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Category: Friday Jukebox

Friday Jukebox: It’s For You

About ten years ago I remember listening to the radio, many miles from home. This song came on, It’s For You. I hadn’t ever knowingly heard it. I thought it was astonishing, dramatic, unusual. I wondered if I had happened upon a great lost song, a great lost artist. Read the rest of this entry »

Friday Jukebox: The Loop

Joined-up blogging! I wrote a post called The Loop and now here is a song with the same name! And the aforementioned post was about trains, and this has a sort-of-train-like rhythm! This blog isn’t just thrown together, you know… Read the rest of this entry »

Friday Jukebox: Bang Chhub Thveu Khos Hoeuy

So, after a surprisingly positive response to Soviet jazz-funk last week, I figured I’d try some Cambodian psych rock. Earlier in the week I read this piece about lost Cambodian rock and roll and the documentary that has been made about it – Don’t Think I’ve Forgotten. The film chronicles Cambodian pop and rock in the 1960s and early 1970s, the terrible effect of the Khmer Rogue regime on those who created that music, and how those musicians have been rediscovered in recent years. It is right up the top of my ‘to watch’ list now.

This track is by Drakkar and is just great fuzzy, kind of scuzzy rock, sort of languid and just really cool. It looks like I’ve got another genre to delve into, which is no bad thing at all.

Oh, and here is the trailer for the documentary:

Friday Jukebox: Soviet Jazz-Funk

I’ve had a lot more visitors to this little place than usual, so I thought I’d keep everyone engaged and all those other buzzwords with some Soviet jazz-funk. Because that is just the sort of thing to keep people interested. Read the rest of this entry »

Friday Jukebox: Made My Mind Up

Sometimes I like to kid myself that I have broad tastes musically, that I’m all about the experimental, the weird, the leftfield, out-there and obscure. Read the rest of this entry »