Monthly Archives: May 2019

SONG OF THE DAY Clinic – Rubber Bullets

After a whopping seven year break, Liverpool’s post-punkers have returned with a brand new album! Entitled Wheeltappers and Shunters and released earlier this month, this record is to be the band’s eighth offering and was inspired by the 1970’s variety … Continue reading

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SONG OF THE DAY The 100 Knights Orchestra – Soul Fugue

Exciting things have been brewing at the Daptone house, cooked-up in the form of a scorching hot new single and, with only just over a month to wait for its release, this exciting offering will soon be available to all!! … Continue reading

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SONG OF THE DAY Minyo Crusaders – Akita Nikata Bushi (Ethiopian Groove)

….With songs encouraging dancing and drinking, the Crusaders are on a mission to bring “highbrow” min’yō back to it’s “lowlife” roots -whilst also bringing traditional Japanese music onto the global music stage… Comprising of ten multi-instrumentalists (of which three are … Continue reading

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One thing I’ve really noticed about London’s post-punk quartet, DROOL is that once their songs get into your head, they really get stuck there! Describing their sound as a blend of late 80’alt-rock with short 60’s melodic structures, latest track … Continue reading

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SONG OF THE DAY Ulrika Spacek – Beta Male

London-based alt-rockers Ulrika Spacek emerged in 2014 from the ashes of Reading band, Tripwires.  Formed by Berlin singer-guitarist Rhys Edwards and guitarist Phys Williams, the band also consists of guitarist-keyboardist Joseph Stone, bassist Syd Kemp and drummer Callum Brown. Releasing … Continue reading

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SONG OF THE DAY Soft Walls – Never Come Back Again

In addition to running his own label (Faux Discx) and playing in the band Cold Pumas, Brighton’s Dan Reeves also manages to find the time to record as a solo artist. Releasing his lone material under the moniker “Soft Walls”, … Continue reading

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SONG OF THE DAY The Herbaliser – Just Won’t Stop

Just over ten years ago UK’s hip hop veterans, The Herbaliser released Same As it Never Was, an album that lived up to its name in more than than one way!  Blending hip-hop, sampled breaks, soul and jazz, this record was … Continue reading

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SONG OF THE DAY RF Shannon – Cold Spell

Austin-based RF Shannon is a psych-folk Americana band fronted by Shane Renfro – and comes with a big stamp of endorsement by Kevin Morby! Emerging in 2017 with their sun-scorched debut album, Jaguar Palace, I’ve discovered a mellow place of … Continue reading

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SONG OF THE DAY Lonesome Shack – Dirty Traveller

From a lost corner of New Mexico many years ago songwriter Ben Todd began releasing cassettes under the name Lonesome Shack. With a sound rooted in primitive rock, haunted boogie and blues, Lonesome Shack formed in Seattle and are currently … Continue reading

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SONG OF THE DAY Allah-Las – Catamaran

The captivating and dreamy musings of LA’s garage rock’n’rollers, the Allah Las first appeared in 2011 with the release of today’s gorgeous track, Catamaran.  Capturing the breezy sounds of California, it’s gentle melody caresses the heart-strings, drawing you into a … Continue reading

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