Category Archives: Experimental

SONG OF THE DAY Kyanos – Sunrise

“Is all that we see or seem but a dream within a dream?” Kyanos Hailing from my very own hometown, Bury St Edmunds, Suffolk, Kyanos are a 4-piece outfit specialising in all things dreamy! If their music were to come with … Continue reading

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SONG OF THE DAY Kyanos – How Much

Hailing from my very own hometown, Bury St Edmunds, Suffolk, Kyanos are a 4-piece outfit specialising in all things dreamy!  If you have been lucky enough to catch them live you will know what I mean, for its hard not … Continue reading

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SONG OF THE DAY Skinshape – Old Days

When I describe a song as homely I use this description with great warmth, for songs such as these possess welcoming and familiar qualities, thus making the music much more instantly likeable.  True to its title, Old Days is pondering and … Continue reading

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SONG OF THE DAY Cochemea – All My Relations

After nearly 15 years of touring the world with Sharon Jones and The Dap-Kings, Cochemea Gastelum is returning home to connect with his roots! A California native with Yaqui and Mescalero Apache Indian ancestry, Cochemea grew up surrounded by music, … Continue reading

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SONG OF THE DAY Nearly God – Poems

Melody Maker once declared that “Tricky can never be overlooked. He’s (literally) incomparable, and he’s necessary.”   His 1995 debut album Maxinquaye is testament to that statement as far as I’m concerned and is a timeless album I’ll always be glad to own. … Continue reading

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SONG OF THE DAY Ramases – Life Child

It’s not often I remember dreams in such vivid detail, but when I woke up this morning I still had the feeling of running, frantic running and panic! I had been trying to escape spaceships and aliens!  The air was … 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 Shagrat The Vagrant- Beautiful Deceiver (Demo Version 1)

Steve Peregrin Took was the original Pink Fairy who left T-Rex in 1969 so that he could start working on his own songs, either as a solo musician or fronting bands such as Shagrat. Last month Shagrat’s LP, Pink Jackets Required was … Continue reading

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SONG OF THE DAY Odetta Hartman – Widows Peak

New York/DC-based Odetta Hartman is a multi-instrumentalist, singer-songwriter who creates a very unique sound using a fusion of old country styles and new electronic productions. Her successful debut album, 222 was a bedroom-produced collection of songs that blended folk, musique concrète and psychedelia which … Continue reading

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SONG OF THE DAY Te’Amir – Habesha

Today’s instrumental offering is a true stunner!  Shimmering, bright and wholly enlightening, Habesha is the first single from the LA-based producer and musician, Te’ Amir’s forthcoming record.  Translating into an alternative name given to the Abyssinian people who inhabit the Horn of … Continue reading

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