Category Archives: Singer/Songwriter

SONG OF THE DAY Bob Destiny – Mahna (Troubles)

Bob Destiny (born Ralph Philip Brown in 1933 in San Juan Puerto Rico) was a singer-songwriter and musician who was  a star by age of just six years old! Starting out as a tap dancer in a group called “The Five Chocolate … Continue reading

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SONG OF THE DAY Ros Seresysothea – Cham Dop Khae Teart (Wait Ten Months More)

Ros Serey Sothea was a Cambodian singer and actress born in Battambang in 1948. She became something of a superstar in Cambodia, reaching cult status in a short space of time and was (aptly) titled “The golden Voice of the … Continue reading

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SONG OF THE DAY José González – Valle Local

Released just over a week ago, Local Valley is the title of José González’s latest album. It’s been six years since he released Vestiges & Claws, and this new record reflects the developments and changes these years have brought about. His sound … Continue reading

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SONG OF THE DAY Alex Maas – 500 Dreams

For anyone who stayed up last night to tune into Seattle’s Light In The Attic Records, you would have had the pleasure of watching their streamed live charity concert! Dubbed the Light In The Attic & Friends at Home, the … Continue reading

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SONG OF THE DAY Barbara Lynn Clarence Brown – What I’d say!

Barbara Lynn wasn’t just an exceptional left-handed blues guitarist, she was also singer who wrote most of her songs and played the lead instrument in all her music. Being an African-American female artist in the early 60’s was a rarity, … Continue reading

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SONG OF THE DAY Michael Clark – Something To Be Won

Earlier this month I discovered the magical sounds of Michael Clark.  Following in his fathers footsteps, but forging out his own path I hasten to add, Clark is the son of the late (and most great) Gavin Clark . To date he … Continue reading

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SONG OF THE DAY Michael Clark – End Is Near

When I heard this song on the radio the other day my ears instantly pricked up, the voice reminded me of Gavin Clark and I really liked its sound, but little did I realise how close I was and what … Continue reading

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SONG OF THE DAY Marissa Nadler – Blue Vapour

Marissa Nadler has recently released the second single from her forthcoming album, For My Crimes and, as distinct and striking as ever, Blue Vapour is as hauntingly bewitching as any of her previous works.  Woven around a seemingly abundant delicate web of ethereal vocals, … Continue reading

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SONG OF THE DAY Gwenifer Raymond – Deep Sea Diver Blues

Hailing from Wales but now residing in Brighton, Gwenifer Raymond is a Welsh multi-instrumentalist who, inspired by the punk and grunge scene when she was growing up,  began learning guitar when she was just eight.  After years of playing around … Continue reading

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SONG OF THE DAY Donna Blue – Sunset Blvd

Dutch duo Donna Blue is a collaboration between Danique van Kesteren and Bart van Dalen.  Tied together by love and music, this creative pair concocts sultry indie pop under the influence of 60’s sixties yé yé, Lynch movies and old Hollywood romance. Their … Continue reading

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