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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 Orions Belte – Lotus March 31, 2023
- SONG OF THE DAY The Hidden Charms – The Hill March 30, 2023
- SONG OF THE DAY Alvin Cash & The Crawlers – Twine Time March 29, 2023
- SONG OF THE DAY Gitkin – East Middle Dub March 28, 2023
- SONG OF THE DAY Dock Boggs – Oh Death March 26, 2023
- SONG OF THE DAY Bruce Haack – Saint Basil March 25, 2023
- SONG OF THE DAY Steve Young – Coyote March 24, 2023
- SONG OF THE DAY Tommy Johnson – Canned Heat Blues March 23, 2023
- SONG OF THE DAY Ruby Andrews – You Can Run But You Can’t Hide March 22, 2023
- SONG OF THE DAY Robohands – Nightshade March 21, 2023
- 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
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Monthly Archives: June 2021
SONG OF THE DAY Ray Fernandez – Soul Freedom
Ray & his Court are a family of musicians led by composer, arranger, organist and flutist, Ray Hernandez. Hailing from Miami, they were still playing together in the early 2000’s, more than 30 years after they emerged on on the … Continue reading
SONG OF THE DAY Johnny Colon – Merecumbe
Known and celebrated for his contributions to the boogaloo sounds of the 1960’s, Johnny Colon is an American musician born in ‘El Barrio’ New York City to parents of Puerto Rican heritage. A multi-instrumentalist, he is a singer, bandleader, arranger, … Continue reading
SONG OF THE DAY Akira Ishikawa & Count Buffalos – Pygmy
Akira Ishikawa was a Japanese jazz drummer and bandleader known for integrating African rhythms into his music. His recording career started in the early 60’s with Shin Matsumoto and New Pacific, and in the years that followed he toured with … Continue reading
SONG OF THE DAY Noro Morales Y Su Sexteto - Serenata Ritmica
Known as the “Latin Duke Ellington” and the “Dean of Latin Jazz”, Noro Morales was a Puerto Rico-born multi-instrumentalist and composer. A master on piano, his sound encompassed Puerto Rico’s flavour with New York City influences. He rose to fame … Continue reading
SONG OF THE DAY Ahmed Abdul-Malik – Mahawara (The Fugue)
Mahawara (The Fugue) is an enchanting piece of music found on Ahmed Abdul-Malik’s1960 East Meets West LP, which was issued on RCA records. Released in 1960, it was the second record from the US jazz double bassist and oud player … Continue reading
SONG OF THE DAY Os Ipanemas – Nanã
If you want to summon the sunshine, Nanã is a great place to start! In fact, the whole record from which this song comes is like a blast of heady sunshine; add to this enough time to play the record … Continue reading
SONG OF THE DAY The Braz Gonsalves 7 – Raga Rock
Speaking of global themes recently, I find myself today in India! Though this one had me fooled for a moment as it sounds very much like a Mulatu Astatke track!! This glorious piece of music was released in 1970 on … Continue reading
SONG OF THE DAY Eddie Beram – Riot In Thunder Alley
With it’s racy melody and rolling Wipe Out-esque thunderous rhythm, its no wonder this song has featured in not one, but two high-speed car movies! Riot In Thunder Alley is a fast paced romp performed by US singer Eddie Beram and … Continue reading
SONG OF THE DAY Chaweewan Dumnern – Sao Lam Plearn
Since starting this blog, my musical world has expanded and stretched into realms I’d never dreamed of, taking me on mad global journeys; it’s magical! I never anticipated that such a wealth of sounds would unearth themselves with just a … Continue reading
SONG OF THE DAY Gabor Szabo – Spellbinder
I’ve been sitting here tonight trying to figure out why the name Garor Szabo sounds familiar and then it clicked! This is the artist responsible for the quite enchanting 1968 rendition of Lee Hazelwood’s Some Velvet Morning (a song you need … Continue reading
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