Monthly Archives: September 2015

SONG OF THE DAY The Echo Ohs – The Gnarl

The return of psychedelic, surf-rock and beat music continues to inspire musicians all over the world as new bands with old sounds continue to crop up everywhere; this is great news for me, I can’t get enough of it! From … Continue reading

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SONG OF THE DAY Eaves – Jack Madness

Joseph Lyons, aka Eaves, is a Leeds-based singer-songwriter whose delivers his artful-folk musings with an elegance and grace that extends far beyond his young years;  all of which are shared with only a voice and a piano. The young and … Continue reading

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SONG OF THE DAY Holiday in the Mind – I’ll Be a Beast or a Gentle Man

Here’s an interesting track.. I stumbled upon the Welsh outfit ‘Holiday in the Mind’ just a few moments ago and immediately got into their latest track ‘I’ll Be a Beast or a Gentle Man’. It’s a great listen and I … Continue reading

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SONG OF THE DAY Wand – Dungeon Dropper

LA-based psych-rock trio Wand have already made two albums in the past eighteen months with the most recent one, ‘1000 Days’, released this week on Sept 25.  Signed by Ty Segall to his own label Drag City imprint, GOD?Records, the trio … Continue reading

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SONG OF THE DAY The Mystery Lights – Too Tough To Bear

I have just discovered an exciting and interesting new label that just so happens to be a part of the great Daptone Records but, unlike it’s soul counterpart, Wick Records is geared towards the modern rock scene! Wick Records very … Continue reading

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SONG OF THE DAY Clarence Reid – I Get My Kicks

It’s Friday night and it’s time to get funky! American songwriter Clarence Reid has been performing since the late 60’s.  His music, which often consisted of sexually explicit versions of hit songs, included original raps also themed around sex and … Continue reading

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SONG OF THE DAY Gavin Clark/Sunhouse – Black Blood

Gavin Clark had a way of reaching out through his music and even though he never seemed completely comfortable on stage, it was a place that he so deservedly should have inhabited more.  His music was magnetic, his songwriting a … Continue reading

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SONG OF THE DAY Say Hi – It’s A Hunger

Previously known as ‘Say Hi to Your Mom’, but now just simply ‘Say Hi’ Eric Elbogen, (aka ‘Say Hi’), is a Seattle-based multi-instrumentalist who records a vast majority of his creations from home, with him playing each of the instruments … Continue reading

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Multi-instrumentalist Pablo Clements and James Griffith have been members of the trip-hop outfit UNKLE since 2007.  While UNKLE co-founder James Lavelle has since put the project on temporary hold, Clements and Griffith have branched off to create their own experimental electronic group, TOYDRUM. Earlier this year … Continue reading

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SONG OF THE DAY Lulu Reed – Lovin’

American R&B and gospel singer Lula Reed, (also credited as Lulu Reed), was born in 1926 in Ohio and became involved in music from an early age when she began singing for her local church choir.  Here she was taken … Continue reading

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