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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 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
- SONG OF THE DAY Chase Webster – Moody River May 21, 2023
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Monthly Archives: March 2020
SONG OF THE DAY Orchestre Abass – Haka Dunia
What’s a rainy Monday evening without some invigorating Afrofunk to brighten it up!! Tonight I bring you the joys of Orchestre Abass, a 7-piece psych-funk band who came together in the early 70’s! Recently unearthed by Analog Africa, today’s song … Continue reading
SONG OF THE DAY Kevin Morby – I Was On Time
There is something always so warm and welcoming about the music of Kevin Morby and I say it every time but whenever I listen to him I feel at ease; he is the gentle calm amidst many a stormy day. … Continue reading
SONG OF THE DAY Black Country, New Road – Sunglasses
I thought I had discovered a new band last night when I heard today’s song playing on the radio until I was told, “No, we were listening to this ages ago!”….so, apparently this band have been under my radar since … Continue reading
SONG OF THE DAY Apache Sun – The Rain That Never Come
Apache Sun are a recent discovery and were recommended to me when I was introduced to their 2016 single, Club Noir (A fantastic track I definitely recommend checking out – just follow this link). There doesn’t seem to be much … Continue reading
SONG OF THE DAY Sarah Webster Fabio – Sweet Songs
Sarah Webster Fabio was an American poet, literary critic and educator who spent a lifetime studying and writing poetry. Throughout her career she self-published nine books of poetry, wrote several collections, including poetry and prose and also released four albums … Continue reading
SONG OF THE DAY Roberta Flack – Go Up Moses
Taken from Roberta Flack’s third 1971 solo album, Quiet Fire, today’s song is a cool, understated smooth chunk of soulful funk. Compared to lots of her other music, Go Up Moses is definitely a lot more groove-laden and despite the … Continue reading
SONG OF THE DAY Curtis Mayfield – Now You’re Gone
Embellished with the richest of stirring string sections and greeted by a heart-poundingly heavy drum roll intro, today’s song cries out to lost love. Curtis Mayfield has a “heart full of stone” and through every anguish-drenched velvety word he brokenly … Continue reading
SONG OF THE DAY Cos-Ber-Zam – Ne Noya
Ten years ago the fantastic Analog Africa released an absolute gem of a compilation entitled “Afro-Beat Airways – West African Shock Waves – Ghana & Togo 1972-1978″. Consisting of 15 organ-driven, cosmic Afro-funk and Afro-beat tracks, the record took an … Continue reading