Monthly Archives: April 2017

SONG OF THE DAY Will Sessions – Run, Don’t Walk Away

Will Sessions have established themselves as one of Detroit’s must-see live bands, with a varied musical output that reflects their city’s roots. In addition to their own work, the group is known for collaborations with the likes of Amp Fiddler, … Continue reading

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SONG OF THE DAY Jonti – Rain

Jonti Danilewitz, aka Jonti, is an Australian electronic and alternative hip hop record producer and songwriter (if, like me, you are unfamiliar with him) who has returned after a five-year break with a brand new song. Signed to Stones Throw … Continue reading

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SONG OF THE DAY Matthew Halsall & The Gondwana Orchestra – A Far Away Place

I have been listening to so much Matthew Halsall lately, his music has such a magical effect on me and I can’t get enough of it.  I find his blend of jazz and ambient sounds to be so perfectly balanced, … Continue reading

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SONG OF THE DAY Shakey Graves – Nobody’s Fool

Alejandro Rose-Garcia, aka Shakey Graves, has been sharing his glorious blues-folk and rock’n’roll sounds ever since 2011.  Well-known for starting out as a one-man band, Shakey now shares the stage with other musicians, but his creations are still his own … Continue reading

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SONG OF THE DAY Axian – Strangers

“…Just trying to express myself ” These are the words of the Denmark artist called Axian, who seems to be doing a grand job of expressing himself right now with his soulful blend of lo-fi, beats and hip hop. I can’t … Continue reading

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SONG OF THE DAY JO JOLISPER – Blue Sky Red Tide

I sometimes spend hours going through blog submissions, it’s a blessing and a curse really because there is so much out there waiting to be discovered, so much out there waiting to be rediscovered and never enough hours in the … Continue reading

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SONG OF THE DAY Nick Waterhouse – I Cry

Last week R&B groover, Nick Waterhouse released a new 7″ single from his third album, Never Twice. Pressed on limited vinyl pressings, the A-side is called L.A. Turnaround, (which features on last year’s album), with the B-side a new recording and previously unreleased … Continue reading

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SONG OF THE DAY Charles Sheffield – It’s Your Voodoo Working

Everywhere I go lately I keep hearing this song!  I first heard it in a playlist I’ve been working my way through (compiled by a man with exceptional taste), it then appeared on a new soul/funk compilation I’ve bought recently … Continue reading

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SONG OF THE DAY Babe Ruth – The Mexican

So, as planned, I sat down last night and watched The Sunshine Makers (see yesterday’s post for all the details) and thoroughly enjoyed it.  If, like me, you are interested in the music and drug counterculture of the 1960’s, you should … Continue reading

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SONG OF THE DAY The Heliocentrics – The Sunshine Makers

With two new albums due for release this May and June, London’s The Heliocentrics have been busy! Today’s song appears on a soundtrack that the band have created to accompany the new film/documentary, The Sunshine Makers.  This is a double … Continue reading

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