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SONG OF THE DAY Ralph Lundsten & The Andromeda All Stars – Horrorscope

This wacky little track came to my attention the other day and at first I couldn’t put a year to it and it reminded me of the first time I heard Pink Floyd’s Set The Controls For the Heart of … Continue reading

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SONG OF THE DAY L’Orange – Look Around (feat. Oddisee)

“My new album is called The Ordinary Man, it’ll be out 10/27!   The first single with Oddisee is out today and it’s one of the best songs I’ve ever made.  Losing my hearing over the past few years has … Continue reading

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SONG OF THE DAY Gladys Lazer – Veronica

I’m sure I’ve mentioned this many times before, but one of the first things that draws me to any music is the beat..and this song has a cool beat!  Not only that, when I tracked down the accompanying video earlier, … Continue reading

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SONG OF THE DAY Billy Woods – Everybody Knows

Billy Woods has been described as a ‘rapper who defies easy categorisation’ and latest album Known Unknowns (which is his first release in 2 years!) contains some of his most melodic work yet! Tackling hefty issues such as what it is to be … Continue reading

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SONG OF THE DAY Tobacco – Slaughtered by the Amway Guy

Thomas Fec, a.k.a Tobacco, is an electronic musician hailing from Allegheny County, Pennsylvania whose sound is forged from pre-digital electronic instruments such as analog synthesizers and tape machines.  He has been creating music since 1996, performing as both a solo … Continue reading

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SONG OF THE DAY Branded Moore – 123

“Branded Moore is the shit..ask around.  No bullshit hiphop” Up until this evening I’d never heard of Canadian rapper Branded Moore, but I have discovered through a little bit of background reading that he has over ten years of music-making … Continue reading

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SONG OF THE DAY LE SON – Ava

I know I say this a lot on here: “I’m very excited by this one,” but guess  what, I’m really really excited by today’s song!!! Emerging electronic act LE SON are a duo from London consisting of band members Liam … Continue reading

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SONG OF THE DAY Frankie Seay & The Soul Riders — Soul Food

If you were to play the first 30 seconds of this song on a continuous loop, I’d be a happy bunny, this is one seriously gorgeous big beat!  Don’t get me wrong, I love the whole track, but this into … 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 Sharaf Band feat. Xaawo Hiiraan – Kadeed Badanaa Naftaydani (My Life is Full of Tribulations)

 “This stunning compilation of ’70s songs from Somalia (with an incredible backstory) has the verve of ’90s hip-hop & the soul of Ethio jazz.” The intriguing description above drew my attention to some more exciting new sounds tonight!!  New York’s … Continue reading

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