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Scratching A Musical Itch

Thursday 10th July 2008

So the other evening I went to the pub, and ended up driving there (so much less hassle). Most of the time when I’m in the car, I put my own music on. But the other evening I decided to put the radio on. Very good reason for this: Radio 2 in the weekday evenings is excellent. To be honest, I’d assumed it was Radcliffe and Maconie’s show, one which I particularly enjoy. As it happened, that started a bit later, so I listened to whoever else was on.

Now, I’ve lost count of the amount of times I’ve listened to Radio 2 in the evenings and found myself thinking “wow, this is bloody brilliant!”. They play all sorts of country, or blues, or folk, or whatever – basically really good music. Anyway, on this particular evening, there was an interview with a guy from some random band I’d never heard before, and obviously played some of the band’s music.

I’ve been listening to some old blues/jazz/country recently (from the 20s and 30s. I’m so cool), and I’ve been trying to find some more. This band seems to take all of those influences – and more – and mixes them together into one big blend of musical brilliance. They’re called Hazmat Modine, and I defy anyone to listen to this and stay still. I certainly couldnt the other evening, despite the fact that I was meant to be driving… Definitely another band to add to the “must see live” list.

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3 Comments:

hannah

Friday 11th July 2008, 5:10 pm

Have you got an RSS feed for this blog? I’ve got this new jiggery pokery thing on my blog but for some reason it can’t pick up on updates from your page. :o

Radio 2 = ace

Dickie

Friday 11th July 2008, 5:24 pm

Here. I should really put a link to it somewhere.

Claire

Tuesday 15th July 2008, 1:52 pm

I absolutely 100% agree with you on the fact that Radio 2 on weekday evenings is brilliant- so much better than Radio 1!

See here: http://clairerouth.blogspot.com/2008/03/jade-gallagher.html

And hello :)

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