Monthly Archives: January 2016

SONG OF THE DAY Holly Macve – The Corner of my Mind

I’m not sure what I’m most impressed with at the moment, the fact this haunting track was recorded in a bedroom of a small bedsit in Brighton on Garageband, or the fact that this striking voice and haunted lyrics belong to … Continue reading

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SONG OF THE DAY Jefferson Airplane – The Ballad of You & Me & Pooneil

I spent the latter part of my teens discovering all things psychedelic, ‘Light My Fire’ came into my world one day, opened my ears to a new realm of sound and that was it!  This era has become one of … Continue reading

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SONG OF THE DAY Night Beats – No Cops

“Night Beats play pure psychedelic R&B music that spikes the punch and drowns your third eye in sonic waves of colour. Theirs is a bastard blues, contorted and distorted into new shapes for 21st century wastoids — once tasted never … Continue reading

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SONG OF THE DAY Foxtails Brigade – We Are Not Ourselves

Oakland, CA based Foxtails Brigade are to release their third self-titled album on April 8th this year via OIM Records in North America and on Rallye in Japan.  Prior to this the band have shared a track titled ‘We Are Not … Continue reading

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SONG OF THE DAY Kelsey Lu – Morning After Coffee

Well Kelsey Lu, I’m not sure who you are but you’ve got a pretty amazing thing going on here…(this is where I now dart off to find info)…… Right, I’m back and a few listens later I am utterly captivated! … Continue reading

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SONG OF THE DAY Pokey LaFarge & The South City Three – Hard Times Come And Go

This is an artist who has been around since 2006 so I shall spare you too much detail in case you’re like ‘Yeah, I know who Pokey LaFarge is,’ I didn’t until tonight! This one escaped my radar unfortunately, but … Continue reading

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SONG OF THE DAY Other Lives – For 12

There is a gentle flow to this song that could almost rock you to sleep, or better still, send you galloping into a darkened, mysterious wilderness that envelops and swallows you whole. Either way, the sense of escapism that soars … Continue reading

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What I really like about today’s song is that it starts as it means to go on, I knew I liked it from the start and it didn’t disappoint! Immediately kicking off with striking big beats and a catchy piano … Continue reading

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SONG OF THE DAY The Doors – Moonlight Drive

Today’s post is all about a little self indulgence…I mean, if you can’t play your favourite music on your birthday, when can you!  Not only that, it’s a full moon tonight so I couldn’t resist incorporating this lunar connection to … Continue reading

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SONG OF THE DAY Astronauts – Civil Engineer

Dan Carney, aka Astronauts, emerged in the summer of 2014 with a sound that unmistakably defines him.  His music is reflective, dreamy and often described as otherworldly which, if you are familiar with his debut album ‘Hollow Ponds,’ you will … Continue reading

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