Aaaah, and I’ve recovered – spent the weekend awake in the early hours of the morning, and went to three different parties …. unfortunately, the parties were all for kids under 6, and the sleeplessness was due to the youngest being awake half the night.
Still, we’ve always got the music, right?
First track by The Burning Hell was one I heard on Radio 4 *ahem* this really cool and hip radio station, you probably won’t of heard of, the the sheer wittiness of the lyrics, which stand in stark contrast to the slightly twee folky stylings. If Nick Cave was more into hip-hop and brass lines it’d probably sound like Fuck The Government
Next up is a bit of a late breaking entry, courtesy of Purple Radio’s Remote. I’d not heard of Those Norwegians before (these specific ones I mean, I know Norwegian people, obviously) and their wonderfully misheard Da Kingue D’Mazda has a groove a mile wide … turn it up, imagine it’s 3am in a dingy smoke filled club , get your head down and your chug on ….
Last up this week is a beautiful reboot of a Nawlins classic from Robert Parker given the by The Allergies. Everybody’s Hip Huggin is given a lovely little dancefloor friendly spin, a few choice vocal samples, a tasty beat and a quick tighten up and you’ve never guess it’s 50 years old …
Out now on Superjock Records
(the flip from Professor Shorthair isn’t bad either)