Monthly Archives: August 2020

SONG OF THE DAY Frente Cumbiero – El Método De La Cera Perdido

Bogota-based Colombian Cumbia pioneers, Frente Cumbiero were founded by Mario Galeano et Eblis Álvarez and featured on my blog last month when they joined forces with Tokyo-based Minyo Crusaders for a 4-track EP.  Frente Cumbiero are known for their experimental … Continue reading

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SONG OF THE DAY The Wytches – Meat Chuck

It’s been four long years since the Wytches released their last album, All Your Happy Life, and after a lot of time contemplating where the band were headed, I am so glad to see that the Brighton 3-piece have decided … Continue reading

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SONG OF THE DAY The Budos Band – Gun Metal Grey

Ahead of their upcoming sixth studio album, Long In The Tooth, Brooklyn’s electrifying psychedelic afro-soul instrumental funksters, The Budos Band, have released second single, Gun Metal Grey.  The song follows the record’s debut single and title track which, along with … Continue reading

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SONG OF THE DAY LTF – Give The Horns Some

Russian DJ/producer, Anton Ivanchenko, a.k.a Light The Fuse, has been obsessed with funk, hip hop and b-boy culture since the 90’s! His knack for finding breaks, horns, flutes, double basses and vocal samples has poured into the records has been … Continue reading

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SONG OF THE DAY Surprise Chef – New Ferrari

< Bursting with some delectably lush beats and a deliciously cool and cosmic funk melody, New Ferrari is the first single to be taken from Surprise Chef’s forthcoming album, Daylight Savings.  Melbourne’s Instrumental groovers, Surprise Chef, emerged in the Spring … Continue reading

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SONG OF THE DAY Black Truth Rhythm Band – Umbala

Hailing from Trinidad, Black Truth Rhythm Band were a large ensemble fronted by vocalist Oluko Imo.  Their sound was different to a lot of music circulating in this region at the time as it avoided looking to American popular music … Continue reading

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SONG OF THE DAY Japanese Television – Falling Spikes

With a taste of the exotic coursing through these cosmic sound waves, a new rocket ship of ‘spacesurf’ love has been unleashed into our orbit.  Falling Spikes is the second single from Japanese Television’s forthcoming EP “3”, which is set … Continue reading

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SONG OF THE DAY Dirty Art Club – Natives Blood

Compared to the likes of DJ Shadow and The Avalanches, beat-hop duo Dirty Art Club create sampled derived sounds with an individual lofi hip hop spin.  Primarily an instrumental project (today’s song being the exception), this North Carolina pair have … Continue reading

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SONG OF THE DAY Robert Rental – Double Heart

Robert Donnachie is as influential as he is overlooked – not many people know his name and yet he did so much to pave the wave for electronic music.  A British pioneer of the post-punk, DIY and electronic scene, he … Continue reading

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SONG OF THE DAY Purple Desert Rain God – Invisible Matter

Sweden’s Höga Nord Rekords wants to “expand your senses and revolutionise your mind” and I think with today’s offering they can certainly take credit for this! A brand new signing, the Purple Desert Rain God are a match made in … Continue reading

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