Category Archives: Soundtrack

SONG OF THE DAY The Sorcerers – In Pursuit Of Shai Hulud

“Who’s this? The Sorcerers? It’s cool! This is great. Give me the cd man!” – Mulatu Astatke Inspired by Ethiopian jazz and the works of Mulatu Astatke, The Sorcerers are a Leeds-based formed by guitarist Pete Williams and bassist Neil … Continue reading

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SONG OF THE DAY The Heliocentrics – The Sunshine Makers

With two new albums due for release this May and June, London’s The Heliocentrics have been busy! Today’s song appears on a soundtrack that the band have created to accompany the new film/documentary, The Sunshine Makers.  This is a double … Continue reading

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SONG OF THE DAY The Buttertones – Sadie’s A Sadist

The Buttertones are a young LA-based, 5-piece who arrived in the winter of 2012 in a psychedelic haze of fuzzed-out garage rock, reviving the supersonic sounds of the 50’s and 60’s in a blast of melodic, retro reverence as they … Continue reading

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SONG OF THE DAY David McCallum – House Of Mirrors

Following on from yesterdays Dark Days sample sources comes the second of two tracks that DJ Shadow cleverly weaved into his song.  Alongside Bill Osborn’s great Bamboo and Rice , Shadow also mixed David McCallum’s House Of Mirrors and the fusion is superb. As well as … Continue reading

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SONG OF THE DAY Sharon Jones & The Dap-Kings – I’m Still Here

This summer sees the release of the documentary, ‘Miss Sharon Jones’ which,  directed by two-time Academy Award winner Barbara Kopple, follows the dynamic front-woman through her 2013 battle with cancer and and her triumphant return to the stage in 2014. Accompanying … Continue reading

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SONG OF THE DAY José González – Far Away

  Recently I have been introduced to the wonders of Red Dead Redemption, and for anyone who doesn’t know what that is, it’s an awesome Grand-Theft-Auto style game set in the Old West. I’m addicted, and even with missions aside, … Continue reading

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