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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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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