B-Eazy – Live at the Troubadour (Video)

We proudly present B-Eazy – Live at the Troubadour. Enjoy the video. Bonus material below: A potted guide to United Elementz releases.     B-Eazy has been an effective, positive force on the Jersey music scene for a decade. His stock-in-trade is old skool-infused hip hop with sophisticated lyrics and dazzling metrical dexterity. B-Eazy will […]

Bubblebrain’s Hot Picks #1 Carl and the Converted

Announcing a series of Bubblebrain’s Hot Picks, our serendipitous discoveries of musical talent across the stylistic spectrum in and around St Helier. First up we have Carl and the Converted, a trio with a full songbook of vintage rock ‘n’ roll and the easy swinging feel of a 1950s house band at Sun Studio.   […]

Dogrubber Pickle Weasels and other Astounding Stories

Riq Chiznik makes improvised jazz and blues with electronics and a lot of fantastic inspiration. Riq’s sounds inhabit ambient spaces, dissolve into disordered noise, and expand into flamboyant neoclassical mutations. We selected twenty of his pieces and made this long-form mix.   Riq’s instrumentals are brimming with extraordinary inventions and much warmth and wit amongst the […]

Semu Cà – Live at The Green Rooster (Video)

  The Green Rooster is a music venue in St. Helier that supports live music by fostering relationships and indulging creativity. Stefan Riccio and Dom Pallot are Semu Cà, a duo from Jersey who perform using two loop pedals, bass, guitar, trombone and various other musical gadgets to build voluptuous soundscapes. They exemplify the fascinating […]

Vagus – Live at The Green Rooster (Video)

  Vagus on fine form with new songs and a few faves. Alice Gee, Gary Law, James Dolan and Jonny Hill are the new wave krautrock quartet with pop tones and avant-garde sensibility. This is a great set from them, for reasons: They included three songs we hadn’t captured on film before (Leisure, Gravity, and We Were […]

The Completely Sane Art of Riq Chiznik

The Completely Sane World of Riq Chiznik, an album of twelve weird and wonderful songs by Illinoisan music producer Riq, comes in its Bandcamp edition with a beautiful e-book of art reproductions, lyrics sheets and other writings. The GIF below shows in miniature the book’s contents with its expressive use of colour and forms.   […]

The Completely Sane World of Riq Chiznik

  A new digital album from Riq Chiznik on Bubblebrain Records, The Completely Sane World of Riq Chiznik is available from the following online stores 7digital · Amazon · Bandcamp · Clone D\G\T\L · eMusic · hmvDigital · iTunes · Juno Download · Napster · OpenLIVE · Qobuz · Spotify Listen to Dogrubber Pickle Weasels […]

The Gaa Gaas – A Video Trilogy

The Gaa Gaas had a productive year releasing their single Close Your Eyes to critical acclaim, headlining the alternative stage at Jersey Live, and collaborating with Vagus on a split cassette release Condensed Tin. Bubblebrain Records’ video editor Chris Almond created impressionistic music videos for two remixes by Arythmol and a film capturing part of […]

Condensed Tin

  The Condensed Tin cassette is now available to purchase. There is only a limited run of 100 priced at £5 + shipping. This includes unlimited streaming, high-quality download, and artwork PDF.   Condensed Tin by Vagus and The Gaa Gaas  A musicassette limited to one hundred copies. Vagus contribute the abrasive and ear-mangling AK-47, a […]

Vagus – AK-47

On Sunday August 23 2015 the band members Gary Law. James Dolan, Jonny Hill and Steve Le Long, a two-man camera crew (Chris Almond and Lee De Louche) and friends Reinhard Gleisner, Katja Maibauer and Helen Rose got together for filming of session footage and some fooling around in the grounds of a studio. The resulting material was […]