Monthly Archives: April 2019

SONG OF THE DAY Pan & Regaliz – When You Bring Down

If Pan & Regaliz (originally entitled Agua de Regalizhad) had gone on to record more than just one album, would it have been as good as their 1971 self-titled debut?  We shall never know the answer to this unfortunately, for … Continue reading

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SONG OF THE DAY Francis Bebey – Sanza Tristesse

There is something so evocative and refreshing about the music of Francis Bebey.  Regardless of what angle you come from in your appreciation, whether it be through recognition of his pioneering production techniques or through the transcendental properties his truly … Continue reading

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SONG OF THE DAY Caetano Veloso – It’s A Long Way

Today’s song works for me on so many different levels.  Initially when I first heard it I didn’t think too much, it started like an ordinary laid-back folk track which I was quite impartial to, but 50 seconds in and … Continue reading

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SONG OF THE DAY Koushik — Battle Rhymes For Battle Times

I have just stumbled upon one very fine playlist! I’m only halfway through and have already compiled a long list of fantastic sounds to share!!  Thanks to this mighty collection I’ve found today’s song! Hailing from Dundas, Ontario, Koushik Ghosh, … Continue reading

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SONG OF THE DAY Amnesty – Everybody Wants to be Free

Championed by Now-Again Records, Amnesty were an eight-piece band based in Indianapolis, USA during the early 1970’s.  Their sound was built upon a dynamic fusion of prog rock, rock, soul and funk which, although hard to catergorise, gave them an … Continue reading

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SONG OF THE DAY The Modern Lovers – Walk up the Street

Throughout their career The Modern Lovers (consisting of the mighty Jonathan Richman on vocals/guitars, Jerry Harrison on piano/organ/backing vocals, Ernie Brooks on bass and David Robinson on drums) only ever recorded demos and live shows, but the demos were never … Continue reading

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SONG OF THE DAY The Mystery Lights – Traces

In just over two weeks to go The Mystery Lights will release their brand spanking new record and today the Brooklyn psych-rockers have shared another new track! With a second album that looks set to be every bit as fine … Continue reading

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SONG OF THE DAY Cut Worms – Song Of The Highest Tower

“Max Clarke has a knack for conjuring up warmth in his music, like endless summer or ageless youth.” Dipping a toe or two into the calm waters of yesteryears, Cut Worms, a.k.a Max Clarke, likes to bathe in all things … Continue reading

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SONG OF THE DAY Billy Boy Arnold – Prisoner’s Plea

Born in Chicago, Illinois, William “Billy Boy” Arnold was a blues singer-songwriter and harmonica player.  Picking up the harmonica as a child, by the age of 13 he began having informal lessons from his then-neighbour John Lee “Sonny Boy” Williamson! … Continue reading

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SONG OF THE DAY Edgar Broughton Band – Out Demons Out

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

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