Category Archives: Instrumental

SONG OF THE DAY The Qualitons – A.C Blues

Having been around for nearly two decades, I ask myself why it is that I’ve never heard of the Budapest-based, Qualitons before? Especially given their worldwide acclaim? Oh well, I guess I’m here now! Inspired by the sounds of mod-beat, … Continue reading

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SONG OF THE DAY Akira Miyazawa & Soul Leon -Chinese Lion Peony (唐獅子牡丹)

Today’s song was discovered in one of those moments when all things appear aligned. I happened to be in the right place at the right time and along came this intriguing and enriching listen!…What I didn’t realise, however, was that … Continue reading

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SONG OF THE DAY Monster Rally – Washed Ashore

I’ve been wondering if I’d prefer this tune minus the addition of those beats halfway in, but once you get the album, the old/new sound really works. The rhythm transports that soothing luxuriant beach dream feel into a slightly more … Continue reading

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SONG OF THE DAY Rene Costy – Ostinato Bass

“If you know J-Dilla, Howie B, Common or Filla Brazilia, than – probably without realising – you also know René Costy….” Welcome to today’s song, a simple-yet-effective instrumental groove, packed with lashings of movie soundtrack potential and a whole lotta … Continue reading

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SONG OF THE DAY Los Dedos – Olivido

What I really love about Los Dedos is their authenticity! Their music whisks you far away to surf-drenched realms with sunsets galore and dreams ten a penny, whilst in reality their location is far closer to home…for all us UK … Continue reading

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SONG OF THE DAY Tommy Guerrero – Sun Rays Like Stilts

Well, it’s the Winter Solstice and it wouldn’t be right to let this blessed day pass without recognition, so I’ve found a song about the sun…We started the day with rain, but those beams found their way in and it … Continue reading

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SONG OF THE DAY Ugly Mac Beer – The New Flame

This may be a new discovery for me, but I dare say there will be a few of you out there already familiar with Ugly Mac Beer? After all, he has been about on the music scene for at least … Continue reading

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SONG OF THE DAY J.P Massiera – Ivresse Des Profondeurs

It took me a little while to place tonight’s song, such is its varied take on the original, but once I realised what it was, I truly appreciated this version! In the Youtube comments section where I located the track, … Continue reading

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SONG OF THE DAY The Routes – Kapow!

“No gimmick, no bullshit… Stomp’n’Grind Garage Rock, Garage Punk, Surf, Rhythm and Blues, Psych… Whatever the hell WE want to hear!”       (The Routes) Though The Routes’ sound may be rooted in the past, their music is very much … Continue reading

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SONG OF THE DAY Los Pekenikes – Viento Inca

You may remember me featuring a track from the very cool Los Pekenikes last month (though if you are anything like me, you won’t remember last week), but I did!! I featured the absolute ear delight that is Tren transoceánico … Continue reading

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