Category Archives: Acoustic

SONG OF THE DAY Scott Matthews – Sweet Scented Figure

Scott Matthews was a name I’d never heard of until today when Guy Garvey played one of his early tracks on his radio show.  I say early track because this UK singer-songwriter hailing from Wolverhampton has been releasing music for … Continue reading

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SONG OF THE DAY Isaac Gracie – Last Words

I am so impressed by this little fella, his music really has reached out and grabbed me…  Some music penetrates just that little bit deeper, resonating with a line, a word or the conviction with which it is portrayed and … Continue reading

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SONG OF THE DAY Isaac Gracie – The Death Of You & I

Up until last night when I switched on the radio in my car (for the first time in ages), I hadn’t heard of Isaac Gracie and had no idea what was about to unfold when this curious song began to … Continue reading

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SONG OF THE DAY Cuba Luna – We Live in a Dream

According to Cuba Luna’s Soundcloud page she had ‘no idea could even sing,’ what a tuneful revelation that must have been because, oh yes, this girl can most definitely sing! Cuba Luna is a singer-songwriter and guitarist whose graceful voice … Continue reading

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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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