Flava Past

Flava of the Week w/c 22 Jan 07
Choice new CD's - Click below for the latest on each artiste

1 - STEPHEN MARLEY Mind Control from the forthcoming album
2 - THE VIEW Face For The Radio from Hats Off To The Buskers
3 3 LONG BLONDES Giddy Stratospheres new single 5 February
4 - LEON JEAN MARIE Scratch new single 26 February
5 2 NEW YOUNG PONY CLUB The Bomb new single 5 March
6 - BRAKES Cease & Desist new single 26 February
7 1 KLAXONS Golden Skans new single 22 January
8 7 Mr HUDSON & THE LIBRARY Too Late, Too Late new single 19 February
9 5 BILLY TALENT Fallen Leaves new single 19 February
10 11 JACKSON ANALOGUE Come On new single 12 March
11 - THE KNIFE Marble House new single 19 February
12 4 THE HOURS Back When You Were Good new single 29 Jan from the 'Narcissus Road' album out 5 February

Snow Patrol new single 12 Feb
Open Your Eyes

'Eyes Open', the number one album of 2006 spawns another hit single for Snow Patrol. Having just come across an old flier for an appearance they made at Club Metros in Cardiff in 2000, it's great to acknowledge their commitment's been rewarded. Snow Patrol have attempted to create enduring melodies, quality songs. Against all the odds and knockers they've succeeded. XXXX
snowpatrol.com (Posted 31 Jan 07)

Cute Is What We Aim For new single 5 February
Newport Living

Home of the Chartists, maybe not that Newport but nevertheless another new strike for EMO. Cute & Paramore toured together, label FueledByRamen is spot on. Some don't like emo & it's a mystery, there are some fine 'emo' tunes. They're no more pretentious than any other genre & Cute have created a fine record here, it deserves success. XXXx
cuteiswhatweaimfor.com (Posted 31 Jan 07)
Kaiser Chiefs
new single 19 Feb
"Let it never be said that romance is dead, cause there's so little else occupying my head", yes the lairy lads are back. The Kaiser Chiefs first offering from their second album 'Ruby' is another almost love song "Due to lack of interest tomorrow is cancelled" hang on a mo', this is a love song ... heavily repeated choral to the lovely 'Ruby' ... the jury awaits the public's verdict. XXXx kaiserchiefs.co.uk (Posted 31 Jan 07)
The Killers new single 26 Feb
Read My Mind
(Posted 31 Jan 07)
A third hit from the multi million selling 'Sam's Town' preceded by the band's biggest dates yet. XXXx

Jamie T new album 29 January
Panic Prevention

'Calm Down Dearest' hits Number 9. 'Panic Prevention' is packed with gems like 'Salvador', 'Sheila', 'If Ya Got The Money', Jamie's on the crest of a wave, his material witty, topical - very 2007. To celebrate the release of Panic Prevention, Jamie plays three intimate gigs on Wed 14th Feb - Audio, Brighton, Thur 15th Feb - Red Bar, Derby, and on Fri 16th Feb - @ Kolor Bar, The Old Bull, Church Street, Preston. XXXX

(Posted 31 Jan 07)

Money Mark -
Brand New By Tomorrow new album tbc

Money Mark's just been performing with The Beastie Boys in Park City Utah and he's got Australian dates to coincide with the release of new single 'Pick Up The Pieces'. The taster from the new album due imminently - a good quality listen, a mellow favourite is 'Summer Blue' - many influences abound here from Beatles to Beats XXXx

moneymark.com (Posted 31 Jan 07)

Jackson Analogue
Come On new single 12 March

'A dirty three minute Rock and Roll freak out with one of the catchiest opening guitar riffs you've heard in an age'. That's about right, Jackson Analogue have their own distinctive off-beat yet somehow mainstream style, 'Come On' should set them on the right direction to major success this year. XXXx
jacksonanalogue.com (Posted 31 Jan 07)

Patrick Wolf new album 26 Feb
The Magic Position

23 year old Wolf's hotly anticpated new album 'The Magic Position' should see him firmly established as a chart act. He began his career at 14 with pop-art collective Minny, at 16 he formed Maison Crimineux, his first solo album 'Lycanthropy' arrived in 2003 prompting many a request. Five sample trax here trail his show at Cardiff Barfly on Wednesday 7th February. XXXx
patrickwolf.com (Posted 31 Jan 07)

Hybrid Vigour
demo CD
Trio Planetman have a surprisingly good demo here. Recorded at Crossbar Studios, Tonyrefail there's six excellent tracks, well written in a kind of Chilli Peppers style with a top notch production which brings out the power of this three piece, slap bass n' all. Having seen
Planetman and hearing the demo - they need to find a way of transferring this demo quality to their live shows, check out their myspace. XXXx planetman.org.uk (Posted 31 Jan 07)

Mumm Ra new single 19 February
What Would Steve Do

Recorded with renowned Producer Youth in Autumn '06 Mumm Ra take their new single 'What Would Steve Do' from their debut album due in May. CD and two coloured 7" singles, quaint unusual lyric and vocal, see them on the NME Shockwaves tour. XXXx

mumm-ra. com (Posted 31 Jan 07)

New Young Pony Club
The Bomb 136bpm
- single 5 Mar
NYPC have supported Lily Allen and Intel picked up debut single 'Ice Cream' for their TV campaign. 'The Bomb', produced by Tom Elmhirst (Goldfrapp /Hot Chip) should break them to bigger success. See them on the NME Tour with The Klaxons and CSS. XXXx

(Posted 31 Jan 07)

Revelation Theory
Slowburn new single tbc

'Power with chords, Revelation Theory are masters of their medium. A potent blend of hard and heavy guitar rock, forceful and impassioned vocals, and a muscular and melodic rhythm section, this four-piece infuses enough energy and honesty in their music to power their home city of New York'. Rich, Julien and Dave met while experimenting with music during college days in Massachusetts. Matty, a bassist/vocalist, was a vocal major at NYU and fronting a Philadelphia rock band. 2005, the bands first headlining stint on the "Girls Gone Wild Rocks America" tour which hit over 30 cities in eight weeks, playing to more than 15,000 people. Idol Roc then teamed up with ON Entertainment and Century Media owner/founder Robert Kampf to sign the band to his new venture Element Records (distributed by EMI) and release Revelation Theory's debut album, TRUTH IS CURRENCY, produced by Grammy winner Paul Ebersold (Saliva, 3 Doors Down).

Soon, music fans and radio stations across the country tapped into the band's infectious energy by scheduling them on radio festivals for Fall 2005, alongside bands of such caliber as Audioslave, Seether, Fall Out Boy, Breaking Benjamin, and Saliva. Songs like the pounding "After the Rain", the tender ballad "Selfish and Cold", the helpless "Leaving It up to You", and the fierce and immediate first single and video "Slowburn", Truth is Currency is bursting at the seams with soulful, raw rock.  The single has built a great radio story on America's Active Rock charts and the video is getting great rotation on MTV's Headbanger's Ball. Top notch XXXX
revelationtheory.com (Posted 31 Jan 07)

new cd's
our weekly a to z of new cd review's is listed below

this week
Cute Is What We Aim For
Hours #
Jackson Analogue
Jamie T
The Knife #
Money Mark
Mumm Ra
New Young Pony Club
Patrick Wolf
Revelation Theory
Snow Patrol

15 Jan
Just Jack
Leon Jean Marie
Stephen Marley
The View

8 Jan
Billy Talent
Cooper Temple Clause
Long Blondes
Mr Hudson & The Library
My Chemical Romance

18 Dec
Mr Hudson & The Library
New State Radio
Twisted By Design

4 Dec
Gym Class Heroes

27 Nov
Eric Pryd vs Floyd
Klaas vs I Am Finn
Larrikin Love
Public Domain
Queen vs Miami Project
Some Velvet Morning
Thomas Tantrum
The View

20 Nov
Big John
Wild Beasts

13 Nov
Big John
Jeremy Warmsley
Oxfam Glamour Models
Plan B
Scott Mathews
The Terminals

6 Nov
The Automatic
Baxter Dury
Good Books
1965 Records
Jarvis Cocker
Ordinary Boys
Out With Mummy
Small Arms Fiya
Snow Patrol &
Martha Wainwright
Tiger Force

30 Oct
Black Ghosts
DJ Shadow
My Chemical Romance album

23 Oct
Josh Dyke
Favourite Sons
The Feeling
Flaming Lips
Freelance Hellraiser
Killswitch Engage
Luke Toms
Xpress 2

16 Oct
Actress Hands
Albert Hammond J
Ali Love
Fedde Le Grand
Freelance Helraiser
Heaven 17
The Others
Robopop Vol 2
Shiny Toy Guns
Six Nation State
U2 & Green Day
Xpress 2

9 Oct
Black Ghosts
Goo Goo Dolls
The Knife
Long Blondes
Rumble Strips