Monthly Archives: November 2016

SONG OF THE DAY Blitz The Ambassador – Shine

You may remember a few days ago I covered Blitz the Ambassador’s new single ‘Heaven (Feat. Tumi)’, a truly upbeat blast of afrobeat-funk which danced into my ears and got me dancing in my slippers. This December sees the release … Continue reading

Posted in Afro beat, afro funk, Afrobeat, Funk, hip hop, hip hop rap, Jakarta Records, World | Tagged , , , , , | Leave a comment

SONG OF THE DAY Old Smile – Hello Stranger

“Music about the human condition. Music about perception. The intention of the title is to evoke a sense of mind over matter. Music is meant to heal, its meant to agitate, its meant to do whatever you want it to … Continue reading

Posted in Alternative, Alternative pop, psych rock, Psyche Pop, Psychedelic | Tagged , , , | Leave a comment

SONG OF THE DAY Say Hi – Devils

Seattle-based multi-instrumentalist, Say Hi released the fantastic ‘Devils’ back in 2010, originally as a 2-track download that would later feature on his 7th album, ‘Um, Uh, Oh.’ ‘Devils’ was one of Say Hi’s more rockier songs and sees front man … Continue reading

Posted in Indie, Indie Rock | Tagged , , , , | Leave a comment

SONG OF THE DAY Alex Izenberg – Hot Is The Fire

Not long to wait if you like this one! Twenty five-year old LA singer-songwriter Alex Izenberg is to release his debut album, ‘Harlequin’ tomorrow and I for one am looking very forward to this. Dipping his toes, ankles and indeed … Continue reading

Posted in Alternative, Alternative pop | Tagged , | 1 Comment

SONG OF THE DAY Holy Bouncer – Anticipation

Holy Bouncer are a Barcelona based five-piece with a powerful, roaring, supersonic 60’s and 70’s influenced rock sound.  To date, the band have released four official tracks and have covered a few old greats including the Rolling Stones, “You Can’t Always … Continue reading

Posted in Alt rock, Alternative, Alternative Rock, Barcelona, garage, Garage Rock, Psych rock, psych rock, Psychedelic, Psychedelic rock, Rock, surf rock | Leave a comment

SONG OF THE DAY Blitz the Ambassador – Heaven Ft. Tumi

Brooklyn-based, Ghanian-American hip hop artist, Blitz the Ambassador is preparing to release ‘Diasporadical,’ his fourth studio album which has been over a year in the making. Yesterday saw the release of new single ‘Heaven,’ an energised fusion of Afrobeat, Funk, … Continue reading

Posted in Afro beat, afro funk, brooklyn, Funk, hip hop, hip hop rap, new york, Rap | Tagged , , , , , , , | 2 Comments

SONG OF THE DAY James Brute – Here She Comes

When you listen to the well-crafted songs of James Brute, you’re getting so much more than just bloody good music, for entwined in these walls of intricate rhythms and memorable melodies are lyrics that tell stories and lines that paint … Continue reading

Posted in Alt rock, Blues, Folk, folk blues, rock n roll, Rockabilly | Tagged , , , , , | Leave a comment

SONG OF THE DAY Mat Randol – Decolonization [Draft] Ft. Isaiah Spriggs (Produced By Snugsworth)

This little lively bundle of joy was aired on Soundcloud just three days ago and it grabbed my attention immediately with its funky beats, tuneful horns and defining vocals. Portland, Oregon artist Mat Randol recorded this track in series of … Continue reading

Posted in hip hop, hip hop rap | Tagged , , , | Leave a comment

SONG OF THE DAY Old Smile – Maybe Someone Will Come By

It’s been a mellow week whilst I’ve been away so I thought I’d ease myself back into the swing of things with a song of equal smoothness! Going by the name Old Smile, Tom Herman is a New Jerseyan artist … Continue reading

Posted in Garage pop, Psych pop, Psych rock, Psychedelic | Tagged , , | 1 Comment

A few songs to keep you going whilst The LP Blog is away!

The Listening Post is going to take a short break but will be returning on the 12th November! In the meantime here are some suggested listens, because I have a few tucked up my sleeve just waiting to be shared. … Continue reading

Posted in Alternative, Daptone, Deltasonic Records, Funk, garage, Garage punk, Garage Rock, Psych pop, Psych punk, Psych rock, Psychedelic, R & B, Soul | Tagged , , , , , , | 1 Comment