Category Archives: Indie

SONG OF THE DAY Son Little – Mahalia

Born in LA to parents of studious & religious backgrounds, Son Little (a.k.a Aaron Livingstone).  was encouraged to listen and play music from a young age.  Growing up in New York his sporadic school attendance and extracurricular musical activities took … Continue reading

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SONG OF THE DAY The Homesick – I Celebrate My Fantasy

Dutch trio the Homesick have signed to Sub Pop for the release of their upcoming second album The Big Exercise, named after a passage from the Scott Walker biography Deep Shade Of Blue. Consisting of Jaap van der Velde, Erik Woudwijk, … Continue reading

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SONG OF THE DAY Szymon – Blue Coloured Mountain

“I want my music to be timeless.” – Szymon Australian artist Szymon Borzestowski was just 23 when he lost his battle with depression and took his own life in 2012.  This young artist was on the brink of something massive, … Continue reading

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SONG OF THE DAY Olden Yolk – Takes One to Know One

Today’s song was the first track that stood out in a play list I was checking out earlier and after several listens it has embedded itself firmly into my head like a silken nail!!!  Full of meditative lyrics and winding … Continue reading

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SONG OF THE DAY Baston – Primates

Emerging from France in 2015 in a haze of retro garage-psych came Brest-based trio, Baston.  In these early days when the band first appeared on the scene the their sound nestled somewhere between jangle-pop and indie-psych, but their latest single … Continue reading

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SONG OF THE DAY SAULT – Don’t Waste My Time

I always maintain that if the bass and drum section is good, then all else will follow.  Today’s song has one hell of an infectious groove and with each play I find myself loving it more and more! A new … Continue reading

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SONG OF THE DAY Chelou – Garden

It’s been over four years since I discovered the ethereal delights of London-based artist, Chelou.  True his name (a French expression used to describe something that is mysterious and unknown) this young singer-songwriter possesses that little magic something that sets … Continue reading

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SONG OF THE DAY Yuppies Indeed – Be May She Ghost

Continuing with yesterdays tuneful psych-goodness, today’s song was released two years ago on California’s indie label, Burger Records.  A fine chunk of melodic garage-rock, Be May She Ghost is the work of Belarus group, Yuppies Indeed! Taken from their 2016 album, … Continue reading

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SONG OF THE DAY Cross Wires – Paradise Club 1953

“Sounding like an angry mix of The Jam and Elvis Costello and The Attractions”  (Fred Perry Subculture) Emerging from East London just over two years ago in a furious haze of post-punk mayhem, Cross Wires released only one album before … Continue reading

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SONG OF THE DAY Steve Gunn – Be Still Moon

Singer-guitarist Steve Steve Gunn (who used to play in Kurt Vile’s band) has been creating folk-rock for over a decade and yet I only happened to stumble upon him earlier this year when his track New Moon introduced me to … Continue reading

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