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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 Ruby Andrews – You Can Run But You Can’t Hide March 22, 2023
- SONG OF THE DAY Robohands – Nightshade March 21, 2023
- SONG OF THE DAY Getatchew Mekurya – Akale Wube March 18, 2023
- SONG OF THE DAY Jo Hamann – Wild Woman March 17, 2023
- SONG OF THE DAY The Space Walkers – Swamp Gas March 16, 2023
- SONG OF THE DAY Project Gemini – After The Dawn March 14, 2023
- SONG OF THE DAY Ofege – Nobody Fails March 13, 2023
- SONG OF THE DAY Jackie Mittoo & The Soul Brothers – Voodoo Moon March 12, 2023
- SONG OF THE DAY The Ebb Tides – My Baby’s Gone March 11, 2023
- SONG OF THE DAY The Inferno – The Inferno March 10, 2023
- SONG OF THE DAY The Creations – Get On My Train March 9, 2023
- SONG OF THE DAY Protomartyr – Make Way March 8, 2023
- SONG OF THE DAY Winston Wright with Tommy McCook & The Supersonics – Psychedelic Reggae March 7, 2023
- SONG OF THE DAY The Exciters – Exciters Theme March 6, 2023
- SONG OF THE DAY Fair Nick Stars – Arrete Mal Parle March 5, 2023
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Monthly Archives: June 2019
SONG OF THE DAY Thee Kavaliers – Symbols Of Sin
Tonight’s rather catchy little nugget was released on the Texan label, Pharoah Records in 1967. Written and performed by Thee Kavaliers, a.k.a The Cavaliers, Symbols of Sin was one of four singles (see all 45 releases below) that the group … Continue reading
SONG OF THE DAY The Third Guitar – Baby Don’t Cry
Released in 1968 on Harlem, New York’s Rojac Records, today’s song is anything but sorrowful; something that the title would possibly elude to? Baby Don’t Cry is a masterpiece of fierce, soulful funk! A mighty celebration of sound thriving with … Continue reading
SONG OF THE DAY Heaters – Levitate Thigh
Previously known as the Plantains, Michigan’s the Heaters play a mean mix of garage rock, surf and psych! Consisting of Andrew Tamlyn and Nolan Krebs (old high school friends), members Joshua Korf and Ryan Hagar joined the group shortly after … Continue reading
SONG OF THE DAY Amanaz – Easy Street
Throughout the late 60’s/early 70’s when afrobeat and highlife was a staple part of the African music scene, something different was emerging and bubbling away under the surface. Now known as Zamrock, this brand new genre of music emerged in … Continue reading
SONG OF THE DAY Ane Brun feat. José Gonzalez – Worship
For some reason I’ve never delved extensively into everything José Gonzalez has done, but what I do like, I really like! Today’s song is definitely one of those! For this track Gonzalez made a guest appearance on Norwegian singer-songwriter Ane … Continue reading
SONG OF THE DAY The Ringards – Paradise Milk
With inspirations and influences rooted in different genres, its not always easy for a band to create a unified sound; but for The Ringards these numerous interests have proved to be a catalyst for creativity. Emerging just over a year … Continue reading
SONG OF THE DAY Nick Cave & The Bad Seeds – Tupelo
With Nick Cave’s rasping vocals erupting out over a heavy, taut melody its no wonder this song packs more tension than a box of coiled springs! For its jerky, close atmosphere I keep thinking of Toydrum’s God Song when I … Continue reading
SONG OF THE DAY Oh Sees – I Agree
Originally released in 2006 as 6″ lathe cut vinyl, plus 3″ CDr in two numbered editions, the Oh Sees have (yesterday) released a limited edition, reissued/remastered Creeping Moss Edition of their Grave Blockers EP!!! Encased in a brown paper wrapping … Continue reading
SONG OF THE DAY Steve Walker & The Bold – The Train Kept a Rollin’
A far cry from the original, which was recorded by the jazz r’n’b musician, Tiny Bradshaw in 1951, this explosive and electric version of The train kept a rollin’ was recorded in 1967. Released on US label, Dynovoice Records, this ball … Continue reading
SONG OF THE DAY Guadalupe Plata – Corralera del veneno
It’s virtually impossible for me to pick out my favourite song by today’s band of choice, they are quite possibly one of the rarest things I’ve ever seen live and their music is is unique for a multitude of reasons. … Continue reading
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