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15th March 2023: Boston’s WRINKLER releases new album: “For You, Now” & I like what this DIY outfit have to offer!
24th June 2022: Wax Machine’s latest double A-side single includes a FINE rendition of Vinicius De Moraes and Baden Powell’s seminal 1966 “Canto De Iemanja” (24.6.22)
9th November 2021:Record Kicks presents “Origin of Forms” the vibrant debut album by Moscow funk band The Diasonics – due January 2022! (9.11.21)
8th July 2021: Savila releases MAYAHUEL as the follow-up to their self-titled debut LP and further explores the realms of cumbia, dream-pop, spirited vocals, hallucinatory riffing and driving percussion
1st June 2021: BBE Music issues instrumental versions from classic DJ Vadim album “The Soundcatcher” for the first time since its original release in 2007! (1.6.21)
17th Maruch 2021: SOARING SUNSHINE FOR THE EARS! Uplifting sounds look set to erupt from Fimber Bravo’s forthcoming album, “Lunar Tredd”! Due this week!!
26th February 2021: COSMIC CHAOS OF THE HEADY KIND!! The Writhing Squares forthcoming release looks set to be a blast!
29th January 2021: Sitka Sun’s sophomore release promises more cosmic escapism!
1st September 2020: Latest single from London’s Chelou is “Real” dreamy!
9th July 2020: Now-Again releases the third album for Brazilian guitarist, Fabiano do Nascimento
19th June 2020: Melbourne’s Midlife announces new album, “Automatic”, with first single, “Rare Air” being a rather lovely chunk of cosmic escapism!
30th May 2020: Kutiman releases the first single from his long awaited forthcoming album, “Wachaga” – Due for release on 19th July
25th May 2020: Liotia’s upcoming haunting new single “SILENCE” is announced – Due 2nd June!
15th May 2020: ATA releases/reissues “Early Works: Funk, Soul And Afro Rarities From The Archives”
4th May 2020: Orquesta Akokán’s latest single, “4 de Octubre”, is a lucumi fever dream of sublime mambo..out NOW on Daptone Records.
24th April 2020: Berlin’s Shika Shika records announces new album: “A Guide to the Birdsong of Mexico, Central America & the Caribbean”
17th April 2020: East London’s post punk purveyors share first track from upcoming EP
12th April 2020: LA’s finest, The Buttertones release new album: Jazzhound
31st March 2020: Michael Clark is to release haunting new single: “Winter Song”
- SONG OF THE DAY Steve Young – Coyote March 24, 2023
- SONG OF THE DAY Tommy Johnson – Canned Heat Blues March 23, 2023
- SONG OF THE DAY Ruby Andrews – You Can Run But You Can’t Hide March 22, 2023
- SONG OF THE DAY Robohands – Nightshade March 21, 2023
- SONG OF THE DAY Getatchew Mekurya – Akale Wube March 18, 2023
- SONG OF THE DAY Jo Hamann – Wild Woman March 17, 2023
- SONG OF THE DAY The Space Walkers – Swamp Gas March 16, 2023
- SONG OF THE DAY Project Gemini – After The Dawn March 14, 2023
- SONG OF THE DAY Ofege – Nobody Fails March 13, 2023
- SONG OF THE DAY Jackie Mittoo & The Soul Brothers – Voodoo Moon March 12, 2023
- SONG OF THE DAY The Ebb Tides – My Baby’s Gone March 11, 2023
- SONG OF THE DAY The Inferno – The Inferno March 10, 2023
- SONG OF THE DAY The Creations – Get On My Train March 9, 2023
- SONG OF THE DAY Protomartyr – Make Way March 8, 2023
- SONG OF THE DAY Winston Wright with Tommy McCook & The Supersonics – Psychedelic Reggae March 7, 2023
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Category Archives: Alt rock
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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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