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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 Dock Boggs – Oh Death March 26, 2023
- SONG OF THE DAY Bruce Haack – Saint Basil March 25, 2023
- SONG OF THE DAY Steve Young – Coyote March 24, 2023
- SONG OF THE DAY Tommy Johnson – Canned Heat Blues March 23, 2023
- SONG OF THE DAY Ruby Andrews – You Can Run But You Can’t Hide March 22, 2023
- SONG OF THE DAY Robohands – Nightshade March 21, 2023
- SONG OF THE DAY Getatchew Mekurya – Akale Wube March 18, 2023
- SONG OF THE DAY Jo Hamann – Wild Woman March 17, 2023
- SONG OF THE DAY The Space Walkers – Swamp Gas March 16, 2023
- SONG OF THE DAY Project Gemini – After The Dawn March 14, 2023
- SONG OF THE DAY Ofege – Nobody Fails March 13, 2023
- SONG OF THE DAY Jackie Mittoo & The Soul Brothers – Voodoo Moon March 12, 2023
- SONG OF THE DAY The Ebb Tides – My Baby’s Gone March 11, 2023
- SONG OF THE DAY The Inferno – The Inferno March 10, 2023
- SONG OF THE DAY The Creations – Get On My Train March 9, 2023
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Category Archives: gospel
SONG OF THE DAY George Perkins – Cryin’ In The Streets
George Perkins was a singer and label owner born on 25 September 1942 just outside Baton Rouge in Denham Springs LA. He started his singing career, as so many did in those days, in the church as a member of … Continue reading
SONG OF THE DAY Dixie Nightingales – I Don’t Know
Also known as Ollie & The Nightingales and The Nightingales, The Dixie Nightingales were an African-American male vocal group who specialised in all things soul, R&B, and gospel. Founded as The Gospel Writer Juniors in the late 1950’s, the band … Continue reading
SONG OF THE DAY Andrew Wartts & The Gospel Storytellers – Peter & John
In 1982, a record label in Johnson City (and later with an additional presence in Nashville) released an album entitled There Is A God Somewhere. Recorded by Andrew Watts and the Gospel Storytellers, this LP was issued on Champ Records … Continue reading
SONG OF THE DAY The Staple Singers – Going Away
I’m always partial to a bit of gospel, but The Staple Singers add another dimension to this sound! Their superior, soulful and most glorious vocal layers heal the frayed edges of my mind, and to say they soothe my ears … Continue reading
SONG OF THE DAY Ethel Agee – Traveling Home
It was a moment that Ethel Agee never forgets and one that led to the creation of what has become known as a “lost classic”. Revered and highly sought after amongst record collectors alike, Traveling Home was written by Ethel … Continue reading
SONG OF THE DAY The Staple Singers – Masters Of War
Now, if ever there had to be a cover version that shot the original out of the sky, this is MOST DEFINITELY it!!!!! Released on their 1965, This Little Light album, America’s gospel, soul & R&B wizards The Staple Singers … Continue reading
SONG OF THE DAY Gabriels – Blame
Their sound is vintage, yet in a completely authentic way and you never quite know what is coming next, for they still maintain a relative air of mystery. LA’s Gabriels are the real deal and have succeeded in carving out … Continue reading
SONG OF THE DAY Gloria Ann Taylor (feat. Misha Panfilov) – Be Worthy
Soul singer Gloria Ann Taylor released only a small amount of music during her brief career in the 1960’s but, crazily enough, never achieved the commercial success of her contemporaries. It wasn’t until much later that she later became a … Continue reading
SONG OF THE DAY Mary Afi Usuah – Ima Mma Uyem
A truly powerful woman of funk, soul and afrolife, Mari Affiong Usuah hailed from Oron town, by way of Calabar in southeastern Nigeria. With a voice that carries itself over many genre borders, she was trained as an opera singer … Continue reading
SONG OF THE DAY Elvis – Working On The Building
I’m Working on a Building is a traditional African American folk song dating back to as early as 1929, and though many versions have been recorded over the years, Elvis’ rendition is definitely my favourite. The song became popularly associated with … Continue reading
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