Category Archives: Alternative

SONG OF THE DAY Mourning [A] BLKstar – Anti Anthem

 “The Garner Poems” are modern-day spirituals of reverence and despair that serve as both a force of light and a schematic for hope, survival, and independence.” Mourning [A] BLKstar are an impressive collective of musicians from Cleveland that came together … Continue reading

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SONG OF THE DAY The Buttertones – Madame Supreme

Today’s song is supreme by name and totally supreme by nature!!! LA’s cinematic retro-rockers TheButtertones are a mighty force to be reckoned with!  Their furious relentless energy is a defining feature and if you just so happen to find yourself drawn … Continue reading

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SONG OF THE DAY Nick Cave – Ramblin’ Mind

Founding member of The Gun Club, Jeffrey Lee Pierce died in 1996 at the age of only 38.  Years later in 2006 British musician Cypress grove unearthed an old cassette with a label that read “JLP songs.”  Grove soon discovered that this … Continue reading

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SONG OF THE DAY Tommy Guerrero – El Camino Negro

Californian guitarist and composer Tommy Guerrero has been known to fuse an array of styles into his ever-evolving sound, incorporating rock, hip hop, funk, soul and jazz into his compositions.  For his latest and forthcoming album, Road to Knowhere, he … Continue reading

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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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