sweet shop for the wide eyed kids of the music loving world, free to jam audio chocolate down our throats until we’re left bloated, vomiting and suffering from occasional heart pain and diabetes. It’s got to be one of the few settings where greed really is good. Although clearly not one where the metaphors bring similar joy.

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