Cloudwalking desert jazz that sounds like someone tinkling on a piano half buried in a sand dune inside a lantern-filled Abu Dhabi souk. Love it. Here’s an interview with the tenor sax-toting legend… Continue reading
You know a rainy summer hip hop block party festival crowd is at its collective euphoric peak when you see something like this breaking out. Skills to pay the bills.
Two things I did not expect from this best great video: 1. A comically enormous (and I mean enormous) skateboard. 2. The sounds of ABBA as a skateboarding soundtrack. Incredulous!
The only thing better than this 1970s Italo-pop-rock-disco-cosmo-soul masterpiece is the 1970s Italian television studio it’s filmed in. I never knew these shades of beige existed.
No-one really knows how to make money from music anymore. We know that people generally don’t expect to have to pay for songs nowadays but they also will be happily and dementedly eager… Continue reading
Yes it’s real. Jay Kay does a ‘Lost In Translation’ and taps into the lucrative Japanese TV commercial market by adapting ‘Virtual Insanity’ to champion the Cup Noodle cause while the karaoke booth… Continue reading
Situation is mildly controversial: – gate Situation is mildly inconvenient: – mageddon Situation is mildly awesome: – orama
She’s either Hungarian or quite possibly Glaswegian. I think I’ve heard this knock-knock joke before.
THANK YOU, GRACIAS and DOMO ARIGATO (whatever that means) to everyone who tuned in this morning for the LAST NEON BREAKFAST on world famous GEORGE FM! So many new tunes and classic heavy-hitters… Continue reading
Mukhtar, a bus driver in Copenhagen, gets surprise birthday punk’d by undercover bus choristers, a rogue trumpeter, and the happiest reason for a flashmob ever. Quite possibly the most heartwarming video you’ve seen… Continue reading
Big thanks to everyone who tuned in this morning for the ELECTRIC ECLECTIC (not a bad name that) GOODNESS that is the NEON BREAKFAST live and direct on world famous GEORGE FM. It… Continue reading
1. Bob Dilla 2. Johnny Ca$$$h 3. KRS-One Kristofferson 4. Big Willie Nelson 5. Lil Way’n Jennings 6. Art Garfunkel
Bit of a name change this week as we move from being NEON MIXTAPE to NEON BREAKFAST. We’re still the same on the inside though. LOVE GEORGE FM and LOVE EARLY MORNING ECLECTIC… Continue reading
Usually I’m positioned front and centre for gigs, ready to scream, jump, yelp, raise a fist and by and large have a pretty fantastic time right smack bang in the middle of a… Continue reading
‘I wish I could stay longer in your beautiful country’ ‘Your country is beautiful’ They also say ‘This next song is called…’ and ‘Thank you’ a lot.
I’m late to see Henry Rollins, but I can already hear his booming, animated voice from outside the auditorium as I hurriedly approach the doors. As I quietly creak them open, I walk… Continue reading
Plenty brand new blissed out and bassy Left Coast beats this morning from Ras G, MED and Free The Robots. Plus brand new Fly-Lo, Jay Electronica, Toddla T, and dark, dark, grimey, stripped-down… Continue reading
SOUNDTRACK! By next Tuesday he’ll have learned to drive and by next Friday he’ll have opened a bank account. This time next year you’ll be working for him.
Brand new glitch/UK garage/dubstep/purple/stuff that sounds like Martyn (what DO you call it?) music played today from FaltyDL, Joy Orbison, Dubbel Dutch and BD1982. Plus plenty of iPod-on-perfect-shuffle handbrake turns along the way… Continue reading
Another blazin’ show, thanks to all for tuning in! Rinsed out some Nihongo hip hop, some Bug Powder Dust, some James Brown, and some Sesame Street rave! Jamie Lidell – “You Got Me… Continue reading
I’d never been to a gig by myself before, but having just become a bonafide music journalist for a magazine (with free entry to the concert and everything!) I figured this was what… Continue reading
Neon Mixtape Intro Sting by dandigs Ya dig? There’s around twelve different samples used (not counting vinyl scratches and recorded vocal snippets) and I’m offering a prize of “one million dollars”* to the… Continue reading
It was only a matter of time.
Susan Boyle ain’t got nothing on Reggie Ramirez. Who duets. With himself! Skills! Check the Filipino equivalent of Simon Cowell. And Ant and Dec. He deserves to win everything.
Good: ‘Ice Ice Baby’ Better: ‘We Didn’t Start The Fire’ Expert-level: Public Enemy – ‘Bring The Noise’ (although no one expects you to know the words past the first verse) No one cares:… Continue reading
What’s good? So I’ve now got a radio show on George FM – New Zealand’s premier nationwide electronic/dance radio station – doing the breakfast slot every Saturday 7am-10am NZT! Tune in and wrap… Continue reading
Specsavers Hammersmith was never quite like this.
I always thought M.O.P. wrote this song until I saw the original version below.
You can keep your rims, 40s, and diamond-encrusted microwaves. Real hip hop is when you rap about how brilliant snowflakes are.
No, THIS is the best thing I have ever seen. It’s all about the jump.