Category Archives: R & B

SONG OF THE DAY Night Beats – Drowning in the Nile

Seattle’s purveyors of all things psychedelic create some of the finest, heavy doses of mind-bending hazy, crazy garage-nostalgia this side of the 60’s!  Coupled with hefty measures of heavy blues and r&b, the Night Beats erupt and consume everything with … Continue reading

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SONG OF THE DAY Charles Bradley – I Feel a Change

“Bradley’s remarkable, against-all-odds rise has been well-documented – how he transcended a bleak life on the streets andstruggled through a series of ill-fitting jobs before finally being discovered by Daptone’s Gabe Roth. Most artists appreciate their audiences, just as many are … Continue reading

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SONG OF THE DAY Johnny West – Tears Baby

Apart from the fact that this is a mighty gorgeous track, I absolutely adore the conviction of its delivery.  It’s raw, its pained and the hurt cries out from Johnny West’s soulful, desperate vocals with immense tenacity…how could you not … Continue reading

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SONG OF THE DAY Brooklyn Sounds – Mirame San Miguel

Switzerland’s Rocafort Records are to release a new compilation album at the end of the month entitled ‘Latin Underground Revolution: Swinging Boogaloo, Guaguanco, Salsa & Latin Funk from New York City 1967-1978.’  Bringing together a lively mix of hard-to-find dance floor delights, … Continue reading

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SONG (S) FOR THE NEXT FEW DAYS!

Well, holiday time has come round again and I’m taking a week off so, as I always like to do, I have left a little selection of songs to keep you going until my return! …I’m already looking forward to … Continue reading

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SONG OF THE DAY The Tropics – As Time’s Gone

The Tropics emerged from Tampa, Florida in 1964 as a five-piece garage-rock outfit.  Soon after their forming the band began touring all over Florida and Southeastern US, playing alongside The Who, The Young Rascals, Herman’s Hermits, Heinz Heinz and Dad. … Continue reading

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SONG OF THE DAY Sharon Jones & the Dap-Kings -Tear It Down

It’s bold, sassy and downright funky, but Sharon Jones & the Dap-Kings’ Tear It Down is also so much more than just a superb song, for with it comes a strong political message. Sharon Jones & the Dap-Kings recorded Tear It Down during the Soul … Continue reading

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SONG OF THE DAY Run Child Run – Hungry

Singer-songwriter and multi-instrumentalist Ian Sims, aka Run Child Run, has spent the last five years exploring, developing and perfecting his own very unique sound and yesterday unleashed a collection of his compositions via debut album, Vanishing Point. During his own … Continue reading

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SONG OF THE DAY Run Child Run – Can’t Catch Me

Ian Sims, aka Run Child Run, is a multi-instrumentalist and singer who, after spending the last five years exploring, developing and perfecting his own unique sound, is preparing to unveil his debut album.  During his own evolution process Ian Sims … Continue reading

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SONG OF THE DAY Pro Teens – Signals Crossed

Arizona’s surf-rocker’s, Pro Teens released Philistines earlier this month, a new album that follows hot in the footsteps of last year’s debut which was released via Broken Circles. Vibrant track, Signals Crossed captured my attention earlier today with its thoroughly exuberant and upbeat … Continue reading

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