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26th April 2023: H. Hawkline beautifully bares his blood, bones and soul for latest offering – which was released last month (I’m a bit late to this one!)
31st March 2023:Dream by name, dreamy by nature! Orions Belte release new track and it’s a steel!
15th March 2023: Boston’s WRINKLER releases new album: “For You, Now” & I like what this DIY outfit have to offer!
24th June 2022: Wax Machine’s latest double A-side single includes a FINE rendition of Vinicius De Moraes and Baden Powell’s seminal 1966 “Canto De Iemanja” (24.6.22)
9th November 2021:Record Kicks presents “Origin of Forms” the vibrant debut album by Moscow funk band The Diasonics – due January 2022! (9.11.21)
8th July 2021: Savila releases MAYAHUEL as the follow-up to their self-titled debut LP and further explores the realms of cumbia, dream-pop, spirited vocals, hallucinatory riffing and driving percussion
1st June 2021: BBE Music issues instrumental versions from classic DJ Vadim album “The Soundcatcher” for the first time since its original release in 2007! (1.6.21)
17th Maruch 2021: SOARING SUNSHINE FOR THE EARS! Uplifting sounds look set to erupt from Fimber Bravo’s forthcoming album, “Lunar Tredd”! Due this week!!
26th February 2021: COSMIC CHAOS OF THE HEADY KIND!! The Writhing Squares forthcoming release looks set to be a blast!
29th January 2021: Sitka Sun’s sophomore release promises more cosmic escapism!
1st September 2020: Latest single from London’s Chelou is “Real” dreamy!
9th July 2020: Now-Again releases the third album for Brazilian guitarist, Fabiano do Nascimento
19th June 2020: Melbourne’s Midlife announces new album, “Automatic”, with first single, “Rare Air” being a rather lovely chunk of cosmic escapism!
30th May 2020: Kutiman releases the first single from his long awaited forthcoming album, “Wachaga” – Due for release on 19th July
25th May 2020: Liotia’s upcoming haunting new single “SILENCE” is announced – Due 2nd June!
15th May 2020: ATA releases/reissues “Early Works: Funk, Soul And Afro Rarities From The Archives”
4th May 2020: Orquesta Akokán’s latest single, “4 de Octubre”, is a lucumi fever dream of sublime mambo..out NOW on Daptone Records.
24th April 2020: Berlin’s Shika Shika records announces new album: “A Guide to the Birdsong of Mexico, Central America & the Caribbean”
17th April 2020: East London’s post punk purveyors share first track from upcoming EP
12th April 2020: LA’s finest, The Buttertones release new album: Jazzhound
31st March 2020: Michael Clark is to release haunting new single: “Winter Song”
- SONG OF THE DAY Charlie Musselwhite – Strange Land June 6, 2023
- SONG OF THE DAY Carlos Puebla – Hasta Siempre June 5, 2023
- SONG OF THE DAY Jo Jo Bennet – Leaving Rome June 4, 2023
- SONG OF THE DAY Arif Sag- Su Samsunun Evleri June 2, 2023
- SONG OF THE DAY Hoodna Orchestra – Ben Yehuda June 1, 2023
- SONG OF THE DAY Duy Quang & Thái Hiền – Mộng Về Quê May 31, 2023
- SONG OF THE DAY Squid – The Blades May 30, 2023
- SONG OF THE DAY Los Lazos – La Rola May 29, 2023
- SONG OF THE DAY Nathan Davis – Cecen Kizi May 28, 2023
- SONG OF THE DAY Patricia Conley & The Royal Robins – Mama What’ll I Do May 26, 2023
- SONG OF THE DAY Chewy She – Shine May 24, 2023
- SONG OF THE DAY Connie Kim – Lý Luận Tình Yêu May 23, 2023
- SONG OF THE DAY Claudio Villa – Claudio Villa A Mezza Coce (Stornelli amorosi – Parte II) May 22, 2023
- SONG OF THE DAY Chase Webster – Moody River May 21, 2023
- SONG OF THE DAY Tommy McCook – Harvest In The East May 20, 2023
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SONG OF THE DAY Project Gemini – After The Dawn
Almost a year ago, I featured the soaring swirls of Scorpio’s Waltz by Project Gemini, a.k.a Paul Osborne. This track dropped just before the release of his debut album, The Children Of Scorpio and, after a much anticipated wait, we … Continue reading
SONG OF THE DAY Juca Chaves – Take Me Back To Piauí
Jurandyr Czaczkes, a.k.a Juca Chaves, is a Brazilian singer-songwriter whose musical career began the early 1960’s. Over the course of nearly 40 years, he’s celebrated an array of vibrant releases across a varied spectrum of labels. As is career progressed … Continue reading
SONG OF THE DAY Minoru Muraoka – The Positive and the Negative
For those who enjoy the experimental sounds of DJ Shadow, Cut Chemist, Surprise Chef and Now-Again’s very own Egon, it may not surprise you to discover they all have something in common: Minoru Muraoka! Born Muraoka Fukuo in 1924, Minoru … Continue reading
SONG OF THE DAY Girma Beyene – Ene Negn Bay Manesh
Born in Addis Ababa, Girma Bèyènè is an Ethiopian lyricist, composer, arranger, vocalist and pianist. Active in what is known as the golden era of Ethiopian music, he recorded from 1969-1978. As a vocalist he only recorded four songs, but … Continue reading
SONG OF THE DAY Surprise Chef – New Ferrari
< Bursting with some delectably lush beats and a deliciously cool and cosmic funk melody, New Ferrari is the first single to be taken from Surprise Chef’s forthcoming album, Daylight Savings. Melbourne’s Instrumental groovers, Surprise Chef, emerged in the Spring … Continue reading
SONG OF THE DAY Idrissa Soumaoro Et L’Eclipse De L’Ija – Nissodia
Today’s epic afrobeat groove-down is nothing short of an invigorating thrill to the system from start to finish! Shivers will not be in short supply I tell you that now, this is DIVINE! Nissodia was originally released in 1978 on … Continue reading
SONG OF THE DAY Kit Sebastian – Rain (باران)
Even before I listened to Kit Sebastian, I was intrigued, if not overwhelmed, with a desire to hear what “a meeting point of different genres from Anatolian Pyschedelia and Brazilian Tropicalia to 60’s European pop and American jazz…” sounded like! … Continue reading
SONG OF THE DAY The Rwenzori’s – Handsome Boy (E Wara) Pt 1&2
I find myself in a similar situation to yesterday with regards to today’s song as there just isn’t much information out there about the band behind today’s little afrofunk gem! What I can tell you is that this six and … Continue reading
SONG OF THE DAY Super Elcados – Afro Funk
Aside from its rather enticing and attractive name, Togetherness is Always a Good Venture just also happens to be one very funky record; and a highly sought after one at that! Initially released as an album by EMI Nigeria in 1976, … Continue reading
SONG OF THE DAY Ebo Taylor – Yen Ara
You may recall me writing about Ghanaian artist, Ebo Taylor back in February this year after UK label, Mr Bongo reissued Ebo Taylor and the Pelican’s self-titled album in November 2017. Fusing highlife with soul, funk and jazz, Ebo Taylor was … Continue reading
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