Category Archives: Folk

SONG OF THE DAY Afous D’Afous – Nak Amahah

If bands like Tinariwen are your thing, Afous D’Afous are a six-piece desert blues outfit worth checking out! Hailing from Tamanrasset in southern Algeria, the band are still relatively unknown in world music circles, whilst at home in the Tuareg … Continue reading

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5 JUICY SONGS OF THE DAY!!!…to keep you going whilst the LP Blog is away.

It’s that time of year again and the LP Blog is off gallivanting for a week as of tomorrow, so today is a special treat! Not just one song of the day, but FIVE!! Yes, here are five lovely tracks … Continue reading

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SONG OF THE DAY Steakfry – Torn Apart

It’s been a while since I featured something unsigned and emerging so I was more than happy to find today’s song waiting for me in a stack of blog submissions. Ryan Costelloe, aka Steakfry, is an 18-year-old singer/songwriter and multi-instrumentalist … Continue reading

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SONG OF THE DAY Cuba Luna – We Live in a Dream

According to Cuba Luna’s Soundcloud page she had ‘no idea could even sing,’ what a tuneful revelation that must have been because, oh yes, this girl can most definitely sing! Cuba Luna is a singer-songwriter and guitarist whose graceful voice … Continue reading

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SONG OF THE DAY Good Good Blood – Away Away

It’s so nice to find myself completely captured in a moment this evening, lost for a few minutes in a song which has coaxed me in with its gentle and inviting melody, nourishing my ears with words that really resonate … Continue reading

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SONG OF THE DAY Shakey Graves – Nobody’s Fool

Alejandro Rose-Garcia, aka Shakey Graves, has been sharing his glorious blues-folk and rock’n’roll sounds ever since 2011.  Well-known for starting out as a one-man band, Shakey now shares the stage with other musicians, but his creations are still his own … Continue reading

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SONG OF THE DAY Grace Sings Sludge – A Man Doesn’t Want

A couple of years ago I featured a great track called Play It Again Dick by garage-folk band, The Sandwitches (see June 5th).  Unfortunately since then, the San Franciscan 3-piece have disbanded, but the good news is that as solo artists, their … 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 Jake Houlsby – Oklahoma

Newcastle-based Jake Houlsby has come a long way in the seven years that he has been regularly writing and recording his own music, and The LP Blog has been an avid fan ever since it discovered Jake back at the … Continue reading

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