Monthly Archives: March 2016

SONG OF THE DAY Pollyn – Dark Tokyo

Dark Pollyn have been making music since 2009 and are a LA trio consisting of vocalist Genevieve Artadi, guitarist Anthony Cava, and beat maker/percussionist Adam Jay Weissman. What’s interesting about this band is the varied concoction of sounds thrown together, their … Continue reading

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SONG OF THE DAY Unloved – After Dinner

What do you get if you cross the The Shangri-La’s, Ennio Morricone, Jack Nitzsche, Nino Rota with the electronic sounds of Raymond Scott?….what you get is the new project of producer and scorer David Holmes who, in collaboration with film … Continue reading

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SONG OF THE DAY Strange Cages – Catharsis

Currently I’m rockin’ to the brazen music of Brighton-based Strange Cages, their sound has brought a smile to my face and a swagger to my step. Tonight’s the night for good old-fashioned gritty punk, and what better way to unleash … Continue reading

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SONG OF THE DAY Foxtails Brigade – No Fate

I just love Laura Weinbach’s vocals, she’s nailed a very distinctive sound of her own and there is no mistaking her, yelps and all! Oakland, CA based Foxtails Brigade are to release their third self-titled album on April 8th and just … Continue reading

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SONG OF THE DAY A-ha – Soft Rains of April

I was 9 years old when I fell in love with A-ha.  I remember waiting for the weekly radio chart show to play where I would sit with my tape recorder at the ready to capture the songs I loved, … Continue reading

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SONG OF THE DAY Kaviar Special – Starving

Today’s little number has a catchy tune and snappy beat, quite the perfect blend for an all round fetching song don’t you think? Released via the awesome French Psych label, Howlin’ Banana Records, (read & hear more in my January … Continue reading

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SONG OF THE DAY Flamingods – Rhama

“We like to make noise with instruments collected from around the world.” Flamingods. The Flamingods are quite an exquisite blend of 5 musicians, all of whom are greatly inspired by world music and instrumentation. Pronounced ‘fla-min-gods’, they see their calling as … Continue reading

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SONG OF THE DAY Family Atlantica – Enjera

London-based Family Atlantica are a lively, funky bunch of musicians whose diverse musical melting pot combines a multitude of styles.  Ranging from Latin to African, this sound also fuses together elements of funk, jazz and Ethio-jazz,( with the great Mulatu … Continue reading

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SONG OF THE DAY José González – Far Away

  Recently I have been introduced to the wonders of Red Dead Redemption, and for anyone who doesn’t know what that is, it’s an awesome Grand-Theft-Auto style game set in the Old West. I’m addicted, and even with missions aside, … Continue reading

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SONG OF THE DAY The Vryll Society – The Egg

Signed to Liverpool’s very great Deltasonic Records (the label behind The Zutons and The Coral), this rocking five piece know just how to groove! The Vryll Society have a sound that resides in an era I have more than enough time … Continue reading

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