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15th March 2023: Boston’s WRINKLER releases new album: “For You, Now” & I like what this DIY outfit have to offer!
24th June 2022: Wax Machine’s latest double A-side single includes a FINE rendition of Vinicius De Moraes and Baden Powell’s seminal 1966 “Canto De Iemanja” (24.6.22)
9th November 2021:Record Kicks presents “Origin of Forms” the vibrant debut album by Moscow funk band The Diasonics – due January 2022! (9.11.21)
8th July 2021: Savila releases MAYAHUEL as the follow-up to their self-titled debut LP and further explores the realms of cumbia, dream-pop, spirited vocals, hallucinatory riffing and driving percussion
1st June 2021: BBE Music issues instrumental versions from classic DJ Vadim album “The Soundcatcher” for the first time since its original release in 2007! (1.6.21)
17th Maruch 2021: SOARING SUNSHINE FOR THE EARS! Uplifting sounds look set to erupt from Fimber Bravo’s forthcoming album, “Lunar Tredd”! Due this week!!
26th February 2021: COSMIC CHAOS OF THE HEADY KIND!! The Writhing Squares forthcoming release looks set to be a blast!
29th January 2021: Sitka Sun’s sophomore release promises more cosmic escapism!
1st September 2020: Latest single from London’s Chelou is “Real” dreamy!
9th July 2020: Now-Again releases the third album for Brazilian guitarist, Fabiano do Nascimento
19th June 2020: Melbourne’s Midlife announces new album, “Automatic”, with first single, “Rare Air” being a rather lovely chunk of cosmic escapism!
30th May 2020: Kutiman releases the first single from his long awaited forthcoming album, “Wachaga” – Due for release on 19th July
25th May 2020: Liotia’s upcoming haunting new single “SILENCE” is announced – Due 2nd June!
15th May 2020: ATA releases/reissues “Early Works: Funk, Soul And Afro Rarities From The Archives”
4th May 2020: Orquesta Akokán’s latest single, “4 de Octubre”, is a lucumi fever dream of sublime mambo..out NOW on Daptone Records.
24th April 2020: Berlin’s Shika Shika records announces new album: “A Guide to the Birdsong of Mexico, Central America & the Caribbean”
17th April 2020: East London’s post punk purveyors share first track from upcoming EP
12th April 2020: LA’s finest, The Buttertones release new album: Jazzhound
31st March 2020: Michael Clark is to release haunting new single: “Winter Song”
- SONG OF THE DAY Steve Young – Coyote March 24, 2023
- SONG OF THE DAY Tommy Johnson – Canned Heat Blues March 23, 2023
- SONG OF THE DAY Ruby Andrews – You Can Run But You Can’t Hide March 22, 2023
- SONG OF THE DAY Robohands – Nightshade March 21, 2023
- SONG OF THE DAY Getatchew Mekurya – Akale Wube March 18, 2023
- SONG OF THE DAY Jo Hamann – Wild Woman March 17, 2023
- SONG OF THE DAY The Space Walkers – Swamp Gas March 16, 2023
- SONG OF THE DAY Project Gemini – After The Dawn March 14, 2023
- SONG OF THE DAY Ofege – Nobody Fails March 13, 2023
- SONG OF THE DAY Jackie Mittoo & The Soul Brothers – Voodoo Moon March 12, 2023
- SONG OF THE DAY The Ebb Tides – My Baby’s Gone March 11, 2023
- SONG OF THE DAY The Inferno – The Inferno March 10, 2023
- SONG OF THE DAY The Creations – Get On My Train March 9, 2023
- SONG OF THE DAY Protomartyr – Make Way March 8, 2023
- SONG OF THE DAY Winston Wright with Tommy McCook & The Supersonics – Psychedelic Reggae March 7, 2023
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Monthly Archives: August 2016
SONG OF THE DAY The Spades – We Sell Soul
Roger Kynard “Roky” Erickson’s first notable group was The Spades who scored a regional hit with the 1966 classic psych track, ‘We Sell Soul.’ The song is included as an unlisted bonus track on Erickson’s 1996 ‘All That May Do … Continue reading
SONG OF THE DAY Big Scary – Organism
I kid you not, before I watched the video to today’s song earlier, I had been listening to it on Soundcloud and couldn’t help but get up and have a little boogie, this song just makes me want to move. … Continue reading
SONG OF THE DAY Glass Animals – Take A Slice
It’s been over two years since Glass Animals released their debut album, and what a debut that was! ‘Zaba’ is a fantastic listen from start to finish, full of booming bass lines, luscious vocals and all that melodically falls in … Continue reading
SONG OF THE DAY Mick Jenkins – Drowning feat. BADBADNOTGOOD
Earlier this month Chicago rapper Jayson Jenkins, aka Mick Jenkins, announced the release of his new album, ‘The Healing Component.’ Due this September via his Free Nation label, the album’s first shared track is titled ‘Drowning,’ a collaboration between Jenkins and … Continue reading
SONG OF THE DAY Up Up We Go! – Mirror Mirror
Up Up We Go are a New Orleans band currently made up of Salvatore Geloso (vocals, guitar, composer), Stephen J Gladney (saxophone, conjurer of the winds), Robin “Lizardo” Sherman (upright & electric bass) and Shawn “Cool Water” Myers (drums/percussion, heartbeat). I use the word currently … Continue reading
SONG OF THE DAY Adam Betts – Drumbones
My first encounter with Adam Betts occurred today when I heard ‘Drumbones’ on a radio show, I was instantly hooked, it’s all about the drums! I’ve mentioned on many occasions just how much a good rhythm/beat means to me and … Continue reading
SONG OF THE DAY Mauno – Benny
I love a song with unexpected twists, and today’s perfectly crafted track definitely has a few turns up its sleeve! Formed in September 2014, Mauno – pronounced Mao-no are a four-piece from Halifax, Novia Scotia whose experimental sound is both … Continue reading
SONG OF THE DAY The Moondoggies – Oh Now Honey
Ten years ago in the city of Everett, Washington, five friends came together and formed the Americana band, The Moondoggies. Releasing their debut ‘Don’t Be A Stranger’ in 2008, this album was to be on of the first releases for Hardly … Continue reading
SONG OF THE DAY Don Drummond – Confucious
After featuring ‘Rico’s Torpedo’ by the great Rico & Joe’s All Stars last night, I’ve spent some time getting familiar with Don Drummond, the man who taught Rico Rodriguez to play trombone. Don Drummond was a Jamaican ska trombonist/composer who became one … Continue reading
SONG OF THE DAY Rico & Joe’s All Stars – Rico’s Torpedo
This song has been stuck in my head ever since I played it earlier and I haven’t been able to stop humming it yet. Emmanuel “Rico” Rodriguez, aka Rico, Reco or El Reco was a Cuban-born Jamaican ska and reggae … Continue reading
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