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26th April 2023: H. Hawkline beautifully bares his blood, bones and soul for latest offering – which was released last month (I’m a bit late to this one!)
31st March 2023:Dream by name, dreamy by nature! Orions Belte release new track and it’s a steel!
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 Arif Sag- Su Samsunun Evleri June 2, 2023
- SONG OF THE DAY Hoodna Orchestra – Ben Yehuda June 1, 2023
- SONG OF THE DAY Duy Quang & Thái Hiền – Mộng Về Quê May 31, 2023
- SONG OF THE DAY Squid – The Blades May 30, 2023
- SONG OF THE DAY Los Lazos – La Rola May 29, 2023
- SONG OF THE DAY Nathan Davis – Cecen Kizi May 28, 2023
- SONG OF THE DAY Patricia Conley & The Royal Robins – Mama What’ll I Do May 26, 2023
- SONG OF THE DAY Chewy She – Shine May 24, 2023
- SONG OF THE DAY Connie Kim – Lý Luận Tình Yêu May 23, 2023
- SONG OF THE DAY Claudio Villa – Claudio Villa A Mezza Coce (Stornelli amorosi – Parte II) May 22, 2023
- SONG OF THE DAY Chase Webster – Moody River May 21, 2023
- SONG OF THE DAY Tommy McCook – Harvest In The East May 20, 2023
- SONG OF THE DAY Huw Marc Bennett – Pinc Sunset May 19, 2023
- Alceu Valença & Geraldo Azevedo – Planetário May 18, 2023
- SONG OF THE DAY Los York’s – Abrazame Baby May 17, 2023
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Monthly Archives: August 2018
SONG OF THE DAY Jonathan Richman – Let Her Go Into the Darkness
I don’t ever need much persuading to put a little Jonathan Richman on here, so when today’s song came up in a playlist I’d compiled a few months back, I looked no further for a song suggestion… Jonathan Richman was … Continue reading
SONG OF THE DAY Big Mama Thornton – I Smell a Rat
Willie Mae “Big Mama” Thornton only notched one national hit in her lifetime, but it was a true monster. Hound Dog held down the top slot on Billboard’s R&B charts for seven long weeks in 1953. Alas, Elvis Presley’s rocking 1956 … Continue reading
SONG OF THE DAY Abner Jay – My Middle Name is the Blues
I was at a complete loss tonight for a song and then this little stunner presented itself to me and I was immediately smitten…this is something else! Born in Fitzgerald, Georgia in 1921 Abner Jay was a multi-instrumentalist best known … Continue reading
SONG OF THE DAY Hector Rivera – Pa’ que lo puedan gozar
Who doesn’t feel completely energised when confronted with a barrage of glistening horns firing at you from a lively loaded latino salsa funk song such as this!!!??? Originally released on Latin pianist, composer, arranger, bandleader and producer, Hector Rivera’s 1970 … Continue reading
SONG OF THE DAY Karen Dalton – It Hurts Me Too (with “Katie Cruel” for good measure!)
Katie Cruel introduced me to Karen Dalton many moons ago and on the strength of that one song (sublime track!), I sought out a couple of her albums. In the right mood, I can listen to these from start to finish … Continue reading
SONG OF THE DAY Hazel Dickens and Alice Gerrard – The One I Love is Gone
American bluegrass singer-songwriter, double bassist and guitarist, Hazel Jane Dickens began making music in the 1960’s when she teamed up with her friend, the bluegrass singer, banjoist and guitar player, Alice Gerrard. Known for her lonesome singing style Dickens vocals … Continue reading
SONG OF THE DAY Johnny West – Tears Baby
Apart from the fact that this is a mighty gorgeous track, I absolutely adore the conviction of its delivery. It’s raw, its pained and the hurt cries out from Johnny West’s soulful, desperate vocals with immense tenacity…how could you not … Continue reading
SONG OF THE DAY The Heliocentrics – “Mr. Owusu, I Presume?”.
Best know for their eclectic fusions of hip-hop, funk, jazz, psych, world and electronica, The Heliocentrics have been blessing the ears of many an avid listener with their genre-defying compositions for over 10 years now. And it’s not just musical … Continue reading
SONG OF THE DAY Beak> – Brean Down
Krautrock trio, Beak> have recently announced a new album which will release next month on Invada Records & Temporary Residence. Formed in 2009 by three Bristol musicians, Billy Fuller, Matt Williams and Portishead’s Geoff Barrow, the band’s third offering is titled “>>>” … Continue reading
SONG OF THE DAY Shagrat The Vagrant- Beautiful Deceiver (Demo Version 1)
Steve Peregrin Took was the original Pink Fairy who left T-Rex in 1969 so that he could start working on his own songs, either as a solo musician or fronting bands such as Shagrat. Last month Shagrat’s LP, Pink Jackets Required was … Continue reading
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