Monthly Archives: April 2020

SONG OF THE DAY Kontrol – White Walls

Some days its hard to settle on a sound, some days I find it hard to settle full stop.  Today’s track has that something about it that made me stop and listen about for more than a few it … Continue reading

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SONG OF THE DAY Dead Ghosts – Freak

Though they may hail from Vancouver, British Columbia, The Dead Ghosts sound like they have sprung from a past era; leaping forward 50 years to grace our lucky ears with an authentic sound of golden times! Signed to LA’s Burger … Continue reading

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SONG OF THE DAY Sleep Eaters – In This Town

Exploding from the depths of East London in a rollicking ball of fuzzed-out mayhem,  Hackney’s Sleep Eaters emerged almost a year ago offering a refreshing take on genre close to my heart.  With a penchant for all things psychedelic, the 5-piece (featuring … Continue reading

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SONG OF THE DAY Jody Williams – Lucky Lou

Joseph Leon Williams, a.k.a Jody Williams, was a blues guitarist and singer-songwriter born in Mobile, Alabama in 1935.  Known as one of the influential artists of the Chicago Blue’s scene of the 1950’s, Williams’ music was defined by his flamboyant … Continue reading

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SONG OF THE DAY Cross Wires – I Wanna Be Your Man Again

For their latest single Cross Wires tackles the issues of lost love.  You would perhaps expect such a song to be tender, wistful and a tad forlorn, but this is not how this alternative punk outfit operates.  On the contrary, … Continue reading

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SONG OF THE DAY El Rego et son ensemble typique – Bambino-Blue

Take a few minutes out to savour today’s smooth, sweet instrumental treat!  With it’s meandering melody and sultry jazz/blues undertones, this is music to watch the world go by with, or to sit and drink with..this is a sound that … Continue reading

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SONG OF THE DAY Gibson Kente – Saduva

The simplicity of Saduva permits serious mind freedom; just let it all go and let your thoughts wander…….Smooth and with a groove that nourishes the very hairs it raises, the space in this sound is utterly absorbing and as mellow melodic … Continue reading

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SONG OF THE DAY 4 Mars – Na Daadihi (Guide Us)

Three years ago New York’s Ostinato Records released a delicious collection of Somalian music on a compilation entitled, Sweet As Broken Dates: Lost Somali Tapes from the Horn of Africa. There is an in-depth article behind the creation of this … Continue reading

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SONG OF THE DAY Eugene Viscione – Turned Killer

Known as “a supernova of strange ideas” Eugene Viscione wasn’t afraid to explore and carry out each and every one of them!! Some called him the “mad genius of New Jersey” and its no wonder really, he was accomplished in a … Continue reading

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SONG OF THE DAY Night Beats – Burn To Breathe

…these were the days of the Night Beats!! Who Sold My Generation! What an album! One of the best garage-rock bands to emerge from this era!  Up until their most recent album, the Night Beats were superb!! Three years ago … Continue reading

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