Category Archives: Alternative

SONG OF THE DAY Brian Jonestown Massacre – My Poor Heart

It didn’t take much persuasion to feature another Brian Jonestown Massacre song as soon as I realised their latest album, Something Else, was available to stream on their Soundcloud page ahead of its June 1st release date. 2018 looks set to be … Continue reading

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SONG OF THE DAY Field Maps – Cassavetes

Now, if I was to be approached by someone wanting to play me some ‘jangle-wave indie’ chances are I’d not be too phased by the prospect, so why is it I find myself sitting here tonight enjoying just that?  There’s no … Continue reading

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SONG OF THE DAY Michael Rault – New Day Tonight

Edmonton-born and now Montreal-based singer-songwriter and producer, Michael Rault has opened shows for King Gizzard and the Lizard Wizard as well as Daptone legend Charles Bradley and tomorrow will be releasing his new album courtesy of Daptone’s subsidiary Wick Records. It’s A New Day … Continue reading

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SONG OF THE DAY RF Shannon – Tooth Ache

Yesterday I endured an ordeal in a dentist chair that lasted for over 1.5 hours! I can safely say it was one of my worse dental experiences ever and I can imagine that you may be wondering why on earth … Continue reading

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SONG OF THE DAY Man Goes Human – Crush Before Use

Defined by their experimental, DIY approach Man Goes Human emerged from Delhi in 2012. Inspired by the likes of Led Zeppelin, Jeff Buckley and J.J Cale, you only have to hear their music once to appreciate their tight-knit, unique sound.  … Continue reading

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SONG OF THE DAY The Buttertones – You and Your Knife

True to their namesake LA’s Buttertones are smooth and pliable, equipped with a sound that will lull you into a hazy dream one minute, before propelling you into outer space at the speed of light the next..you just never know … Continue reading

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SONG OF THE DAY The Echo Oh’s – Rubber Glue

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 The Funkees – Slipping Into Darkness

It was thanks to Soundway Records that I discovered The Funkees late last year and I am thanking them again tonight for their latest release, for this is a true Funkees-fest!!! For this offering Soundway Records haven’t featured just one … Continue reading

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SONG OF THE DAY Of Empires – Waist Up In Gold

If you aren’t already familiar with the Brighton-based band, Of Empires, one listen to their latest single would most probably fool you into thinking that you had leapt back in time to the hazy, psychedelic realms of the golden era … Continue reading

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SONG OF THE DAY Paddy Hanna – Ida

Well, this one nearly slipped through the net, but luckily I held out a bit longer and listened to more!  I came across today’s song whilst working my way through a music feed and although my first reaction was to … Continue reading

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