Category Archives: DIY

SONG OF THE DAY Paddy Hanna – Ida

Well, this one nearly slipped through the net, but luckily I held out a bit longer and listened to more!  I came across today’s song whilst working my way through a music feed and although my first reaction was to … Continue reading

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SONG OF THE DAY Comfort – Pass Me The Syrup

Comfort are a Brighton-based alternative outfit founded in 2017 whose second single, Pass Me the Syrup certainly lives up to its ‘sticky’ name; it’s firmly stuck in my head! The band consists of three childhood friends, Brendan Lyle, Jake Brown and James … Continue reading

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SONG OF THE DAY Sudan Archives – Goldencity

The enchanting sounds of 23 year-old Sudan Archives came to my attention last September and I’ve just got round to buying her self-titled debut EP which was released in July last year. Not only does this young experimental artist produce … Continue reading

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SONG OF THE DAY Good Good Blood – Will It Be Forever

UK singer-songwriter James Smith, aka Good Good Blood, writes music from the heart that is both honest and sincere. His minimalist, DIY approach allows his songs to breathe and take on a natural, earthy form, resonating with a sound that is … Continue reading

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SONG OF THE DAY Good Good Blood – Dark Days

There is something so very restorative and healing about the music of Good Good Blood and latest track Dark Days is anything but dark.  On the contrary, its gentle nature diminishes the dark, banishing demons of any description with vibrant … Continue reading

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SONG OF THE DAY Ghost Funk Orchestra – What Now

This band’s title, Ghost Funk Orchestra is interesting enough in itself, but if you connect the substance of sound with the style of name, what you get is a very dynamic blend of DIY psychedelic soul, latin funk/jazz, hip hop … Continue reading

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SONG OF THE DAY Omni – Equestrian

Atlanta, GA post-punk trio Omni emerged last year with their impressive debut LP, Deluxe.  Consisting of Frankie Broyles (ex-Balkans/Deerhunter) on guitar, Philip Frobos (Carnivores) on bass/vocals and Doug Bleichner (formerly of Warehouse) on drums, the band are also joined by their friend/engineer Nathaniel Higgins … Continue reading

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SONG OF THE DAY Shitkid – Favourite Thing

Åsa Söderqvist, aka ShitKid, is a 24-year-old singer-songwriter from Sweden who not only scribes all of her own music, but produces and records it too!  She first grabbed my attention this summer with the catchy sounds of Tropics  and I’ve followed her … Continue reading

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SONG OF THE DAY Good Good Blood – The Day I Was Born

Good Good Blood has a magic way of composing gorgeously delicate folk-based melodies that stir the soul with their divine subtlety. James Smith, aka Good Good Blood, is a UK singer-songwriter whose honest, uncensored and sincere music first blessed my … Continue reading

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SONG OF THE DAY Sudan Archives – Come Meh Way

Who isn’t impressed by a self-taught musician?  I found it hard enough to learn an instrument with regular tuition on my side and often wonder how far I would have got if I had persisted?  Maybe that’s where I went … Continue reading

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