Category Archives: Garage Rock

SONG OF THE DAY Grains Of Sand – Going Away Baby

This little flurry of frenzied psych madness comes to you courtesy of LA’s The Grains of Sand, a garage rock band that formed in California in 1965! For a period, the group exerted a promising presence in Los Angeles’s music … Continue reading

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SONG OF THE DAY Holly Golightly – Seven Wonders

2015 saw Holly Golightly’s first solo album release in 11 years after working hard as one half of the blues/Americana duo Holly Golightly & The Brokeoffs (The Brokeoffs being multi-instrumentalist Lawyer Dave). Though the last decade has seen the London-born singer relocate from the … Continue reading

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SONG OF THE DAY Mystery Lights – Melt

S I’ve got to say that I am pee-my-pants excited about seeing this band tonight!!  The Mystery Jets are a New York five-piece who create a furious fusion of garage, blues, soul and psych-rock, delivering it raw and slightly on … Continue reading

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SONG OF THE DAY Chain & The Gang – Don’t Scare The Ghost Away

Educating myself in the truly riveting sounds of Ian F Svenonius, I find myself once again a few years behind with what is a very well established artist! Chicago-born and now Washington D.C-based, Ian F Svenonius has performed in various … Continue reading

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SONG OF THE DAY The Echo OHs – Black Like Your Heart

Take your finger off the pulse for five minutes and what happens?…you miss the release of an album you’ve been waiting for that’s what happens!! Auckland’s 3-piece, The Echo Ohs came to my attention three years ago and since then … Continue reading

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SONG OF THE DAY Mark Sultan – Let Me Out

Canadian-born Mark Antonio Pepe, a.k.a Mark Sultan has been creating and reinventing glorious garage-rock sounds for many years now.  Also known as BBQ, he has performed under this moniker both as a solo artist and as part of a two-man … Continue reading

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SONG OF THE DAY Sam Gopal – The Dark Lord

Driving back tonight through dark country roads with the clouds gliding spookily across the big bright moon was the perfect setting for a Halloween jaunt! Yes, Samhain is indeed a glorious festival! I’ve been working hard today, ploughing through so … Continue reading

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SONG OF THE DAY Things To Come – Speak Of The Devil

No prizes for guessing what has inspired tonight’s song choice!! I mean, how can it get any better?  Here we have a classic psych track with a Halloween theme and if that doesn’t marry two of my favourite things, I … Continue reading

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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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