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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 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
- SONG OF THE DAY Huw Marc Bennett – Pinc Sunset May 19, 2023
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Category Archives: R&B
SONG OF THE DAY Nathan Davis – Cecen Kizi
Born in 1937 in Kansas City, Kansas, Nathan Tate Davis, a.k.a Nathan Davis, was born with a natural flare for music. A talented multi-instrumentalist and jazz wizard, he started out playing the trombone at high school and later became proficient … Continue reading
SONG OF THE DAY Patricia Conley & The Royal Robins – Mama What’ll I Do
With very little out there to unearth the mystery that is today’s song, all we can do is just sit back and savour this rich delight! What makes this stand out from the wealth of popcorn classics out there, I’m … Continue reading
SONG OF THE DAY Mac Rebennack – Storm Warning
Malcolm John Rebannack, Jr (for those who don’t know) is the real name of the legendary singer-songwriter and multi-instrumentalist, Dr John. When he issued his very first 45, Storm Warning, in 1959, was just 18 years old and recording under … Continue reading
SONG OF THE DAY Guadalupe Plata – La Cigüeña
Dusty, sun-scorched, desert blues with a twist of tradition, this is the fiery sounds of Guadalupe Plata. After seeing them play live a while back, I now know first hand that they are every bit as charismatic in the flesh … Continue reading
SONG OF THE DAY Otis Rush & His Band – All Your Love (I Miss Loving)
Otis Rush is something of a blues legend who was inspired by the greats and who inspired the greats! His music was defined by his distinctive guitar style (which featured long bent notes) and his powerfully cool voice. Compared to … Continue reading
SONG OF THE DAY David Clayton Thomas And The Shays – Send Her Home
Smooth as silk and like a coaxing stroke to the inner ear, this is just the pace for me today. This track really is a delight in all its unhurried glory. The drums roll like gentle thunder, heralding a storm … Continue reading
SONG OF THE DAY Holly Golightly – Satan Is His Name
In 1962 the rather slinky sounds of Satan Is Her Name (listen below) hit the soundwaves via Mercury Records. Performed by US singer/guitarist, Steve King (and the Echelons), this track was issued as a 45 and featured on the B-side … Continue reading
SONG OF THE DAY Night Beats – Hot Ghee
In true Night Beats style, new track Hot Ghee nails that swirly haze-state perfectly! Released only days ago, this psych-y delight is a wandering dream of escapism and breezy vocals, tethered only by its heady, heavy-beat percussion. Drifting upon a … Continue reading
SONG OF THE DAY Alvin Cash & The Crawlers – Twine Time
Though Alvin Welch, better known as Alvin Cash, didn’t record too many 45’s, both him and the Crawlers will forever be remembered for popularising that super-smooth dance, The Twine! Alvin Cash was US singer, actor (who appeared in several blaxploitation … Continue reading
SONG OF THE DAY Marie Knight & Sister Rosetta Tharpe – Calvary
The collaboration between these two vocal angels is a union made by the gods, for sure! The mighty voice of singer/pianist Maria Roach, better known as Marie Knight, won over Sister Rosetta Tharpe in the early 1940’s after Tharpe saw … Continue reading
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