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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 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
- Alceu Valença & Geraldo Azevedo – Planetário May 18, 2023
- SONG OF THE DAY Los York’s – Abrazame Baby May 17, 2023
- SONG OF THE DAY Syd Jones & The Troubedours – Cardova May 16, 2023
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Category Archives: soul beat
SONG OF THE DAY The Diasonics – Siracco
A very instrumental theme seems to be unravelling on my blog as of late and today’s song is the perfect addition to this! Recommended to me earlier this week, I am very much loving the delights of Sirocco! With its … Continue reading
SONG OF THE DAY Sharon Jones & The Dap-Kings – How Do I Let A Good Man Down?
This was the first Sharon Jones and the Dap-Kings track I ever heard many moons ago, my friend recorded it for me on a compilation and I loved it instantly. I was lucky enough to go see them live that … Continue reading
SONG OF THE DAY Freddie Joachim – Lately
Earlier this year I stumbled upon the brilliantly big beats of producer, DJ and recording artist, Freddie Joachim (Jo-ah-kim). A lifelong fan on hip hop, jazz and soul music, Freddie began djing in the mid 90’s and over the years … Continue reading
SONG OF THE DAY Papa Chango – New Moon
I’ve been a big fan of the great Ethiopian Jazz musician, Mulatu Estatke for many years now and have more recently been delighted to stumble across like-minded bands such as, Family Atlantica, The Sorcerers, Karl Hector & The Malcouns…and now Papa Chango! Papa … Continue reading
SONG OF THE DAY Soluzion – Strength
What a glorious song! Literally five seconds in and I just knew that that this was going to be a good listen, and then the supersonic sounds of ‘Strength’ unfolded! The magic behind this sound lies within the hands of four very … Continue reading
SONG OF THE DAY Xenia Rubinos – Lonely Lover
So, I’m quickly scribbling down my thoughts on ‘Lonely Lover’ because it’s my first listen to the song and it feels like a bit of a magical mystery ride. There’s quite a lot going on here, with twists and turns … Continue reading
SONG OF THE DAY Marie Queenie Lyons – See & Don’t See
Well, they say that good things come in threes and this is my third day of music orientated around a soul/funk theme. I first heard this track a few years ago but so much can get lost and temporarily forgotten … Continue reading
SONG OF THE DAY Mal Devisa – Burnt
When this song caught my attention this morning I was completely absorbed by its abundant raw energy, simple stripped back structure and, more importantly, the impressively rich, potent and powerful vocals. It’s all about the voice, layers and layers of strong, … Continue reading
SONG OF THE DAY King N’gom – Viva Marvillas
Analog Africa are a German label specialising in raw, funky and psychedelic tropical sounds from Africa and Latin America from the 60’s and 70’s. Their latest release is a energised compilation titled “Senegal 70 – Sonic Gems & Previously Unreleased … Continue reading
SONG OF THE DAY La Mecánica Popular – Móntame En La Tormenta (Riders On the Storm)
Covered by the likes of Nigel Kennedy, Wolfmother and Annabel Lamb, this song has been one of my favourite tracks ever since I can remember. Originally written by one of my all time favourite bands The Doors, a new rendition … Continue reading
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