TONY ALLEN sur MySpace Music - Ecoute gratuite de MP3, Photos et. Tony Allen: Secret Agent. The sticker affixed to the front of Tony Allen's new album says it all, really.
"Perhaps the greatest drummer ever," reads a quote from Brian Eno; "Without Tony Allen, there'd be no Afrobeat," reads a quote from the late Fela Kuti. And then there's the cover of the album proper, which features the matter-of-fact sub-tag "another one from the underground sensation. " Yet despite all the falir, it's that last one-- "underground sensation" that stings, and really rings true. Allen has never crossed over and become a name of wide renown, and oddly his Nonesuch debut could give the drummer his widest platform to date. Yet Secret Agent is only the latest step of a creative continuum set in motion over 40 years ago, beginning with Allen's pioneering and prolific work in Fela Kuti's band through his years as a solo act and bandleader and even, a few years back, as a quiet but important component of Damon Albarn's the Good, the Bad & the Queen project.
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The Futureheads sur MySpace Music - Ecoute gratuite de MP3, Phot. The Futureheads: The Chaos. It'd be a shame if history only remembered the Futureheads for one near-perfect album (2004's self-titled debut) and for being unlikely forerunners of the current Kate Bush revival (thanks to that album's heroic "Hounds of Love" cover).
But that tricky balance-- between buzzsaw aggression, mathematical complexity, and bubblegum accessibility-- the Sunderland quartet once deftly executed proved difficult to strike on subsequent releases. The result was a more pedestrian, power-pop aesthetic, and, by 2008's This Is Not the World, a band once near the head of the post-millennial post-punk class was threatening to be demoted to one of its also-rans. It's a situation the Futureheads themselves seem all too aware of-- as singer Barry Hyde observes toward the end of their new, fourth album: "The first 5,000 miles/ Are the hardest steps to take/ But then your autopilot/ Kicks in for the journey's sake.
" The Futureheads - The Chaos (2010). Omar Khorshid sur MySpace Music - Ecoute gratuite de MP3, Photos. Omar Khorshid: Guitar El Chark. Oum Kalthoum, Abdel Halim Hafez, Farid Al Atrache, and Mohamed Abdel Wahab are often referred to as the "four greats" of Arabic music.
Al Atrache was Syrian, the rest were Egyptian, and all four are genuine legends in the Arab-speaking world, their music still widely played and loved. Omar Khorshid played guitar in the orchestras of two of them. He made his first foray into professional music in the mid-60s, playing in one of the Arab world's first beat groups, Les Petit Chats, and in 1968, Hafez saw them perform in Alexandria, Egypt, and asked Khorshid to join his group. Hafez worked at the time with innovative composer Baligh Hamdi, and with Khorshid in the band, they made some amazing recordings that broadened the scope of Egyptian orchestral pop music.
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The Radio Dept.: Clinging to a Scheme. Sweden's Radio Dept. have spent their career to date quietly building up a devoted fanbase by filtering traditional indie and dream-pop sounds through an electronic haze.
They've admirably honored their genre's history every step of the way, incorporating elements of vintage Slumberland noise-pop, sadder 80s UK indie sounds, and the kind of romantic, low-key dance-pop typically associated with Saint Etienne, or more recently, the Tough Alliance. The band's relatively low profile is partly due to the infrequency of their output: Up to now, they've released only two LPs throughout their 13-year career, along with a handful of EPs and singles. As with their last two albums, Clinging to a Scheme stands to further expand the Radio Dept.'
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Horse Feathers sur MySpace Music - Ecoute gratuite de MP3, Photo. Horse Feathers: Thistled Spring. No one can accuse Justin Ringle of being an optimist.
As the leader of Portland, Ore., folk outfit Horse Feathers, he's trawled in dark subject matter that recalls Southern gothic authors William Faulkner and Flannery O'Connor. Words like "regret" and "shame" make regular appearances in his lyrics-- alongside references to hard church pews, blood-stained snow, and sinners who take human and animal forms. All this misery may come across as disingenuous considering the band's PacNW roots, but somehow Horse Feathers have managed to rise above being consigned as cultural backseat drivers, weaving hushed, ornate arrangements that ably serve Ringle's uneasy imagery. 2008's House With No Name was slightly more sprightly than Horse Feathers' 2006 debut, the dourly titled Words Are Dead, but there was still an undercurrent of depression, owed both to the droning hum provided by cellist/vocalist Catherine Odell and Ringle's voice.
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Daughters sur MySpace Music - Ecoute gratuite de MP3, Photos et. Daughters: Daughters. This isn't technically Daughters' final album, but after recording, half the band quit, and whatever the remaining members (vocalist Alexis Marshall and drummer Jonathan Syverson) come up with in the future probably won't sound much like this.
In a February 2010 interview with Noisecreep.com, Marshall all but says so while discussing the new album: "[Former guitarist] Nick [Sadler] wrote a lot of the stuff on there, and he was really looking to make it accessible, and see how it fared... There are definitely parts of the record that were written to see how people will respond, which is kind of disappointing. " If Sadler's name sounds familiar, it's probably from the decidedly non-Daughters-like charms of his other group, Fang Island. While he's not officially credited as a songwriter-- the songs on Daughters are attributed to the entire group-- Sadler is listed as a co-producer, which might explain the album's relatively less abrasive sound.
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In the past, Hutz has rarely allowed songcraft to get in the way of his manic exultations of joy and frenzied bouts of soul-searching. Hutz's emboldening exhortations and the band's sweatily democratic live show make it clear that Gogol Bordello wish to foster a massive brotherhood of open-hearted partiers. Gogol Bordello - Trans-Continental Hustle (2010) (download torre. Gogol Bordello - Trans-Continental Hustle (2010) Type: Audio > Music Files: Size: 50.55 MiB (53002137 Bytes) The Mynabirds sur MySpace Music - Ecoute gratuite de MP3, Photos.
The Mynabirds: What We Lose in the Fire We Gain i. Laura Burhenn, the singer and songwriter of the Mynabirds, was previously one half of the Washington, D.C. indie duo Georgie James. That's not terribly indicative of what her new band sounds like, however. Georgie James' polite, unmemorable brand of aughts-era indie pop has very little to do with the full-blown country and soul style of the Mynabirds' debut. The Black Swans sur MySpace Music - Ecoute gratuite de MP3, Phot. The Black Swans: Words Are Stupid. When I say the Black Swans' new songs are "haunted," I mean that as literally as the word can be interpreted. After the Columbus, Ohio, band finished recording its second album Change! , violinist Noel Sayre died suddenly in a swimming pool accident in July 2008. Alcest sur MySpace Music - Ecoute gratuite de MP3, Photos et cli. Alcest: Écailles de Lune. Écailles de Lune, the second LP from romantic black metallurgists Alcest, is the most fully realized effort to date from its frontman and lone constant Neige.
The spindly Frenchman has been a member of a half-dozen bands, from the brittle Peste Noire to the wildly and willfully diverse coed quartet Amesoeurs. Since 2005, Neige has been releasing music as Alcest that ranges from the black metal of 2005 EP Le Secret to the Red House Painters-via-Justin Broadrick 2007 LP, Souvenirs d'un Autre Monde. Alcest - Ecailles De Lune (2010) [mp3@320] (download torrent) - Broken Social Scene sur MySpace Music - Ecoute gratuite de MP3, Broken Social Scene: Forgiveness Rock Record. Forgiveness is not a sentiment often associated with rock music.
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" Taking cues from early Devo and New Order and replacing the dance-pop movement with rich characterization and storytelling, they've found themselves at a pleasant distance from most formal genre comparisons. Their music is playful but steeped in subtle detail, with both emotional heft and a pungent sense of theatricality. Playing together since their college days in North Carolina but not truly finalizing the band until 2006, the trio seems comfortable bouncing ideas off each other while remaining anchored in their individual roles. J. Gerrit Welmers' synth work reinterprets those crystalline new wave textures and enhances them with feedback and buttery depth, sometimes accented with sparse snippets of programmed drums and rusted samples. Future Islands-In Evening Air-(Advance)-2010-SiRE (download torr. Emily Jane White sur MySpace Music - Ecoute gratuite de MP3, Pho. Emily Jane White: Victorian America. Emily Jane White - Dark Undercoat 2oo7.
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