This is the April minimalist edition of 'Whats Up Doc', in keeping with those fine chaps The Raconteurs website.
Released recently then, check out the excellent new Raconteurs album - 'Consolers Of The Lonely'.
The Raconteurs - 2 - Salute Your Solution.mp3
The Raconteurs - 05 - The Switch and the Spur.mp3
The Raconteurs - 13 - These Stones Will Shout.mp3
(links for The Raconteurs removed - see comments below)
However those nice folks at NPR are currently 'officially' streaming two tracks from the new album HERE.
Portishead have not rushed into their third album (called Third) fans may also want to tread a little carefully - mixed revues all round.
Links Removed - MP3 Policy.
Portishead - Machine Gun.mp3
REM recently released 'Accelerate', if you are a fan you will probably have a copy (reviews have been generally quite positive), if you are unsure then checkout:
REM - 06 Accelerate.mp3
REM - 10 Horse to Water.mp3
You can lead a horse to water, can you make it drink? Official site purchase options HERE, for those who fancy a drink.
This continues to be played on the radio and is so catchy it gets right inside my head, so have some in your head.
The Ting Tings - Great DJ.mp3
Check out buying the equally cool album HERE.
See? short and to the point this month. And finally permission to groove granted!
Monty Alexander - Love And Happiness.mp3
More Monty HERE.