Category Archives: Alternative Rock

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 Atlas Wynd – Eyes Fixed On The Sun

Atlas Wynd are a Brighton-based garage rock duo hailing from the North East of England.  Their explosive musical concoctions have been described as a ‘loud wall of sound,’ with artists such as Ty Segall, Funkadelic and Thee Oh Sees being … Continue reading

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SONG OF THE DAY Hank Smith – Lamp Teeth (Featuring Krista Michaela)

A couple of days ago when I featured Brighton band, The Sticks, I was commenting on the way good music stands out no matter how it’s recorded; whether it be on basic equipment, a home studio or (as is the … Continue reading

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SONG OF THE DAY The Sticks – Come Back

Describing their music as primitive garage-punk, The Sticks are a three-piece hailing from Brighton. Once dubbed as ‘semi-amateur,’ their music is reportedly recorded using only the most basic equipment which, for me, only enhances their appeal, making me appreciate how … Continue reading

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SONG OF THE DAY Kevin Morby – Aboard My Train

Kevin Morby has today shared the video for Aboard My Train, the new single off his forthcoming album, City Music, which is due on 16th June via Dead Oceans. This upbeat little number is packed full of the typical Morby-goodness and … Continue reading

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SONG OF THE DAY Kevin Morby – Come To Me Now

Whenever I play Kevin Morby I always get that same overwhelming warm feeling, like a friend has entered the room, speaking to me in that same soft, familiar voice.  His sound is quite unique in that sense and new single … Continue reading

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SONG OF THE DAY LAUCAN – Symptom

Lewes-raised newcomer, Laurence Galpin (aka Laucan) has today released new track, Symptom, and I have just played it through, already anticipating my reaction before the intro had even got underway! Laucan (pronunciation: Lor-can) has become a regular on the LP … Continue reading

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SONG OF THE DAY Ty Segall – Black Magick

Garage-rocker Ty Segall recently released his latest offering, Sentimental Goblin, a double A-sided EP which was limited to only 1000 vinyl copies when it came out on the 17th of this month.  Each record is also pressed on half-blue, half-yellow vinyl with … Continue reading

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SONG OF THE DAY The Echo Oh’s – Up The River

An email alert came through last night to tell me that psych-surf rockers, The Echo Oh’s, had released a new song and I was rather eager to give it a listen! It’s not often a band comes along where you … Continue reading

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SONG OF THE DAY Clap Your Hands Say Yeah – Down (is where i want to be)

One of the first things that jumped out to me about singer-songwriter Alec Ounsworth, aka Clap Your Hands Say Yeah, was his originality. I love listening to an album for the first time with that ‘I have no idea where this … Continue reading

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