Monthly Archives: December 2019

SONG OF THE DAY Wireheads – Technical Man

With six members strong in this band, it’s no wonder that Australia’s Wireheads make a big sound, but with their post punk ethics and garage rock undertones, this is music you want to be loud! Hailing from Adelaide, this six-piece … Continue reading

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SONG OF THE DAY Chiwoniso – Zvichapera

Have you ever heard a song for the first time and yet it feels like you know it already? It feels familiar and you feel an immediate affiliation to it?  It’s like meeting someone new and finding you instantly connect … Continue reading

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SONG OF THE DAY Mike Nyoni and Born Free – Mad Man

This truly sensational slice of slick psychedelic rock is the perfect thing to indulge upon if you are into heavy funk-laden grooves.  Originally released in 1975, this glorious chunk of Zambian rock was recently reissued by the marvelous Now-Again Records … Continue reading

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SONG OF THE DAY Suicide – Ghost Rider

When I first heard this track it reminded me so much of Alan Vega’s superb album, Cubist Blues.  It was then I discovered Suicide: A band that comprised of Alan Vega and Marty Rev!  Taking their name from the title … Continue reading

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SONG OF THE DAY Chrissy Zebby Tembo – Trouble Maker

“It could be argued that this is one of the greatest rock n’ roll records of all time! Straight from Zambia, we have “My Ancestors”. A tough rock and roll masterpiece like no other. Over-ridden fuzz guitars, pop melodies and … Continue reading

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SONG OF THE DAY Patsy Raye & The Beatniks – Beatnik’s Wish (cult Christmas classic!)

Though Beatnik’s Wish has been a cult Christmas record for a number of years, there is little out there to report on this mysterious release.  Patsy Raye came and went as quickly as the Beatnik craze that briefly swept through … Continue reading

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SONG OF THE DAY Fiberglass Vegetables – Pain

Released via California’s Riding Easy Records on Halloween this year comes the ninth edition of the fantastic compilation series Brown Acid.  Featuring long-lost vintage 60’s/70’s proto-metal and stoner rock singles, Brown Acid: The Ninth Trip unearths lost sounds from long … Continue reading

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SONG OF THE DAY Can – Halleluwah

Originally spanning over a whopping 18 minutes and 28 seconds, Halleluwah is a rhythmic delight released by Can in 1971.  Featuring on their Tago Mago album, the track initially took up a whole side of a LP and with its vast … Continue reading

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SONG OF THE DAY Klaus Johann Grobe – Between The Buttons

After the first listen to today’s song I’m hoping that, like me, you will find the groove has got into your head.  By the second and third listen I anticipate that it will be well and truly under the skin, … Continue reading

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SONG OF THE DAY Night Beats – War Games

Seattle’s purveyors of all things psychedelic have created some of the finest, heavy doses of mind-bending hazy, crazy garage-nostalgia this side of the 60’s! I use the term ‘have’ instead of ‘continue’ as their latest offering was (I regret to … Continue reading

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