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SONG OF THE DAY The Savages -The World Ain’t Round It’s Square

One of the things I love most about this song is the snarly, roaring chorus and the fact those dark, frayed edges makes it sound so raw. Hailing from Bermuda The Savages were a garage rock group who emerged in … Continue reading

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SONG OF THE DAY Brian Jonestown Massacre – My Poor Heart

It didn’t take much persuasion to feature another Brian Jonestown Massacre song as soon as I realised their latest album, Something Else, was available to stream on their Soundcloud page ahead of its June 1st release date. 2018 looks set to be … Continue reading

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SONG OF THE DAY Abu Obaida Hassan – La…La (Don’t Say I Am Betraying You)

Last month I stumbled upon the bewitching sounds of Sudanese artist, Abu Obaida Hassan and have since been eagerly awaiting this day, for it is on this day that New York’s Ostinato Records have released a collection of Abu Obaida’s recordings … Continue reading

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SONG OF THE DAY Field Maps – Cassavetes

Now, if I was to be approached by someone wanting to play me some ‘jangle-wave indie’ chances are I’d not be too phased by the prospect, so why is it I find myself sitting here tonight enjoying just that?  There’s no … Continue reading

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SONG OF THE DAY The Original Starfires – Camel Walk

When it all gets too much and the troubles of the day mount up and smother you silly, what do you need? I’ll tell you what you need…a nice sleazy instrumental track that will make you wanna strut your worries … Continue reading

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SONG OF THE DAY Abelardo Carbono y su Grupo – La Piña Madura

A native of the Caribbean coast of Colombia, Abelardo Carbono achieved legendary status in his country’s storied ranks of musical icons by combining the homegrown sounds of cumbia with the chiming guitars of West African soukous.  With the exception of a … Continue reading

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SONG OF THE DAY Andrea Benini – El Guerrero

Anything drum orientated and rhythm-based is going to attract my attention, there’s no doubt about that…and, fortunately for me, today’s discovery just happens to be a gorgeous percussive-orientated composition that blends old traditions with modern beats. Producer, composer and percussionist/drummer … Continue reading

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SONG OF THE DAY Guy Conquette — Assez Fait Cancan

Next month London’s Strut Records are to release the first ever compilation series that will access the archives of one of the greatest of all French Caribbean labels, Disques Debs. Originally established by Henri Debs during the late 1950’s, the … Continue reading

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SONG OF THE DAY L’Orange & Mr. Lif – The Scribe (feat. Akrobatik & DJ QBert)

How much am I enjoying this track!!!?? It’s so good! I’ve been getting more familiar with L’Orange & Mr. Lif’s 2016 dystopian concept album,  The Life & Death of Scenery after featuring Strange Technology the other day.  It’s superb album and I urge you to … Continue reading

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SONG OF THE DAY The Brian Jonestown Massacre – Hold That Thought

The Brian Jonestown Massacre are to release a new album early next month and have today shared new single, Hold That Thought.  This year is set to be a bumper year, however, as the psychedelic outfit have announced they are to … Continue reading

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