Right, after horrible technical gremlins plagued us last week (and intensively over this week, we weren’t able to upload content yesterday due to an internet drop out – sorry about that!), we’re finally back with another Fresh Beats show! This show has some great tracks, and a Joe Boyd double bill as we premier his new track ‘The Dead Of The Night’! Enjoy!
Fans of ‘SETALIGHTSATELLITE’, rejoice. Joe Boyd is back with new track ‘The Dead Of The Night’ and it’s basically ‘SETALIGHTSATELLITE’ with longer hair. Crunchy guitars wrapped in overdrive set the tone for the track – it’s a rock track, and one that doesn’t outstay it’s welcome. This track only comes in at little over two minutes, but Boyd doesn’t fall on genre stereotypes during these two minutes. Most two minute rock tracks are fast, furious and punk edged and feel like a […]
Jazzpunker Joe Boyd has began working on his new album, ‘I Survive I’, and is taking to PledgeMusic to fund the project. Boyd says he has “always believed in working with a DIY ethos since [his] first album, Totem“, stating that his freedom from contractual obligations enables him to approach new ways of releasing an album. And, for ‘I Survive I’, the approach is to give fans “the opportunity to be an integral part” of the album. The album is already […]
Sometimes we all need to make room for something a little bit different. And different is definitely the word to describe ‘SETALIGHTSATELLITE’ by Joe Boyd. It’s a groovy jazz-punk track that gets you lumbering along in a haze, before it abruptly knocks you out of it. With hints of The White Stripes and Band Of Horses, the track’s punk-rock roots are definitely evident throughout… but they’re overshadowed by something. Something that prevents this track from being just another throwaway rock track. […]