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26th April 2023: H. Hawkline beautifully bares his blood, bones and soul for latest offering – which was released last month (I’m a bit late to this one!)
31st March 2023:Dream by name, dreamy by nature! Orions Belte release new track and it’s a steel!
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 Bukka White – Poor Boy Long Ways From Home June 8, 2023
- SONG OF THE DAY Mary Afi Usuah – Tenkim Kpoho June 7, 2023
- SONG OF THE DAY Charlie Musselwhite – Strange Land June 6, 2023
- SONG OF THE DAY Carlos Puebla – Hasta Siempre June 5, 2023
- SONG OF THE DAY Jo Jo Bennet – Leaving Rome June 4, 2023
- SONG OF THE DAY Arif Sag- Su Samsunun Evleri June 2, 2023
- SONG OF THE DAY Hoodna Orchestra – Ben Yehuda June 1, 2023
- SONG OF THE DAY Duy Quang & Thái Hiền – Mộng Về Quê May 31, 2023
- SONG OF THE DAY Squid – The Blades May 30, 2023
- SONG OF THE DAY Los Lazos – La Rola May 29, 2023
- SONG OF THE DAY Nathan Davis – Cecen Kizi May 28, 2023
- SONG OF THE DAY Patricia Conley & The Royal Robins – Mama What’ll I Do May 26, 2023
- SONG OF THE DAY Chewy She – Shine May 24, 2023
- SONG OF THE DAY Connie Kim – Lý Luận Tình Yêu May 23, 2023
- SONG OF THE DAY Claudio Villa – Claudio Villa A Mezza Coce (Stornelli amorosi – Parte II) May 22, 2023
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Monthly Archives: October 2019
SONG OF THE DAY Oaxaca – Froth
What I completely love about this song is the not only does it have a totally unexpected ending, but the lyrics! Those lyrics, so dark!!! It had me fooled at first with its soft, doo-wop melody and gentle vocals, but … Continue reading
SONG OF THE DAY Olden Yolk – Takes One to Know One
Today’s song was the first track that stood out in a play list I was checking out earlier and after several listens it has embedded itself firmly into my head like a silken nail!!! Full of meditative lyrics and winding … Continue reading
SONG OF THE DAY Preoccupations – Unconscious Melody
You can’t beat a song that starts with a powerful rhythm section and today’s biting boogie has no shortage of that! Strong and cutting from the onset, Unconscious Melody opens with a bold beat, fronted by a thumping kick pedal … Continue reading
SONG OF THE DAY Baston – Primates
Emerging from France in 2015 in a haze of retro garage-psych came Brest-based trio, Baston. In these early days when the band first appeared on the scene the their sound nestled somewhere between jangle-pop and indie-psych, but their latest single … Continue reading
SONG OF THE DAY Dead Ghosts – Drugstore Supplies
Dead Ghosts breathe life into the classic sounds of garage rock, bringing their own retro sparkle into these 60’s inspired sounds! For me, I can’t get enough of this sound and relish the thought of new bands emerging from the … Continue reading
SONG OF THE DAY Talking Heads – Born Under Punches 27/8/80 NYC @ Central Park
Setting a heavy funk tone for the whole album, today’s treat is the opening track to Talking Heads‘ fourth studio album, Remain in Light. Produced by longtime collaborator Brian Eno and released by Sire Records in the summer of 1980, … Continue reading
SONG OF THE DAY The Birthday Party – Cat Man
Neglecting for so long what has become one of my favourite listens as of late, The Birthday Party have somehow always slipped just beyond my radar….until recently… So today’s offering is a mighty fine cover of a song (part) written … Continue reading
SONG OF THE DAY Wilson Pickett – Engine Number 9
Today’s track oozes slinkiness from every smooth chord and soulful beat throughout. With punchy breaks, deep stirring bass and dirty guitar licks caressing every groovy bar, Engine Number 9 is one fine figure of funk if ever I heard one! … Continue reading
SONG OF THE DAY The Birthday Party – Junkyard
For all your venting needs, why not try some of today’s snarl and disorder to let out any pent up frustrations you may be harbouring!!! Nothing like a bit of Cave chaos to unleash inner beasts!! Junkyard is the title … Continue reading
SONG OF THE DAY The Strangers – Onye Ije
The Strangers, founded and lead by organist Bob Miga, were one of the many funk-rock bands to emerge out of the Biafran region of Nigeria. In January 1970 as the armistice in the Civil War between the Nigerian Army and … Continue reading
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