Swoon "The Banana Queen" :
"Hey My Life is OK" is the new chant. The most funky track of the album
"Life= A Sexy Sanctuary" is also out as a maxi-CD out, with remixes
by Tom Tom Club, CJ Bolland, Praga Khan, the video etc ...
Mauro "Let Me Know"
The first solo-album of Mauro Pawlowski (ex-Evil
Superstars) "Songs from a Bad hat" is awesome. This is the 2nd single,
still hanging on to n°2, but there's a new single already (see below).
Das Pop"The Love Program"
the latest Das Pop single (with as B-side a users mix). The radio mix of this
song from "I Love" was done by Wim
Tops & Peter Revalk of the recently "deceased" Wizards of Ooze.
Re-recorded version of the "I believe in ordinary sideburns"-song from
album "Tom is Doing Great".
"Denk je nog aan mij",
2nd single for Frank van der Linden & Co from the album "Liefde".
The female voice on this track is Tine Reymer (of Flowers
for Breakfast). For the 1st time in Mens-history, a videoclip was shot.
Venus in Flames "Cynthia's Gone" . Venus
in Flames is Jan de Campenaere, a one-man band that made a lasting impression
at the Rock Rally. Now he has a band and has finally recorded a studio-version
of his best-known song
Fake is the new single to come out of the debut album of Yum (Reinert D'Haene
(Ashbury Faith) & dutch singer Lennard
Busé) "Monokid", out on Sony.
Zornik "It's so
After the success of the debut single "Love Affair", Koen Buysse &
co released this new song, which is doing equally well in the Afrekening etc.
"a heartfelt <fuck you>, a heartfelt <you can kiss my nuts>",
the lyrics go. Taken from the forthcoming album "ocharme ik", this rapper-turned-singer/songwriter
from 't Hof van Commerce is preparing.
Sue Daniels "Constant (raving)" Sue Daniels
is definitely a young talent from Antwerp, backed on his debut-CD "Paris"
by Mauro, Cinérex,
Rudy Trouvé and such. Recorded on
Sundays, hence the "Sunday Afternoon Sound System" credited.
songs you could pick to enter the top:
Millionaire "Body Experience Revue".
Millionaire is the exciting new band of ex-Evil
Superstars guitarist Tim Vanhamel (also known from his guitar work
for dEUS on the Ideal Crash tour) & friends.
This is a first single, a full CD will be out on PIAS in September.
- Ozark Henry "Rescue".
After his jazz-like excursion in the project Sunzoo
Manley, Piet Goddaer is returning to his main band Ozark Henry. As a prelude
to a new full cd coming up in the next months, he's now issued the single "Rescue".
Watch out for his performance on Pukkelpop this month.
- Automatic Buffalo "What if we made love in the end".
The single "All Men Are Equal" missed the current top 10 by one
measly vote, so we're willing to promote a 2nd song from the debut EP of this
Luc De Vos/Ashbury
Faith project. -
Wawadadakwa "Ayama Zira"
This very festive combo from Antwerp made an "ode to all women" with
the help of "het knappe Koor", and released this cheerful track as a
single, with a number of remixes by DJ Stephanie etc ...
- Marka "Letches Bong". Serge
Van Laeken, aka Marka, started out in the eighties with Allez Allez, but has been
fine-tuning a solo-career in french chanson with a twist for some ten years now.
"Letches Bang" is the prelude to a new album coming out this fall.
- Gido Van Gent "Mayuko / Plant den boel moar vol". Gido doesn't
conceal where he's from (Ghent that is), by singing in the local dialect. A debut
album "GidovanGent", produced by dirk Blanchart, is coming up in September. -
Mauro "Finish it all off (with love)"
Mauro - that other ex-Evil Superstars
- keeps on releasing songs from his debut album "Songs from a Bad hat"
at a great rate. "Let me know" and "Faint Smile"
both topped this list in the past, let's see if "Finish it all off"
makes that three in a row.
- Gore Slut "Stop".
Gore slut is another one of the bands of Rudy Trouvé (dEUS,
Dead Man Ray, Kiss
my jazz ...). Stop is a first teaser for the album "Girls+Turtles",
which will come out on Heaven Hotel/Virgin in the month of September.
- Jean-Louis Daulne "Zusje".
Jean-Louis Daulne is the - slightly - lesser known brother of Marie & Anita
- Zap Mama - Daulne, but he has been steadily
building his scat/funk/chanson-career as well. "Zusje (P'tite soeur)"
is a tri-lingual single from his third album, which is simply entitled "Jean-Louis
Lester "Small Lies".
Lester is a new band, consisting mostly of ex-Beautiful
Babies, and have taken their name from the main character in "American
Beauty". "Small Lies" is their debut single. Check 'em out at Marktrock
- Groove Cartel "Ultra Love" ("latin house" band recently
signed to Universal, this first single features mixes by Llorca & Tcheelab,
another production of Frank Duchêne)
- Bolchi "Get Your Groove On" Another fresh project in the dance-sector
(formerly known as Bolchi
'n Imagu) whose demo was picked up by Studio Brussels. This band from
Ghent around Jeroen De Pessemier promise to self-release this mix of pop &
dance soon. -
Jo Lemaire "La saison des amours":
After toying around with the repertoire of Edith Piaf for a while, Jo Lemaire
is now heading back to her own songwriting. A full album, "Flagrants délices"
produced by Frank Duchêne, is coming up, and this is the first single of
- Mud Flow "Oh Yeah" (re-formed after a split, they too will
be releasing a new - 2nd - album soon)
- Paul Michiels " Daydream"
(another cover by the ex-L&M&Soulsister, but this is no wonder, as he'll
be releasing a full CD "Forever Young" with nothing but cover in the
- Tanja Dexters
"Shake Your Thing"
. Her "thing" now features dark coloured hair!
- D.A.A.U. "Piano Dub"
One of the two tracks with vocals (by Angélique Willkie) from the "Life
Transmission" album has been released as a (promo only) single, in a
oembwaweebhoewadijabedabetundee mix, done by their producer/technician
- Moiano "Putain Putain".
This is the cover of the legendary TC Matic
song that won Peter Lesage & Co "de Prijs", the yearly contest for
new bands on Studio Brussels. They turned this Arno-Aerts song into a sexy &
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