SNC 051 – Wed 07 Feb 2007


Local snow yesterday was amazingly local.Norwich Arts Centre last night for Foy Vance, Fiona Bevan and Jamie Woon a great show, lovely atmosphere but another late night.PMN approaches 30,000 songs. They are available for you to trawl through too. Just go to and search the music. OK, assuming it gets there, I’ll play the 30,000th next week – whatever it is!Intro
Happy – Jimmie Bratcher (Missouri, USA)
www.jimmiebratcher.comBreaking the habit of playing exclusively new music – just this once.Hole in the Ground – The Mekons (Illinois, USA)"A band at the very height of their powers blurring crashing punk with honky-tonk balladry before darting off again down new roads to broader horizons. . ." – Colin Stewart. Specialist – got the story from Rufus Ruffcut at IN4RM Records here in the UK. It transpires that The Specialist was a guy called Dame who sadly died of a brain tumour almost exactly 3 years ago. Rufus is putting his recorded music out through IN4RM. Read more at: the longest time – Danny Fong Extraordinaire (Saskatchewan, Canada)A 17 year-old guy who enjoys singing and playing the piano just for fun and interest. 11 years experience of piano and singing just a hobby. No contact details.Where I lie – Lisa Novak (Texas, USA)Won Best Female Vocalist by Houston Press Magazine for 2006 and 2005. Won Best Acoustic/Folk in 2004. Track from her album Too shallow to swim (from CD Baby)Band: Jeff Enlow, Larry Cooper, Paul Valdez, Michael PoulosCD release party last Saturday at The Waterloo Icehouse in Austin, Texas – The Moot (Huddersfield, UK)Pete Cogle played this a week or so ago. The Moot are a 2 piece female reggae-pop band from Huddersfield in the UK and have been gigging, writing and recording their reggae-pop blend since August 2005. The band members are Clare Dowling (vocals and guitar) and Eryl Whiteley (drums and percussion). Clare is 28 and Eryl is 29.Saturday 10th @ the Blue Cat Cafe in Stockport. Starting at 9pm.Thursday 15th @ The Zephyr Bar, King St, Huddersfield. Free entry atarting at 9.30pm.Friday 16th @ The City Hotel, 220 City Rd, Bradford, BD8 8JY FREE ENTRY. Music starts at 9.30pm, playing all night. Mortale – After Son (Netherlands)After Son is een in 2005 opgerichte band die zich vooral bezig houdt met experimentele rockmuziek.De rocksound heeft een herkenbaar geluid dat door de Sunburst electric gitaar en de mosh pit vervormer als een geluidsmuur wordt neergezet.I can tell you no more and for the first time in a year a band has asked not to be informaed of podcast plays. Another mystery!Angry Bob – Christopher Brown (Texas, USA)Chuck Flores in the Feb. addition of BUDDY the original Texas music magazine reviewed ROUGH SAX:"With his warm soothing tone and his lyrical phrasing, Christopher Browns sax harkens back to an earlier age, when lounges were dark, smoky, sultry and cool. On the Metrosong CD Rough Sax."Christopher Brown, Tenor Saxophone Chip Evans, Keys , Guitar, Bass Mike McCraw, Drums






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