Monthly Archives: February 2014

Who’s That? BoomTown 2014 #7 (OldTown District)

#1 / #2 / #3 / #4 / #5 / #6 Okay so far I’ve already covered Russkaja, WooHoo Revue, La Selva Sur and Sonido Vegetal on previous posts. Plus we have a number of incredible bands who have rocked … Continue reading

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Who’s That? BoomTown 2014 #6

Okay so out of the ChinaTown district announcement this week, there will be a few familiar names to BoomTown regulars or Ska and Punk fans this is primarily aimed at. However here’s a few of my favourites from under the … Continue reading

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Once Upon A Time… There Was A Chinese Man

I was surprised how many people at BoomTown actually knew about these guys when we put them on last year, they were definitely one of the most talked about acts of the festival. Unfortunately I missed their set but managed … Continue reading

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Neo-Ragtime Anyone?

I always wondered what would happen if / when the world of slick American R’n’B caught on to Electro Swing / Vintage Remix (or Neo-Ragtime as Dessy calls it). I expected a little more interest after The Great Gatsby but … Continue reading

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People’s reactions to this video have been as horrific as the event itself, to think that we still live in a world where such senseless bullying and brutality are not only normalised, but championed and encouraged, really both sickens and … Continue reading

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Double Bass In Yo Face

Not sure if I’ve ever seen ‘tapping’ done on the Double Bass before but Adam Ben Ezra is a badman at it. Plus add in a couple of loop pedals and you get stuff like this… Although my favourite Double … Continue reading

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Who’s That? BoomTown 2014 #5

Okay so over the past week I’ve covered some of the Gypsy, Reggae and Ska Bands already announced for  playing this year’s BoomTown Fair, as well as Columbian World Funk band Chiva Gantiva.  Today it’s Swing time, or rather Electro … Continue reading

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