Category Archives: Alternative

SONG OF THE DAY Ola Szmidt – Wrapped

As well as introducing myself to new music on a daily basis, I like to seek out that ‘something different.’  This is one catalyst that drives my insatiable search for new sounds and has consequently taken me in many new … 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 Afous D’Afous – Nak Amahah

If bands like Tinariwen are your thing, Afous D’Afous are a six-piece desert blues outfit worth checking out! Hailing from Tamanrasset in southern Algeria, the band are still relatively unknown in world music circles, whilst at home in the Tuareg … Continue reading

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5 JUICY SONGS OF THE DAY!!!…to keep you going whilst the LP Blog is away.

It’s that time of year again and the LP Blog is off gallivanting for a week as of tomorrow, so today is a special treat! Not just one song of the day, but FIVE!! Yes, here are five lovely tracks … Continue reading

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SONG OF THE DAY BADBADBADNOTGOOD – Speaking Gently

BADBADNOTGOOD have featured in many a LP blog post over the last year or so, their experimental sounds providing many a pleasurable listen.  Regretfully I’ve yet to see them live, but did manage to catch the last part of their … 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 Loose Meat – Edge Of Love

Now here is a track that I am getting rather excited about today! With its striking and unusual sound, this record instantly became a prominent musical feature of my day! Loose Meat are an avant-disco collaboration between Archie Bronson Outfit’s Mark … Continue reading

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SONG OF THE DAY Tricky – The Only Way

What really sold this song to me today was its tortured melody, strange as that may seem to be drawn to something a little dark and gloomy, but this song does it so well and the melancholy is tangible.  This … Continue reading

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SONG OF THE DAY Dove Lady – 7777

Experimental D.C duo, Jeremy Ray and Andrew Thawley, aka Dove Lady, are to release their debut album later this month via Inflated Records and DZ Tapes.  One is to be their first full-length offering and follows in the footsteps of last … Continue reading

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SONG OF THE DAY Shitkid – Alright

ShitKid is the project of 24-year-old Åsa Söderqvist who made her debut last spring with her self-titled debut EP, a release that quickly propelled her into being one of the most talked about new acts in Sweden Covering this young … Continue reading

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