Category Archives: lo-fi

SONG OF THE DAY The Cool Greenhouse – The End of the world

Sarcastic and intelligent post-punk, for the modern listener… It surprised me when I realised that today’s song is not the latest track from London’s DIY punksters, The Cool Greenhouse; it is in fact one of their very first offerings and … Continue reading

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SONG OF THE DAY Dirty Art Club – Natives Blood

Compared to the likes of DJ Shadow and The Avalanches, beat-hop duo Dirty Art Club create sampled derived sounds with an individual lofi hip hop spin.  Primarily an instrumental project (today’s song being the exception), this North Carolina pair have … Continue reading

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SONG OF THE DAY Car Seat Headrest – Can’t Cool Me Down

Fronted by Will Toledo, Car Seat Headrest first appeared five years ago after the band released their Matador debut.  Often delicate and understated, Toledo’s (often bedroom produced) DIY approach unravels heartfelt songs where lyrics explore love, youth, depression and hope. … Continue reading

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SONG OF THE DAY Porridge Radio – Sweet

Tipped as one of Brighton’s acts to watch in 2020 in the NME 100, Porridge Radio are a DIY post punk band who have been self-releasing ever since 2014.  Originally a solo bedroom project and alias of Dana Margolin (who … Continue reading

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SONG OF THE DAY Cut Worms – Song Of The Highest Tower

“Max Clarke has a knack for conjuring up warmth in his music, like endless summer or ageless youth.” Dipping a toe or two into the calm waters of yesteryears, Cut Worms, a.k.a Max Clarke, likes to bathe in all things … Continue reading

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SONG OF THE DAY Billy Childish – Bottom of the Sea

Billy Childish is something of a mystery for me and I don’t know why! He’s always hovered on the perimeters of my musical radars, but I’ve never delved too deep…until now… A painter, author, poet, photographer, film maker, singer and … Continue reading

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SONG OF THE DAY Irma Vep – Evil

It’s a little bit strange (in a good way), it’s a little bit quirky, it’s a whole lot psychedelic and a big mamma, mountain-sized chunk of cool!…..I present you today’s track: Evil, a truly wicked piece of lo-fi,retro, 60’s inspired bliss!! Irma … 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 Michael Stasis – Hamtown Slang

If this is your first listen to Michael Stasis, join the club, this is my first listen too!..and I mean that quite literally, I am just on my second listen to the first song that introduced me to his music tonight! … Continue reading

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SONG OF THE DAY Shitkid – Alright

ShitKid is the project of 24-year-old Åsa Söderqvist who made her debut last spring with her self-titled debut EP, a release that quickly propelled her into being one of the most talked about new acts in Sweden Covering this young … Continue reading

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