Archive for August, 2008

Franz Ferdinand – Take Me Out

Monday, August 25th, 2008

Franz Ferdinand are a rock band that formed in Glasgow, Scotland in 2001. Named after Archduke Franz Ferdinand of Austria, the band comprises Alex Kapranos (lead vocals and guitar), Bob Hardy (bass guitar), Nick McCarthy (rhythm guitar, keyboards and backing vocals), and Paul Thomson (drums, percussion and backing vocals).

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Mr. Scruff – Get A Move On

Monday, August 18th, 2008

Mr. Scruff is the recording name of Andy Carthy, a British DJ and artist born in 1972 in Macclesfield, England. His DJ name was inspired by his scruffy facial hair, as well as his trademark loose-lined drawing style. He has been DJing since 1994, at first in and around Manchester then nationwide in the United Kingdom. He is known for DJing in marathon sets (often exceeding six hours), his eclectic musical taste, his love of a “nice cup of tea” and the quirky home-produced visuals and animations that are projected on large screens during his gigs.

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Dizzee Rascal – Dance Wiv Me

Monday, August 11th, 2008

Dylan Mills, known professionally as Dizzee Rascal, is an Afro-English rapper , record producer and occasional actor. Born 1 November 1985 in Bow, East London, his music is a blend of conventional rap, grime and ragga, with extremely eclectic samples and more exotic styles. His debut album, Boy in da Corner , won him the 2003 Mercury Prize.

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Selfish Cunt – Mechanic

Monday, August 4th, 2008

Selfish Cunt are a rock band based in London, England. Formed in early 2003 by main members Martin Tomlinson and Patrick Constable, they are notorious for their highly provocative lyrics, aggressive stage shows, and brutal electronic-influenced rock accompanied by highly politically-charged and often sexually graphic lyrics. Due to their highly provocative image, as well as their name, Selfish Cunt have a mixed reputation amongst critics.

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