A few shots from the mailbag that you might want to hear . . .
40 Watt Hype
Soulful, experimental live-band hip hop, with that Central Mexicali flavor.
British Sea Power
You guys probably know all about BSP. They’ve been around forever, and this is their most listenable album yet. Which is to say, I really dig all their work–I just don’t find it very accessible. This one seems to be an effort to broaden their audience, and it’s much appreciated. Great stuff.
I’ve heard about this guy for a while now, so I was happy to get this promo. From his “Death Gate” EP on Brainfeeder Records, it’s 15 minutes of wild electronic-based music.