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26th April 2023: H. Hawkline beautifully bares his blood, bones and soul for latest offering – which was released last month (I’m a bit late to this one!)
31st March 2023:Dream by name, dreamy by nature! Orions Belte release new track and it’s a steel!
15th March 2023: Boston’s WRINKLER releases new album: “For You, Now” & I like what this DIY outfit have to offer!
24th June 2022: Wax Machine’s latest double A-side single includes a FINE rendition of Vinicius De Moraes and Baden Powell’s seminal 1966 “Canto De Iemanja” (24.6.22)
9th November 2021:Record Kicks presents “Origin of Forms” the vibrant debut album by Moscow funk band The Diasonics – due January 2022! (9.11.21)
8th July 2021: Savila releases MAYAHUEL as the follow-up to their self-titled debut LP and further explores the realms of cumbia, dream-pop, spirited vocals, hallucinatory riffing and driving percussion
1st June 2021: BBE Music issues instrumental versions from classic DJ Vadim album “The Soundcatcher” for the first time since its original release in 2007! (1.6.21)
17th Maruch 2021: SOARING SUNSHINE FOR THE EARS! Uplifting sounds look set to erupt from Fimber Bravo’s forthcoming album, “Lunar Tredd”! Due this week!!
26th February 2021: COSMIC CHAOS OF THE HEADY KIND!! The Writhing Squares forthcoming release looks set to be a blast!
29th January 2021: Sitka Sun’s sophomore release promises more cosmic escapism!
1st September 2020: Latest single from London’s Chelou is “Real” dreamy!
9th July 2020: Now-Again releases the third album for Brazilian guitarist, Fabiano do Nascimento
19th June 2020: Melbourne’s Midlife announces new album, “Automatic”, with first single, “Rare Air” being a rather lovely chunk of cosmic escapism!
30th May 2020: Kutiman releases the first single from his long awaited forthcoming album, “Wachaga” – Due for release on 19th July
25th May 2020: Liotia’s upcoming haunting new single “SILENCE” is announced – Due 2nd June!
15th May 2020: ATA releases/reissues “Early Works: Funk, Soul And Afro Rarities From The Archives”
4th May 2020: Orquesta Akokán’s latest single, “4 de Octubre”, is a lucumi fever dream of sublime mambo..out NOW on Daptone Records.
24th April 2020: Berlin’s Shika Shika records announces new album: “A Guide to the Birdsong of Mexico, Central America & the Caribbean”
17th April 2020: East London’s post punk purveyors share first track from upcoming EP
12th April 2020: LA’s finest, The Buttertones release new album: Jazzhound
31st March 2020: Michael Clark is to release haunting new single: “Winter Song”
- SONG OF THE DAY Mary Afi Usuah – Tenkim Kpoho June 7, 2023
- SONG OF THE DAY Charlie Musselwhite – Strange Land June 6, 2023
- SONG OF THE DAY Carlos Puebla – Hasta Siempre June 5, 2023
- SONG OF THE DAY Jo Jo Bennet – Leaving Rome June 4, 2023
- SONG OF THE DAY Arif Sag- Su Samsunun Evleri June 2, 2023
- SONG OF THE DAY Hoodna Orchestra – Ben Yehuda June 1, 2023
- SONG OF THE DAY Duy Quang & Thái Hiền – Mộng Về Quê May 31, 2023
- SONG OF THE DAY Squid – The Blades May 30, 2023
- SONG OF THE DAY Los Lazos – La Rola May 29, 2023
- SONG OF THE DAY Nathan Davis – Cecen Kizi May 28, 2023
- SONG OF THE DAY Patricia Conley & The Royal Robins – Mama What’ll I Do May 26, 2023
- SONG OF THE DAY Chewy She – Shine May 24, 2023
- SONG OF THE DAY Connie Kim – Lý Luận Tình Yêu May 23, 2023
- SONG OF THE DAY Claudio Villa – Claudio Villa A Mezza Coce (Stornelli amorosi – Parte II) May 22, 2023
- SONG OF THE DAY Chase Webster – Moody River May 21, 2023
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Category Archives: folk blues
SONG OF THE DAY Dock Boggs – Oh Death
Moran Lee “Dock” Boggs is considered a pioneering folk musician, even though he spent a lot of his life working as a coal minor! He was signed to Brunswick Records for a short period of time in the late 1920’s, … Continue reading
SONG OF THE DAY Ray Price – Night Life
I sat here listening this for the first time the other day and marvelled at what is going on in this song! It starts off like an ambling country standard and then in-slinks these bluesy slipstreams, whilst the vocals go … Continue reading
SONG OF THE DAY Charlie Megira – Smile Now, Cry Later
Discovering this Israeli artist yesterday was both amazing and bad; its not everyday you come across such a musical anomaly, but Charlie Megira was just that and no sooner had I discovered his existence did I then discover his tragic … Continue reading
SONG OF THE DAY Charlie Megira – Alligator Man
God bless the person who shared today’s artist with me for this has been a stunning musical revelation today! Having only just listened to a handful of tracks I am already smitten and cannot wait any longer to shout (or … Continue reading
SONG OF THE DAY Dave Van Ronk – Poor Lazarus
“Who told him he could sing!!“…these were the words my Mum exclaimed when I tried to share the delights of Dave Van Ronk with her recently! I even tried guiding her through his great version of the House of the Rising … Continue reading
SONG OF THE DAY Dave Van Ronk – Tell Old Bill
New York native Dave Van Ronk, also known as the Mayor of MacDougal Street, is considered by many to be “music’s music’s raconteur, troubadour and provocateur.” Arriving on the music scene somewhere in the mid 1950’s, he spent much of his … Continue reading
SONG OF THE DAY Abner Jay – I’m So Depressed
“You know why Elephants don’t smoke? Because they can’t get their butts in the ashtray!” Born in Fitzgerald, Georgia in 1921 Abner Jay was a multi-instrumentalist best known for performing eccentric, blues-infused folk. Playing as a one-man band his idiosyncratic … Continue reading
SONG OF THE DAY Jackson C.Frank – Halloween is Black as Night
Halloween is upon us and, whilst I may still have a few horrors tucked up my sleeve, today’s song is just perfect for this Samhain. “…one of the best forgotten songwriters of the 1960’s.” (Rolling Stone journalist David Fricke), Known as “one of the … Continue reading
SONG OF THE DAY Hedy West – The Unquiet Grave
To celebrate this week of Halloween I’ve found another little spooky treat for you today. The Unquiet Grave is an English folk song which tells the tale of a young man who mourns his dead love, so much so that she … Continue reading
SONG OF THE DAY Robbie Basho – Basho’s Blues
If you enjoyed yesterdays song, then you’re in for a treat, for I have more Robbie Basho goodness to share!!…and oh what goodness this is! Known for pioneering American primitive guitar, a fingerstyle devised by John Fahey in the late … Continue reading
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