Monthly Archives: October 2015

SONG OF THE DAY TIGUE – Mouth

There’s nothing like a good rhythm-based song, it’s one of the key elements that draws me into any music, and today’s song is a perfect beat-driven tune. TIGUE are a three-piece band whose music delivers rhythmic hooks and patterned drones, … Continue reading

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SONG OF THE DAY Naytronix – Dream

 Oakland-based Nate Brenner, aka Naytronix, has spent most of the last four years touring the globe playing bass for the tUnE yArDs, an experience which gave him both the insight and inspiration behind his second LP, ‘Mister Divine’. Reflecting the … Continue reading

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SONG OF THE DAY Glass Animals – Gold Lime

“So here it is! its called Gold Lime…and its a cover of the Yeah Yeah Yeahs and Erykah Badu. simultaneously.” – Glass Animals Continuing with yesterdays theme of covers comes an interesting mix consisting of two very different songs which … Continue reading

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SONG OF THE DAY Tom Waits – Sea of Love

‘Sea Of Love’ was written and performed by John phillip Baptiste (aka Phil Phillips) in 1959 where it went straight to No 1 on the U.S Billboard R&B chart and No. 2 on the Billboard Hot 100 that same year.  For … Continue reading

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SONG OF THE DAY Mangelwurzel – Fishy Fry

There is nothing like a little bit of wackiness to kick off the weekend, and what better place to start than with this six-piece Melbourne-based outfit called Manglewurzel!  It would seem that no genre is safe from the experimental clutches of … Continue reading

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SONG OF THE DAY Son Little – Doctor’s In

Son Little (aka Aaron Livingstone) was born in Los Angeles to parents, a preacher and a teacher, who encouraged him to listen and play music from a young age.  The multi-instrumentalist singer-songwriter later moved to New York where sporadic school attendance … Continue reading

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SONG OF THE DAY Cherry Shoes – Ride On

Whilst perusing the many wonders of Twitter today, I came upon the Welsh collective that is Cherryshoes, and what a delight this discovery was.  Describing themselves as ‘rare, ill-fitting, unexpected and eccentric’, this electronic outfit have much to offer. Their … Continue reading

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SONG OF THE DAY Cut Glass Kings – Drifter

Hailing from Birmingham the Cut Glass Kings are a psychedelic three-piece whose home-grown kaleidoscopic recordings have recently grabbed the attention of The Coral’s James and Ian Skelly. Now signed to their label, ‘Skeleton Key Records’, the trio are to release … Continue reading

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SONG OF THE DAY Meernaa – Constant Love

I just love this Oakland sound!…. Over the course of this year I have featured various Oakland-based artists including Guy Fox (check out my pages here and here ) and Bells Atlas.  This bright and airy music is charged with a healthy … Continue reading

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SONG OF THE DAY The Jon Cohen Experimental – Right To Fight

Jon Cohen is a beat driven, ethereal pop, Montreal-based multi instrumentalist whose music has often been described as melodic and insightful.  Cohen has spent the last few years touring, (both solo and in his band), supporting the likes of Brasstronaut, … Continue reading

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