Category Archives: cinematic

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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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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SONG OF THE DAY The Sorcerers – Shamanic Brew

The serpent is back!!  Smooth and sinuous with skin so taut and rhythmic, this snaky sound returns and is armed with more hypnotic sorcery!  This can only mean one thing…..The Sorcerers have completed their new album and with smooth precision … Continue reading

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SONG OF THE DAY T. Benny & the Buzz Brothers – The Drought

When Wick Records received a tape recording of this song in a random package one day, the attraction was immediate; they wanted this record and snatched up the opportunity to press this right away!  Is it any wonder though?  For … Continue reading

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SONG OF THE DAY The Budos Band – Valley of the Damned

For nearly 15 years Brooklyn’s finest psychedelic afro-soul instrumental outfit have been creating their unique fusions of 60’s/70’s, jazz, deep funk and Afro-beat sounds. Today the multi-skilled creators of all things sonically magical have released a brand new album entitled … Continue reading

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