Melodicablog 21. 02.11
More stuff about the music and stories on this weekâs Melodica – this week it’s all about bears (sort of).
In tune with the Melodica aesthetic, covering a broad range of exciting, inspiring, beautiful new music from electronica to house to experimental.
Melodica chart on Juno Download: here.
THAT FUZZY FEELING – GOLD PANDA – MARRIAGE
Remixes of one of the best tracks on Lucky Shiner, one of Melodica’s favourite album’s from last year. This week hear the Baths version, next week the Forest Swords 1am Hotel Room Redraw. Nice. The single comes out on March 21. Gold Panda headlines at XOYO in London on March 1 as part of his European tour.
SIMON WERNER A DISPARU
Sonic Youth have made the music soundtrack for French movie Simon Werner A Disparu. The album is out now on Sonic Youth Records, the DVD of the movie is also available.
Link to trailer: here.
New music from Pangaea on Hessle Audio. It’s deep and groovy, simple, effective and oh so now.
BACK TO BACK BALEARICS
Two classic versions of The Beatles’ Here Comes The Sun, written by George Harrison while wandering round Eric Clapton’s back garden, according to Wikipedia.
Hear Nina Simone’s lovely take from the album Here Comes The Sun (1971) and a live take from Richie Havens. Now I have to track down the Peter Tosh version.
FATHER AND SON
Here’s a picture of Tevo Howard with his dad Rick Poppa Howard. They are both featured in this week’s show.