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15th March 2023: Boston’s WRINKLER releases new album: “For You, Now” & I like what this DIY outfit have to offer!
24th June 2022: Wax Machine’s latest double A-side single includes a FINE rendition of Vinicius De Moraes and Baden Powell’s seminal 1966 “Canto De Iemanja” (24.6.22)
9th November 2021:Record Kicks presents “Origin of Forms” the vibrant debut album by Moscow funk band The Diasonics – due January 2022! (9.11.21)
8th July 2021: Savila releases MAYAHUEL as the follow-up to their self-titled debut LP and further explores the realms of cumbia, dream-pop, spirited vocals, hallucinatory riffing and driving percussion
1st June 2021: BBE Music issues instrumental versions from classic DJ Vadim album “The Soundcatcher” for the first time since its original release in 2007! (1.6.21)
17th Maruch 2021: SOARING SUNSHINE FOR THE EARS! Uplifting sounds look set to erupt from Fimber Bravo’s forthcoming album, “Lunar Tredd”! Due this week!!
26th February 2021: COSMIC CHAOS OF THE HEADY KIND!! The Writhing Squares forthcoming release looks set to be a blast!
29th January 2021: Sitka Sun’s sophomore release promises more cosmic escapism!
1st September 2020: Latest single from London’s Chelou is “Real” dreamy!
9th July 2020: Now-Again releases the third album for Brazilian guitarist, Fabiano do Nascimento
19th June 2020: Melbourne’s Midlife announces new album, “Automatic”, with first single, “Rare Air” being a rather lovely chunk of cosmic escapism!
30th May 2020: Kutiman releases the first single from his long awaited forthcoming album, “Wachaga” – Due for release on 19th July
25th May 2020: Liotia’s upcoming haunting new single “SILENCE” is announced – Due 2nd June!
15th May 2020: ATA releases/reissues “Early Works: Funk, Soul And Afro Rarities From The Archives”
4th May 2020: Orquesta Akokán’s latest single, “4 de Octubre”, is a lucumi fever dream of sublime mambo..out NOW on Daptone Records.
24th April 2020: Berlin’s Shika Shika records announces new album: “A Guide to the Birdsong of Mexico, Central America & the Caribbean”
17th April 2020: East London’s post punk purveyors share first track from upcoming EP
12th April 2020: LA’s finest, The Buttertones release new album: Jazzhound
31st March 2020: Michael Clark is to release haunting new single: “Winter Song”
- SONG OF THE DAY Bruce Haack – Saint Basil March 25, 2023
- SONG OF THE DAY Steve Young – Coyote March 24, 2023
- SONG OF THE DAY Tommy Johnson – Canned Heat Blues March 23, 2023
- SONG OF THE DAY Ruby Andrews – You Can Run But You Can’t Hide March 22, 2023
- SONG OF THE DAY Robohands – Nightshade March 21, 2023
- SONG OF THE DAY Getatchew Mekurya – Akale Wube March 18, 2023
- SONG OF THE DAY Jo Hamann – Wild Woman March 17, 2023
- SONG OF THE DAY The Space Walkers – Swamp Gas March 16, 2023
- SONG OF THE DAY Project Gemini – After The Dawn March 14, 2023
- SONG OF THE DAY Ofege – Nobody Fails March 13, 2023
- SONG OF THE DAY Jackie Mittoo & The Soul Brothers – Voodoo Moon March 12, 2023
- SONG OF THE DAY The Ebb Tides – My Baby’s Gone March 11, 2023
- SONG OF THE DAY The Inferno – The Inferno March 10, 2023
- SONG OF THE DAY The Creations – Get On My Train March 9, 2023
- SONG OF THE DAY Protomartyr – Make Way March 8, 2023
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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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
SONG OF THE DAY The Funkees – Break Through
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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