Wildbirds & Peacedrums — Fight for me (Mreds minimal dub)

This eerie exotic evocative mood piece makes the rest of the world go away while you are surrounded by an empty echoing desolate nothingness. If Billie Ray Martin collaborated with Burial they might sound like this. Heard on On the Wire and not easily forgotten.

Billie Ray Martin — The Crackdown

She’s still going strong, still with that distinctive voice (in italics). There’s always been a slightly scary, unhinged edge to even her poppier songs, so this cover of an old Cabaret Voltaire track works pretty well. It seems to feature vocals from original CV vocalist Stephin Mallinder too. There are about a zillion remixes available,… Read more »