Category Archives: Instrumental

SONG OF THE DAY The Heliocentrics – The Sunshine Makers

With two new albums due for release this May and June, London’s The Heliocentrics have been busy! Today’s song appears on a soundtrack that the band have created to accompany the new film/documentary, The Sunshine Makers.  This is a double … Continue reading

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SONG OF THE DAY Matthew Halsall – Music For a Dancing Mind

The Listening Post Blog is a big,big fan of Matthew Halsall (see my previous posts here and here) and has spent the afternoon listening to his most gorgeously sublime award-winning album, On The Go. Wonderfully composed by the Manchester-based DJ, bandleader and trumpeter, … Continue reading

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Posted in Acoustic, Ambient, Classical, Gondwana records, Instrumental, Jazz, Spiritual jazz | Tagged , , , , | 1 Comment

SONG OF THE DAY Cyril Diaz & His Orchestra – Taboo

Courtesy of the great Soundway records (yet again), I was first introduced to the exotic sounds of Cyril Diaz & His Orchestra nearly two years ago when I featured Voodoo at the end of May 2015. Originating from 1950’s Trinidad, Cyril Diaz was … Continue reading

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SONG OF THE DAY Freddie Joachim – Thrill Of Kills

Having featured the big sounds of California’s Freddie Joachim twice already (check out previous tracks, Good Man and Lately), I was delighted to find that he had yesterday shared another new song on Soundcloud. Releasing via his own label Mellow Orange, Thrill … Continue reading

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SONG OF THE DAY The Panthers – Malkaus

Another exciting musical adventure unfolded before me this morning, and it all started with a fantastic psych track from Pakistan!!!….it’s simply fantastic! A whole new world of 60’s beat sounds are just waiting to be discovered here! I’ve been reading … Continue reading

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SONG OF THE DAY Loopa Scava – Back On The Path

Escape Through The Dusty Clouds…What an enticing title for an album don’t you think? This is the latest offering from Greek musician, composer and producer, Ilias Mimilidis, aka Loopa Scava, and is the first album he’s released in 8 years! Described … Continue reading

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SONG OF THE DAY Savages – You’re My Chocolate

Talk about accidental and coincidental! I have literally just stumbled upon this track as I was listening to something else, which led to another song, which led me to a playlist and somehow I ended up here, you know how … Continue reading

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SONG OF THE DAY David McCallum – House Of Mirrors

Following on from yesterdays Dark Days sample sources comes the second of two tracks that DJ Shadow cleverly weaved into his song.  Alongside Bill Osborn’s great Bamboo and Rice , Shadow also mixed David McCallum’s House Of Mirrors and the fusion is superb. As well as … Continue reading

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SONG OF THE DAY Freddie Joachim – Lately

Earlier this year I stumbled upon the brilliantly big beats of producer, DJ and recording artist, Freddie Joachim (Jo-ah-kim). A lifelong fan on hip hop, jazz and soul music, Freddie began djing in the mid 90’s and over the years … Continue reading

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SONG OF THE DAY Black Flower – Artifacts

“Psyche-delicious and accessible 21st century Ethiodubjazz. As if John Zorn put on Fela Kuti’s shoes and imbibed Mulatu Astatke’s whirls” If escaping and drifting away on a chilly Sunday evening is something you could find yourself slightly partial to, then … Continue reading

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