Flying used to be more fun. No worrying about whether your shampoo was in a 100 ml bottle and whether there was a pocket knife lost in the bottom of your bag and I am sure there was more room.
Anywayz, here is a morning mix for my travelling pleasure.
The Y Niwl are a fab surf guitar band from Wales, I have included live sessions from Laneways’ best, Yuck, Girls and Cult and some old blues and soul. 2 of the bluesy tracks are by Jamaican artists – Bread and the Mustangs.
Two covers, Emily Reo with a dreamy Neil Young cover, Damien Jurado & Richard Swift from their covers release Other People’s Songs Vol. 1– with a Chubby Checker song.
I read through the bands coming to Auckland for the Big Day Out and Laneways. Many have been featured in earlier blog entries. See the list above, those in blue link through to the blog entry. It’s a pretty eclectic mix of artists. I will dig out any older mixes where these bands feature. I am not blown away by the choice but there are bands I would like to see.
There is a reasonable ‘LoFi’ turnout with Cults, Girls and Yuck, a bit of shoegazey action with TPOBPAH and Mariachi el Bronx to show what punks sound like when they go back to their mariachi roots.