Category Archives: Acoustic

SONG OF THE DAY Matthew Halsall – Music For a Dancing Mind

The Listening Post Blog is a big,big fan of Matthew Halsall (see my previous posts here and here) and has spent the afternoon listening to his most gorgeously sublime award-winning album, On The Go. Wonderfully composed by the Manchester-based DJ, bandleader and trumpeter, … Continue reading

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SONG OF THE DAY Jake Houlsby – Oklahoma

Newcastle-based Jake Houlsby has come a long way in the seven years that he has been regularly writing and recording his own music, and The LP Blog has been an avid fan ever since it discovered Jake back at the … Continue reading

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SONG OF THE DAY Jake Houlsby – Howl

Newcastle-based Jake Houlsby is a singer-songwriter who has been writing and recording his own music for the last seven years, his sound heavily orientated around folk. He released his debut EP ‘Yannina’ in the summer of 2015 and is now set to … Continue reading

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SONG OF THE DAY Adam Torres – I Came To Sing The Song

There is something so powerful in Adam Torres voice, I’m sure it could launch me all the way to the moon if I listened to it long enough.  Exquisite is a word that springs to mind when I think of … Continue reading

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SONG OF THE DAY Sunhouse – One Day Too Long

Today I was once again introduced to a rare Sunhouse track, one that I’d heard recently but only managed to get today. It’s so rare I can’t even find too much information about the 12″ EP it came from, titled … Continue reading

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SONG OF THE DAY Up Up We Go! – Mirror Mirror

Up Up We Go are a New Orleans band currently made up of Salvatore Geloso (vocals, guitar, composer), Stephen J Gladney (saxophone, conjurer of the winds), Robin “Lizardo” Sherman (upright & electric bass) and Shawn “Cool Water” Myers (drums/percussion, heartbeat). I use the word currently … Continue reading

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SONG OF THE DAY Gavin Clark/Sunhouse – Urban Ape

People often talk about how music touches them, how certain songs or an artist can impact their life, Gavin Clark has done that to me.  Ever since I bought the Sunhouse ‘Monkey Dead’ single in 1998, followed by the whole … Continue reading

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SONG OF THE DAY Jake Houlsby – Sabinal

Jake Houlsby is a Newcastle-based singer songwriter who has been playing music for the last 12 years, writing his own material for around seven and creating a sound that he feels best fits into the ‘folk’ category alongside artists such as … Continue reading

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SONG OF THE DAY Other Lives – I Need A Line

I’ve been catching up with a few musical purchases lately and have been completely escaping to the totally chilled out sounds of Oklahoma’s Other Lives; listening to their third album, ‘Rituals’ which was released in 2015. I have so much … Continue reading

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SONG OF THE DAY Betty Kills – Get Around

After a good old delve into the world on new music today I stumbled upon this rather catchy track from a band going by the name of Betty Kills. Based in New York and formally known as NixonLove, Betty Kills is … Continue reading

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