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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 Getatchew Mekurya – Akale Wube March 18, 2023
- SONG OF THE DAY Jo Hamann – Wild Woman March 17, 2023
- SONG OF THE DAY The Space Walkers – Swamp Gas March 16, 2023
- SONG OF THE DAY Project Gemini – After The Dawn March 14, 2023
- SONG OF THE DAY Ofege – Nobody Fails March 13, 2023
- SONG OF THE DAY Jackie Mittoo & The Soul Brothers – Voodoo Moon March 12, 2023
- SONG OF THE DAY The Ebb Tides – My Baby’s Gone March 11, 2023
- SONG OF THE DAY The Inferno – The Inferno March 10, 2023
- SONG OF THE DAY The Creations – Get On My Train March 9, 2023
- SONG OF THE DAY Protomartyr – Make Way March 8, 2023
- SONG OF THE DAY Winston Wright with Tommy McCook & The Supersonics – Psychedelic Reggae March 7, 2023
- SONG OF THE DAY The Exciters – Exciters Theme March 6, 2023
- SONG OF THE DAY Fair Nick Stars – Arrete Mal Parle March 5, 2023
- SONG OF THE DAY Marie Knight & Sister Rosetta Tharpe – Calvary March 4, 2023
- SONG OF THE DAY Guadalupe Plata – En Mi Tumba March 3, 2023
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Monthly Archives: November 2020
SONG OF THE DAY The Gripsweats – Alpha Dog
Today’s otherworldly delight is a deep groove instrumental from 2016. Coming to you from planet Colemine Records, this sleek chunk of monster funk has a real extraterrestrial feel, and if a Martian were to land on earth tomorrow, fully equipped … Continue reading
SONG OF THE DAY Piero Umiliani – Lady Magnolia
Attaining just the right balance between mellow and titillating, Piero Umiliani was on to a scorcher when he wrote Lady Magnolia. With a sound that transcends it’s original 1971 issue date, this track whacks out some ultra cool flute melodies … Continue reading
SONG OF THE DAY George Coleman – I Wish I Could Sing
For the opening track on his one and only album (released in 1969) George Coleman wished he could sing!! Now, I dare say there may be some of you out there who will be frantically nodding in agreement when they … Continue reading
SONG OF THE DAY Beat Bronco Organ Trio – Missoula-Nairobi Pt.1
Earlier this year the Madrid-based, soul-jazz outfit, Beat Bronco Organ Trio, released their debut album, Road Trip. Issued on Rocafort Records, the record boasts an inviting fusion of organ-led latin licks, jazz, funk, soul and r&b. Bridging the link between … Continue reading
SONG OF THE DAY The William Loveday Intention – People Think They Know Me (But They Don’t Know Me)
I’ve just spent the last few minutes trying to recall the name of the band this song reminds me of! I got there in the end and it turns out that this IS actually the person it reminded me of! … Continue reading
SONG OF THE DAY Elvis – Working On The Building
I’m Working on a Building is a traditional African American folk song dating back to as early as 1929, and though many versions have been recorded over the years, Elvis’ rendition is definitely my favourite. The song became popularly associated with … Continue reading
SONG OF THE DAY Delvon Lamarr Organ Trio – Call Your Mom
Describing their sound as “improvisation over organ grooves” and “soul music with a strong jazz influence,” the Delvon Lamarr Organ Trio (a.k.a DLO3) have been devising tasty grooves since 2015. Creating a dynamic fusion of sounds using a Hammond B3 organ, … Continue reading
SONG OF THE DAY The Beginning Of The End – Come Down Baby
“Come down baby/Come to my island paradise…..” Quite possibly the best way to find some sunshine on a November day?…. Hailing from Nassau, Bahamas, The Beginning of the End were a funk outfit that formed in 1969. Consisting of three … Continue reading
SONG OF THE DAY The Freeborne – Peak Impression And Thoughts
American psych band, The Freeborne, only ever released one album entitled Peak Impressions, but this record was a worthy offering. Ahead of its time, it wonderfully showcased the flare the band had for creating their own versatile psychedelic sound. Taking … Continue reading
SONG OF THE DAY Otis Lee – Hard Row To Hoe
It was instant love that I felt for this glorious ray of soul shine I present to you today!!!!! This is only my third listen since discovering this magic chunk of funk, but what a scorcher!!! Those rich vocals and … Continue reading
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