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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 2023
SONG OF THE DAY Denson-Parris Sacred Harp Singers – The Good Old Way
Music always resonates on so many different levels and I marvel how it strikes when you least expect it – what I mean by that is if you leave your self open to anything, then everything has potential to appeal? … Continue reading
SONG OF THE DAY Hugo Blanco – Cumbia Con Arpa
Hugo César Blanco Manzo, better known as Hugo Blanco, was a Venezuelan musician, composer, producer and arranger whose musical style earned him worldwide recognition. Combining a sizzling fusion of Cuban music, salsa, merengue and joropo (a musical style resembling the … Continue reading
SONG OF THE DAY Neal Heppleston – Ghost Ship
I have only just heard this track, but had to and share! As I write this, I’m on my second listen and I’m liking it! In fact, so much so that the 3:48 seconds of its duration seemed to pass … Continue reading
SONG OF THE DAY Lord Fuzz – The Freak
Ahh, this is BLISSFUL chaos and was kindly recommended to me last night – thank you!! The raw energy with which this track explodes makes my head buzzy! What a treat!! In 2016 L.A label, Cleopatra Records reissued a very … Continue reading
SONG OF THE DAY The Briks – Its Your Choice
There are two versions of today’s song in existence and the general consensus seems to err towards the more rough and gruff version out of the two….I definitely fall into this category and I’ll go into both versions in a … Continue reading
SONG OF THE DAY Monster Rally – Washed Ashore
I’ve been wondering if I’d prefer this tune minus the addition of those beats halfway in, but once you get the album, the old/new sound really works. The rhythm transports that soothing luxuriant beach dream feel into a slightly more … Continue reading
SONG OF THE DAY Lecuona Cuban Boys – Hinodu
During the 1930’s and 1940’s, The Lecuona Cuban Boys were a very popular Cuban band with an impressive discography that spanned over decades! Founded by one of the most successful Cuban composers of all time, Ernesto Lecuona formed the band … Continue reading
SONG OF THE DAY The Paragons – Riding High On A Windy Day
The Paragons got together in the very early 1960’s and underwent several line-up changes over the years. When they first emerged they went by the name of The Binders and consisted of Bob Andy (Keith Anderson), Garth Evans (aka Tyrone Evans), Junior Menz, and Leroy … Continue reading
SONG OF THE DAY Edu Lobo – Viola Fora De Moda
This is the first time that I’ve ever heard of Edu Lobo & only the third time I’ve listened to today’s song, but I really like the dreamy, wistful feel that pours out of it & the taste of sunshine … Continue reading
SONG OF THE DAY The Hipnotic Eye – Aimless Lady
I marvel at the rawness of today’s track! It feels like you are there as its being played live, in a warm, dark room, crammed into a tiny space with the band and a handful of watchers! Nothing fancy, just … Continue reading
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