Monthly Archives: November 2018

SONG OF THE DAY Grinderman – Mickey Mouse And The Goodbye Man

Nick Cave, Warren Ellis, Martyn P. Casey and Jim Sclavunos unleashed this violent beast on Grinderman’s 2010 album, Grinderman 2. Opening track Mickey Mouse and the Goodbye Man is a story of two sibling psychopaths and their nameless prisoner.  Out of the … Continue reading

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SONG OF THE DAY The Putbacks – Oranges

Best-known for their heavy-funk orientated, ‘dirty’ rhythmic compositions, Melbourne’s funkiest 5-piece, The Putbacks served up another fine dish of tasty, soul-psych instrumentals on their latest eponymous album.  Released earlier this month and serving 100% guaranteed originality, the band’s latest offering … Continue reading

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SONG OF THE DAY Cool Ghouls – Gord’s Horse

Perhaps a far more sedate and laid-back affair to what I generally post, but Gord’s Horse struck a chord in me today and perhaps was the serene escape I really needed but just hadn’t realised!? San Franciscan 4-piece Cool Ghouls consists of members, … Continue reading

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SONG OF THE DAY Hailu Mergia & Dahlak Band — Sintayehu

A NOTE FROM THE LP BLOG:  You may or may not have noticed that the LP Blog didn’t post a song of the day yesterday? This is mainly because, in my ever-evolving daily schedules, time sometimes escapes me and, whilst … Continue reading

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SONG OF THE DAY Wild Billy Childish – Not Many Of My Kind

Not Many Of My Kind is a fantastically moody,  rough-round-the-edges blues romp which sees Childish’s dour, raw hollers urging his girl to “treat me kind.” Accompanied only by a stark guitar, Childish’s lyrics hammers home just how important it is to “keep … Continue reading

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SONG OF THE DAY Elvis Presley – Milkcow Blues Boogie

Originally written and recorded by Kokomo Arnold in 1935, Milk Cow Blues is a song that has been covered by an array of artists including the likes of Eddie Cochran, The Kinks, Willie Nelson, Mungo Jerry and Jerry Lee Lewis (and this is … Continue reading

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SONG OF THE DAY Billy Lee Riley – Parchment Farm

Rockabilly artist and Arkansas-born, Billy Lee Riley was a musician, singer-songwriter and record producer best known for his recordings with Sun Records. Playing as part of “The Little Green Men” (Sun’s ‘house band’), Riley’s first encounters with the guitar came … Continue reading

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SONG OF THE DAY The Sonics – He’s Waitin’

The Sonics were the essence of rock’n’roll: loud, raw and uncouth!  Some would say that they were one of the first proper punk/garage bands to emerge out of the 60’s and that their aggressive sound, brash presence and unconventional style … Continue reading

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SONG OF THE DAY Night Beats – Drowning in the Nile

Seattle’s purveyors of all things psychedelic create some of the finest, heavy doses of mind-bending hazy, crazy garage-nostalgia this side of the 60’s!  Coupled with hefty measures of heavy blues and r&b, the Night Beats erupt and consume everything with … Continue reading

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SONG OF THE DAY Chuck Berry – The Downbound Train

The Downbound train was originally released in December 1955 as the B Side of Chuck Berry’s No Money Down. Driven by a relentless, fast locomotive tempo, the song hurls you onto the scorched carriage of a “train rushed on at a terrible … Continue reading

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