Wednesday, 4 November 2009

Cargo Collective November 09

Courtesy Group
Tradesman Entrance
Ma Doocey CD
"Visceral debut from Brummagem grinesters beloved of Messrs Cooper Clarke & Peel, ("Strong spikey stuff I'd say!").

Githead is a group whose members are Colin Newman (Wire), Malka Spigel and Max Franken (Minimal Compact) and Robin Rimbaud (aka Scanner). ‘Landing’ is their third album of sparkling, sophisticated and adventurous avant-pop, striking a unique balance between convention and subtle experimentation.

Jello Biafra & The Guantanamo School Of Medicine
The Audacity of Hype
Alternative Tentacles
"Jello Biafra returns with a new band and new music! With members of Faith No More and Victims Family. Psyched, politically charged punk by one of the inventors of the form"

Rio En Medio
Frontier (Deluxe Edition CD)
Manimal Vinyl
“Captivating....Part cosmic fun house, part haunted house, [Frontier] keeps you on your toes, waiting to see if the next song will amuse you, entrance you, or scare you silly. Or all three." - Pitchfork

Alan MX
Smalltown America
Staggering work of heartbreaking electro genius - debut album by Britain's soon to be not best kept secret Alan MX. For Fans Of: Bjork, Matmos, Peaches, PJ Harvey & Vincent Gallo.

Thee Vicars
Psychotic Beats !
Dirty Water
Their manic energy is palpable, it hits you with a jolt – but that should be the case with teenagers playing raw rock’n’roll shot through with a punk and garage band aesthetic.

Josephine Foster
Graphic as a Star
Fire Records
Based upon the poems of the 19th century American poet Emily Dickenson, Josephine lays her stairsteppy melodies beneath a collection of Dickenson gems & sings them with a burnished soulfulness like the purple sunsets so often described in the poems.”

Rainbow Arabia
Manimal Vinyl
"Intoxicated dance music made out of dervish rhythms, snakish melodica, and percussion procured from the labyrinthine corridors of some smoky souk." The Guardian

Glass Ghost
Idol Omen
Western Vinyl
The birth of a new musical force with influences from J. Dilla to Deerhoof. Contributions from Luke Temple of Here We Go Magic has "..that irresistible, disjointed mix of pop hooks & Beefheartian abandon" Village Voice.

Katy Carr
Coquette is Katy Carr’s third album. Infused with recall & reminiscence, it is a character-driven tour-de-force of emotional intrigue, surrender and defiance. ‘Alt-folk star in waiting.’ ****Q ‘Elegant and sensual.’ Mojo ****

Nat Johnson & The Figureheads
Roman Radio
Damaged Goods
Nat Johnson’s (Ex - Monkey Swallows The Universe) critically acclaimed debut solo album, includes the Steve Lamacq single of the week ‘Dirty Rotten Soul’ and the new single ‘Wonderful Emergency’

Invada CD
Debut album from new Bristol band who consist of Geoff Barrow (Portishead) / Billy Fuller (Fuzz Against Junk) / Matt Williams (Team Brick) . Referencing Krautrock / Silver Apples /Stereolab , the album was recorded live over a 12 day period. Beak will playing live in the UK in December including a performance at ATP

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