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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 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
- SONG OF THE DAY Tommy McCook – Harvest In The East May 20, 2023
- SONG OF THE DAY Huw Marc Bennett – Pinc Sunset May 19, 2023
- Alceu Valença & Geraldo Azevedo – Planetário May 18, 2023
- SONG OF THE DAY Los York’s – Abrazame Baby May 17, 2023
- SONG OF THE DAY Syd Jones & The Troubedours – Cardova May 16, 2023
- SONG OF THE DAY Mac Rebennack – Storm Warning May 15, 2023
- SONG OF THE DAY Martin Denny – Similau May 14, 2023
- SONG OF THE DAY Guadalupe Plata – La Cigüeña May 12, 2023
- SONG OF THE DAY Bill Cooley & Alan Munson – Slightly Sue May 10, 2023
- SONG OF THE DAY Otis Rush & His Band – All Your Love (I Miss Loving) May 9, 2023
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Monthly Archives: October 2020
🎃 SONG OF THE DAY 🎃 Screamin’ Jay Hawkins – I Hear Voices
“At worst, people can’t see through all his onstage trappings and therefore place him in the league of novelty, although at his best Screamin’ Jay’s voice was anything but: it was unearthly, tortured and seemed to emanate forth from a … Continue reading
SONG OF THE DAY The DING-DONGS – BLOOD! BLOOD! BLOOD!
“HAPPY HALLOWEEN! FROM THE DING-DONGS! NEW SONG, freshly shot for your bony ears!” The Ding-Dongs On the eve of my favourite day of the year I share with you this most wonderful Halloween howl!! Brought to you courtesy of The … Continue reading
SONG OF THE DAY Illya Bond – Atlanta Girl
Today’s song took a couple of listens but I was intrigued from the onset! With very little information to accompany it, this curious serenade is something of a mystery – and a one off too from what I can gather! … Continue reading
SONG OF THE DAY Hallelujah Chicken Run Band – Alikulila
In the early 70’s as Zimbabwean musicians began to look to their own culture for musical inspiration, a collision of electric instruments and indigenous traditions began to develop. From this a new style of Zimbabwean popular music (later known as … Continue reading
SONG OF THE DAY Barbara Stant – That Man of Mine
Barbara Holmes, a.k.a Barbara Stant, launched her music career at Norfolk Virginia’s, Shiptown Records. Though she started out as a label session artist, it wasn’t long before her talents caught the eye of Shiptown’s head man, Noah Biggs who, in … Continue reading
SONG OF THE DAY Black Market Brass – Omega
I love how this instrumental track slowly gathers momentum! How the building blocks to this vibrant sonic structure gradually take shape as layers clash in colourful tones. This has a lush, tropical feel and though subtle to start, the unpredictable … Continue reading
SONG OF THE DAY Ikebe Shakedown – Adonai
One of the last two cuts to appear as part of Colemine Records’ ‘Brighter Days Ahead’ series of weekly singles is new Ikebe Shakedown single, Adonai. Ennio Morricone provided a huge amount of inspiration to Ikebe Shakedown so this piece was a pleasure for the band! … Continue reading
SONG OF THE DAY Alex Maas – Been Struggling
Earlier this Spring whilst amidst the coronavirus lockdown I caught Light In The Attic Records’ streamed live charity concert! Amidst a wealth of live artists/performances (all of whom were recording from home) I had the pleasure of watching Alex Maas … Continue reading
SONG OF THE DAY Joey Gee & The Come-Ons – She’s Mean
Formed in Milwaukee, WI, in 1965, Joey Gee & The Come-Ons only cut 4 singles in their brief recording career – though lead vocalist Joe Giannunzio had been in bands prior to this! Recorded via the Sauk City’s, WI, label, … Continue reading
SONG OF THE DAY Jamo Thomas – Must I Holler
US soul-funk singer and percussionist Jamo Thomas recorded for several different record labels between 1965 and 1976. He sometimes appeared with backing musicians such as the Party Brothers Orchestra and is probably best known for his singles Bahama Mama and … Continue reading
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