Monthly Archives: October 2015

SONG OF THE DAY C.W Stoneking – The Zombie

What’s Halloween without an eerie and spooktastic tale of Zombies? From the depths of Australia, in a music store called Record Paradise comes this tale of the undead, steady in pace, shifting slowly along bringing with it a feeling of … Continue reading

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SONG OF THE DAY Growlers – Empty Bones

In preparation for our Halloween frivolities tomorrow evening I have been enjoying some spooky-time music sessions and couldn’t resist featuring this interesting combination of music and video that I discovered a couple of years back.  Who would have thought the … Continue reading

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SONG OF THE DAY Nicola Cruz – La Cosecha

Originating amidst the still and majestic mountains of Ecuador before transforming into digital modernity, this is a story of unity and how these two elements came to be fused together through music and sound. Pioneering the digital revolution that is rapidly … Continue reading

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SONG OF THE DAY Father John Misty – Hollywood Forever Cemetery sings

What a gig!…What more can one say when something exceeds your anticipations and goes way beyond your initial expectations?  Father John Misty is a something of a marvel, cast aside the fact that he writes rather good songs, his performance … Continue reading

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SONG OF THE DAY Father John Misty – This Is Sally Hatchet

Joshua Tillman, aka Father John Misty is a singer-songwriter, guitarist, drummer and, up until the last few days, an artist that I have never taken enough time to get familiar with.  There is no real reason for this, I loved … Continue reading

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SONG OF THE DAY Edgar ‘Jones’ Jones – Do Doh Dontcha Doh

If I had to date this song I know 2005 isn’t the first number that would spring to mind; take a good 40 odd years off that and I may just be convinced!  This is what I love about this track, … Continue reading

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SONG OF THE DAY Big Mama Thornton – Hound Dog/Down Home Shakedown

Wow! This is 8 minutes of Sunday boogie time that you do not want to pass up, throw down what you are doing and enjoy this explosion of blues! Written for Big Mama Thornton by songwriting and record producing partners … Continue reading

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SONG OF THE DAY Wildbirds & Peacedrums – Ghosts & Pains

Mariam Wallentin and Andreas Werliin, better known as the Swedish rhythm-based Wildbirds & Peacedrums, are something of a musical phenomenon as far as I’m concerned! Their music, often primal by nature, is chiefly based upon percussion, drums, vocals and an intense … Continue reading

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SONG OF THE DAY William Alexander – Big Mistakes

On November 6, Yellow K and Forged Artifacts  will release Californian-based William Alexander’s ‘Strangest Things’, an album he has finely crafted in his Fullerton, CA bedroom. The forthcoming release is a collection of soft-psych songs based around tape loops, heady strange … Continue reading

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SONG OF THE DAY Tom Eno – Ok Tonight

What I really appreciate when searching for music is you just never know what you might uncover.  Last November I featured a great song by electronic duo Mountain Folk, titled ‘Don’t Go Down There’ – it’s a real nice track and well worth checking … Continue reading

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