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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 Bukka White – Poor Boy Long Ways From Home June 8, 2023
- 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
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SONG OF THE DAY Bukka White – Poor Boy Long Ways From Home
As with so many blues songs, there are many renditions and versions to be heard, with each one a trail to that golden original. Today’s song dates back to the early 1920’s when Sam Butler first recorded Poor Boy Blues … Continue reading
SONG OF THE DAY Mary Afi Usuah – Tenkim Kpoho
A truly powerful woman of funk, soul and afrolife, Mari Affiong Usuah hailed from Oron town, by way of Calabar in southeastern Nigeria. With a voice carries itself over many genre borders, Mari was trained as an opera singer at … Continue reading
SONG OF THE DAY Charlie Musselwhite – Strange Land
The life and story of Charlie Musslewhite is as rich and extensive as his discography – which extends over nearly six decades! Growing up in Mississippi, he was the son of two amateur musicians and took to music from an … Continue reading
SONG OF THE DAY Carlos Puebla – Hasta Siempre
“The Hymn of the Cuban people to Che Guevara…….” There are many, many versions of today’s gorgeous song, but I thought I’s start by sharing the 1965 original. Hasta Siempre, Comandante (translating as Until Forever, Commander) is a song written … Continue reading
SONG OF THE DAY Jo Jo Bennet – Leaving Rome
Jo Jo Bennett was a Jamaican trumpet/flugelhorn player, composer, arranger and co-founder of The Sattelites. Born in Kingston, Jamaica in 1940 he spent the latter part of his life in Toronto, Ontario and celebrated a recording career that spanned over … Continue reading
SONG OF THE DAY Arif Sag- Su Samsunun Evleri
Sağ is a Turkish a singer, bağlama virtuoso, and leading figure in modern Turkish folk music – he was also once very active in Turkish politics. Born in Eastern Turkey in 1945, he had a passion for music at a … Continue reading
SONG OF THE DAY Hoodna Orchestra – Ben Yehuda
HOT HOT HOT!!! This explosive gem of absolute glory has literally just fallen into my lap, so you can imagine how pleased I am to be at the mercy of this happy accident!! Unless, of course, you count the power … Continue reading
SONG OF THE DAY Duy Quang & Thái Hiền – Mộng Về Quê
Just over a week ago I featured a track from a very cool compilation entitled Saigon Supersound Vol.1, which was expertly compiled by a German label called Saigon Supersound Compilations. Ran by DJ/producer and music lover called Jan Hagenkötter, Saigon … Continue reading
SONG OF THE DAY Squid – The Blades
This June, Brighton’s Post-punkers, Squid, are to release latest album and second full-length offering, O Monolith. With not long to wait for this new record, the band have shared new single, The Blades. Offering just over six and a half minutes of … Continue reading
SONG OF THE DAY Los Lazos – La Rola
I cast out my sonic net with an open mind and the catch of the day was this slinky little instrumental beast!! This will keep my ears fed for days! It surprised me to discover that today’s song was actually … Continue reading
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