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26th April 2023: H. Hawkline beautifully bares his blood, bones and soul for latest offering – which was released last month (I’m a bit late to this one!)
31st March 2023:Dream by name, dreamy by nature! Orions Belte release new track and it’s a steel!
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 Jo Jo Bennet – Leaving Rome June 4, 2023
- SONG OF THE DAY Arif Sag- Su Samsunun Evleri June 2, 2023
- SONG OF THE DAY Hoodna Orchestra – Ben Yehuda June 1, 2023
- SONG OF THE DAY Duy Quang & Thái Hiền – Mộng Về Quê May 31, 2023
- SONG OF THE DAY Squid – The Blades May 30, 2023
- SONG OF THE DAY Los Lazos – La Rola May 29, 2023
- SONG OF THE DAY Nathan Davis – Cecen Kizi May 28, 2023
- SONG OF THE DAY Patricia Conley & The Royal Robins – Mama What’ll I Do May 26, 2023
- SONG OF THE DAY Chewy She – Shine May 24, 2023
- SONG OF THE DAY Connie Kim – Lý Luận Tình Yêu May 23, 2023
- SONG OF THE DAY Claudio Villa – Claudio Villa A Mezza Coce (Stornelli amorosi – Parte II) May 22, 2023
- SONG OF THE DAY Chase Webster – Moody River May 21, 2023
- SONG OF THE DAY Tommy McCook – Harvest In The East May 20, 2023
- SONG OF THE DAY Huw Marc Bennett – Pinc Sunset May 19, 2023
- Alceu Valença & Geraldo Azevedo – Planetário May 18, 2023
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Category Archives: Dance
SONG OF THE DAY Snapped Ankles – True Ecology
When I think about memorable gigs, the time I saw Snapped Ankles in a nicely snug venue is one that always comes to mind. For an array of reasons this band stands way out on the fringes, making their own … Continue reading
SONG OF THE DAY FRENTE CUMBIERO – La Era del GigaHertz
“High mountain cumbiera mechanics…” Salgaelsol & Biche You may recall me covering Frente Cumbiero for the first time a few weeks ago? Since then they have cropped up a few times on my blog and today I bring you their … Continue reading
SONG OF THE DAY ThE DiAboLIcaL LibERTieS – Sliders
Here was me thinking I’d stumbled upon a new band today, when in fact this intriguing duo have been around for at least four years! Emerging in 2016 with their DANceFLOORs oF EnGLanD album, ThE DiAboLIcaL LibERTieS are a London-based … Continue reading
SONG OF THE DAY Frente Cumbiero – El Método De La Cera Perdido
Bogota-based Colombian Cumbia pioneers, Frente Cumbiero were founded by Mario Galeano et Eblis Álvarez and featured on my blog last month when they joined forces with Tokyo-based Minyo Crusaders for a 4-track EP. Frente Cumbiero are known for their experimental … Continue reading
SONG OF THE DAY Purple Desert Rain God – Invisible Matter
Sweden’s Höga Nord Rekords wants to “expand your senses and revolutionise your mind” and I think with today’s offering they can certainly take credit for this! A brand new signing, the Purple Desert Rain God are a match made in … Continue reading
SONG OF THE DAY Los Wembler’s de Iquitos – Lamento Selvatico
There has been very few corners of this world left untouched by the recent pandemic. The COVID-19 outbreak has had particularly devastating consequences in the Peruvian Amazon. With an urban density of around a million people, Iquitos is the largest … Continue reading
SONG OF THE DAY Rabii Harnoune & V.B. Kühl – Sowiyi
Earlier this month collaborating artists Rabii Harnoune (Moroccan Gnawa-master -maâlem) and V.B.Kühl (Frankfurt electronic producer) released an exploratory album entitled GNAWA ELECTRIC LAUNE. The desire for their debut record was to construct a passage that would connect old sounds to the … Continue reading
SONG OF THE DAY Abelardo Carbono y su Grupo – La Piña Madura
A native of the Caribbean coast of Colombia, Abelardo Carbono achieved legendary status in his country’s storied ranks of musical icons by combining the homegrown sounds of cumbia with the chiming guitars of West African soukous. With the exception of a … Continue reading
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
SONG OF THE DAY Water From Your Eyes – We’re Set Up
Making a dramatic entrance, there’s no messing about with today’s song, it just gets stuck immediately! Kicking off with some crisp, bold, buzzy beats and a driving, hypnotic bass line, soothing vocals saunter-in to provide a calming and entrancing balance. … Continue reading
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