Category Archives: Alternative Rock

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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SONG OF THE DAY The Buttertones – Dak’s Back

If any day is worthy of a kick up the tush, it’s a Sunday.  I was looking for something to liven things up and suddenly remembered this song!  LA’s Buttertones really know how to rock with their fuzzed-out, garage-rock sound … Continue reading

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SONG OF THE DAY Shadow Band – Green Riverside

New Jersey’s Shadow Band released their latest album, Wilderness Of Love a few days ago via Mexican Summer and from what I’ve heard so far, it’s sounding pretty good.  With its dreamy psyched-out feel I’ve found it very easy to latch … Continue reading

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SONG OF THE DAY Laucan – Tectonic Plates

One of the very enchanting qualities that draws me to Laucan’s music is the ability he has to captivate with very little effort. Take today’s song for example, in all its raw and stripped-back glory, Tectonic Plates has just stopped … Continue reading

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SONG OF THE DAY Hanni El Khatib – This I Know

Over the course of last year Hanni El Khatib released a series of EP’s, their collective forces introducing a new and experimental element to the LA artist’s sound, which sees him moving away from blues-rock and evolving into new realms. … Continue reading

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