7 from the past 7 days
1. ‘Curious’ by FRANZ FERDINAND (UK)
After 5 albums the Scottish stars decided that it’s time for
a greatest hits record. The collection lands on March 11.
The band also included a couple of
new songs like this dancefloor thrill.
Shake your hips here…
2. ‘Piggy’ by SKUNK ANANSIE (UK)
After 28 years Skin and her henchmen still make your blood cook.
This new sizzling stroke calls out all incompetent governments,
specifically UK’s short-sighted Brexit statesmen. It’s a metallic bomb
with a volcanic Skin chorus.
No mercy for the wicked.
Play it very loud…
3. ‘Scorched Earth’ by COBRA THE IMPALER (Ghent, Belgium)
When grunge has a date with metal, when Nirvana hooks up with
Korn, an earthquake is in the making. These Belgian bulldozing
rockers know all about it and make it happen with this explosive
detonation. Hell bloody hell yeah!
Test your speakers…
4. ‘The Girls Are Fighting’ by BLOC PARTY (UK)
Kele Okereke and his team are gearing
up for their 6th LP, titled Alpha Games,
out April 29th.
New single The Girls Are Fighting
races with voltaic potency. A winner…
5. ‘The Story Of The Century’ by TY SEGALL (US)
Two years ago, director Matt Yoka’s documentary Whirlybird
premiered. It shows the adventures of two video journalists,
soaring above the chaotic spectacle of ’80s and ’90s Los Angeles,
including the OJ Simpson chase in 1994.
A re-release accompanied by a new soundtrack will be issued soon.
One of the participators is musical centipede Ty Segall drumming his
tail off on this dynamizing instrumental
6. ‘Connection’ by THE KOOKS (UK)
The glam boys canned a new longplayer, called
10 Tracks To Echo In The Dark. It hits the streets
next summer, on 22 July.
As an introduction, we get 3 cuts with Connection
as the most notable. A funky groover.
Turn it up, folks…
7. ‘You Can’t Keep It From Me Forever’ by PETER DOHERTY & FREDERIC LO (UK)
Libertine Peter Doherty is clean for 2 years now and has just been married.
The happy man lives in Normandy, France and teamed up with French musician
Frédéric Lo. The result is the album The Fantasy Life Of Poetry & Crime,
coming out on 22 March.
The first taster is this
sweet little beauty
See/hear you next week, music junkies…