The US rock band The J.O.B. are set to release their latest LP – Portraits on the 7th of August.
If there is ever evidence needed of how music connects it is the strange relationship that this site has with the band and vice-versa.
First introduced in 2012, the J.O.B. was originally called the Jim O’Ferrell Band formed by Jim, a former US Ranger, who has used his experiences on the battlefield and time spent fighting what he calls ‘The Global War On Terror’, with the album dedicated to all who have served on his side of the fence, to develop the framework of the music.
As you will know I am anarcho-capitalist, if you are a regular reader, with absolutely no regard for geo-political posturing and have even more disdain for the power-politics of ‘my bomb is bigger than your bomb’ finding both sides of this GWOT to be the terrorists with their egocentric need to control, with their ‘unfortunate collateral damage’.
However – despite all that, it is always a pleasure to feature the music of The J.O.B..
The fourth track of the ten on the album is Sound Of The Guns, a track that reflects of soldiers moving towards the battlefield and allows the audience to piggy-back the soundtrack towards an unknown fire-fight.
Redanda is a Canadian alt-rock band, first introduced in 2012.
Released on the 13th was their latest single. The title track and first of the two is Decanter. Word arrives of a five track EP in the wings, of which these are the first two songs to make an appearance