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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 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
- 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
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Monthly Archives: October 2021
SONG OF THE DAY The Birthday Party – Deep In The Woods
Loving Halloween as I do, I couldn’t let this day pass without a spooky offering…and, courtesy of the fantastic Bad Seeds, I’ve got something rather deliciously doomful to the mark occasion! Not for the faint hearted, Deep In The Woods … Continue reading
SONG OF THE DAY Lorez Alexandria – Baltimore Oriole
“My grandmother on my mother’s side was a minister, my grandmother on my father’s side was a minister, and my mother’s sister is married to a Methodist minister so this influence is very strong. Everyone in my family sings…” Described … Continue reading
SONG OF THE DAY 13th Floor Elevators – You Don’t Know
It’s been such a long time since I’ve listened to the 13th Floor Elevators, but I made up for that last night and couldn’t resist sharing this little golden nugget of bliss! Hailing from Austin, Texas, the members of 13th … Continue reading
SONG OF THE DAY Los Golden Boys – Cumbia Y Beso
Founded in 1961 by brothers Guillermo and Pedro Jairo Garcés, Los Golden Boys were a Columbian Cumbia band that survived and enjoyed a lengthy music career that spanned over four decades! Their music, nestled in an upbeat tropical sound, was … Continue reading
SONG OF THE DAY Carlos Puebla, Santiago Martinez, Pedro Sosa – Sun Sun Damba E
In 1957, three musicians got together to make, La Bodeguita del Medio, a record that has been described as an “intriguing musical snapshot of pre-revolutionary Havana”. Recorded at the world-famous La Bodeguita del Medio restaurant in downtown Havana in March 1957, … Continue reading
SONG OF THE DAY Mustafa Özkent – Burçak Tarlası
Mustafa Özkent is a Turkish guitarist, composer and arranger, best known for his debut 1973 instrumental record (masterpiece), Gençlik İle Elele. which was recorded live in just one day with some of the best studio musicians in Turkey (under the … Continue reading
SONG OF THE DAY Baligh Hamdi – Ghada
Earlier this year, Seattle’s Submlime Frequencies label released an album entitled Instrumental Modal Pop of 1970’s Egypt. I’ve just stumbled upon this little gem and this is sooooo gooooood!…and though I’m still only a couple of songs in, I know … Continue reading
SONG OF THE DAY Chet Atkins – Ochi Chornya (Dark Eyes)
Ochi Chornya, or perhaps better known as Dark Eyes, is a well-known and popular Russian romance song that captured my ears a while back when I luckily stumbled upon Chet Atkins rendition..but I’ll come back to this. I’ve just been … Continue reading
SONG OF THE DAY Jackie Brenston & His Delta Kings – I Want To See My Baby
Jackie Brensten And The Delta Cats are probably best known for recording the pioneering song, Rocket 88 which, according to some historians, has been named as the very first rock and roll song ever! Brenston was a singer and saxophonist … Continue reading
SONG OF THE DAY Alice Babs & Svend Asmussen – Blue Mountain Land
In 1964 two Swedish artists got together to record an album called Scandinavian Songs With Alice And Svend. Released via the Swedish record company, Swedisc, the record is made up of a curious blend of jazz, folk and pop (though … Continue reading
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