Category Archives: Alt rock

SONG OF THE DAY The Buttertones – You and Your Knife

True to their namesake LA’s Buttertones are smooth and pliable, equipped with a sound that will lull you into a hazy dream one minute, before propelling you into outer space at the speed of light the next..you just never know … Continue reading

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SONG OF THE DAY Comfort – Pass Me The Syrup

Comfort are a Brighton-based alternative outfit founded in 2017 whose second single, Pass Me the Syrup certainly lives up to its ‘sticky’ name; it’s firmly stuck in my head! The band consists of three childhood friends, Brendan Lyle, Jake Brown and James … Continue reading

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SONG OF THE DAY The Growlers – Drinkin’ the Juice Blues

I’ve been reflecting over this year’s music today and have concluded that its been a proper juicy one for new and interesting sounds! I’ve spent a week away over Christmas with little or no music so re-absorbing myself has been … Continue reading

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SONG OF THE DAY Three Days Dark – Breaking the Day

Inspired by the sounds of the 60’s and early 70’s, Essex-based singer-songwriter Trent Halliday, aka Three Days Dark, brings alive the sounds of jazz, psych and art-rock in his music.  Having studied a degree in ethnomusicology, Trent is not only influenced … Continue reading

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SONG OF THE DAY Talking Heads – The Lady Dont Mind (early demo)

It’s 1984 in David Byrne’s New York apartment and his True Creatures Demos are in the process of being recorded.  These sessions featured demos for songs that were later included in their Little Creatures (1985) and True Stories (1986) albums and it wasn’t until … Continue reading

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SONG OF THE DAY Jonathan Richman & the Modern Lovers – Affection

Affection is a song that appears on Jonathan Richman & The Modern Lovers 1979 record, Back In Your Life.  The album has been aptly described as sweet, fun and honest and although I can’t remember where I read that now, I … Continue reading

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SONG OF THE DAY Palm Honey – Hot Simian Weather

Hot Simian Weather by Palm Honey has just qualified for the LP’s ‘I like this song in 3 seconds’ title of the day!  Yes, I can often tell whether I’m going to like a song in the first few moments and … Continue reading

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SONG OF THE DAY Strange Cages – The Cracks

Brighton three-piece, Strange Cages released their 6-track EP, The Cracks yesterday and I’m here to tell you that its is well worth the wait (if, like me, you have been waiting for this).  If you haven’t experienced the psychedelic fury of the Strange … Continue reading

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SONG OF THE DAY Strange Cages – Leader of a Cult

When I’m yearning for something a little bit weird and really rather wonderful, I know I can turn to the crazed, gritty punk-fuelled power of the Strange Cages.  No stranger to the LP Blog, this Brighton-based trio always put a … Continue reading

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SONG OF THE DAY Omni – Wire

Today my attention was instantly grabbed by the delightful sounds of Atlanta’s rock outfit, Omni, whose debut album releases this July. The group features former Deerhunter/Balkans guitarist Frankie Broyles and ex-Carnivores members Philip Frobos and Billy Mitchell and if their two … Continue reading

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