Category Archives: Alternative

SONG OF THE DAY Television – Little Johnny Jewel (Parts 1 & 2)

Coming together in New York in 1973, Television were an early fixture of CBGB and the 1970’s New York rock scene and are considered by many to be one of the band’s that shaped and influenced the development of punk … 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 Shagrat The Vagrant- Beautiful Deceiver (Demo Version 1)

Steve Peregrin Took was the original Pink Fairy who left T-Rex in 1969 so that he could start working on his own songs, either as a solo musician or fronting bands such as Shagrat. Last month Shagrat’s LP, Pink Jackets Required was … Continue reading

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SONG OF THE DAY Oh Sees – Sentient Oona

I’ve read mixed reviews about Thee Oh Sees (or now just the Oh Sees) latest record, Smote Reverser,  so when a very good friend sent me a link to the new album last night, I’ve made a point of working my … Continue reading

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SONG OF THE DAY Old Smile – Jar of Something

New Jerseyan artist, Tom Herman, aka Old Smile, is a familiar name to the Listening Post Blog and one artist who has left his musical imprint on the LP Blog’s heart (tap Old Smile into my search bar and you … Continue reading

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SONG OF THE DAY Strange Cages – False Prophet Death Waltz

Well, if you thought the title of today’s track was a mouthful, just you wait until you press play and the madness is unleashed! Brighton three-piece, Strange Cages  once described themselves as a “garage/psych band with cruel intentions” and if you’re already familiar … Continue reading

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SONG OF THE DAY Patrick Watson – Melody Noir

Compared to the likes of Rufas Wainwright, Andrew Bird, Nick Drake, Jeff Buckley and Pink Floyd, Patrick Watson is a Canadian singer-songwriter well-known for his experimental musicianship. Popping up on my radar today like a hundred rays of sunshine, my … Continue reading

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SONG OF THE DAY Animal Noise – River

Hailing from a town not too many miles away from me, Animal Noise are a three-piece alt rock outfit from Colchester consisting of Josh, Birdy and Jack.  According to their Facebook page they remain unsigned, but have a new album coming … Continue reading

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SONG OF THE DAY Sleep Eaters – Ghost On Fire

This bouncy bundle of raging raucous fun has had me jollying around all over the place today and I’m happy to discover that I’ve caught this band right from their debut single! Ghost On Fire is the first offering from garage-rockers, … Continue reading

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SONG OF THE DAY White Bleaches – Mirror Machine

Arriving on a wave of authentic garage rock and forming (or is that foaming!) in the coastal surf town of Torquay, Australia, the White Bleaches are four-piece psych band who came together in 2015. Since then their psychedelic voyage has … Continue reading

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