Thursday, November 8


If you don't like today's tuneage, don't blame me -- blame TORR. He was the one who got me listening to some recent first-releases by British bands.

AIR TRAFFIC is a four-piece from Bournemouth, which apparently is a city in England, not a pensive Matt Damon facial expression. Their first-release is FRACTURED LIFE. "Charlotte" is a spiky little pop-rocker -- not life-changing, by any means, but enough to keep you entertained for two-and-some minutes. "No More Running Away" starts off with some nice, thumping drums before piano & synthesizer overswarm them. Think mellow, latter-day MANIC STREET PREACHERS (with maybe just a touch of SPRINGSTEEN's "Secret Garden").


AIR TRAFFIC in performance >>>

Nov 13 2007 7:00P/Leeds Met Uni/Leeds
Nov 14 2007 7:00P/Newcastle Academy 2/Newcastle
Nov 16 2007 8:00P/The High Rocks/Tunbridge Wells
Dec 23 2007 8:00P/Newport Centre/Newport

MP3] "Charlotte"

MP3] "No More Running Away"

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