Category Archives: Alternative Rock

SONG OF THE DAY Abraxas – Mañana

Danny Lee Blackwell (of the Night Beats) has embarked on a new project. Teaming up with ex-Los Bitchos instrumentalist, Carolina Faruolo, the duo – known as Abraxas – are to release their collaborative debut LP, Monte Carlo, this October via … Continue reading

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SONG OF THE DAY Abraxas – Sunrise State (Of Mind)

I love it when artists twist, bend and reinvent themselves in many sonic ways, always evolving, yet always maintaining that solid root that gives them their edge; such is the case with today’s band. With a sound that resides in … Continue reading

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SONG OF THE DAY Jack White – Eosophobia

Released two days ago, Jack White’s latest offering is invitingly entitled Fear of the Dawn and offers 12 new tracks all of which have been described as being like “no other White record released previously” Though it’s fair to say … Continue reading

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SONG OF THE DAY Traffic Sound – Meshkalina

Having heard today’s stomper a good while back, I could’ve sworn I’d already featured this but just as well I checked, it would appear that the wonders of Meshkalina has never made it onto the LP blog…until now! Traffic Sound … Continue reading

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SONG OF THE DAY Songs: Ohia – VU Anxiety

Jason Andrew Molina, better known as Songs: Ohia, spent nearly 15 years recording music. As a vocalist, musician and singer-songwriter he worked with a cast of rotating musicians over the years, all of whom supported his solo projects Songs:Ohia and … Continue reading

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SONG OF THE DAY Father John Misty – Funny Girl

In the past I’ve dabbled with some of Father John Misty’s ever-engaging creations, but have really taken to his latest single, Funny Girl! With its classic, orchestral-adorned and rather lavish crooner sound, I love the delight of the music, verses … Continue reading

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SONG OF THE DAY Dope Lemon – Hey You

Angus Stone is an Australian folk singer-songwriter, record producer and audio-engineer known for being one half of Angus & Julia Stone (Julia Stone being his sister). He released his debut solo album in 2009 under the pseudonym, Lady of the … Continue reading

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SONG OF THE DAY Magic Roundabout – Sneaky Feelin’

“Unheard mid-80’s Manchester Indie Pop Noisemakers……” (Third Man Records) When something sounds just as good today as it did when it was first released nearly 40 years ago, its testament to a solid musical formula; Manchester-based Magic Roundabout knew how … Continue reading

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SONG OF THE DAY Mike Edison & Guadalupe Plata – Who Ya Gonna Call

A very welcome return for Spain’s finest purveyors of raw, rock’n’roll blues comes in the form of today’s dusty refrain.  Announced two days ago, Guadalupe Plata have teamed up with US artist/blues singer, Mike Edison for new album, The Devil … Continue reading

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SONG OF THE DAY Ty Segall – People These Days

Today’s sublime piece of garage rock was one of Ty Segall’s earliest solo recordings! Originally self-released as a cdr EP in 2007, this small selection of songs were accompanied by the liner notes detailing how,  “ALL SONGS BY TY SEGALL.RECORDED … Continue reading

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