Monthly Archives: December 2017

SONG OF THE DAY The Growlers – Drinkin’ the Juice Blues

I’ve been reflecting over this year’s music today and have concluded that its been a proper juicy one for new and interesting sounds! I’ve spent a week away over Christmas with little or no music so re-absorbing myself has been … Continue reading

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SONG OF THE DAY – 5 SONGS FOR CHRISTMAS! (& for the next 7 days! – Christmas corkers!!! )

I may not be the worlds most Christmassy person, nowhere near to be honest, but I’m taking a little seasonal break and thought that a little selection of Christmas songs would be a nice gift to leave you all!  I’ve … Continue reading

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SONG OF THE DAY Damu The Fudgemunk & Raw Poetic – Master Plan

Scratching, sampling and big mighty beats that nearly threw me off my chair! Now that’s the way to open a song!!..and this is the way Damu The Fudgemunk & Raw Poetic’s “Master Plan” worked its magic on me today!!! Hailing from Philadelphia … Continue reading

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SONG OF THE DAY Healing Gems – Emerald Village

Whilst we wander the wilderness of the everyday, every now and then a little escapism is something we all crave! So imagine, if you will, a warm, welcoming landscape from which some music reaches out, embracing you in its melodic … Continue reading

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SONG OF THE DAY Abdominal and The Obliques – Hot Cross Buns

In need of some serious cheering up tonight I found myself seeking refuge and smiles in Hot Cross Buns, a track from Toronto rapper Andy Bernstein’s, (aka Abdominal) 2012 album, Sitting Music.  Known for his extraordinary breath control and fun raps, this album was an … Continue reading

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SONG OF THE DAY Robert Finley – Three Jumpers

“Good sound comes back around” (Easy Eye Sound) In May this year Dan Auerbach launched his new record label Easy Eye Sound, with Auerbach’s very own (and rather aptly titled) Waiting On a Song being the label’s first release.  Having won multiple Grammy Awards as … Continue reading

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SONG OF THE DAY DAY Sharon Jones The Dap-Kings – Girl! (You Got To Forgive Him)

“You hope that the music and the feeling and the song can inspire people to be better or do better things, or to feel better if they’re in a tough spot.  That’s what Sharon was so unbelievable about, just singing … Continue reading

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SONG OF THE DAY The JB’s – The Grunt.

The Grunt is a funky dunky instrumental recorded in 1970 by James Brown’s band, The J.B’s!  It was released on the King label as a two-part single and was one of only two instrumental singles recorded by the original J.B’s lineup … Continue reading

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SONG OF THE DAY Nick Cave – Higgs Boson Blues

I have just been doing a little research behind today’s song and discovered that “The Higgs boson is a theoretical elementary particle, nicknamed by the popular press as the God Particle, which supposedly holds everything together.”  If you can get … Continue reading

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SONG OF THE DAY Spye – Oops, Sorry

Known as Bristol’s ‘legend of hip hop,’ Spye was recently recommended to me, so today I have been happily whiling away my afternoon checking him out!  His rapping is rhythmically pleasing and, coupled with his West Country accent, is individual … Continue reading

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