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26th April 2023: H. Hawkline beautifully bares his blood, bones and soul for latest offering – which was released last month (I’m a bit late to this one!)
31st March 2023:Dream by name, dreamy by nature! Orions Belte release new track and it’s a steel!
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 Mary Afi Usuah – Tenkim Kpoho June 7, 2023
- SONG OF THE DAY Charlie Musselwhite – Strange Land June 6, 2023
- SONG OF THE DAY Carlos Puebla – Hasta Siempre June 5, 2023
- SONG OF THE DAY Jo Jo Bennet – Leaving Rome June 4, 2023
- SONG OF THE DAY Arif Sag- Su Samsunun Evleri June 2, 2023
- SONG OF THE DAY Hoodna Orchestra – Ben Yehuda June 1, 2023
- SONG OF THE DAY Duy Quang & Thái Hiền – Mộng Về Quê May 31, 2023
- SONG OF THE DAY Squid – The Blades May 30, 2023
- SONG OF THE DAY Los Lazos – La Rola May 29, 2023
- SONG OF THE DAY Nathan Davis – Cecen Kizi May 28, 2023
- SONG OF THE DAY Patricia Conley & The Royal Robins – Mama What’ll I Do May 26, 2023
- SONG OF THE DAY Chewy She – Shine May 24, 2023
- SONG OF THE DAY Connie Kim – Lý Luận Tình Yêu May 23, 2023
- SONG OF THE DAY Claudio Villa – Claudio Villa A Mezza Coce (Stornelli amorosi – Parte II) May 22, 2023
- SONG OF THE DAY Chase Webster – Moody River May 21, 2023
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Category Archives: Alternative pop
SONG OF THE DAY John MOuse – Le Pigeon
Listen to this track and you may never feel at ease around pigeons again! Who would’ve thought to write such a random and menacing narrative about a seemingly harmless bird!! When lockdown commenced, Welsh singer-songwriter, John Davies, a.k.a. John MOuse, … Continue reading
SONG OF THE DAY Alex Izenberg – Lady
I never get disheartened when I hear a song that instantly grabs my attention and then someone comes along and says “this ain’t all that is it?” I just shrug my shoulders and marvel at how we all hear so … Continue reading
SONG OF THE DAY The Homesick – I Celebrate My Fantasy
Dutch trio the Homesick have signed to Sub Pop for the release of their upcoming second album The Big Exercise, named after a passage from the Scott Walker biography Deep Shade Of Blue. Consisting of Jaap van der Velde, Erik Woudwijk, … Continue reading
SONG OF THE DAY Chelou – Garden
It’s been over four years since I discovered the ethereal delights of London-based artist, Chelou. True his name (a French expression used to describe something that is mysterious and unknown) this young singer-songwriter possesses that little magic something that sets … Continue reading
SONG OF THE DAY Loma – Black Willow
With a haunting sound that conjures up a sense of hopeful desolation (the kind that takes you back to the bare basics to allow for a complete new regrowth), Loma creates a sense of expanse and anticipation through their music. … Continue reading
SONG OF THE DAY Chelou – Out Of Sight
The word ‘Chelou’ is a French expression used to describe something that is mysterious, weird and unknown. With that in mind, nothing could be more apt than a name like this for an artist who originally emerged as something of … Continue reading
SONG OF THE DAY Grinderman – Mickey Mouse And The Goodbye Man
Nick Cave, Warren Ellis, Martyn P. Casey and Jim Sclavunos unleashed this violent beast on Grinderman’s 2010 album, Grinderman 2. Opening track Mickey Mouse and the Goodbye Man is a story of two sibling psychopaths and their nameless prisoner. Out of the … Continue reading
SONG OF THE DAY Happy Axe – Seven Sounds
Planting its melodic roots in your head with its haunting intro, Seven Sounds is the first single from the Australian violinist and singer-songwriter, Emma Kelly – a.k.a Happy Axe. Tune into its emotive strings and you will be hypnotised by … Continue reading
SONG OF THE DAY Accü – Did You Count Your Eyes?
A heady fusion of psych and electronica defines the sound of the half Dutch, half Welsh artist, Accü’s debut single. Did You Count Your Eyes? released last Friday and is to be the first track from her forthcoming album which is due … Continue reading
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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