Monthly Archives: September 2020

SONG OF THE DAY The Gaslamp Killer “Warm Wind (Frimpong)

Blending music from Ghana and Mali, William Benjamin Bensussen, a.k.a Gaslamp Killer, released today’s song as a single off his 2016 album,  Instrumentalepathy.   Warm Wind (Frimpong) is one of 12 tracks from this album and pieces together something of a … Continue reading

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SONG OF THE DAY Whitey Gallagher – Searching (I’m Always Looking)

Searching (I’m Always Looking) was the b-side to Gotta Roam, a single released by an artist called Whitey Gallagher in 1956.  Also known as James Gallagher, this Tennessee artist was born in 1925 and actually named Rubon T. Golliher at birth.  … Continue reading

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SONG OF THE DAY Crystal Stilts – Magnetic Moon

Although this band have never affiliated their sound to Joy Division, nor have they ever claimed to be fans, there’s no denying that little bit of Ian Curtis in the vocals and distinct post-punk smatterings to their creations. Formed in … Continue reading

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SONG OF THE DAY Oh Sees – Don’t Blow Your Experiment

If we didn’t know better we could easily be fooled into believing that the Oh Sees are a bunch of cosmic robots sent to earth to purely to make music, for their prolific offerings are (seemingly) never ending!  This November … Continue reading

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SONG OF THE DAY Kevin Morby – Wander

As evocative as ever, Kevin Morby has recently released two new singles from his forthcoming album Sundowner, which is due for release in October. Don’t Underestimate Midwest American Sun and (today’s track) Wander are two precious little sandy crystals, blown straight … Continue reading

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SONG OF THE DAY Benny Bennett – Couscous

Last month French label, Born Bad Records released a collection of mouth watering funky and kitsch tracks on a record entitled, CHA CHA AU HAREM – Orientica – France 1960​/​1964.  This compilation consists of 16 French cha-cha-cha tracks, all of which … Continue reading

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SONG OF THE DAY The Dundees – Evil One

There is some good news and bad news to accompany today’s song, so I shall start with the bad!  This great doo wop classic was the only single to be released by LA group, Carlyle Dundee & The Dundees…which is … Continue reading

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SONG OF THE DAY Clyde Arnold & The Sharps – Scrounge

Today I present a blissfully twanging instrumental that I heard for the first time last night!  What we have here is (possibly) the only track to be released by Clyde Arnold and The Sharps, but what a corker!  This rockabilly … Continue reading

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SONG OF THE DAY The Poets of Rhythm – Rhodesian Girl

A few years ago Daptone Records compiled an album reissuing a collection of their favourite tracks by a duo named Poets of Rhythm.  So impressed by the music of these two German kids in the early 90’s, Daptone curated an … Continue reading

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SONG OF THE DAY Chuck Berry – County Line

This is one of those times when I pick a song by an artist who needs no introducing, expecting the information I need to find to be readily available, but no!!  County Line seems to be a little mystery!  I’m … Continue reading

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