Here are all of Degoedel's jams.

Mother of Exiles

Mother of Exiles

by Joseph Arthur

Last Jam for a couple of weeks (the holidays are calling...and that's why I cut short the previous jam earlier than usual) I leave you with the Mother of Exiles. This song is from one of my favourite artists : Joseph Arthur, a singer-songwriter-painter-poet of great talent. Mother of exiles is a track from the Redemption City album which is on a pay what you want basis on his website. The album is a relative departure of his usual style as he uses here a lot of electronic sounds and does quite a bit of almost slam on it. But some texts are really great (Travel as Equals for instance). I was wondering how it would hold in time when he released it, but I find that it ages quite well and I like to give it a spin once in a while.

Get Mother of Exiles at Amazon

Jammed: 6th Aug 2015

16 plays

11 likes

8 comments

Che Notte

Che Notte

by Mike Patton

This week's jam will be from Mike Patton. The man is a genius vocalist with an amazing range (vocal range as much as stylistic range). He is best known for being the front man of Faith No More but he's had a myriad of other bands : Fantomas, Mr Bungle, Tomahak, Peeping Tom and some other. He does a lot of featuring too, and he also like to do some voicing in video games (most notably the zombies in Left 4 Dead. On Mondo Cane, he dedicated a whole album to 50's and 60's italian pop songs covers. This is an except from the tour that followed. I find him quite mesmerizing.

Watch it now

Get Che Notte at Amazon

Jammed: 3rd Aug 2015

12 plays

11 likes

9 comments

Recognition

Recognition

by Dinosaur Jr.

The latest two albums of Dinosaur Jr ("Farm" and "I Bet On Sky") are rotating on a regular basis in my playlists. Though I'm not that fond of the earlier albums, since they got together again after disbanding for a few years, their style took a melodic turn which I really dig. The other day, Recognition popped up in my car and it stayed in my head ever since like the good earworm that it is. For once, this one has not been written by Jay Mascis but by Lou Barlow. You can tell because the lyrics are way less vague than on Jay's songs (he's known to express himself more in his solos than in his lyrics). The two guys have a strange relationship, and have trouble communicating with each other (hence the split a few years ago). But on a musical basis, they are pure golden alchemy.

Watch it now

Get Recognition at Amazon

Jammed: 27th Jul 2015

13 plays

9 likes

5 comments

Weltraumsurfen

Weltraumsurfen

by The Comet Tails

Another video game soundtrack extract. This one comes from the latest installment in the Wolfenstein series. The game is your standard shooter, and take place in a classic uchrony : "what if the germans had won WWII". But it takes a nice spin on it, setting the game in the 60's. The world building is quite clever, and the studio had a great idea : they commissioned covers or spoofs of 60's standards in german. so the Beatles become Die Käfer, the Kinks become the The Bunkers and the Beach Boys become The Comet Tails... with backstories to be found in-game, of course. if you like it, there's more here : https://soundcloud.com/neumondrecordings

Listen to it now

Get Weltraumsurfen at Amazon

Jammed: 20th Jul 2015

19 plays

10 likes

1 comments

Stand By Your Man

Stand By Your Man

by Marco Beltrami

Think what you want of the movie (I personnally like it very much but I can see why it feels too much cheesy for some), its soundtrack is a masterpiece, and one of the best movie score I heard for a long time. Marco Beltrami managed to create strong themes with melodies that are recognizable in mere seconds. More he had the genius to mix some very peculiar (if not eery) instruments with the more usual orchestral ensemble : Theremin and Baryton guitar (did I mention I was a sucker for barytone guitar ?). I've been listening ta a lot of Scores thes past few weeks, but Hellboy's one of my favourite. It was hard to pick a track, but Stand By Your Man has it all : the eerie theremin, the powerful orchestra and even the thowback to hellboy's theme with the barytone guitar. Anyway, other notable tracks on this album are Father's Funeral and the BPRD theme. If you have the opportunity I recommand you to watch the movie with Marco Beltrami's comments.

Watch it now

Get Stand By Your Man at Amazon

Jammed: 13th Jul 2015

12 plays

8 likes

5 comments

Saturday Night Church

Saturday Night Church

by Tuatara

Tuatara is a kind of superband created by (among other) Peter Buck from REM and Barrett Martin of The Screaming Trees. At the time it was to help some musician friends to have some job, but it evolved into its own thing. Once again, it's a band who mixes many influences( it's a bit of a gimmick in my musical taste I suppose), like cinematic soundtrack, surf music and jazz. It reminds me a bit of an obscure but delectable band : Acme Rocket Quartet (check it out if you can). I love the barytone guitar on this track. It always gives a great mood to a song.

Watch it now

Get Saturday Night Church at Amazon

Jammed: 6th Jul 2015

17 plays

12 likes

4 comments

Doctor Who Theme 1963

Doctor Who Theme 1963

by Ron Grainer and Delia Derbyshire

Because I get to visit Dr Who Experience in Cardiff next week.... One of the first piece of electronic music. The way it was created is really amazing... I'll let you do the research.

Watch it now

Get Doctor Who Theme 1963 at Amazon

Jammed: 26th Jun 2015

11 plays

8 likes

4 comments

Nanook Rubs It

Jammed: 22nd Jun 2015

9 plays

10 likes

1 comments

Disco Descent (1-1)

Disco Descent (1-1)

by Danny Baranowsky

For a while now I've been thinking of creating a secondary account to post video game music. There's a very rich musical univers to explore here. For now I think I'll just post one from time to time, unless there is demand for that. So this week's jam is from the Crypt Of the Necrodancer soundtrack. With such a title, as you can guess, music is massively important for the game, which is a one of a kind mix between your usual dungeon crawler and a rythm game. Highly recommanded, be it for the game or the music.

Listen to it now

Get Disco Descent (1-1) at Amazon

Jammed: 15th Jun 2015

18 plays

8 likes

7 comments

Cosmonaut Petrov

Cosmonaut Petrov

by Red Elvises

I'll stay in the russian theme this week, though in a completely different style. The Red Elvises are base in the us but are russians (except for the drummer I think. They borrow from surf music, rockabilly and classic rock, often in a volontarily cheesy way. Their shtick is to play like an underground band from behind the iron curtain would play western music with very limited access to it. Another peculiarity is the use of a gian balalaïka instead of a bass. They went to appear in a few movies. Most notably Six String Samurai on which they they often play the soundtrack (sometimes on screen). Anyway, they're fun and the the music is far from bad.

Watch it now

Get Cosmonaut Petrov at Amazon

Jammed: 8th Jun 2015

10 plays

7 likes

1 comments

Symphonic Poem No. 6: Mazeppa

Symphonic Poem No. 6: Mazeppa

by Franz Liszt

Even though i love instrumental music and movie soundtracks, I must admit that what we call "classical music" as a generic term and symphonic music in general, is not really .... well, my jam. But there are exceptions. When the music gets really evocative and intense, let's say cinegenic, I love it. The symphonic poem Mazeppa was written by Franz Listzt, and at the time the topic was rather hype (there's been several paintings and poems about it). It's about a guy who had an affair with a married woman and as a punishment, was tied naked to horse and sent to die in the Steppes. Only he was later found by the Cossaks who healed him and made him their warchief. And then hijincks ensue, vengeance, triumph, and so forth... I had to study this piece in middle school and it was one that did pick my interest at the time. I always thought it woul make a great soundtrack for a movie...

Watch it now

Get Symphonic Poem No. 6: Mazeppa at Amazon

Jammed: 1st Jun 2015

18 plays

11 likes

4 comments

Liebermann Funky Freylekhs

Liebermann Funky Freylekhs

by Klezmerson

Who's up for some funky klezmer orchestral rock sprinkled with mexican music ? If you are then Klezmerson is the band for you. They are the ones chosen by John Zorn for the 24th album in his Book Of Angels anthology (which you should check... Yes, all of them !!!) Aaaand, they rock. Pretty much all I have to say about it.

Watch it now

Get Liebermann Funky Freylekhs at Amazon

Jammed: 26th May 2015

16 plays

7 likes

4 comments

The 4 (Great Ishraqi Sun)

The 4 (Great Ishraqi Sun)

by Secret Chiefs 3

Secret Chiefs 3 is an amazing band, one which blends many music styles in their own idioms : Surf rock, metal, movie tracks (hello Morricone...) and middle east music. Sure, their albums are a bic like a box of chocolate (you never know what kind of weird batshit crazy music you're gonna listen to) but they can be amazingly good. Plus, hey ! Microtonal guitar ! What's not to love !

Watch it now

Get The 4 (Great Ishraqi Sun) at Amazon

Jammed: 18th May 2015

13 plays

10 likes

6 comments

Mille excuses Milady

Mille excuses Milady

by Jean Leloup

Jean Leloup is a french canadian artist who had a one hit in France in the 90's (the song was called "En 1990" and it had a killer bass line). But he has a much steadier carrier in Quebec. He's often provocative and hammy (in a tongue in cheek way) and beside some very good lyrict, he's also a quite proficient guitarist. I really like the riff on this one.

Watch it now

Get Mille excuses Milady at Amazon

Jammed: 11th May 2015

16 plays

10 likes

3 comments

Supergirls Complaint

Supergirls Complaint

by Bourbon Princess

It will sound obvious once you'll start listening, but there's of course a close link between Bourbon Princess and one of my favourite bands : Morphine. Monique Ortiz, the woman behind Bourbon Princess, was a huge fan of Mark Sandman, who ended up producing her after she moved to Boston... After his passing she created the band A.K.A.C.O.D. (aka Colley Ortiz Deupree) with Morphine's saxophonist and one of the band's drummers (who was also playing in Bourbon Princess... Told you these bands were close knits !)

Watch it now

Get Supergirls Complaint at Amazon

Jammed: 4th May 2015

12 plays

8 likes

1 comments

Sharks (Live)

Sharks (Live)

by Morphine

Don't let your fingers dangle in the water... Sharks patrol theses waters !!!

Watch it now

Get Sharks (Live) at Amazon

Jammed: 27th Apr 2015

13 plays

10 likes

1 comments

Moon Never Rises

Moon Never Rises

by Calexico

The new calexico album has been released. It looks gorgeous and sounds really good. The previous one did not sound as catchy...

Watch it now

Get Moon Never Rises at Amazon

Jammed: 20th Apr 2015

21 plays

13 likes

7 comments

Barcelona

Barcelona

by Freddie Mercury & Montserrat Caballé

Mandatory jam for the upcoming holidays...

Watch it now

Get Barcelona at Amazon

Jammed: 10th Apr 2015

9 plays

7 likes

1 comments

Wolflight

Wolflight

by Steve Hackett

Steve Hackett's new album is out ! The jacket of the album and the videoclip are a bit cheesy but this new disc is a masterpiece of #ProgRock It's on continuous replay for me since Wednesday.

Watch it now

Get Wolflight at Amazon

Jammed: 3rd Apr 2015

15 plays

10 likes

8 comments

Opening

Opening

by Guillaume Perret & the Electric Epic

Watch it now

Get Opening at Amazon

Jammed: 30th Mar 2015

16 plays

6 likes

4 comments

Your Fake Name Is Good Enough for Me

Your Fake Name Is Good Enough for Me

by Iron & Wine

Become the blessing and the curse We will become, become Become their crooked words We will become, become Become the blood and the bone We will become, become

Watch it now

Get Your Fake Name Is Good Enough for Me at Amazon

Jammed: 23rd Mar 2015

13 plays

9 likes

3 comments

Tocar El Cielo

Tocar El Cielo

by Standstill

a really notable spanish band.

Watch it now

Get Tocar El Cielo at Amazon

Jammed: 16th Mar 2015

12 plays

4 likes

2 comments

San Diego Serenade

Jammed: 10th Mar 2015

16 plays

11 likes

3 comments

Lullaby of Birdland

Lullaby of Birdland

by Sarah Vaughan

This is the new favourite song of my 2 yo daughter, so we hear it a lot at home. And I DO mean a LOT !!! She calls it the "beedoobeedoo song". I believe she really enjoyed the scat part when she heard it the first time. Could be worse though, as i do also enjoy the song. It could have been the Frozen song , so I count myself lucky !

Watch it now

Get Lullaby of Birdland at Amazon

Jammed: 2nd Mar 2015

15 plays

11 likes

3 comments

Space

Space

by Gabor Szabo

100th jam ! Good occasion for one of my favourite guitarists

Watch it now

Get Space at Amazon

Jammed: 23rd Feb 2015

8 plays

6 likes

3 comments

Picnic In Tchernobyl

Picnic In Tchernobyl

by Yom

Quite an unusual blend of genres, but definitely a lifting one.

Watch it now

Get Picnic In Tchernobyl at Amazon

Jammed: 16th Feb 2015

11 plays

6 likes

1 comments

Idiotic

Jammed: 9th Feb 2015

16 plays

6 likes

No comments

Orange

Jammed: 2nd Feb 2015

14 plays

8 likes

1 comments

Seabirds

Jammed: 26th Jan 2015

12 plays

7 likes

No comments

Skin Is, My

Skin Is, My

by Andrew Bird

Andrew Bird & The Mysterious Production of Eggs has been released ten years ago last week. Hard to pick a song.

Watch it now

Get Skin Is, My at Amazon

Jammed: 19th Jan 2015

12 plays

12 likes

3 comments

Travel As Equals

Jammed: 13th Jan 2015

10 plays

8 likes

2 comments

Un Jour En France

Un Jour En France

by Noir Désir

#JeSuisCharlie In 1997, while singing about the rise of casual extremism/Far Right thinking, the french band Noir Desir would sing the words "Charlie défend moi !" which could be translated by "Charlie, come to my rescue". They were of course talking about Charlie Hebdo, the newspaper whose staff was shot down yesterday. Sure they were talking about a different blend of extremism, but now more than ever we need people like Charlie hebdo to continue mocking and fighting all kind of extremism. Especially when events like yesterday will be seized upon by far rights bigots and fachists. there a line in one of my favourite songs which goes like this : "When the earth is ripe, all the worms wake up for the red and white and the blue disease…" and right now the earth is very ripe. We have to keep ourselves from amalgamations and remember that the despicable acts of yesterday are the work of a dangerous but very small minority.

Watch it now

Get Un Jour En France at Amazon

Jammed: 8th Jan 2015

9 plays

11 likes

2 comments

Hand It Over

Hand It Over

by James Hunter

James Hunter is usually backed with a full old-school soul/RnB band, but his intimist side is really nice too.

Watch it now

Get Hand It Over at Amazon

Jammed: 5th Jan 2015

7 plays

6 likes

No comments

Nomade Slang

Nomade Slang

by Ibrahim Maalouf

Ibrahim Maalouf's music mixes many influences in a truly unique blend. Powerful music. Let's end 2014 on this one.

Watch it now

Get Nomade Slang at Amazon

Jammed: 30th Dec 2014

11 plays

10 likes

3 comments

Shadow of the Hierophant

Shadow of the Hierophant

by Steve Hackett

2015 will mark the 40th anniversary of this great prog rock album. Steve Hackett will embark on a tour with material both from Voyage of the Acolyte and from Wolflight, his upcoming album due march 2015. I wish he would play in Bordeaux, but I doubt we have a big enough venue to host him.

Watch it now

Get Shadow of the Hierophant at Amazon

Jammed: 15th Dec 2014

13 plays

4 likes

1 comments

Chamo

Chamo

by Guillaume Perret & the Electric Epic

"What a wicked thing to do to, to make me dream of you…"

Watch it now

Get Chamo at Amazon

Jammed: 9th Dec 2014

10 plays

7 likes

1 comments

Spiritual

Jammed: 4th Dec 2014

6 plays

9 likes

2 comments

It's the most horrible time of the year

Jammed: 1st Dec 2014

5 plays

4 likes

2 comments

My Body Is A Cage

Jammed: 24th Nov 2014

10 plays

7 likes

1 comments

Anyway

Anyway

by Genesis

Today marks the 40th anniversary of the release of The Lamb Lies Down on Broadway. Genesis at their best.

Watch it now

Get Anyway at Amazon

Jammed: 18th Nov 2014

12 plays

8 likes

3 comments

Eyes to Pearls

Eyes to Pearls

by Pink Floyd

The new Pink Floyd is here. It sounds as an epilog, having reminiscence from all the band's eras.

Watch it now

Get Eyes to Pearls at Amazon

Jammed: 12th Nov 2014

7 plays

4 likes

1 comments

Clown Theft Auto

Clown Theft Auto

by Acme Rocket Quartet

I hear #clowns are all the rage these days… Anyway… Acme Rocket Quartet is a little known band who draw inspiration from movie soundtrack, jazz and surf music. The guitarist was better known from his time with Thin White Rope.

Listen to it now

Get Clown Theft Auto at Amazon

Jammed: 3rd Nov 2014

8 plays

3 likes

No comments

Patience & Rosaries

Patience & Rosaries

by Ben Ottewell

Ben Ottewel is the striking lead voice in the band Gomez. His latest solo album seems quite good.

Watch it now

Get Patience & Rosaries at Amazon

Jammed: 29th Oct 2014

4 plays

2 likes

No comments

SUNDAY AND I

SUNDAY AND I

by Joy

I've been a long time fan of Belgian band Venus. Marc Huyghens, its leader since then founded a new band : Joy. The first album staid quite confidential but was excellent. The new one, All The Battles is very good. Go and listen to it.

Watch it now

Get SUNDAY AND I at Amazon

Jammed: 17th Oct 2014

7 plays

4 likes

No comments

Burning Son

Jammed: 13th Oct 2014

8 plays

7 likes

No comments

Witness

Jammed: 6th Oct 2014

15 plays

7 likes

2 comments

Live at Cabaret Sauvage

Live at Cabaret Sauvage

by Guillaume Perret & The Electric Epic

Electric Sax FTW !!! His new album Open Me has just been released and you really should go and listen to it.

Watch it now

Get Live at Cabaret Sauvage at Amazon

Jammed: 29th Sep 2014

8 plays

5 likes

3 comments

Raise Up

Raise Up

by Susheela Raman

One of the strongest live experience I had. SHe really has a way of stirring her audience in a trance. And Sam Mills is a great guitarist.

Watch it now

Get Raise Up at Amazon

Jammed: 23rd Sep 2014

7 plays

6 likes

2 comments

Stratosfear

Stratosfear

by Tangerine Dream

I never listened to Tangerine Dream until now. It reminds me of Vangelis or Mike Oldfield. Which is rather a good thing. The OST to Sorcerer (The William Friedkin movie) is also highly recommended.

Watch it now

Get Stratosfear at Amazon

Jammed: 16th Sep 2014

11 plays

9 likes

1 comments

Get Miles

Jammed: 12th Sep 2014

5 plays

7 likes

No comments

American Wheeze

Jammed: 5th Sep 2014

7 plays

5 likes

No comments

Every Morning

Every Morning

by J Mascis

Good news everyone, J. Mascis just released a new album.. if you have 5 minutes to spare, check out the video clip, it's quite funny : https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=LTRvZukGc2E Finally my critic of the album (in french) http://www.senscritique.com/album/Tied_to_a_Star/critique/37768181

Listen to it now

Get Every Morning at Amazon

Jammed: 1st Sep 2014

6 plays

4 likes

No comments

Si Te Contara

Jammed: 25th Aug 2014

14 plays

7 likes

2 comments

Strange ways

Strange ways

by Richard Lewis

The guy changed of scene name since then. Too bad this song was not on his album.

Watch it now

Get Strange ways at Amazon

Jammed: 19th Aug 2014

6 plays

5 likes

1 comments

Spare-Ohs

Jammed: 30th Jul 2014

9 plays

8 likes

No comments

HIGH HOPES (Live at The Royal Festival Hall)

HIGH HOPES (Live at The Royal Festival Hall)

by Pink Floyd

with the upcoming new album next september, from the Division Bell sessions, I've started listening to this album again. It contains quite a lot of small gems. It was Pink Floyd Swan Song and this song really has the Majestic and Melancholy fitting this role. Especially in this version.

Watch it now

Get HIGH HOPES (Live at The Royal Festival Hall) at Amazon

Jammed: 24th Jul 2014

9 plays

6 likes

No comments

Tov L' Hodot

Jammed: 18th Jul 2014

7 plays

6 likes

1 comments

Crises - Live At Wembley Arena/1983

Crises - Live At Wembley Arena/1983

by Mike Oldfield

Live version of Crisis followed by Tubular Bells. Awesome version. Quite a long jam but definitely worth a full listening I think.

Watch it now

Get Crises - Live At Wembley Arena/1983 at Amazon

Jammed: 15th Jul 2014

5 plays

3 likes

No comments

Your Own Kind

Your Own Kind

by Jesse Sykes & The Sweet Hereafter

Watch it now

Get Your Own Kind at Amazon

Jammed: 8th Jul 2014

7 plays

4 likes

No comments

Wait! There's more…