Category Archives: Alternative Rock

SONG OF THE DAY The Amazing Snakeheads – The Truth Serum

It occurred to me recently that I didn’t actually own an original copy of The Amazing Snakeheads Amphetamine Ballads, it’s one of my all-time favourite albums so I finally got round to getting myself a copy the other day!  This got me … Continue reading

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SONG OF THE DAY Oh Sees – Jettisoned

Are you ready for some hot slinky bass?  Thee Oh Sees featured the sinuous joys of Jettisoned on their nineteenth studio album, Orc which was released in August 2017 on Castle Face Records.  It was the band’s first studio album to … Continue reading

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SONG OF THE DAY Thee Ludds – Go Outside

Leicester’s finest purveyors of psych-punk, Thee Ludds, struck a chord in my heartstrings from the very moment I first heard them earlier this month, and their rather dark and menacing punkadelic sounds have been pleasuring my ears ever since!! Emerging with a … Continue reading

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SONG OF THE DAY Thee Ludds – Gog and Magog

Thundering drums brings with it clouds of lush darkness and ominous foreboding, make sure you are prepared for a storm when you press play on this one!  I hasten to add, however, this is the kind of storm that will … Continue reading

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SONG OF THE DAY King Gizzard & The Lizard Wizard – Billabong Valley (Live on KEXP)

Give me a song about ruthless outlaws, desolate landscapes and brutal tendencies and I’m a happy girl.. King Gizzard & The Lizard Wizard have ticked more than a few boxes on my happy list with this gun-slinging glory box of … Continue reading

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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

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SONG OF THE DAY Silverbacks – Just In The Band

Dublin/Kildare’s, Silverbacks attracted my attention earlier this year with their bustling, brash, post-punk gem, Dunkirk.  How their next single escaped my attention I do not know, but at the end of last month the art-punk outfit followed up their last single … Continue reading

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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

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SONG OF THE DAY Nick Cave & The Bad Seeds – Jubilee Street (inc live performance)

Last night I was fortunate enough to catch a Nick Cave concert, though it was only on TV I hasten to add! It was magic!!….plain and simple! (find this performance at the bottom of this page!!) The concert was part … Continue reading

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SONG OF THE DAY Echo & The Bunnymen – Crocodiles (live!!)

I specifically chose to feature a live version of today’s song because it’s so much more crazy, fierce and wired; I mean the album version is great, but this performance just gives it fire!  The rhythm section is insane and … Continue reading

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