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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 Dock Boggs – Oh Death March 26, 2023
- SONG OF THE DAY Bruce Haack – Saint Basil March 25, 2023
- SONG OF THE DAY Steve Young – Coyote March 24, 2023
- SONG OF THE DAY Tommy Johnson – Canned Heat Blues March 23, 2023
- SONG OF THE DAY Ruby Andrews – You Can Run But You Can’t Hide March 22, 2023
- SONG OF THE DAY Robohands – Nightshade March 21, 2023
- 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
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SONG OF THE DAY Jonathan Richman – Want To Visit My Inner House?
The music of Jonathan Richman has, for me, always felt endearing and friendly; like its reaching out for a hug. Described as one of rock’s most eccentric and unpredictable cult figures, he is a performer whose eternally childlike public persona … Continue reading
SONG OF THE DAY Jonathan Richman – When I Dance
Jonathan Richman is one of those artists I play for a multitude of reasons: for comfort, for fun, for dancing and for his sweet, honest lyrics. I don’t love everything he’s ever done, but what I do adore, I really … 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
SONG OF THE DAY Jonathan Richman – Let Her Go Into the Darkness
I don’t ever need much persuading to put a little Jonathan Richman on here, so when today’s song came up in a playlist I’d compiled a few months back, I looked no further for a song suggestion… Jonathan Richman was … Continue reading
SONG OF THE DAY Jonathan Richman – Grunion Run
There’s still so much Jonathan Richman I’ve yet to discover, but I’m getting there! Grunion Run is a stomping instrumental track taken from his fourth solo album, I Jonathan, which was released in 1992 by the Rounder Records label. Always striving to … Continue reading
SONG OF THE DAY Jonathan Richman & the Modern Lovers – Affection
Affection is a song that appears on Jonathan Richman & The Modern Lovers 1979 record, Back In Your Life. The album has been aptly described as sweet, fun and honest and although I can’t remember where I read that now, I … Continue reading
SONG OF THE DAY The Feelies – The Boy With The Perpetual Nervousness
Writing about today’s song I really feel I should know this band, or at least I should be aware of at least one song that they’ve done, but until I heard The Boy With The Perpetual Nervousness I don’t think … Continue reading
SONG OF THE DAY Caetano Veloso – It’s A Long Way
Today’s song works for me on so many different levels. Initially when I first heard it I didn’t think too much, it started like an ordinary laid-back folk track which I was quite impartial to, but 50 seconds in and … Continue reading
SONG OF THE DAY The Modern Lovers – Walk up the Street
Throughout their career The Modern Lovers (consisting of the mighty Jonathan Richman on vocals/guitars, Jerry Harrison on piano/organ/backing vocals, Ernie Brooks on bass and David Robinson on drums) only ever recorded demos and live shows, but the demos were never … Continue reading
SONG OF THE DAY Chain & The Gang – Don’t Scare The Ghost Away
Educating myself in the truly riveting sounds of Ian F Svenonius, I find myself once again a few years behind with what is a very well established artist! Chicago-born and now Washington D.C-based, Ian F Svenonius has performed in various … Continue reading
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