Category Archives: brooklyn

SONG OF THE DAY the Ar-Kaics – No Good (demo)

When Daptone Records introduced WICK Records as their new subsidiary rock label in 2015, I was thrilled and have kept a close eye on all of their releases ever since.  One band that caught my attention at the end of … Continue reading

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SONG OF THE DAY WOODS – Love Is Love

Woods are to release a new album, Love Is Love, next month and as I write this I am also giving its title track a listen for the first time.  As anticipated, it flourishes with what has become their very … Continue reading

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SONG OF THE DAY The Jay Vons – Want You Tomorrow

Are you ready to “Rock ‘n Soul?” As perfectly described by Daptone Records, this is exactly what The Jay Vons are offering, a rocking slice of wonderful, smooth, sunshiny and mellow soul. Over the past few years this Brooklyn band … Continue reading

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SONG OF THE DAY Blitz The Ambassador – Running

This week sees the release of the Brooklyn-based, Ghanian-American’s forth studio album, ‘Diasporadical’ which, with less than three days to wait, is something I am really looking forward to. Coming out via Jakarta Records there are three tracks available to preview … Continue reading

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SONG OF THE DAY Blitz the Ambassador – Heaven Ft. Tumi

Brooklyn-based, Ghanian-American hip hop artist, Blitz the Ambassador is preparing to release ‘Diasporadical,’ his fourth studio album which has been over a year in the making. Yesterday saw the release of new single ‘Heaven,’ an energised fusion of Afrobeat, Funk, … Continue reading

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SONG OF THE DAY The Mystery Lights – What Happens When You Turn The Devil Down

“We are looking forward to Wick doing for rock & roll what Daptone has done for soul music” ( Neal Sugarman -Daptone co-owner) Daptone’s new and exciting subsidiary company, Wick Records have set about creating a label with a sound … Continue reading

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SONG OF THE DAY Drakkar Nowhere – Higher Now

The very generous New York label Beyond Beyond Is Beyond has recently shared a great summer jam sampler, and it can be yours for any price you deem worthy.  All you have to do is click here and give it a listen and … Continue reading

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SONG OF THE DAY Nassau – Wake the Dead

This track has something effortless and special about it and is making me feel really weightless! So much so I am virtually floating into the next room from just listening to it, and the only thing anchoring me to my … Continue reading

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SONG OF THE DAY The Mystery Lights – Follow Me Home

“We are looking forward to Wick doing for rock & roll what Daptone has done for soul music” ( Neal Sugarman -Daptone co-owner) Daptone’s new and exciting subsidiary company, Wick Records have set about creating a label with a sound … Continue reading

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SONG OF THE DAY Xenia Rubinos – Lonely Lover

So, I’m quickly scribbling down my thoughts on ‘Lonely Lover’ because it’s my first listen to the song and it feels like a bit of a magical mystery ride. There’s quite a lot going on here, with twists and turns … Continue reading

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