‘What have we been listening to this week…’

Posted On 11 Apr 2019 at 4:30 pm

The Brighton & Hove News Music Team listen to a wide range of music. We would like to share our musical journey with you and so this week we have been enjoying…..

Team Member – Alan Poole

The Release – ‘Highway 61 Revisited’ album by Bob Dylan (Selected Video)
Back to my roots this week with Bob Dylan 1965 album “Highway 61 Revisited” the track “Desolation Row” is a classic (11 mins 20 sec) of pure Dylan.

Team Member – Andy Murphy

The Release – ‘Interrobang‽’ by Interrobang‽ (Selected Video)
Saw Dunstan Bunce (from Interrobang‽) play a wonderful intriguing solo set last week at Patterns in Brighton.

Team Member – Andy X

The Release – ‘En-Tect’ by Shamen (Selected Video)                                                              The first Shamen album to feature Mr C, and the last to feature Will Sinnott (who died on 23 May 1991). It fused the band’s past psychedelic rock sounds with the rave act it became, developing a style that represented multicultural dance music.

Team Member – Cris Watkins

The Release – ‘I Want The World’ by Hands Off Gretel (Selected Video)
HOG finally come of age with this incendiary release. This year the world will belong to them! Time to take notice.

Team Member – David McLean

The Release – ‘There’s Nothing Great About Britain’ by Slowthai (Selected Video)
There’s nothing great about Britain by Slowthai. Eminem style rap from Northampton born artist with punk samples. Listen to Doorman!

Team Member – Guy Ramone

The Release – ‘Killing Joke’ by Killing Joke (Selected Video)
Hot on the announcement of a return gig at the Concorde 2 in Brighton on 12th August which has already sold out.

Team Member – Jan Hinchy

The Release – ‘Iron Sky (The Original Film Soundtrack)’ by Laibach (Selected Video)
Iron Sky is an excellent film and soundtrack album from a Slovenian group founded in the 80’s.

Team Member – Karl Smith

The Release – ‘The Heist’ by Macklemore & Ryan Lewis (Selected Video)
The album sold 78,000 copies in its first week, debuting at number two on the Billboard 200, and at number one on the Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums.

Team Member – Kate Durach

The Release – ‘Hypnotic Brass Ensemble’ by Hypnotic Brass Ensemble (Selected Video)
Their eponymous album from 2009. ‘incredible group of eight horn playing brothers from Chicago (plus a drummer) doing the hottest smoothest tightest mix of funk, jazz and hip hop. Playing in May at London’s Jazz Cafe, if you like what you hear.

Team Member – Mark Kite

The Release – ‘JuJu’ by Siouxsie & The Banshees (Selected Video)                                     Siouxsie at her very best! Essential listening for any Banshees fan

Team Member – Martin J Fuller

The Release – ‘Revolution Of Mind’ by She Drew The Gun (Selected Video)
After missing her last show due to injury, I’m delighted she is returning to Brighton on 24th October at the Concorde 2.

Team Member – Nick Linazasoro

The Release – ‘Odd One Out’ by Girli (Selected Video)
Finally after following Girli for a few years her debut album hits the streets and she’s set to return to Brighton this week

Team Member – Nick Tutt

The Release – ‘Sound Of Music’ by The Adicts (Selected Video)
Quirky lyrics, unmistakable droog dress code, reminds me of leaving school.

Team Member – Richie Nice

The Release – ‘All Time Present’ by Chris Forsyth (Selected Video)
Love his playing: long passages to lose yourself in. Eagerly awaiting the vinyl (on Friday).

Team Member – Ross Harper

The Music – ‘Live at Destino Ibiza’ by Mladen Solomun (Selected Video)
Transport yourself to a warm Ibiza evening and enjoy an uplifting dance.

Team Member – Sara-Louise Bowrey

The Release – ‘Denizen’ by Funke And The Two Tone Baby (Selected Video)                           The 3rd studio album by ‘one man electro blues band’, Funke and the Two Tone Baby with each track is individual but drawn together with a coherent vision and unique sound.

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