Category Archives: Alternative Rock

SONG OF THE DAY Dick Stusso – Modern Music

Oakland singer-songwriter Nick Russo, a.k.a Dick Stusso, has recently announced his forthcoming second album In Heaven, which will be released on Friday 2nd March via Hardly Art Records. First single Modern Music is an apt introduction to Dick Stusso who has been described … Continue reading

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SONG OF THE DAY – 5 SONGS FOR CHRISTMAS! (& for the next 7 days! – Christmas corkers!!! )

I may not be the worlds most Christmassy person, nowhere near to be honest, but I’m taking a little seasonal break and thought that a little selection of Christmas songs would be a nice gift to leave you all!  I’ve … Continue reading

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SONG OF THE DAY Nick Cave – Higgs Boson Blues

I have just been doing a little research behind today’s song and discovered that “The Higgs boson is a theoretical elementary particle, nicknamed by the popular press as the God Particle, which supposedly holds everything together.”  If you can get … Continue reading

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SONG OF THE DAY The Deep Dark Woods – Fallen Leaves

The slightest mention of anything ghostly and macabre and my ears prick up! Couple this with an immensely haunting and captivating tune and you have just made my night….The Deep Dark Woods have done just that! Hailing from Saskatoon, Canada … Continue reading

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SONG OF THE DAY The Psychedelic Furs – Fall

Now here’s an album I’ve not heard in such a long time!! Too long in fact (she says hunting for her one and only Psychedelic Furs CD!!!).  I love Richard Butler’s gruff, mean vocals, especially in today’s song! Fall appears on … Continue reading

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SONG OF THE DAY Shitkid – Favourite Thing

Åsa Söderqvist, aka ShitKid, is a 24-year-old singer-songwriter from Sweden who not only scribes all of her own music, but produces and records it too!  She first grabbed my attention this summer with the catchy sounds of Tropics  and I’ve followed her … Continue reading

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SONG OF THE DAY Hunger – Open Your Eyes (Lost Album Version)

With an intro like this, it’s hard not to give this song your 100% full attention right from the onset! It’s big, bold and dramatic with heavy thumping drums and howling guitars..and this is only the introduction! Originally recorded in … Continue reading

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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

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SONG OF THE DAY Yak – All I Need Is Some Sunshine In My Life.

Early last month Yak shared new single All I Need is Some Sunshine in My Life, a cover of an old 1965 gospel classic by the The Dixie Nightingales’. This was the trio’s first release on the Maccabbees-afilliated Yala! Records and premiered on … Continue reading

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SONG OF THE DAY Phobophobes – Free The Naked Rambler

Here’s another new one for me, but perhaps not a revelation for you if you are already familiar with London’s Phobophobes? I knew straight away I was going to like this band when I first heard Where Is My Owner … Continue reading

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