Category Archives: Disco

SONG OF THE DAY King Gizzard & The Lizard Wizard – Ice V

When it comes to King Gizzard and their crazy prolific, genre-defying sound, you never quite know what you are going to get when you press play. Sometimes it works for me and sometimes it doesn’t, but they never cease to … Continue reading

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SONG OF THE DAY Minus Group – Black Lights

Today’s curious little instrumental charm was originally recorded in 1981 by the elusive Minus Group, a mysterious studio band led by multi-instrumentalist Enzo Minuti (aka Ezy Minus). Described as a little “psych-dub masterpiece”, this track has been issued in two … Continue reading

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SONG OF THE DAY Yīn Yīn – The Grey Chamber Of Hinachō Otome

“Where to place YĪN YĪN on the map ? Maybe somewhere between Netherlands and South-East Asia, on an imaginary tropical island….” It’s crazy to think of all the times this band have shone up and stood out on my radar … Continue reading

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SONG OF THE DAY Gloria Ann Taylor (feat. Misha Panfilov) – Be Worthy

Soul singer Gloria Ann Taylor released only a small amount of music during her brief career in the 1960’s but, crazily enough, never achieved the commercial success of her contemporaries. It wasn’t until much later that she later became a … Continue reading

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SONG OF THE DAY Jake Hottell – Horizon

Ever since I heard this song earlier today, I haven’t been able to get it out of my head. There’s a lot going on here and prominently, for me, I like the style of delivery. It has the gentle and … Continue reading

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SONG OF THE DAY Alessandro Alessandroni – Baby Come Down

Alessandro Alessandroni (1925-2017) was an Italian composer, arranger, vocalist, whistler, conductor and multi-instrumentalist who played just about any instrument you can name, including: guitar/sitar/keyboards/ mandolin/ mandocello/ accordion/banjo/flute/ harmonica/jew’s harp/recorder/melodica/ocarina)…It would probably have been just as easy to list what he … Continue reading

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SONG OF THE DAY Dur-Dur Band – Dooyo

How much do I love this track!!! The groove is contagious, the melody shines like a diamond and the vocals cut a fine stance! The group behind this superb afro-funk/soul sound is Somalian duo, Dur-Dur band, a young outfit from … Continue reading

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SONG OF THE DAY Warmduscher – Nelson's Threads

Two Warmduscher tracks which were originally only available as a special 7″are to be released digitally for the first time today! Accompanying their Dinked Edition of album, Tainted Lunch, these two tracks have not been available in this format anywhere until … Continue reading

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SONG OF THE DAY Klaus Johann Grobe – Between The Buttons

After the first listen to today’s song I’m hoping that, like me, you will find the groove has got into your head.  By the second and third listen I anticipate that it will be well and truly under the skin, … Continue reading

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SONG OF THE DAY O.V Wright – Into Something (Can’t Shake Loose)

Often regarded as on of Southern soul’s most distinctive and individual artists, Tennessee’s Overton Vertis, a.k.a O.V. Wright, was a singer-songwriter, producer and instrumentalist. Losing his life at just 41, his musical legacy lives on through the many hip hop samples … Continue reading

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