Monthly Archives: July 2015

SONG OF THE DAY Szymon – Medusa

“I want my music to be timeless.” – Szymon It was a moment of sheer elation tonight when I first heard the music of Szymon Borzestowski, just seconds into ‘Medusa’, I knew I was hooked!  So I set about investigating … Continue reading

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SONG OF THE DAY Ibeyi – Exhibit Diaz

Signed to XL Recordings in 2013, the young French-Cuban twin sisters Naomi and Lisa-Kainde Diaz make up the duo that is Ibeyi. Singing in both English and Yoruba (a Nigerian language that traveled to Cuba via slavery in the 1700s), … Continue reading

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SONG OF THE DAY Jesse Hackett – Sacred Oblivion

A few years ago whilst browsing a record shop in search of something new and interesting, I discovered the obscure sounds of Elmore Judd.  Described as a blend of lo fi-soul, punk-funk and post-wave,  pinning their music down to a … Continue reading

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SONG OF THE DAY Primal Scream – Tenement Kid

Rightly or wrongly my Primal Scream collection extends to just one of their 10 studio albums, that being the 1991 Screamadelica LP.  With its significant departure from the band’s early indie rock sound, this release saw the influence of  house, … Continue reading

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SONG OF THE DAY Lewis Del Mar – Memories

I’m no fortune teller but I see a rolling road of success stretching out before this brand new, recently emerging, attention-seizing Brooklyn 2-piece!  If you take a listen, I’m sure you will agree? Whilst still in their infancy, this experimental … Continue reading

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SONG OF THE DAY Serpent Power – Lucifer’s Dream Box

An awesome meeting of minds that first came together at an after show party birthed the marvelous ‘Serpent Power’. It was an almost instant songwriting connection between Ian Skelly (former Coral drummer) and Paul Malloy (former Zuton guitarist ), who … Continue reading

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SONG OF THE DAY Bunderland – Under The River

Emerging from vast Scottish landscapes with folk-roots connecting him to this wild country, comes the gravel-tinged vocals of Ben Sunderland, aka Bunderland. With a youth spent listening to the traditional sounds of fiddle and pipe music, shared storytelling was an … Continue reading

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SONG OF THE DAY Protomartyr – Why Does It Shake

American Post-Punk Protomartyr have been kicking about since 2008 when the four-piece first came together in Detroit.  A recent discovery for me, I have some catching up to do before their third studio album, The Agent Intellect, is released this … Continue reading

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SONG OF THE DAY Shopping – Why Wait?

It’s been two years since the East London DIY post-punkers released their debut on their own MiLK Records label, but their second album ‘Why Choose’ is on its way and due for release this Autumn. Ahead of this comes their … Continue reading

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SONG OF THE DAY The Mighty Sceptres – Sting Like A Bee

British retro-soul band the Mighty Sceptres create a sound that echoes the sounds of yesteryears, truly authentic in nature they incorporate soul, funk, jazz and blues into their mix.  Going for this sound wholeheartedly, the pair use only period instruments … Continue reading

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