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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: January 2021
SONG OF THE DAY Buddy Fo and His Group – When It’s Time To go
It’s the chord changes in this song that makes it rather magical. Delicate transitions change the feel and instead of a croon standard, the melody takes you into a haunted serenade as ghostly backing singers seal this enchanting vocal alliance. … Continue reading
SONG OF THE DAY Free Kitten – Never Gonna Sleep
This is so savage in all the best possible ways!! What I like about today’s song is that its on of those you can’t pinpoint! It sounds neither old or new and I really relish that tasty monster rhythm!! It’s … Continue reading
SONG OF THE DAY Pedro Gonzalez – El Samurai
Talk about the luckiest fluke ever!!! I’d like to say that I’ve been painstakingly delving through oceans of sounds to bring you today’s mighty fine treat, but no, this was a complete accident!! A very HAPPY ACCIDENT as the brilliant … Continue reading
SONG OF THE DAY The Wings – We’ll Get Home
Like a good many afrobeat bands of the time, Nigeria’s The Wings were heavily influenced by the western funk movement of the late 60’s. Led by the charismatic frontman/vocalist, Emeka Jonathan Udensi (also known as Spud Nathan), the 1970-1974 line-up … Continue reading
SONG OF THE DAY Elisabeth Waldo – Balsa Boat
I was completely captured and truly spellbound by this piece of music when I heard it last night for the first time. I couldn’t decide whether I was lost on an exotic island or wandering a scorched, parched desert in … Continue reading
SONG OF THE DAY Silvertones – Let’s Make It Funky
Sometime amidst the 1970’s an album was created entitled, Steel Eruption. I’ve not been able to find an exact release date, but this curious fusion of sound incorporated steel drums, plenty of groove-funk and layers of soul. Steel Eruption was … Continue reading
SONG OF THE DAY Wayne Carter – Mad Mouth Woman
Today’s rare funk 45 was originally released by singer-songwriter, Wayne Carter in the early 1970’s. Together with drummer Virgil “Pat” Patton and saxophonist Luther Taylor, Carter laid down these two glorious groove monsters in 1973, issuing them on Illinois label, … Continue reading
SONG OF THE DAY CV Vision – Ritual (No. 4)
“Tropical” fits various moods and situations, and it could soundtrack any number of activities at home or on a dancefloor – whether real, imaginary, or hallucinated. Strangely enough, it sounds like it could have been constructed from obscure Italian library … Continue reading
SONG OF THE DAY Nick Cave – Man in the Moon
Streamed globally to ticket holders online on the 23rd July 2020, Idiot Prayer (Nick Cave Alone at Alexandra Palace) is a concert-film and live album featuring Nick Cave playing on piano a collection of songs from throughout his career. No … Continue reading
SONG OF THE DAY Karl Hector – Kingdom of D’mt
Founded in the early 2000’s by Thomas Myland, Zdenko Curlija and German Producer and guitarist JJ Whitefield (aka Mr Hector), Karl Hector & The Malcouns and are a collective of musicians inspired by the music of Eastern/Northern Africa, Western psychedelia, jazz … Continue reading
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