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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 2022
SONG OF THE DAY Songs: Ohia – VU Anxiety
Jason Andrew Molina, better known as Songs: Ohia, spent nearly 15 years recording music. As a vocalist, musician and singer-songwriter he worked with a cast of rotating musicians over the years, all of whom supported his solo projects Songs:Ohia and … Continue reading
SONG OF THE DAY The Elcados – Chokoi & Oreje
Whatever the funk do you do with a song as groovy as this! Play it as loud as you can and forget its a foggy Tuesday, I say!! Starting out as the Moonrakers in Nigeria in 1968, Steve Black, Rocky … Continue reading
SONG OF THE DAY Sinn Sisamouth – Beloved Girlfriend
My weary ears needed to hear something soothing and coaxing tonight and it just so happens that I managed to find the perfect sound for this job! It’s not the easiest of feats writing about an artist who’s well-earned title … Continue reading
SONG OF THE DAY Isaac Sasson – Chuma
For his latest record, Venezuelan singer-songwriter and multi-instrumentalist, Isaac Sasson pays tribute to the wonders of the natural realms. Summoning the sounds of the wind, birds, crickets, fallen leaves and the atmosphere of Venezuela’s capital, Caracas by night, Sasson also … Continue reading
SONG OF THE DAY Father John Misty – Funny Girl
In the past I’ve dabbled with some of Father John Misty’s ever-engaging creations, but have really taken to his latest single, Funny Girl! With its classic, orchestral-adorned and rather lavish crooner sound, I love the delight of the music, verses … Continue reading
SONG OF THE DAY Los Martinicos – El Diablo
If, like me, you lack a certain sparkle after a long and busy week, then prepare yourself for some sonic nourishment in the form of today’s sonic medicine! Released on a Mexican label called Orfeon in 1969, El Diablo is … Continue reading Continue reading
SONG OF THE DAY Frank Sinatra Jr – Black Night
When it comes to talent in the Sinatra family, the apple didn’t stray too far, and such is the case for Frank Sinatra Jr! Born Francis Wayne Sinatra in 1944, Frank Jr a singer-songwriter, actor and conductor who celebrated a … Continue reading
SONG OF THE DAY The Marquis – Strange Is Love
Such is the rarity of today’s song that it’s flipside (the A-side) doesn’t even exist anywhere online, nor can I find any information about band behind this little beauty! This track is just one of those rare gems that glistened … Continue reading
SONG OF THE DAY Disco Turco – Komşunun Kızı
Arisvplak is a UK label and musician/band who has “long delved into the weirdest, most wonderful forms of psychedelia from Turkey throughout the last few decades”. One of their most recent releases is a curious album entitled Alaturca Saz Club, … Continue reading
SONG OF THE DAY Ros Seresysothea – Cham Dop Khae Teart (Wait Ten Months More)
Ros Serey Sothea was a Cambodian singer and actress born in Battambang in 1948. She became something of a superstar in Cambodia, reaching cult status in a short space of time and was (aptly) titled “The golden Voice of the … Continue reading
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