Category Archives: Alternative

SONG OF THE DAY Rainbrother – Black Chemicals

I first came across the soothing folk-rock sounds of Rainbrother in 2016 with the discovery of a Riverside, the opening track from their 2017 debut album, Tales From the Drought. Coming together with a group of musicians from the Copenhagen indie … Continue reading

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SONG OF THE DAY Kevin Morby & Waxahatchee – Farewell Transmission

Kevin Morby could sing the weather forecast and I’m pretty sure he would still have the same calming and serene effect on me! It’s just what he does and I always know where to turn when I need a bit … Continue reading

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SONG OF THE DAY Run Child Run – Hungry

Singer-songwriter and multi-instrumentalist Ian Sims, aka Run Child Run, has spent the last five years exploring, developing and perfecting his own very unique sound and yesterday unleashed a collection of his compositions via debut album, Vanishing Point. During his own … Continue reading

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SONG OF THE DAY Melanie de Biasio – Afro blue

I’ve been on a right musical jaunt tonight! If songs were countries I’d have covered half the globe by now and it all started with Van Morrison’s The Way Young Lovers Do!  From there I somehow ended up listening to Tim … Continue reading

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SONG OF THE DAY Karen O – YO! MY SAINT [feat. Michael Kiwanuka]

Released only three days ago the Yeah Yeah Yeah’s Karen O has shared a new song called Yo! My Saint which features the guest vocals of British soul singer Michael Kiwanuka. The song was created as part of the new … Continue reading

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SONG OF THE DAY Dick Stusso – Modern Music

Oakland singer-songwriter Nick Russo, a.k.a Dick Stusso, has recently announced his forthcoming second album In Heaven, which will be released on Friday 2nd March via Hardly Art Records. First single Modern Music is an apt introduction to Dick Stusso who has been described … Continue reading

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SONG OF THE DAY Here Lies Man – So Far Away

What if Black Sabbath played Afrobeat?……………. This question is tantalizingly posed on Here Lies Man’s bio page and gloriously put into action in their fuzzed out afrorock compositions!  Here Lies Man are an L.A-based quintet founded and conceptualised by Marcos … Continue reading

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SONG OF THE DAY Man.Goes Human – Moonglasses

It was just over two years ago that I first featured the lo-fi Indie-rock sounds of Delhi-based outfit, Man.Goes Human, but had you asked without me checking, I would’ve said that they emerged sometime last year!!…how time flies! No longer … Continue reading

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SONG OF THE DAY Sudan Archives – Goldencity

The enchanting sounds of 23 year-old Sudan Archives came to my attention last September and I’ve just got round to buying her self-titled debut EP which was released in July last year. Not only does this young experimental artist produce … Continue reading

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SONG OF THE DAY The Growlers – Drinkin’ the Juice Blues

I’ve been reflecting over this year’s music today and have concluded that its been a proper juicy one for new and interesting sounds! I’ve spent a week away over Christmas with little or no music so re-absorbing myself has been … Continue reading

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