Monthly Archives: July 2019

SONG OF THE DAY Black Merda – Cynthy-Ruth

When browsing for new sounds its always handy when something reaches out to you, or when when some artwork or a song title captures your attention….today’s song did just that with its name!  For anyone that knows me they will … Continue reading

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SONG OF THE DAY Curtis Mayfield – Ghetto Child (demo version)

I guess you’d always expect a demo version to be a bit more unpolished and rough round the edges, but invariably this is the version people often prefer.  Which is most definitely the case for me with today’s song. Originally … Continue reading

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SONG OF THE DAY MF DOOM & Damu The Fudgemunk – Coco Mango Sliced (Boy Scout Remix Feat Insight)

Eight years ago Paris-based production duo, the Union, got together with MF Doom for their Analogtronics record; collaborating on the single, Coco Mango. Shortly after the track was then  remixed by DC’s, Damu the Fudgemunk for a limited 7″ that sold … Continue reading

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SONG OF THE DAY Steve Gunn – Be Still Moon

Singer-guitarist Steve Steve Gunn (who used to play in Kurt Vile’s band) has been creating folk-rock for over a decade and yet I only happened to stumble upon him earlier this year when his track New Moon introduced me to … Continue reading

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SONG OF THE DAY Monks – I Hate You

Known as one of the most pioneering bands of its time, the Monks were an american garage-rock band formed in Gelnhausen, West Germany in 1964.  Assembled by five US GI’s who were stationed in Germany at the time, the band … Continue reading

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SONG OF THE DAY Michael Nau – Rides Through The Morning

I have struck gold with this glistening nugget of jubilant sunshine tonight!  This is one magically uplifting, truly soul-ravishing song! I was hungry to find something a bit crazy and wild, but instead I found soft, nostalgic, soul-gospel served up … Continue reading

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SONG OF THE DAY RF Shannon – Don’t Be Shy

I often wait for a song to grab at me, but sometimes, as with today’s song, you just need a little coaxing because its these little beauties that often impact you more. Today’s track doesn’t knock you off your feet … Continue reading

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SONG OF THE DAY Lonesome Shack – Past The Ditch

Ben Todd is unique for many reasons.  Aside from his truly distinguishable vocal tone that makes his sound instantly recognisable, he has captured and fully harnessed the rawness of vintage blues, primitive rock and haunted boogie.  Founder of the Seattle-born … Continue reading

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SONG OF THE DAY Bananagun – Do Yeah

“Dim the lights monsieur! Set the table, light the candle! Because its dinner time and Bananagun are cooking up!” Served up from Melbourne with lashings of sunshine and a strong Latin taste comes today’s slice of 60’s-inspired jazz-psych. Do Yeah … Continue reading

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SONG OF THE DAY The Lijadu Sisters – Life’s Gone Down Low

Inspired by the likes of Aretha Franklin, Victor Olaiya and Miriam Makeba, twin sisters Taiwo and Kehinde Lijadu were often known as West Africa’s answer to the Pointer Sisters. Their sound was a vibrant fusion of Afrobeat, reggae, jazz, Memphis … Continue reading

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