Category Archives: experimental folk

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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SONG OF THE DAY LAUCAN – Symptom

Lewes-raised newcomer, Laurence Galpin (aka Laucan) has today released new track, Symptom, and I have just played it through, already anticipating my reaction before the intro had even got underway! Laucan (pronunciation: Lor-can) has become a regular on the LP … Continue reading

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SONG OF THE DAY Laucan – Tectonic Plates

One of the very enchanting qualities that draws me to Laucan’s music is the ability he has to captivate with very little effort. Take today’s song for example, in all its raw and stripped-back glory, Tectonic Plates has just stopped … Continue reading

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SONG OF THE DAY D.D Dumbo – Walrus

After featuring one of my all time favourite artists yesterday, I bring you another! A more recent discovery and one that I came upon just a couple of years ago, but one that has made a massive impact on me. Oliver … Continue reading

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SONG OF THE DAY Woods – The Other Side

Brooklyn-based Woods released their ninth album in April this year via the bands Woodsist imprint.  With a career stretching over 10 years, this musical collective creates a most distinguished sound, combining Jeremy Earl’s shining, soaring falsetto with their obvious flare for experimentation. … Continue reading

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SONG OF THE DAY Other Lives – I Need A Line

I’ve been catching up with a few musical purchases lately and have been completely escaping to the totally chilled out sounds of Oklahoma’s Other Lives; listening to their third album, ‘Rituals’ which was released in 2015. I have so much … Continue reading

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SONG OF THE DAY D.D Dumbo – Satan

I’ve been eagerly awaiting this day and it’s been a long time coming, but the wait is finally over and after a two-year hiatus Oliver Hugh Perry, aka D.D Dumbo, has finally returned! It filled my heart and ears with joy … Continue reading

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