Wednesday, June 07, 2006


(logo designed by mess of Taipei, Taiwan)

Claire is another talented group from the lovely island of Taiwan worth checking out. To my knowledge, they're unsigned at the moment but are regular performers in various clubs in Taipei. Notably, the group was approached by director Wi Ding Ho to help create the soundtrack for the French indie film "Respire (Breathe)" in 2005. These guys take their influences from Radiohead, Jamiroquai and Pink Floyd but lead singer Luke croons with a much gentler, almost breathy, voice. The group displays a nice blend of digital and soft rock sounds.

Listen to:
"DoDo Cat"

Acid Planet Profile (lots of music samples)
Claire's Blog
Island of Sound

(photo from artist's blog)


Anonymous Anonymous said...

Yes! Good music! Old clubbin' days on Coruscant it reminds me of...

...Mmmrr... great disturbance in the Force I feel, but that could just be the tuna salad for lunch I had...

...Stick with root-leaf stew I should...

Thursday, June 08, 2006  
Anonymous Anonymous said...

Clubbin in Couruscant eh? I bet you'd do a helluva MC-Hammer, yoda. :)

Friday, June 09, 2006  

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