Category Archives: Jazz

SONG OF THE DAY Ash Walker Meets Sweatshop Soundsystem – Bagger (ft. Yazz Ahmed)

I feel like a snake in a basket! One listen to today’s sinuous tune and I’m charmed! London-based producer Ash Walker has been releasing his jazz-inspired, dub-rooted electronic sounds for at least 2 years, so if he isn’t a new … Continue reading

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SONG OF THE DAY Blood Wine or Honey – The Forest Is Expecting You

At just over seven minutes long today’s song utilises every minute perfectly, enticing you in right from the start with a curious fusion of gripping sounds and heavy rhythms.  The intro alone lasts over two minutes and gradually builds upon … Continue reading

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SONG OF THE DAY Lynette Williams – Light

Harlem-based singer-songwriter and guitarist Lynette Williams has been “known to bring audience members to tears” with her spellbinding vocals, unique folk, jazz and indie-soul sound.  In an interview I found on Youtube, the young musician describes how her mother used to tell … Continue reading

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SONG OF THE DAY Moses Sumney – Lonely World

Though his voice is unique and beautiful it its very own special way, when I first heard Moses Sumney today, I couldn’t help but think of Jeff Buckley…and that can only be a good thing as there are not many … Continue reading

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SONG OF THE DAY Antibalas – Gold Rush

If ever there was a day I needed cheering up, today is it.. I’m blue with tooth problems and stressed with worry..my heart wasn’t even in finding a song tonight, I’m so preoccupied by discomfort.  Luckily I didn’t have to … Continue reading

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SONG OF THE DAY Galt MacDermot – Coffee Cold

Having discovered Galt MacDermot for the first time tonight, I have to ask myself why I’ve never heard his music before! It’s been sampled in songs that I’ve heard, influencing hip hop and funk artists substantially, but until this evening … Continue reading

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SONG OF THE DAY Willie Dixon with Memphis Slim – Sittin’ And Cryin’ The Blues

Today’s song never fails to cast a tingly shiver down the spine; I sit, I listen and bask in this glorious music, lost for a few gorgeous minutes in the rich blues goodness. Sittin’ And Cryin’ The Blues featured on Willie … Continue reading

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SONG OF THE DAY LE SON – Ava

I know I say this a lot on here: “I’m very excited by this one,” but guess  what, I’m really really excited by today’s song!!! Emerging electronic act LE SON are a duo from London consisting of band members Liam … Continue reading

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SONG OF THE DAY Steakfry – Torn Apart

It’s been a while since I featured something unsigned and emerging so I was more than happy to find today’s song waiting for me in a stack of blog submissions. Ryan Costelloe, aka Steakfry, is an 18-year-old singer/songwriter and multi-instrumentalist … Continue reading

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SONG OF THE DAY BADBADBADNOTGOOD – Speaking Gently

BADBADNOTGOOD have featured in many a LP blog post over the last year or so, their experimental sounds providing many a pleasurable listen.  Regretfully I’ve yet to see them live, but did manage to catch the last part of their … Continue reading

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