Monthly Archives: May 2017

SONG OF THE DAY Hank Smith – Lamp Teeth (Featuring Krista Michaela)

A couple of days ago when I featured Brighton band, The Sticks, I was commenting on the way good music stands out no matter how it’s recorded; whether it be on basic equipment, a home studio or (as is the … Continue reading

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SONG OF THE DAY The Heliocentrics – Oh Brother

Best known for their eclectic blend of genre-defying instrumental compositions, The Heliocentrics are back with a new album!  A World Of Masks was released last Friday and sees is an album of firsts for the band, their first release with Soundway Records and … Continue reading

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SONG OF THE DAY The Sticks – Come Back

Describing their music as primitive garage-punk, The Sticks are a three-piece hailing from Brighton. Once dubbed as ‘semi-amateur,’ their music is reportedly recorded using only the most basic equipment which, for me, only enhances their appeal, making me appreciate how … Continue reading

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SONG OF THE DAY King Khan and The Shrines – Que Lindo Sueño

Canadian born and now Berlin-based, Arish Ahmad Khan, aka King Khan is the impressive front man of King Khan and the Shrines, also referred to as King Khan and His Sensational Shrines. His music, which blends together psychedelic soul, garage … Continue reading

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SONG OF THE DAY Janis Joplin – Summertime

When you’ve got a lot of things to do and tasks to finish on a sunny Saturday, what do you do….you spend ages listening to music of course! At least that’s what I’ve done today, that and enjoy the sun, … Continue reading

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SONG OF THE DAY Alemayehu Eshete – Alteleyeshegnem

…10 out 10 for the first person that can pronounce today’s song!! I’ve been a fan of Ethiopian Jazz music ever since I heard a Mulatu Astatke track on a film many years back, I heard this one song and … Continue reading

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SONG OF THE DAY We The People – My Brother The Man

If I had a better memory, tonight’s song wouldn’t have been such a revelation and I would have pieced together the string of We The People’s songs that I already like, (You Burn Me Up And Down,  In The Past and Mirror … Continue reading

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SONG OF THE DAY Kutmah – Bury Me By The River (feat. Gonjasufi)

When I heard this song for the first time earlier today, I was intrigued by its curious, slow-burning vibe and had to go back and give it another listen. This isn’t a track that grabs your attention, but rather lures … Continue reading

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SONG OF THE DAY ShitKid – Tropics

ShitKid is the project of 24-year-old Åsa Söderqvist who made her debut last spring with her self-titled debut EP, a release that quickly propelled her into being one of the most talked about new acts in Sweden. Originally from the … Continue reading

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SONG OF THE DAY Nick Hakim – Pour Another (Live)

New York soul revivalist Nick Hakim only has to sing a few words and the room fills up with soul, his voice is a dazzling and effortlessness breath of fresh air. Born in Washington DC, Nick Hakim now resides in … Continue reading

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