Category Archives: Garage Rock

SONG OF THE DAY The Contrails – Mummy walk (Walking death)

I’m getting in the mood for Halloween already…though if the truth be known, I’d be happy with everyday being Halloween! I’ve just been out walking, the sun was going down and, considering its the middle of October, it’s been strangely … Continue reading

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SONG OF THE DAY Hunger – Open Your Eyes (Lost Album Version)

With an intro like this, it’s hard not to give this song your 100% full attention right from the onset! It’s big, bold and dramatic with heavy thumping drums and howling guitars..and this is only the introduction! Originally recorded in … Continue reading

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SONG OF THE DAY Phobophobes – Free The Naked Rambler

Here’s another new one for me, but perhaps not a revelation for you if you are already familiar with London’s Phobophobes? I knew straight away I was going to like this band when I first heard Where Is My Owner … Continue reading

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SONG OF THE DAY The Strangeloves – Night Time

The year was 1964 when the Strangeloves emerged under the guise of three Australian sheep farmers named Giles, Miles and Niles Strange.  This was, of course, just a fabricated story issued in a press release to help capture the public’s … Continue reading

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SONG OF THE DAY Chayns – You

Earlier this month Chicago’s Numero label released Live On The Moon, an album of 60’s Texas rock’n’roll which has been unearthed by Numero Group’s, From the Stacks, imprint.  Consisting of 9 tracks from The Chayns early material, this album also includes their … Continue reading

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SONG OF THE DAY Mattiel – Count Your Blessings

Definitely not lacking on the talent front, Georgia-born Mattiel is an ad designer, illustrator, set builder and (more recently) a singer-songwriter!  Her youth was spent on her mother’s farm and as an adolescent she would often listen to her mother’s … Continue reading

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SONG OF THE DAY King Khan – It’s a Lie

King Khan and his garage-soul sound never disappoints!  If its psych-tinged rock’n’roll that you’re after, you will always find this in abundance in the kingdom of Khan! Arish Ahmad Khan, aka King Khan, has announced his debut solo album, MurderBurgers. … Continue reading

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SONG OF THE DAY Little John and The Monks-Black Winds

OK, so I’m not going to sell today’s song on its big bright happy vibe, but the moody bass, dark lyrics and downright brooding vocals gives this song an edge that I really like.  There’s no denying it though, this … Continue reading

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SONG OF THE DAY the Ar-Kaics – No Good (demo)

When Daptone Records introduced WICK Records as their new subsidiary rock label in 2015, I was thrilled and have kept a close eye on all of their releases ever since.  One band that caught my attention at the end of … Continue reading

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SONG OF THE DAY The Growlers – Wandering Eyes

Judging by the comments below this video on Youtube I’m not the only one mesmerised by Brooks Nielsen and his ‘wandering eyes!’ I read a review once describing how The Growlers front “man works the stage like a hippie Dean Martin” … Continue reading

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