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  Topic: New music
Imani

Replies: 14
Views: 9265

PostForum: General Music   Posted: Wed Oct 13, 2021 5:35 am   Subject: New music
'Skin, Flesh & Bones (Vibe-Ra-Phone dub)'

https://youtu.be/kxBQe4QsA3g

A write-up on my work, and a nice overview of Bradford's music scene, written by Alice Kovalsky:

https://alicekovals ...
  Topic: Jerry, Nev, Neol, Pauline new 2-Tone doc
Imani

Replies: 10
Views: 807

PostForum: The Specials   Posted: Sat Oct 09, 2021 7:04 am   Subject: Jerry, Nev, Neol, Pauline new 2-Tone doc
It was good as an introduction to it all - but Rico wasn't mentioned at all, nor Dick. A mistake on the part of the programme makers.

Fair point. Lynval wasn't mentioned much either. Maybe they cou ...
  Topic: Jerry, Nev, Neol, Pauline new 2-Tone doc
Imani

Replies: 10
Views: 807

PostForum: The Specials   Posted: Sat Oct 09, 2021 5:42 am   Subject: Jerry, Nev, Neol, Pauline new 2-Tone doc
It was good as an introduction to it all - but Rico wasn't mentioned at all, nor Dick. A mistake on the part of the programme makers.
  Topic: New music
Imani

Replies: 14
Views: 9265

PostForum: General Music   Posted: Mon Oct 04, 2021 11:13 am   Subject: New music
Robots' Reprisal (aka Robots' Rebellion dub)

https://youtu.be/ygbJolQSmdw

Original of The Robots' Rebellion:

https://youtu.be/UZVj90d6MvE
  Topic: UK lockdown, OR: 'Doctor At Large'
Imani

Replies: 47
Views: 21521

PostForum: General Chat   Posted: Sun Sep 12, 2021 4:21 pm   Subject: UK lockdown, OR: 'Doctor At Large'
UK Secretary of State and Health Sajid Javid MP has said he wants to remove the PCR test requirement when returning from some foreign countries "as soon as I possibly can" - as he confirmed plans for ...
  Topic: Joe Jackson - 2020 blog, and other material
Imani

Replies: 1
Views: 727

PostForum: General Music   Posted: Thu Sep 02, 2021 5:52 am   Subject: Joe Jackson - 2020 blog, and other material
Pt.2: WHAT I'M LISTENING TO

Since I like to write, quite a few people have suggested I write a blog. But I’m not especially interested in writing about myself. I did enough of that in my bo ...
  Topic: Joe Jackson - 2020 blog, and other material
Imani

Replies: 1
Views: 727

PostForum: General Music   Posted: Thu Sep 02, 2021 5:51 am   Subject: Joe Jackson - 2020 blog, and other material
October 2020 - BEGGARS AND MINSTRELS Pt.1

A few weeks ago I visited the Museum of German History in Berlin, which is much more interesting than it sounds. Amongst all kinds of weird and wonderful s ...
  Topic: New music
Imani

Replies: 14
Views: 9265

PostForum: General Music   Posted: Fri Aug 27, 2021 2:36 pm   Subject: New music
Two songs performed at a gig in Bradford earlier this month.

'As If By Magic'
https://youtu.be/FuRnS41Zuq8

Trillie's Bounce:
https://youtu.be/Z0wp0tc4Wnk
  Topic: new Protest Songs album press release
Imani

Replies: 11
Views: 1636

PostForum: The Specials   Posted: Thu Aug 26, 2021 12:04 pm   Subject: new Protest Songs album press release
Really, it's more cerebral, sit down and listen than dance material. Not that I'd expect them to just knock out formulaic stuff that sounds like their debut album either.
  Topic: new Protest Songs album press release
Imani

Replies: 11
Views: 1636

PostForum: The Specials   Posted: Tue Aug 24, 2021 5:19 am   Subject: new Protest Songs album press release
Everybody Knows is the better one of the two.
  Topic: What Songs Cheer You Up?
Imani

Replies: 46
Views: 14969

PostForum: General Music   Posted: Fri Aug 20, 2021 11:58 am   Subject: What Songs Cheer You Up?
The Rudies - Brixton Rocket, aka Solitary Man by Neil Diamond

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=pzYs_fTXwmg
  Topic: What Songs Cheer You Up?
Imani

Replies: 46
Views: 14969

PostForum: General Music   Posted: Fri Aug 20, 2021 9:47 am   Subject: What Songs Cheer You Up?
The Specials - Too Much Too Young (Piano Instrumental).
Just brill.
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=3q-yPXn8pLo
  Topic: New interview with Neol of THE SELECTER
Imani

Replies: 19
Views: 29234

PostForum: You Do The Interview   Posted: Thu Aug 19, 2021 8:21 am   Subject: New interview with Neol of THE SELECTER
Enjoyed the podcast a great deal. It covers pretty much everything Neol's done, and nice to hear that early Cool Blue Lady. Only quibble is, the presenter didn't always give him the space to respond, ...
  Topic: New interview with Neol of THE SELECTER
Imani

Replies: 19
Views: 29234

PostForum: You Do The Interview   Posted: Wed Aug 18, 2021 4:02 pm   Subject: New interview with Neol of THE SELECTER
Cheers, I look forward to listening to the Neol interview.
  Topic: RSD 2021
Imani

Replies: 5
Views: 3045

PostForum: Jerry Dammers   Posted: Wed Aug 18, 2021 2:23 pm   Subject: RSD 2021
This little snippet of that Ghost Town demo sounds really good.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=rcnHmuhp1JI

Too Much Too Young is even better.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=3q-yPXn8pLo

T ...
  Topic: RSD 2021
Imani

Replies: 5
Views: 3045

PostForum: Jerry Dammers   Posted: Wed Aug 18, 2021 10:30 am   Subject: RSD 2021
This little snippet of that Ghost Town demo sounds really good.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=rcnHmuhp1JI

Too Much Too Young is even better.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=3q-yPXn8pLo
  Topic: Tracklisting for new Album of Protest Songs
Imani

Replies: 45
Views: 4128

PostForum: General Music   Posted: Tue Aug 17, 2021 3:40 pm   Subject: Tracklisting for new Album of Protest Songs
Had a listen. I understand artists evolve their sound but for me it's missing that 'Jamaican DNA' that always was a part of The Specials' work, no matter how experimental they got. The mixture of Brit ...
  Topic: The Changes & other 70s British sci-fi programmes
Imani

Replies: 4
Views: 3973

PostForum: General Chat   Posted: Sun Aug 15, 2021 8:17 am   Subject: The Changes & other 70s British sci-fi programmes
Another fine review of The Changes from 2016.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=nhf7KE3JDaY
  Topic: Leroy Sibbles: Creator of reggae's best-known basslines
Imani

Replies: 2
Views: 980

PostForum: General Music   Posted: Sat Aug 14, 2021 4:13 pm   Subject: Leroy Sibbles: Creator of reggae's best-known basslines
Leroy Sibbles is one of Jamaica's greatest contributors to reggae culture. Sibbles is mostly known as a member of the rocksteady group The Heptones. Most are unaware of Sibbles' role as a bass player, ...
  Topic: What Songs Cheer You Up?
Imani

Replies: 46
Views: 14969

PostForum: General Music   Posted: Tue Aug 10, 2021 4:24 pm   Subject: What Songs Cheer You Up?
The Supremes - Automatically Sunshine. Equal to any record the Supremes did with Diana Ross (as is Floy Joy & Nathan Jones), and written by Smokey Robinson.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=TLdW ...
 
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