Category Archives: Alternative Rock

SONG OF THE DAY Echo Ohs – Fool

When it comes to the reinvention and revival of garage rock, you’ll go a long way to beat The Echo Oh’s, for they are Auckland’s finest purveyors of primitive rock’n’roll and swamp-pop! Emerging in 2013, this retro 3-piece has been … Continue reading

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SONG OF THE DAY King Gizzard & The Lizard Wizard – Planet B

If there is one thing you can be certain about when it comes to King Gizzard & The Lizard Wizard it’s uncertainty!  Never has there been a band so prolific with sound exploration and album releases, this dynamic element matched … Continue reading

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SONG OF THE DAY Jonathan Richman – When I Dance

Jonathan Richman is one of those artists I play for a multitude of reasons: for comfort, for fun, for dancing and for his sweet, honest lyrics.  I don’t love everything he’s ever done, but what I do adore, I really … Continue reading

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SONG OF THE DAY Deliluh – Creeping Tom

There is something really quite sexy about the lethargic feel to this song, but don’t be fooled by its calm, for there is a lot of underlying tension brewing in the shadowy stillness and the dark quiet speaks volumes. Deliluh … Continue reading

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SONG OF THE DAY Haze – Piochitas

Another band to make it through to Glastonbury’s Emerging Talent long-list is Bristol’s post-punk four-piece, Haze.  Releasing their latest single Piochitas earlier this month via Hate Hate Hate Records (who have released the likes of Fat White Family and The Wytches), … Continue reading

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SONG OF THE DAY Drool – Fun

Describing themselves as an evocative, Alt-rock outfit, London quartet DROOL are another band shortlisted in Glastonbury’s 2019 Emerging Talent Competition. Fusing late 80’s post-punk, 90’s grunge and short 60’s melodic structures, the band are a product of a very impulsive … Continue reading

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SONG OF THE DAY Kid Kapichi – Puppet Strings

I’ve been doing a little bit of delving today because all too often I discover new sounds but don’t always give myself chance to listen to more from that artist/band. You may recall at the end of January I covered … Continue reading

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SONG OF THE DAY The Ringards – Glasgow Television

In an ever-changing world where the only certainty seems to be uncertainty, an urgency to bridge the divide runs as rife as the chaos it is causing.  London-based 4-piece, The Ringards feels passionately about the current climate, the breakdown of … Continue reading

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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 Kid Kapichi – 2019

Emerging last year and hailing from Hastings, Kid Kapichi are a DIY four-piece who have described their sound as “a heavy riff-based thing with a bit of a haunted house vibe!”  For me they are a brand new discovery today, but for … Continue reading

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