Category Archives: Alternative Rock

SONG OF THE DAY Ovef Ow – Working Girl

This track has something warming and attractive about it right from the start! As the guitar strums a gentle melody and soft vocals tunefully hum into relaxed chords, you instantly get a feeling that something nice is about to happen! … Continue reading

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SONG OF THE DAY the Ar-Kaics – No Good (demo)

When Daptone Records introduced WICK Records as their new subsidiary rock label in 2015, I was thrilled and have kept a close eye on all of their releases ever since.  One band that caught my attention at the end of … Continue reading

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SONG OF THE DAY Chelou – Damned Eye See

One thing that always strikes me about today’s artist is his very distinct signature sound which, although often delicate and understated by nature, possesses the power stand out and be recognised. Chelou (whose name is a French expression used to describe … Continue reading

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SONG OF THE DAY Palm Honey – Hot Simian Weather

Hot Simian Weather by Palm Honey has just qualified for the LP’s ‘I like this song in 3 seconds’ title of the day!  Yes, I can often tell whether I’m going to like a song in the first few moments and … Continue reading

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SONG OF THE DAY Hanni El Khatib – Worship Song (No. 2)

One of the good things about having your iPod on constant shuffle is the contrast it can sometimes throw out.  One minute I’m listening to Digital Animal by Honey Claws (courtesy of Breaking Bad soundtrack) and then this little beauty … Continue reading

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SONG OF THE DAY Rainbrother – Fat Eggs

Earlier in the year and at the end of last year I featured a couple of Rainbrother’s songs, but today one of their tracks appeared in one of my music feeds and this inspired me to revisit their debut album. … Continue reading

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SONG OF THE DAY Rare Monk – Phosphorescence

Rare Monk are an experimental indie rock outfit from Portland, Oregon whose sound hovers around the electro-rock genre. Having only discovered them about half an hour ago, I can’t go into much more detail at present, but what I can … Continue reading

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SONG OF THE DAY Steakfry – Torn Apart

It’s been a while since I featured something unsigned and emerging so I was more than happy to find today’s song waiting for me in a stack of blog submissions. Ryan Costelloe, aka Steakfry, is an 18-year-old singer/songwriter and multi-instrumentalist … Continue reading

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SONG OF THE DAY Little Barrie – Love or Love

Ever since the London-based trio Little Barrie emerged from Nottingham in 1999 they have been cooking up their very own unique blend of surf-rock, blues and good old-fashioned psych-infused garage and feeding it to hungry psych fans such as myself!! Their latest … Continue reading

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SONG OF THE DAY Strange Cages – The Cracks

Brighton three-piece, Strange Cages released their 6-track EP, The Cracks yesterday and I’m here to tell you that its is well worth the wait (if, like me, you have been waiting for this).  If you haven’t experienced the psychedelic fury of the Strange … Continue reading

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