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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 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
- SONG OF THE DAY Marie Knight & Sister Rosetta Tharpe – Calvary March 4, 2023
- SONG OF THE DAY Guadalupe Plata – En Mi Tumba March 3, 2023
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Monthly Archives: January 2020
SONG OF THE DAY Afro Social Club – Stuck In The Storm
Largely influenced and inspired by the great Fela Kuti, Afro Social Club are a French collective of nine musicians who came together over five years ago to create a sound that pays homage to their hero. With a shared passion … Continue reading
SONG OF THE DAY Orchestre Poly Rythmo de Cotonou – Noude Ma Gnin Tche De Me
‘The riches of Vodoun rhythms are of such magnitude that one would never get to the bottom of it – we’ve tried.’ … Continue reading
SONG OF THE DAY Vivien Goldman – Laundrette
You know when you stumble upon something real good, you just get this feeling there’s depth to explore here and you ask yourself why you have not heard of this before? Well, this is how Vivien Goldman made me feel … Continue reading
SONG OF THE DAY Jeff Parker – Go Away
There is so much more to today’s artist than a man with a desire to mix jazz with break beats, but there is also a wealth of information out there and instead of me regurgitating that, I’ll just point you … Continue reading
SONG OF THE DAY Shirley Nanette – All Of Your Life
In the early seventies, Oregon guitarist, Hank Swarn (who played guitar for the Oregon jazz trio, Billy Larkin and The Delegates) collaborated with Shirley Nanette on a project called “Never Coming Back“. At the time Swarn had been on the … Continue reading
SONG OF THE DAY Sorcerers – Opening Titles
Some albums are created as one piece, consisting of separate tracks but best heard in their entirety and, indeed, in the order in which they were recorded; The Sorcerers latest offering is a fine example of this. Releasing today, In … Continue reading
SONG OF THE DAY The UFO Club – My Love is Waiting
Sometime in 2011 a rather divine meeting of minds took place and out of this union The UFO Club were born! The project, hatched by Christian Bland (The Black Angels) and Lee Blackwell (Night Beats), was fuelled by a garage-rock … Continue reading
SONG OF THE DAY Gong Gong Gong – Some Kind of Demon
Consisting of Hong Kong-born vocalist/guitarist Tom Ng and Montreal-born bassist Joshua Frank, Gong Gong Gong create heady fusions of heavy guitar-based melodies and hypnotically deep bass-driven rhythms. Swapping traditional percussion for lively string-based beats, their sound is both innovative and … Continue reading
SONG OF THE DAY Mary Afi Usuah – Call Me Your Lover
Oh wow! I can’t tell you how happy I am to have stumbled upon this cracker today! It reminds me of Nora Dean’s Angle Lala in some ways and I’m loving every second of this track! A powerful woman of funk, … Continue reading
SONG OF THE DAY Porridge Radio – Sweet
Tipped as one of Brighton’s acts to watch in 2020 in the NME 100, Porridge Radio are a DIY post punk band who have been self-releasing ever since 2014. Originally a solo bedroom project and alias of Dana Margolin (who … Continue reading
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