Category Archives: Alternative rock/blues

SONG OF THE DAY RF Shannon – Don’t Be Shy

I often wait for a song to grab at me, but sometimes, as with today’s song, you just need a little coaxing because its these little beauties that often impact you more. Today’s track doesn’t knock you off your feet … Continue reading

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SONG OF THE DAY James Brute – Archeologist Blues

“James Brute writes spooked out songs of love, loss and lust and delivers them in a heady mix of acid blues, doom-wop and rock n’roll.” Former Brute Chorus front man, James Brute has been going it alone for over five … Continue reading

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SONG OF THE DAY Nick Cave & The Bad Seeds – Tupelo

With Nick Cave’s rasping vocals erupting out over a heavy, taut melody its no wonder this song packs more tension than a box of coiled springs! For its jerky, close atmosphere I keep thinking of Toydrum’s God Song when I … Continue reading

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SONG OF THE DAY PowerSolo – Sasquatch

“Massive and mobile, revved-up and smirking, wired manic relentlessness with polished precision musicianship and plenty of gratuitous sonic elegance and refinement within their genre-shifting role playing. But no matter what they try these guys can really make it come to life” … 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 Alan Vega, Alex Chilton, Ben Vaughn – Fat City

Cubist Blues is an album I stumbled upon a couple of years ago and I dare say it sounds just as unique now as it did when it was first recorded in 1996! I have to admit that I am … Continue reading

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SONG OF THE DAY Strange Cages – Sick With Desire

“We are proud and disgusted to present to you the second single and video from our upcoming ‘Silver Queen’ EP.” Hold tight, leave your sanity at the door and brace yourself for a little Friday night madness, the Strange Cages  … Continue reading

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SONG OF THE DAY Tom Waits – Walk Away

Originally featuring on the 1996 soundtrack for the Dead Man Walking film, Walk Away is a fantastic track written by Tom Waits and his wife and musical collaborator, Kathleen Brennan. The song is about a failed relationship and was first released … Continue reading

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SONG OF THE DAY The Buttertones – Midnight in a Moonless Dream

LA’s cinematic retro-rockers The Buttertones are a force to be reckoned with!  Their furious relentless energy is a defining feature and if you just so happen to find yourself drawn into their powerful magnetic orbit, you’d better hold on tight … Continue reading

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SONG OF THE DAY Strange Cages – Hypothalamus Blues

Brighton three-piece, Strange Cages once described themselves as a “garage/psych band with cruel intentions” and if you’re familiar with their music I’m pretty sure you’d agree with this sentiment!  No stranger to the LP Blog, this garage-punk trio never fail to put a little shiver … Continue reading

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