Bruce McKinnon

TheDogBox #80 - WRC Rally Japan

TheDogBox #80 - WRC Rally Japan

Play Show, or Right-Click to DownloadWe take a look at this years unbelievable Rally Japan. Just when you thought Marcus Gronholm had handed Sebastien Loeb a third-straight series title, Loeb crashed. The attrition rate was high, giving some of the series less visible competitors the chance to shine.Mikko Hirvonen and Dani Sordo finished 1-2 for Ford and Citroen, while Henning Solberg and Matthew Wilson put in a great finish for Stobart, just ahead of Luis Perez Companc and Federico Villagra in the Munchis cars. Photos courtesy of Rally Japan.Music this week from:Lukas - Feels Like Home. Lukas have spent the last year at various locations along the coast of NSW crafting songs with honest lyrics, strong, soaring melodies and killer hooks. Their brand-new EP, 'You and Me', launches on November 3, and will be available from their web site.Two Loons For Tea - Monkey. Two Loons for Tea is a Seattle-based dream-pop super-group reminiscent of Zero 7 or Portishead. As a live group, "Two Loons for Tea could open for [anyone from] Tricky to Willie Nelson and chances are they'd win over either audience" (Lollipop Magazine). Two Loons For Tea is available through Sarathan Records, or Amazon.com.Javelinas - Seven Sisters. With a sound as vast at the Midwestern rust belt, Chicago’s Javelinas have crafted a traditionally familiar sound all their own. The new album 'Seven Sisters' (Kentland Records), follows up their 2005 debut 'Dirtbath', taps into the psyche and history of Midwestern hard-living truths.You can purchase 'Seven Sisters' from CD Baby.Background music: Cargo Cult - 'Fifth' and 'Helium' (courtesy of Magnatune). Incidental music by Derek K. Miller.If you like the song, email the artist and let them know. Or, better still, buy a CD!Technorati Tags: Rally Japan, Marcus Gronholm, Mikko Hirvonnen, Petter Solberg, Chris Atkinson, Sebastien Loeb, Francois Duval, Dani Sordo, Henning Solberg, ARC, Australian Rally Championship, V8 Supercars, V8SC

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