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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 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
- SONG OF THE DAY Tommy McCook – Harvest In The East May 20, 2023
- SONG OF THE DAY Huw Marc Bennett – Pinc Sunset May 19, 2023
- Alceu Valença & Geraldo Azevedo – Planetário May 18, 2023
- SONG OF THE DAY Los York’s – Abrazame Baby May 17, 2023
- SONG OF THE DAY Syd Jones & The Troubedours – Cardova May 16, 2023
- SONG OF THE DAY Mac Rebennack – Storm Warning May 15, 2023
- SONG OF THE DAY Martin Denny – Similau May 14, 2023
- SONG OF THE DAY Guadalupe Plata – La Cigüeña May 12, 2023
- SONG OF THE DAY Bill Cooley & Alan Munson – Slightly Sue May 10, 2023
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SONG OF THE DAY Seun Kuti & Egypt 80 feat. Carlos Santana – Black Times
Nigerian-born Oluseun Anikulapo Kuti is the youngest son of the legendary afrobeat pioneer, Fela Kuti. Better known as Seun Kuti and now a proficient musician in his own right, Seun is both a saxophonist and vocalist who impressively took on his father’s role as … Continue reading
SONG OF THE DAY Black Truth Rhythm Band – Ifetayo
It was a nearly a year ago that I came upon the one and only album released by Black Truth Rhythm Band. Issued in 1976 on New York label Charlie’s Records, Ifetayo (Love Excells All) was the only record the group … Continue reading
SONG OF THE DAY Black Truth Rhythm Band – Umbala
Hailing from Trinidad, Black Truth Rhythm Band were a large ensemble fronted by vocalist Oluko Imo. Their sound was different to a lot of music circulating in this region at the time as it avoided looking to American popular music … Continue reading
SONG OF THE DAY Grant Phabao Afrofunk Arkestra – Talking & Singing
So much funk going on, so what do you do? You share this groovy goodness and introduce the sounds of Grant Phabao Afrofunk Arkestra. Paris DJ’s released the band’s eponymous LP last month and what a corker it is! The record features … Continue reading
SONG OF THE DAY Omar Khorshid – Rakset El Fadaa
The vastly hypnotic and rather intoxicating sounds you are hearing today comes courtesy of Egyptian guitarist and composer, Omar Khorshid. Born in 1945 and known as of the most legendary figures in Arabic music, he was a self-taught musician who … Continue reading
SONG OF THE DAY Ali Hassan Kuban – Mabruk
Known as the “Captain” or (later) “Godfather” of Nubian music, Ali Hassan Kuban was a Nubian singer, band leader and self-taught musician. His compositions never strayed far from his Nubian people’s musical roots, but as his popularity grew in the … Continue reading
SONG OF THE DAY Taj Makki – Ma Aarfeen Nagool Shino! (We Don’t Know What to Say!)
“Sudan of old had music everywhere: roving sound systems and ubiquitous bands and orchestras kept Khartoum’s sharply dressed youth on their feet. Live music was integral to cultural life, producing a catalog of concert recordings. In small arenas and large … Continue reading
SONG OF THE DAY Georgia Drake – Misirlou
Whenever you think of this song, chances are you’ll be thinking Dick Dale and Pulp Fiction? But did you know just how old Misirlou is and the fascinating history behind it??..neither did I! Misirlou has been covered many times and … Continue reading
SONG OF THE DAY Jonathan Richman & The Modern Lovers – South American Folk Songs
Released in January 1977, Rock ‘n’ Roll with the Modern Lovers was Jonathan Richman & The Modern Lovers all-acoustic rock and roll album. Not boasting the most highly acclaimed reception, the album did have the extremely endearing Egyptian Reggae and South … Continue reading
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