Monthly Archives: March 2017


Lewes-raised newcomer, Laurence Galpin (aka Laucan) has today released new track, Symptom, and I have just played it through, already anticipating my reaction before the intro had even got underway! Laucan (pronunciation: Lor-can) has become a regular on the LP … Continue reading

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SONG OF THE DAY Joe Gaston & The Crew – Without You

This little gem of a song has been in one of my playlists for ages now and after it came on yesterday in a random selection, I found I couldn’t get it out of my head for the rest of the … Continue reading

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SONG OF THE DAY Jake Houlsby – Oklahoma

Newcastle-based Jake Houlsby has come a long way in the seven years that he has been regularly writing and recording his own music, and The LP Blog has been an avid fan ever since it discovered Jake back at the … Continue reading

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SONG OF THE DAY Ty Segall – Black Magick

Garage-rocker Ty Segall recently released his latest offering, Sentimental Goblin, a double A-sided EP which was limited to only 1000 vinyl copies when it came out on the 17th of this month.  Each record is also pressed on half-blue, half-yellow vinyl with … Continue reading

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SONG OF THE DAY Little Walter – I Hate To See You Go

I’ve been away by the sea for a few days, with virtually no internet and plenty of fresh air to cleanse the spirit and freshen the senses! I loaded up my iPod, set the settings to shuffle and that was me … Continue reading

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SONG OF THE DAY Vincent Ahehehinnou – Best Woman

NOTICE: The Listening Post Blog is taking a short break and will be back on Monday 27th March! Whilst away, new sounds will continue to be sourced so that there will be plenty to share upon my return! See you … Continue reading

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SONG OF THE DAY Caretakers of Deception – Cuttin’ Grass

I was having a little music browse this evening when I stumbled upon this absolute gem of an album! Released earlier this month and following on from their 2007 Rockabilly compilation, producer’s/DJ’s Keb Darge & Cut Chemist have got together … Continue reading

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SONG OF THE DAY sir Was – In The Midst

This is one of those songs that took me a couple of listens to make my mind up about.  It had something that attracted my attention immediately, but like any music it’s all about the mood you’re at the time … Continue reading

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SONG OF THE DAY Cyril Diaz & His Orchestra – Taboo

Courtesy of the great Soundway records (yet again), I was first introduced to the exotic sounds of Cyril Diaz & His Orchestra nearly two years ago when I featured Voodoo at the end of May 2015. Originating from 1950’s Trinidad, Cyril Diaz was … Continue reading

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SONG OF THE DAY Flamingods – Kewali

“We like to make noise with instruments collected from around the world.” Flamingods. The Flamingods are 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 an … Continue reading

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