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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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SONG OF THE DAY Ghost Funk Orchestra – Your Man’s No Good
It’s been a while since I featured New York’s Ghost Funk Orchestra in 2017, but I’ll change all that today! It’s been nearly ten years since producer/musician/arranger Seth Applebaum created this ever-evolving project, Ghost Funk Orchestra, and in that time his … Continue reading
SONG OF THE DAY Sault – Luos Higher
I heard this piece of music earlier tonight and immediately fell for it because it dragged me away from the stress and pressure I felt at that moment. It reminded me that, in the natural ebb and flow of life, … Continue reading
SONG OF THE DAY Les Hommes – Canticle
Today’s song is rather alluring, mysterious and, with its kooky sound effects, deliciously quirky. The cascading melody ripples and creases as its sinuous body snakes its way around in a meandering fashion – the whole experience leaves me feeling rather … Continue reading
SONG OF THE DAY Kunihiko Murai – Yajugari M-11 T-3
It’s only been a couple of days since I last posted, but it feels like ages! It’s good to be back!! Today I have a very very cool Japanese instrumental funk track to share with you! Possibly issued on an … Continue reading
SONG OF THE DAY Ikebe Shakedown – Adonai
One of the last two cuts to appear as part of Colemine Records’ ‘Brighter Days Ahead’ series of weekly singles is new Ikebe Shakedown single, Adonai. Ennio Morricone provided a huge amount of inspiration to Ikebe Shakedown so this piece was a pleasure for the band! … Continue reading
SONG OF THE DAY The Sweet Enoughs – Dream Puppy
Have I awoke in a dream? You may find yourself asking this exact same question if you take a listen to this little bubble of sonic bliss! I have just stumbled upon a curious album and it sounds like its … Continue reading
SONG OF THE DAY LTF – Give The Horns Some
Russian DJ/producer, Anton Ivanchenko, a.k.a Light The Fuse, has been obsessed with funk, hip hop and b-boy culture since the 90’s! His knack for finding breaks, horns, flutes, double basses and vocal samples has poured into the records has been … Continue reading
SONG OF THE DAY El Michels Affair – Life Of Pablo
“One of the beautiful things about instrumental music is that the listener can decide what the narrative is. With ‘Adult Themes’ El Michels Affair has created a “choose your own adventure” in musical form…..” Yesterday, Leon Michel’s New York-based Funk/Soul … Continue reading
SONG OF THE DAY El Michels Affair – Rubix
A brand new offering from Leon Michel’s New York-based Funk/Soul instrumental band, El Michels Affair was released four days ago. The elegant form of Rubix swaggers in with effortless style, the body of its cinematic melody is deep and shapely, … Continue reading
SONG OF THE DAY Sorcerers – Opening Titles
Some albums are created as one piece, consisting of separate tracks but best heard in their entirety and, indeed, in the order in which they were recorded; The Sorcerers latest offering is a fine example of this. Releasing today, In … Continue reading
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