Archive for August, 2009

The Boomtown Rats – Rat Trap

Posted in music on August 29, 2009 by moomoo

All the hype around new ‘IT’ girl Peaches Geldof got me thinking about her cool parents, Bob Geldof and Paula Yates. Being from Ireland myself I have a certain nostalgic pride for Bob Geldof and his band the Boomtown Rats (6 lads from Dun Laoghaire Ireland). The name “Boomtown Rats” comes from a gang in Woody Guthrie’s autobiography, Bound for Glory. This video looks like it’s from Top of the Pops. Awesome song…

Jamie Lidell – Little Bit of Feel Good

Posted in music on August 28, 2009 by moomoo

Koop – Koop Island Blues

Posted in music on August 24, 2009 by moomoo

Swedish Group Koop. Not made by a small orchestra, but the music is based on samples. All the drums, strings, horn sections and choires are actually from thousands of small clips from records. The only thing not sampled are the vocals. Interesting idea, excellent song.

Chipmunk – Diamond Rings

Posted in music on August 23, 2009 by moomoo

Garage/Hip Hop/Reggae 18 year old Chipmunk from the UK.

The Lost Fingers – Billie Jean

Posted in music on August 18, 2009 by moomoo

Canadian Gypsy Jazz band. Apparently they’re lost in the 80’s. I like it.

The Script – Breakeven

Posted in music on August 9, 2009 by moomoo

New band out of Ireland.

Mungo’s Hi Fi – Did you really know

Posted in music on August 7, 2009 by moomoo

No video but a great song. Reggae/Dub style. These guys are actually from Scotland! check out their myspace page http://www.myspace.com/mungoshifi