Category Archives: Alt rock

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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SONG OF THE DAY Mango Zabba – Vagrant (The Bakery Sessions)

Last month Mango Zabba whisked me up in their cosmic clutches with the supersonic sounds of  ‘Becky’ and I’ve yet to touch back down to earth.. Hailing from the Netherlands this four piece consists of, Lars Bergman (vocals/freaky guitar), Iason Georgiou … Continue reading

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SONG OF THE DAY She Keeps Bees – Counter Charm

Residing in New York, this extremely creative and very productive duo have been self-releasing material since 2006, all of which I hasten to add, was created from home! Consisting of singer-songwriter and guitarist, Jessica Larrabee and her partner Andy LaPlant … Continue reading

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SONG OF THE DAY Holy Bouncer – Anticipation

Holy Bouncer are a Barcelona based five-piece with a powerful, roaring, supersonic 60’s and 70’s influenced rock sound.  To date, the band have released four official tracks and have covered a few old greats including the Rolling Stones, “You Can’t Always … Continue reading

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SONG OF THE DAY James Brute – Here She Comes

When you listen to the well-crafted songs of James Brute, you’re getting so much more than just bloody good music, for entwined in these walls of intricate rhythms and memorable melodies are lyrics that tell stories and lines that paint … Continue reading

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SONG OF THE DAY Brett Detar – Satan’s Foot On My Neck

I love to delve and dabble into various genres, for there are not many styles of music that I can’t appreciate at least once, even with something like Country…though I must confess this doesn’t happen too frequently. Today’s song grabbed … Continue reading

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SONG OF THE DAY Civilian – Skulls

This may not be a typical song choice for me (whatever my ‘typical’ may be), but I really like the way this song kicks off and gets stuck in right from the start, hitting you with the line, ‘You hang … Continue reading

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