TRACKLISTING. SUNDAY 27/11/2011
We’ve got another cracking batch of records for you to wrap your ears around this week on BBC Introducing with Tom Robinson, showcasing the very best streaming tunes Fresh on the Net.
This week we had the pleasure of welcoming again Ed, Craig, Jamie and David, together known as Ice, Sea, Dead People (with Tom, above) to the studio for a catch up, having just released the aural assault that is their new single ‘Ultra Silence’. Earlier in the week their loyal following were asked to vote on how the boys should approach their interview: “Shall we be enthusiastic and happy or arsey and unresponsive? YOU DECIDE”. You’ll have to listen to their interview to find out how the public voted...
The two exclusive recordings from those “notorious denizens of Launderettes”, London band Real Fur, put a smile on our faces in the studio. We heard their debut single ‘Animal’ and follow-up ‘The Fool’, both of which display the band’s trademark infectious rhythms and soulful heart. Launderettes won’t be the only place you’ll be hearing these guys in the near future.
As well as this we had the usual impeccable tip from BBC Wales’ Bethan Elfyn, who offered us an in-vogue blast of noise-pop from the Cardiff based My Pet Monster. And DJ Target’s Homegrown Download this week came from Hype Kronik, the 22 year old MC based near Milton Keynes, who offers the perfect soundtrack to a ‘Dutty Weekend’.
Elsewhere Tom revisited some of his favourite tracks from the past few weeks. Haunting and undeniably brilliant, ‘The Watchers’, by last week’s Introducing guest Beck Goldsmith, got another well-deserved hearing and will surely have had those listening in the wee small hours looking underneath their beds for fear of beasties- don’t say we didn’t warn you. We also spread the light on Arcs’ ‘Mubu’, the delightful fuzz bass on which proved much too hard to resist. And we heard “3 minutes of blissful, colourful insanity”, in the words of Sam Lee from BBC Introducing In Wiltshire, from Acid Glasses, the brainchild of Memphis artist Nick Burke.
Regular listeners may have detected a distinctly cosmopolitan theme to this morning’s show, perhaps owing to the numerous and wonderful French acts we played. We heard Alone With King Kong, the one man band project of the mysterious Frenchman named….. Well, that’s why he’s mysterious- we don’t know who he is. But we certainly like what he does. And the so-called “French Sufjan Stevens” got an airing too, with a Philippe Crab’s nonchalantly romantic tune that gave us a hankering for ‘un petit crossiant’ on the beautiful streets of Paree…
As ever, the only thing that links the eclectic selection of bands we played this morning is that they were all sent in by you via the Recommend Music tab above. So thanks for that. And needless to say, all these artists deserve a place on your radar, so do yourself a favour and be sure to give tonight’s entire show a listen via iPlayer and download the choice cuts in the podcast.
Nico Franks, Intern
BBC 6 Music Introducing
LANDLOVERS - The Cinema Bell
THANK PABLO - Dinosaurs & Astronauts
THE MOTH & THE MIRROR - Germany
SOAPY JEFFERSON - The Fury-Belle
FOOGIE BROTHERS - Calling You Out
MEGAN HENWOOD - What Elliott said
DRUNK MULE - Spread Y' Monsters
ICE SEA DEAD PEOPLE - Ultra Silence
ARCS - Mubu
BETHAN ELFYN TIP
MY PET MONSTER - School 2
ALONE WITH KINGKONG - Down In The Basement Again
REAL FUR - Animal
ACID GLASSES - My Pale Garden
PEPE DELUXÉ - The Storm
MATTHEW CRUX - Defaults
DJ TARGET'S HOMEGROWN DOWNLOAD
HYPE KRONIK - Dutty Weekend
LAETOLI STEPS - Sleeping Bears
SHEEN - One Step
BECK GOLDSMITH - The Watchers
PHILIPPE CRAB - Nous N'irons Pas Au Pays Bas
MARI KVIEN BRUNVOLL - Everywhere You Go
TOWNS - Fields
SOLKO - Weatherman
REAL FUR - The Fool
ORWELL - Everytime The World Is Too Loud
DAUWD - Whats There