Category Archives: london

SONG OF THE DAY Chelou – Damned Eye See

One thing that always strikes me about today’s artist is his very distinct signature sound which, although often delicate and understated by nature, possesses the power stand out and be recognised. Chelou (whose name is a French expression used to describe … Continue reading

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SONG OF THE DAY Skinshape – The Bay

I love it when little pieces of a big musical jigsaw come together; one day I’ll be writing about a particular artist, band, or album and then a few days/weeks/months later, I stumble upon something else that links to a … Continue reading

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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 Flamingods – Kewali

“We like to make noise with instruments collected from around the world.” Flamingods. The Flamingods are an exquisite blend of 5 musicians, all of whom are greatly inspired by world music and instrumentation.  Pronounced ‘fla-min-gods’, they see their calling as an … Continue reading

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SONG OF THE DAY Fink – Hour Golden

“My love of Blues has always been there, before I even knew what it was…” (Fink) English singer, songwriter, guitarist, producer and DJ, Fink, aka Fin Greenall, is well-known for his electronic compositions and numerous writing collaborations with an array … Continue reading

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SONG OF THE DAY Coldcut – Only Heaven feat. Roots Manuva (Matthew Herbert Remix

Electronic duo, Coldcut have been making music for decades and are now releasing music via the newly revived Ahead of Our Time label. Their latest EP is stacked with three club facing remixes of their stand outside, isolated anthem, ‘Only … Continue reading

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SONG OF THE DAY Little Barrie – (Nothing Will) ELIMINATE

Ever since the London-based trio Little Barrie emerged from Nottingham in 1999 they have been cooking up their very own unique blend of surf-rock, blues and good old-fashioned psych-infused garage! Early next year the band are set to unleash some … Continue reading

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SONG OF THE DAY Chelou – Halfway To Nowhere

The word ‘Chelou’ is a French expression used to describe something that is mysterious, weird and unknown.  With that in mind, nothing could be more apt than a name like this for an artist who originally emerged as something of … Continue reading

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SONG OF THE DAY Uranium Club – Who Made the Man?

Released via UK’s Static Shock Records, punk pioneers, Uranium Club released this fast-paced gem on the 9th of this month.  Titled ‘Who Made The Man’ this new single is to appear on their latest album, ‘All Of Them Naturals’ due … Continue reading

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SONG OF THE DAY Douglas Dare – New York

Following his 2014 debut, London-based singer-songwriter Douglas Dare released his latest album yesterday.  In between records Douglas Dare came out to his father and ended a long-term relationship and his latest offering, ‘Aforger’ documents these life-altering experiences. Also inspired by … Continue reading

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