Category Archives: DIY

SONG OF THE DAY Steakfry – Torn Apart

It’s been a while since I featured something unsigned and emerging so I was more than happy to find today’s song waiting for me in a stack of blog submissions. Ryan Costelloe, aka Steakfry, is an 18-year-old singer/songwriter and multi-instrumentalist … Continue reading

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SONG OF THE DAY Hank Smith – Lamp Teeth (Featuring Krista Michaela)

A couple of days ago when I featured Brighton band, The Sticks, I was commenting on the way good music stands out no matter how it’s recorded; whether it be on basic equipment, a home studio or (as is the … Continue reading

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SONG OF THE DAY The Sticks – Come Back

Describing their music as primitive garage-punk, The Sticks are a three-piece hailing from Brighton. Once dubbed as ‘semi-amateur,’ their music is reportedly recorded using only the most basic equipment which, for me, only enhances their appeal, making me appreciate how … Continue reading

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SONG OF THE DAY Good Good Blood – Away Away

It’s so nice to find myself completely captured in a moment this evening, lost for a few minutes in a song which has coaxed me in with its gentle and inviting melody, nourishing my ears with words that really resonate … Continue reading

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SONG OF THE DAY TH da Freak – Slugs

Always keeping a close eye on what the French DIY garage-psych label, Howlin’ Banana Records are promoting or putting out, I’ve had the pleasure of discovering Slugs today!  Not the slithery, slow-moving type either I hasten to add, but the song-type, with … Continue reading

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SONG OF THE DAY Adam Betts – Drumbones

My first encounter with Adam Betts occurred today when I heard ‘Drumbones’ on a radio show, I was instantly hooked, it’s all about the drums!  I’ve mentioned on many occasions just how much a good rhythm/beat means to me and … Continue reading

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SONG OF THE DAY Kaviar Special – Starving

Today’s little number has a catchy tune and snappy beat, quite the perfect blend for an all round fetching song don’t you think? Released via the awesome French Psych label, Howlin’ Banana Records, (read & hear more in my January … Continue reading

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