Hello, welcome to the JOCKO HOMO blog, let's kick off with some new music shall we..
Lone Lady is one of Warp records latest signings, she made her debut album 'Nerve up' in a warehouse space in Ancoats Manchester; a place pretty much untouched by Manchester's redevelopments. It's a rather wonderful album, although not what i expected after reading reviews saying it was a feminine revoking of the post-punk masters of that area (Joy Division, The Fall, Durutti Column.) Although it takes on elements of that it also takes on an American sound, recalling Patti Smith and early R.E.M, as well incorporating the primitive electronic feel from early releases on her record label Warp. Here's a taster, go buy the album..
http://www.mediafire.com/file/3inzoejiyzm/03 Nerve Up.m4a
Thinking about early Warp releases, here's on from Polygon Window (a.k.a. Aphex Twin) from the album 'Surfing on sine waves.' It has that great primitive analogue sound and a wonderful melody. Somehow it's dancey and ambient at the same time, a favourite of mine..
http://www.mediafire.com/file/bzzzmalaoui/01 Polygon Window.mp3