Monthly Archives: May 2022

SONG OF THE DAY Yīn Yīn – The Grey Chamber Of Hinachō Otome

“Where to place YĪN YĪN on the map ? Maybe somewhere between Netherlands and South-East Asia, on an imaginary tropical island….” It’s crazy to think of all the times this band have shone up and stood out on my radar … Continue reading

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SONG OF THE DAY Hodges, James, Smith & Crawford – Nobody

Hailing from LA and active around the early 1970’s, (Pat) Hodges, (Denita) James, (Jessica) Smith and (Caroline) Crawford were an all-girl group with a penchant for cool, cool soul! Originally known as Hodges, James, Smith & Crawford (former Motown artist … Continue reading

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SONG OF THE DAY The Manakooras – Howl of the Jaguar

Featuring members of the Aqualads, The Intoxicators, The Penetrators and more, The Mankooras are a southern super group who combine the sounds Exotica, Surf and Hawaiian music into their super-soft surf creations. Their intoxicating compositions are hypnotic, with strong hints … Continue reading

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SONG OF THE DAY Iftin Band – Sirmaqabe (No Secrets)

This tune is literally music to my ears! It makes me all melty inside, transmitting those tingles that you sometimes get when a melody or a beat, or whatever it is strikes a magic part in your soul! It’s a … Continue reading

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SONG OF THE DAY Cleo Page – Goodie Train

The very secretive and mysterious singer-songwriter/ guitarist/ producer, Cleo Page, caused a minor stir in the 1970s with his powerful, raw blues records. His music was issued on small Los Angeles labels such as Goodie Train Records (owned by Page … Continue reading

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SONG OF THE DAY Wax Machine – Extralude (Wyndham Earl’s More Than​-​An​-​Interlude Remix)

Brighton-based Wax Machine have been gaining attention for their melodic jazzy psych-rock offerings ever since they emerged in 2015. Self-releasing their mystical, psychedelic DIY creations in the early days, they have so far issued one album and few EP’s; with … Continue reading

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SONG OF THE DAY Vangelis – One More Kiss, Dear

I grew up listening to the music of Vangelis, when my Dad used to play it to relax on the sofa! It always reminds me of him! It was sad to hear of Evángelos Odysséas Papathanassíou’s passing last week, but … Continue reading

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SONG OF THE DAY Whitney K – Not Unlike A Rock

Hailing from Canada, Konner Whitney, a.k.a Whitney K, plays from the heart and writes from the head. His lo-fi sound combines folk, country and blues and his lyrical witchery has often wrestled with topics such as politics, heartbreak and escapism…but … Continue reading

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SONG OF THE DAY Earl Coleman And The Latin Love-In – What You Gonna Do?

You may recall me featuring a track by Earl Coleman a couple of months ago, so forgive me copying some of the information from that post in today’s write-up! Coleman was active for nearly five decades, with some of his … Continue reading

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SONG OF THE DAY The Murlocs – Delusional Blues

“Five skinny kids with roots firmly placed in their own blown-out, distorted brand of soulful RnB” The Murlocs celebrated their fifth studio album last year and have spent the last near-decade creating their own crazy fusions of blues, garage-rock and … Continue reading

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