Category Archives: Instrumental

SONG OF THE DAY Arp – Nzuku

“Like the zebra, Georgopoulos’ latest album revels in contrast / duality – Naturalistic + alien. Urban + rural. Calm + unsettling. Lucid + mysterious. Bold simplicity + fiendish complexity. The result is a portal to a more curious world that … Continue reading

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SONG OF THE DAY Elite Beat – Nook Lyfe

Elite Beat are an experimental 6-piece from Portland whose sound is inspired by music from around the globe! Coming together nearly a decade ago, Elite Beat have perfected the art of creating a live sound that is heavily based on rhythm…and, … Continue reading

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SONG OF THE DAY Damu The Fudgemunk & Flex Mathews – Everyday All Day

Today’s lively offering puts a and extra-large spring or two in your step, there’s no doubt about that!  From Damu the Fudgemunk & Flex Mathews Dreams & Vibrations album comes Everyday All Day, a feast of buoyant, juicy beats and flamin’ classic … Continue reading

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SONG OF THE DAY The Original Starfires – Camel Walk

When it all gets too much and the troubles of the day mount up and smother you silly, what do you need? I’ll tell you what you need…a nice sleazy instrumental track that will make you wanna strut your worries … Continue reading

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SONG OF THE DAY Donald Byrd – Cristo Redentor

It’s not often I delve into the realms of jazz, but when I heard this track on the radio this morning I had to find out what it was! Originally released on 1964, Christo Redentor was a song performed by the … Continue reading

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SONG OF THE DAY P.G. Six – The Fallen Leaves That Jewel the Ground

Perhaps I wouldn’t have been so transfixed by this track had it not appeared in Shane Meadows’ 2004 film Dead Man’s Shoes but, just as that film leaves a lasting impression, so does this song.  I’m sure I’ve mentioned on more than … Continue reading

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SONG OF THE DAY Karl Hector & the Malcouns – Samai Thaqil

Tying in nicely with yesterdays afro-psych funk belter, I am featuring another great track from a band I haven’t covered in nearly three years!! Shame on me!!!..I need to cover a whole lot more of this raw funk stuff!!..and what … Continue reading

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SONG OF THE DAY Damu The Fudgemunk & Raw Poetic – Master Plan

Scratching, sampling and big mighty beats that nearly threw me off my chair! Now that’s the way to open a song!!..and this is the way Damu The Fudgemunk & Raw Poetic’s “Master Plan” worked its magic on me today!!! Hailing from Philadelphia … Continue reading

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SONG OF THE DAY Ghost Funk Orchestra – What Now

This band’s title, Ghost Funk Orchestra is interesting enough in itself, but if you connect the substance of sound with the style of name, what you get is a very dynamic blend of DIY psychedelic soul, latin funk/jazz, hip hop … 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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