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26th April 2023: H. Hawkline beautifully bares his blood, bones and soul for latest offering – which was released last month (I’m a bit late to this one!)
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 Mary Afi Usuah – Tenkim Kpoho June 7, 2023
- SONG OF THE DAY Charlie Musselwhite – Strange Land June 6, 2023
- SONG OF THE DAY Carlos Puebla – Hasta Siempre June 5, 2023
- SONG OF THE DAY Jo Jo Bennet – Leaving Rome June 4, 2023
- SONG OF THE DAY Arif Sag- Su Samsunun Evleri June 2, 2023
- SONG OF THE DAY Hoodna Orchestra – Ben Yehuda June 1, 2023
- SONG OF THE DAY Duy Quang & Thái Hiền – Mộng Về Quê May 31, 2023
- SONG OF THE DAY Squid – The Blades May 30, 2023
- SONG OF THE DAY Los Lazos – La Rola May 29, 2023
- SONG OF THE DAY Nathan Davis – Cecen Kizi May 28, 2023
- SONG OF THE DAY Patricia Conley & The Royal Robins – Mama What’ll I Do May 26, 2023
- SONG OF THE DAY Chewy She – Shine May 24, 2023
- SONG OF THE DAY Connie Kim – Lý Luận Tình Yêu May 23, 2023
- SONG OF THE DAY Claudio Villa – Claudio Villa A Mezza Coce (Stornelli amorosi – Parte II) May 22, 2023
- SONG OF THE DAY Chase Webster – Moody River May 21, 2023
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Monthly Archives: March 2023
SONG OF THE DAY Orions Belte – Lotus
“Is it blues? Is it world music? Is it pop? You can choose whichever you want, it’s not important for Orions Belte to be pigeonholed. They’re playing instrumental music inspired by Nigerian 70’s rock, postcards from the French Riviera and … Continue reading
SONG OF THE DAY The Hidden Charms – The Hill
This rough, tough and no frills sound always makes me smile; nothing like a bit of raw garage rock to greet the evening with, don’t you think? This little stomper was released sometime in the 1960’s, I am presuming! As … Continue reading
SONG OF THE DAY Alvin Cash & The Crawlers – Twine Time
Though Alvin Welch, better known as Alvin Cash, didn’t record too many 45’s, both him and the Crawlers will forever be remembered for popularising that super-smooth dance, The Twine! Alvin Cash was US singer, actor (who appeared in several blaxploitation … Continue reading
SONG OF THE DAY Gitkin – East Middle Dub
“Gitkin started out as an experimental recording project. I had gotten an 8 track tape machine and I wanted to make some music that didn’t sound anything like myself. Somehow almost by accident I connected to something that felt soulful … Continue reading
SONG OF THE DAY Dock Boggs – Oh Death
Moran Lee “Dock” Boggs is considered a pioneering folk musician, even though he spent a lot of his life working as a coal minor! He was signed to Brunswick Records for a short period of time in the late 1920’s, … Continue reading
SONG OF THE DAY Bruce Haack – Saint Basil
What a masterpiece of “out there”!! I love this song!! I only heard it recently and it took a while to crack what it was but oh boy was it worth it!! Researching into Bruce Haack it has become evident, … Continue reading
SONG OF THE DAY Steve Young – Coyote
This is one of those rare occasions when I actually prefer a cover to the original and this rendition is pretty magic! Coyote is a song that was originally written by Peter La Farge in 1963 – though he titled … Continue reading
SONG OF THE DAY Tommy Johnson – Canned Heat Blues
In a previous post that I wrote about Tommy Johnson, I described the haunting falsetto of his voice by comparing how: “…his vocals waft out across the airways like a sonic siren and if I could visually compare its effect, … Continue reading
SONG OF THE DAY Ruby Andrews – You Can Run But You Can’t Hide
In 1970 Ruby Stackhouse, better known as Ruby Andrews, released her first full-length album, Everybody Saw You. Issued on Ric Williams’ US soul label, Zodiac Records, this LP offered up a delicious dish of sweet, sweet soul and if you … Continue reading
SONG OF THE DAY Robohands – Nightshade
The last few days have been frustrating and I’d reached that point in music (I sometimes do) where I can’t settle upon anything, I don’t know what I want to hear and nothing seems to hit that spot. I think … Continue reading
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