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15th March 2023: Boston’s WRINKLER releases new album: “For You, Now” & I like what this DIY outfit have to offer!
24th June 2022: Wax Machine’s latest double A-side single includes a FINE rendition of Vinicius De Moraes and Baden Powell’s seminal 1966 “Canto De Iemanja” (24.6.22)
9th November 2021:Record Kicks presents “Origin of Forms” the vibrant debut album by Moscow funk band The Diasonics – due January 2022! (9.11.21)
8th July 2021: Savila releases MAYAHUEL as the follow-up to their self-titled debut LP and further explores the realms of cumbia, dream-pop, spirited vocals, hallucinatory riffing and driving percussion
1st June 2021: BBE Music issues instrumental versions from classic DJ Vadim album “The Soundcatcher” for the first time since its original release in 2007! (1.6.21)
17th Maruch 2021: SOARING SUNSHINE FOR THE EARS! Uplifting sounds look set to erupt from Fimber Bravo’s forthcoming album, “Lunar Tredd”! Due this week!!
26th February 2021: COSMIC CHAOS OF THE HEADY KIND!! The Writhing Squares forthcoming release looks set to be a blast!
29th January 2021: Sitka Sun’s sophomore release promises more cosmic escapism!
1st September 2020: Latest single from London’s Chelou is “Real” dreamy!
9th July 2020: Now-Again releases the third album for Brazilian guitarist, Fabiano do Nascimento
19th June 2020: Melbourne’s Midlife announces new album, “Automatic”, with first single, “Rare Air” being a rather lovely chunk of cosmic escapism!
30th May 2020: Kutiman releases the first single from his long awaited forthcoming album, “Wachaga” – Due for release on 19th July
25th May 2020: Liotia’s upcoming haunting new single “SILENCE” is announced – Due 2nd June!
15th May 2020: ATA releases/reissues “Early Works: Funk, Soul And Afro Rarities From The Archives”
4th May 2020: Orquesta Akokán’s latest single, “4 de Octubre”, is a lucumi fever dream of sublime mambo..out NOW on Daptone Records.
24th April 2020: Berlin’s Shika Shika records announces new album: “A Guide to the Birdsong of Mexico, Central America & the Caribbean”
17th April 2020: East London’s post punk purveyors share first track from upcoming EP
12th April 2020: LA’s finest, The Buttertones release new album: Jazzhound
31st March 2020: Michael Clark is to release haunting new single: “Winter Song”
- SONG OF THE DAY Dock Boggs – Oh Death March 26, 2023
- SONG OF THE DAY Bruce Haack – Saint Basil March 25, 2023
- SONG OF THE DAY Steve Young – Coyote March 24, 2023
- SONG OF THE DAY Tommy Johnson – Canned Heat Blues March 23, 2023
- SONG OF THE DAY Ruby Andrews – You Can Run But You Can’t Hide March 22, 2023
- SONG OF THE DAY Robohands – Nightshade March 21, 2023
- SONG OF THE DAY Getatchew Mekurya – Akale Wube March 18, 2023
- SONG OF THE DAY Jo Hamann – Wild Woman March 17, 2023
- SONG OF THE DAY The Space Walkers – Swamp Gas March 16, 2023
- SONG OF THE DAY Project Gemini – After The Dawn March 14, 2023
- SONG OF THE DAY Ofege – Nobody Fails March 13, 2023
- SONG OF THE DAY Jackie Mittoo & The Soul Brothers – Voodoo Moon March 12, 2023
- SONG OF THE DAY The Ebb Tides – My Baby’s Gone March 11, 2023
- SONG OF THE DAY The Inferno – The Inferno March 10, 2023
- SONG OF THE DAY The Creations – Get On My Train March 9, 2023
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Category Archives: Avant-garde
SONG OF THE DAY Neal Heppleston – Ghost Ship
I have only just heard this track, but had to and share! As I write this, I’m on my second listen and I’m liking it! In fact, so much so that the 3:48 seconds of its duration seemed to pass … Continue reading
SONG OF THE DAY Fad Gadget – Saturday Night Special
Better known by his stage name, Fad Gadget, Francis John Tovey was a electronic, avant-garde musician and vocalist active in the early 1980’s. Signed to Mute Records his work has been cited as ground-breaking, pathing the way for new wave … Continue reading
SONG OF THE DAY The Deviants – I’m Coming Home
It’s hard to say exactly who The Deviants were in one sentence, as this band have been around for many moons and in that time have seen many a different band member come and go! Initially known as The Social … Continue reading
SONG OF THE DAY Blurt – Trees
Blurt are one band that I would love to have seen live back in their heyday, for I have no doubt in my mind that this would be one show I’d not be forgetting in a hurry! When today’s song … Continue reading
SONG OF THE DAY The Shaolin Afronauts – The Scarab
There’s a real nice combination of soothing verses tension whirling about in this immersive instrumental delight today, and though you may be forgiven for thinking this is the work of The Budos Band or The Sorcerers, this is, in fact, … Continue reading
SONG OF THE DAY Ahmed Abdul-Malik – La Ibkey
What an exotic way to spend six minutes! Thank you to my friend for introducing me to the fascinating sounds of Ahmed Abdul-Malik!! Born Jonathan Tim, Jr in 1927, Ahmed Abdul-Malik was an American jazz double bassist and oud player. … Continue reading
SONG OF THE DAY Kontrol – White Walls
Some days its hard to settle on a sound, some days I find it hard to settle full stop. Today’s track has that something about it that made me stop and listen about for more than a few seconds..is it … Continue reading
SONG OF THE DAY Moondog – Pacific Ocean (Rain Forest)
A complete feast for your senses, today’s song, entitled Pacific Ocean (Rain Forest), is utterly enchanting! Connecting mind and body through music, this sound touches the soul as it immerses you in natural earthly delights. Cascades of glistening droplets fall … Continue reading
SONG OF THE DAY Suicide – Ghost Rider
When I first heard this track it reminded me so much of Alan Vega’s superb album, Cubist Blues. It was then I discovered Suicide: A band that comprised of Alan Vega and Marty Rev! Taking their name from the title … Continue reading
SONG OF THE DAY The Velvet Underground – I’m Gonna Move Right In
I’ve never claimed be the biggest Lou Reed fan (don’t hate me) and for those that know me, they will know that I don’t really rate them too much…but I have to concede that The Velvet Underground have had a … Continue reading
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