Monthly Archives: July 2018

SONG OF THE DAY Jackson C. Frank – Blues Run the Game

“…one of the best forgotten songwriters of the 1960’s.”  (Rolling Stone journalist David Fricke) Anyone familiar with the music of the folk singer-songwriter, Jackson C. Frank will know about his tragic life story and his all-too-short music career. Jackson C. Frank released his … Continue reading

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SONG OF THE DAY Little Barrie – Surf Hell

Little Barrie have a special place in my heart and although it took me a while to discover them, I more than made up for the late start! Emerging from Nottingham in 1999 they have been cooking up their very own unique … Continue reading

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SONG OF THE DAY Edgar Broughton Band – Love in the Rain

Founded in Warwick, UK and still releasing until 2010, The Edgar Broughton Band and their pure blend of psychedelic acid rock have been kicking about since 1968! With gruff vocals compared to that of Howlin’ Wolf and Captain Beefheart, Edgar … Continue reading

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SONG OF THE DAY Gwenifer Raymond – Deep Sea Diver Blues

Hailing from Wales but now residing in Brighton, Gwenifer Raymond is a Welsh multi-instrumentalist who, inspired by the punk and grunge scene when she was growing up,  began learning guitar when she was just eight.  After years of playing around … Continue reading

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SONG OF THE DAY Lea Lea – Life Goes On

The simplicity of today’s song speaks volumes, it’s what drew me in; stripped back guitar and a skeletal beat shapes and structures a delicate path for ethereal vocals to follow. .. Lea Lea is an Athens, Georgia singer/songwriter whose sound … Continue reading

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SONG OF THE DAY Animal Noise – River

Hailing from a town not too many miles away from me, Animal Noise are a three-piece alt rock outfit from Colchester consisting of Josh, Birdy and Jack.  According to their Facebook page they remain unsigned, but have a new album coming … Continue reading

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SONG OF THE DAY R.L. Burnside – Jumper on the Line

….there’s nothing like a bit of blues magic from the man: Robert Lee Burnside….

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SONG OF THE DAY Shawn Lee and The Soul Surfers – Introduction

“Music is truly the international language and it’s not where you’re from, but where you’re at…..” Shawn Lee and the Soul Surfers eponymous border-breaking album has been a record described as deep in “raw grit and musical exploration!” Released last … Continue reading

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SONG OF THE DAY Kamal Keila – Shmasha

From “the James Brown meets Fela Kuti of Sudan.” Habibi Funk has launched a new series showcasing little-known music from Sudan’s jazz scene, starting with the first ever release of Kamal Keila’s album Muslims and Christians which was released earlier this … Continue reading

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SONG OF THE DAY Silverbacks – Dunkirk

Dublin/Kildare’s Silverbacks are an art-punk outfit consisting of brothers Kilian and Daniel O’Kelly, Peadar Kearney, Gary Wickham and Emma Hanlon.  Last month saw the release of latest single, Dunkirk which was produced by Girl Band’s Daniel Fox and issued through their own … Continue reading

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