Monthly Archives: February 2016

SONG OF THE DAY Quilt – Hissing My Plea

This is my first listen to Quilts new album ‘Plaza’ and I’m enjoying it so far… Releasing their third album just a few days ago the Boston four-piece have once again nailed the art of genre-merging.  Their diverse sound criss-crosses … Continue reading

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SONG OF THE DAY Old Smile – Sleeping Dancing World

Now I do love it when song instantly grabs you, especially if it has both a catchy melody and funky groove!  Lucky me, I just so happen to have found both of these key elements in today’s song! ‘Sleeping Dancing … Continue reading

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SONG OF THE DAY Blocktreat – Hinterland Steez

When the world won’t leave you alone and all you want is a little peace, find your way out of the madness with a little bit of Blocktreat and his great new song, ‘Hinterland Steez’! It’s working for me, one … Continue reading

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SONG OF THE DAY The Chills – Pink Frost

I was digging though one of my cupboards today and found an old psych-pop box set that I’ve had for ages, I’ve never played it too much as I only really like a handful of songs, but I’ve never wanted … Continue reading

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SONG OF THE DAY Night Beats – Vultures

Seattle three-piece Night Beats released their third album ‘Who Sold My Generation’ via Heavenly Recordings on January 29th.  The record was recorded on 2″ analogue tape and co-produced by Black Rebel Motorcycle Club’s Robert Levon Been (who also plays bass … Continue reading

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SONG OF THE DAY James Hunter Six – Something’s Calling

James Hunter was born about an hour away from The Listening Post’s headquarters in Essex, UK but has travelled far ever since his music career began in 1986.  The r&b singer-songwriter started out playing with a band called “Howlin’ Wilf and the … Continue reading

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SONG OF THE DAY Me and My Drummer – Blue Splinter View

If you like a song with an unexpected twist then look no further for Berlin-based duo Me and My Drummer have just the thing.  Returning after a three-year break Charlotte Brandi and Matze Pröllochs have just released a new album ‘Love … Continue reading

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SONG OF THE DAY Jesse Mac Cormack – After The Glow

I was just reading a review about Jesse Mac Cormack and it had suggested that “his slow-paced, textured artistry seems to really get under your skin,” naturally I had to take the challenge to find out if this could be true. Jesse Mac … Continue reading

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SONG OF THE DAY Kevin Morby – Harlem River

Last month I featured the music of Greek producer Moderator and a new song from his latest album called ‘Harlem River.’  If I had realised then where the original sample for this song came from, I would have discovered Kevin Morby … Continue reading

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SONG OF THE DAY Joy Crookes – New Manhattan

Going to see Benedict Benjamin last night was just as I’d expected, delightful! The small stage snugly housed a completely new addition for Benedict, a band! It was to be the first time that he had performed with a full band … Continue reading

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