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SONG OF THE DAY Young MC – Know How

Last night I went to see Baby Driver for the second time, I’m addicted and still can’t get over just how great this film is! Any music lover will who watches this will appreciate just how the extensive soundtrack enhances … Continue reading

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SONG OF THE DAY The Growing Concern – Edge of Time

Today’s little psych-tastic song was performed by Chicago garage band, The Growing Concern and appeared on their 1969 self-title album which was released via the American record producer/label owner Bob Shad (who also produced the first album by Big Brother and … Continue reading

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SONG OF THE DAY A. Savage – Winter in the South

This Autumn Parquet Courts frontman Andrew Savage, a.k.a A. Savage, will be releasing his debut solo album, Thawing Dawn via Dull Tools Records. The album is a collection of 10 songs all of which are orientated around the topic of love, directly … Continue reading

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SONG OF THE DAY LE SON – Ava

I know I say this a lot on here: “I’m very excited by this one,” but guess  what, I’m really really excited by today’s song!!! Emerging electronic act LE SON are a duo from London consisting of band members Liam … Continue reading

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SONG OF THE DAY Grizzly Bear – Neighbors

Grizzly Bear have a new album coming this August and have just released it’s third single, Neighbors. Painted Ruins is the band’s first full-length release since 2012’s Sheilds and this latest single follows previously released tracks, Three Rings, Mourning Sound and Four Cypresses.  In … Continue reading

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SONG OF THE DAY Hanni El Khatib – Worship Song (No. 2)

One of the good things about having your iPod on constant shuffle is the contrast it can sometimes throw out.  One minute I’m listening to Digital Animal by Honey Claws (courtesy of Breaking Bad soundtrack) and then this little beauty … Continue reading

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SONG OF THE DAY Gloria Walker & The Chevelles – You Hit The Spot Baby

When it comes to funk and soul I can be really selective and have been known to spend hours sifting though random playlists in search of what I like.  Today’s song is a product of one of those searches and … Continue reading

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SONG OF THE DAY Ola Szmidt – Wrapped

As well as introducing myself to new music on a daily basis, I like to seek out that ‘something different.’  This is one catalyst that drives my insatiable search for new sounds and has consequently taken me in many new … Continue reading

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SONG OF THE DAY Rainbrother – Fat Eggs

Earlier in the year and at the end of last year I featured a couple of Rainbrother’s songs, but today one of their tracks appeared in one of my music feeds and this inspired me to revisit their debut album. … Continue reading

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SONG OF THE DAY Down Beats – Why Do You Love Another

I caught this complete corker of a song on a radio show today and knew from the intro that something good was about to unfold….what I didn’t anticipate, however,  was just how good this was going to be! Why Do … Continue reading

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