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SONG OF THE DAY Pink Chameleons – Religion

Some songs can just get into your head immediately and the ease with which they sink in can sometimes make you feel like you’ve heard it before, or that maybe its natural and familiar way about it simply allows you … Continue reading

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SONG OF THE DAY Thee Ludds – Go Outside

Leicester’s finest purveyors of psych-punk, Thee Ludds, struck a chord in my heartstrings from the very moment I first heard them earlier this month, and their rather dark and menacing punkadelic sounds have been pleasuring my ears ever since!! Emerging with a … Continue reading

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SONG OF THE DAY Star Band de Dakar – Guajira Ven

Sunday’s are for slowing down and taking things easy, so today I have hopefully found the perfect song to ease away any stresses and bring about some calm escapism. Originally formed to celebrate Senegal’s independence in 1960, Star Band de Dakar … Continue reading

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SONG OF THE DAY T. Benny & the Buzz Brothers – Gimmee a Buzz

When Wick Records received a tape recording of this song in a random package one day, the attraction was immediate; they wanted this record, end of!! Is it any wonder though?  There, presented before them, were two songs that possessed … Continue reading

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SONG OF THE DAY The Soul Surfers – Popcorn With A Feeling

Russia’s finest soul, psych-funk band, The Soul Surfers are back with some glorious sounds. Tribute To J.B.s has The Soul Surfers giving homage to their greatest influence: the Godfather of Soul and his legendary band The J.B.’s.  With a catalogue that spans … Continue reading

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SONG OF THE DAY K. H. mirth – Falling Over

Three days ago I featured a superb track by Leicester’s, Thee Ludds (and I dare say I’ll be featuring some more soon).  Their most recent project sees 3/4 of the quartet joining forces with past members of Earth Rod.  Now known as K.H. … Continue reading

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SONG OF THE DAY Nick Waterhouse – Song For Winners

LA’s purveyor of the finest r’n’b sounds has just announced a brand new album and Spring tour.  Ahead of this release comes first single, Song For Winners and, with its raw soulful vocals, punchy beat, tear-jerking sax and melodic backing singers, … Continue reading

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SONG OF THE DAY Thee Ludds – Gog and Magog

Thundering drums brings with it clouds of lush darkness and ominous foreboding, make sure you are prepared for a storm when you press play on this one!  I hasten to add, however, this is the kind of storm that will … Continue reading

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SONG OF THE DAY Night Beats – Messiah

The best way to get low-down grimy and scuzzy this side of midnight!!? Any side of midnight to be fair, this song is just ravishingly sexy-dark and I love it! Seattle’s purveyors of all things psychedelic create some of the … Continue reading

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SONG OF THE DAY Grand Analog – The Great Rhyme Dropper (feat. Shad)

Fronted by Odario and Olfield Williams, Canadian hip hoppers Grand Analog are a band that seamlessly fuse R&B, jazz, soul, reggae and rock into their very own style of hip hop that Williams has fittingly described as “rap’n’roll!”  Emerging in … Continue reading

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