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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 Getatchew Mekurya – Akale Wube March 18, 2023
- SONG OF THE DAY Jo Hamann – Wild Woman March 17, 2023
- SONG OF THE DAY The Space Walkers – Swamp Gas March 16, 2023
- SONG OF THE DAY Project Gemini – After The Dawn March 14, 2023
- SONG OF THE DAY Ofege – Nobody Fails March 13, 2023
- SONG OF THE DAY Jackie Mittoo & The Soul Brothers – Voodoo Moon March 12, 2023
- SONG OF THE DAY The Ebb Tides – My Baby’s Gone March 11, 2023
- SONG OF THE DAY The Inferno – The Inferno March 10, 2023
- SONG OF THE DAY The Creations – Get On My Train March 9, 2023
- SONG OF THE DAY Protomartyr – Make Way March 8, 2023
- SONG OF THE DAY Winston Wright with Tommy McCook & The Supersonics – Psychedelic Reggae March 7, 2023
- SONG OF THE DAY The Exciters – Exciters Theme March 6, 2023
- SONG OF THE DAY Fair Nick Stars – Arrete Mal Parle March 5, 2023
- SONG OF THE DAY Marie Knight & Sister Rosetta Tharpe – Calvary March 4, 2023
- SONG OF THE DAY Guadalupe Plata – En Mi Tumba March 3, 2023
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Category Archives: Rockabilly
SONG OF THE DAY The Space Walkers – Swamp Gas
Who were The Space Walkers? A cosmic crew of unknown’s that could’ve come from another galaxy for all I know, such is their mystery! I can’t really tell you too much about this band, other than they consisted of (at … Continue reading
SONG OF THE DAY Guadalupe Plata – En Mi Tumba
An exciting new release came up on a feed for me today and before I’d even listened to it, I was pretty sure I was going to like it…and I do, I REALLY do!! Translating as In My Grave, En … Continue reading
SONG OF THE DAY Benny Joy – I’m Doubtful Of Your Love
Born Benjamin Edison in the mid-1930’s, this relatively low-key artist became better known as Benny Joy. Rather unconventional compared to the peers of his time, Joy emerged in the late-1950’s and hit the music world with his charged rockabilly sounds. … Continue reading
SONG OF THE DAY Slim Rhodes – Take and Give
I just can’t get this bendy guitar lick out of my head today and love the way it defines and shapes this song. The rhythm contentedly ambles along, swaying as if in cosmic motion with the wavy melody and as … Continue reading
SONG OF THE DAY The Fendermen – Mule Skinner Blues
It may not come as much of a surprise to discover that The Fendermen were named as such because both of the band members used Fender guitars – a Telecaster and a Stratocaster in fact! Jim Sundquist and Phil Humphrey … Continue reading
SONG OF THE DAY Jack Jolly – Amnesia
Some sources refer to this song as ‘borderline’ psych, some just as a straight r’n’b number, whilst one nailed it when they called this a rockabilly lament! Jack Jolly may have been his name, but jolly wasn’t his game, and … Continue reading
SONG OF THE DAY Danny Boy & His Blue Guitar – Kokomo Me Baby
If you’re loving this song right now, brace yourself for the not-so-great news!!! There seems to be only a couple of 45’s out there recorded by this artist, and one of these has been questioned as to whether it’s the … Continue reading
SONG OF THE DAY Johnny Burnette and The Rock ‘N Roll Trio – Honey Hush
“Lonnie Donegan inspired everyone [to play guitar] because he made it look as though it was possible to do. But who really moved it out of just playing acoustic to electric was all those people that were playing in the 1950s. Initially, it … Continue reading
SONG OF THE DAY The J Ann C Trio – Voodoo Doll
Now referred to a rather obscure, cult 60’s lounge outfit, the J Ann C Trio gained themselves a rather select following after the release of their one and only LP in 1966. At Tan-Tar-A was released on Missouri’s Burdland Record … Continue reading
SONG OF THE DAY The Starks – Hop Skippin Lulu
I couldn’t help myself!! After featuring the b-side to this 45 yesterday, I have since fell head over heels for the flip side too!! Who oh why did this band just make one single!!?? The Starks one and only record … Continue reading
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