Category Archives: Reissue

SONG OF THE DAY Julius Brockington – Do Your Thing

Sophisticated Funk was the debut album for the American Keyboardist, arranger and producer, Julius Brockington. Issued in 1972 on Today Records ( a label founded in 1970 by Jimmy Curtiss/Terry Philips, but run by Patrick Adams) this record is to … Continue reading

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SONG OF THE DAY Jake Hottell – Horizon

Ever since I heard this song earlier today, I haven’t been able to get it out of my head. There’s a lot going on here and prominently, for me, I like the style of delivery. It has the gentle and … Continue reading

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SONG OF THE DAY Orchestre Anassoua-Jazz De Parakou-Nord Dahomey – Bakassine Gabou

Parakou is a remote town just over 400 km north of Cotonou and was home Orchestre Anassoua-Jazz de Parakou. The band recorded a series of singles and EPs for Albarika though the 70s (plus a handful for other labels) but … Continue reading

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SONG OF THE DAY Les Talismans – L’interplanetaire

With so many bands revisiting old and retro sounds, it’s sometimes hard to date music these days; such was the case with today’s song.  At first I thought it may be a new band dishing out this tremendous Tarantino/Dick Dale-esque … Continue reading

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SONG OF THE DAY Protomartyr – In My Sphere

When vocalist Joe Casey, guitarist Greg Ahee, bassist Scott Davidson, drummer Alex Leonard all stepped into a studio together for the first time in November of 2011 they didn’t know they were about to record an album.  Going by the … Continue reading

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SONG OF THE DAY MF DOOM & Damu The Fudgemunk – Coco Mango Sliced (Boy Scout Remix Feat Insight)

Eight years ago Paris-based production duo, the Union, got together with MF Doom for their Analogtronics record; collaborating on the single, Coco Mango. Shortly after the track was then  remixed by DC’s, Damu the Fudgemunk for a limited 7″ that sold … Continue reading

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SONG OF THE DAY Oh Sees – Golden Phones

Eleven years ago Thee Oh Sees released Thee Hounds of Foggy Notion, a record that remains to be one of their most distinguished offerings to date.  Better known for his high-energy psych-fuelled sounds, John Dwyer created this album with a … Continue reading

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SONG OF THE DAY Shirley Ann Lee – There’s A Light

Today’s song was originally recorded back in 1968 by the soulful gospel artist, Shirley Ann Lee and was released via the gospel label, Revival Records. Shirley Ann Lee’s music has more recently been unearthed by The Numero Group, a fantastically eclectic archival … Continue reading

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SONG OF THE DAY Alan Vega, Alex Chilton, Ben Vaughn – Sister

Today’s song is certainly a slinky little number, you may well remember it from the first time round when the it came out on an album called ‘Cubist Blues’ back in 1996?  Or, if you are like me, this is … Continue reading

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