Category Archives: beats

SONG OF THE DAY Danger Mouse & Black Thought – Belize (feat. MF DOOM)

Danger Mouse and Tariq (Black Thought) recently released the official video for Belize. Shot by Danger Mouse and directed by UNCANNY, this simple black and white offering serves as a powerful tribute to the late MF DOOM, who also features … Continue reading

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SONG OF THE DAY Wax Machine – Extralude (Wyndham Earl’s More Than​-​An​-​Interlude Remix)

Brighton-based Wax Machine have been gaining attention for their melodic jazzy psych-rock offerings ever since they emerged in 2015. Self-releasing their mystical, psychedelic DIY creations in the early days, they have so far issued one album and few EP’s; with … Continue reading

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SONG(S) OF THE DAY Alessandro Alessandroni – “Meccanico” & Ennio Morricone “I Due Evasi Di Sing Sing (Oh Little Birdy)”

Today I’ve found two pieces of music to share, which I guess you can call songs- they are songs but because they are rather brief (at just over a minute each), so I thought I’d put a couple in! They … Continue reading

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SONG OF THE DAY The Diasonics – Andromeda

“Origin of Forms has the power to hypnotize you, captivating you from start to finish….” It was the November of 2020 that I was first introduced to the very cool sounds of Moscow’s Diasonics. A year-and-a-bit-and-some-pretty-cool-singles later, this five-piece funk/soul … Continue reading

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SONG OF THE DAY The Diasonics – Siracco

A very instrumental theme seems to be unravelling on my blog as of late and today’s song is the perfect addition to this!  Recommended to me earlier this week, I am very much loving the delights of Sirocco!   With its … Continue reading

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SONG OF THE DAY Utheo Choerer – Stiv Kuling

Known for their “top-notch productions,” Norway’s Lyskestrekk Records are a small label with big offerings! Pushing anything from psych, soul, breaks, funk and disco, one of their latest offerings is a label debut from a rather enigmatic artist! Writer and … Continue reading

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SONG OF THE DAY Paolo Ferrara – Percussion Blues

With such a funky fusion of Latin,  jazz, funk and soul all erupting on in one track, how could I not fall for this gorgeous chunk of percussive heaven! Originally released on Italian composer, conductor and keyboardist Paolo Ferrara’s 1975 … Continue reading

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SONG OF THE DAY Dillon & Paten Locke – Rap Safari (J​-​Zone Remix) feat. Phill Most Chill & J​-​Live

“No gimmicks, no punches pulled. Just rugged beats & raw rhyming…” (Vindig) A wild menagerie of sound leaps out from a jungle of big beats and exotic soundscapes; there can only be one name for such a song and that … Continue reading

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SONG OF THE DAY Shawn Lee and The Soul Surfers – Introduction

“Music is truly the international language and it’s not where you’re from, but where you’re at…..” Shawn Lee and the Soul Surfers eponymous border-breaking album has been a record described as deep in “raw grit and musical exploration!” Released last … Continue reading

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SONG OF THE DAY Andrea Benini – El Guerrero

Anything drum orientated and rhythm-based is going to attract my attention, there’s no doubt about that…and, fortunately for me, today’s discovery just happens to be a gorgeous percussive-orientated composition that blends old traditions with modern beats. Producer, composer and percussionist/drummer … Continue reading

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