Category Archives: experimental folk

SONG OF THE DAY Kikagaku Moyo – Dripping Sun

Kikagaku Moyo are purveyors of all things psychedelic and experimental.  Their name translates to “geometric patterns” and with a sound rooted in dynamic and (often) lengthy arrangements, they enjoy creating intriguing journeys into sound.  Coming together in the summer of … Continue reading

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SONG OF THE DAY The Homesick – I Celebrate My Fantasy

Dutch trio the Homesick have signed to Sub Pop for the release of their upcoming second album The Big Exercise, named after a passage from the Scott Walker biography Deep Shade Of Blue. Consisting of Jaap van der Velde, Erik Woudwijk, … Continue reading

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SONG OF THE DAY Robbie Basho – Blue Crystal Fire

In the mid-60’s when the sounds of Indian music began filtering into Western mainstream pop, Ravi Shankar was one of the pioneering artists to introduce this exotic sound. The Beatles and many other bands of that era began incorporating the … Continue reading

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SONG OF THE DAY Animal Noise – River

Hailing from a town not too many miles away from me, Animal Noise are a three-piece alt rock outfit from Colchester consisting of Josh, Birdy and Jack.  According to their Facebook page they remain unsigned, but have a new album coming … Continue reading

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SONG OF THE DAY Moses Sumney – Lonely World

Though his voice is unique and beautiful it its very own special way, when I first heard Moses Sumney today, I couldn’t help but think of Jeff Buckley…and that can only be a good thing as there are not many … Continue reading

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SONG OF THE DAY Nassau – Whatever Brings You Peace Of Mind

I can’t remember how I first discovered Nassau, but clearly recall being completely enchanted by their music when I first heard them in May last year. Nassau is a collaborative recording project from Brooklyn-based songwriters, Justin Wilcox and Jeffrey Silverstein. … Continue reading

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SONG OF THE DAY Laucan – You Give Way

One of the very enchanting qualities about the music of Laurence Galphin, aka Laucan, is its ability to captivate with such little effort.  His sound resides in a dreamy folk-based world, incorporating nature into his very distinct style, where the … Continue reading

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SONG OF THE DAY Juana Molina – Cosoco

Juana Molina first came to my attention in 2014 when I was watching some Glastonbury footage on TV, her performance completely stood out for me, so much so I featured the unique, bass-driven sounds of Eras shortly after. Hailing from Argentina, Juana … 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 Abdominal and The Obliques – Sock Hop

Toronto rapper Andy Bernstein, aka Abdominal, featured today’s song on his 2012 album, Sitting Music.  Best known for his extraordinary breath control and fun raps, this album was an experimental venture for the hip hop artist who sought to incorporate … Continue reading

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