Monthly Archives: September 2017

SONG OF THE DAY Isaac Gracie – Last Words

I am so impressed by this little fella, his music really has reached out and grabbed me…  Some music penetrates just that little bit deeper, resonating with a line, a word or the conviction with which it is portrayed and … Continue reading

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SONG OF THE DAY The Strangeloves – Night Time

The year was 1964 when the Strangeloves emerged under the guise of three Australian sheep farmers named Giles, Miles and Niles Strange.  This was, of course, just a fabricated story issued in a press release to help capture the public’s … Continue reading

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SONG OF THE DAY Isaac Gracie – The Death Of You & I

Up until last night when I switched on the radio in my car (for the first time in ages), I hadn’t heard of Isaac Gracie and had no idea what was about to unfold when this curious song began to … Continue reading

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SONG OF THE DAY Moses Sumney – Lonely World

Though his voice is unique and beautiful it its very own special way, when I first heard Moses Sumney today, I couldn’t help but think of Jeff Buckley…and that can only be a good thing as there are not many … Continue reading

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SONG OF THE DAY Sudan Archives – Come Meh Way

Who isn’t impressed by a self-taught musician?  I found it hard enough to learn an instrument with regular tuition on my side and often wonder how far I would have got if I had persisted?  Maybe that’s where I went … Continue reading

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SONG OF THE DAY Shopping – The Hype

It’s fair to say that the releases of East London’s DIY post-punkers, Shopping are slightly sporadic, but it’s also fair to enthuse that when they do put something out there it’s always loaded with socially insightful content and bouncy, get-in-your-head tunes! … Continue reading

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SONG OF THE DAY L’Orange – Look Around (feat. Oddisee)

“My new album is called The Ordinary Man, it’ll be out 10/27!   The first single with Oddisee is out today and it’s one of the best songs I’ve ever made.  Losing my hearing over the past few years has … Continue reading

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SONG OF THE DAY Lean Year – Watch Me

I’ll be the first one to admit that I’m not always the best with subtlety when it comes to music, my relative brief attention span reacts to bursts of sound and I can usually tell whether I’m going to like … Continue reading

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SONG OF THE DAY Billy Fury – Fury’s Tune

This truly is a gorgeous song!  From the delicate call-and-response vocals of Fury and his female counterpart, to the yearning amble of the melodic guitar and the undulating percussion in between, this is just a little beauty of a track! … Continue reading

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SONG OF THE DAY The Funkees – Breakthrough

Afro-rock groovers, The Funkees formed in Nigeria in the late 1960’s, emerging at a time when their country was at civil war. Specialising in a brand of funky, upbeat afro-rock dance music, their sound became a staple part of the … Continue reading

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