Category Archives: spiritual

SONG OF THE DAY Brother Theotis Taylor – Somebody’s Gone

Brother Theotis Taylor is a 92-year-old spiritual singer and piano player known throughout South Georgia and beyond for his powerful voice and heavenly falsetto. His talents took him away from his home in Fitzgerald, Georgia, straight to the stage with … Continue reading

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SONG OF THE DAY Cochemea – Burning Plain

“Vol II: Baca Sewa – is an offering and continuation of Cochemea’s explorations, part of a musical process of cultural reclamation and healing through connection, relations, memory and imagination…..” (Daptone Records) Cochemea Gastelum is a California native with Yaqui and … Continue reading

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SONG OF THE DAY Cochemea – Mitote

 Cochemea Gastelum is a California native with Yaqui and Mescalero Apache Indian ancestry.  Growing up surrounded by music, he knew very little of his heritage, but both his parents were musicians, passing not only their sonic roots but a name … Continue reading

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SONG OF THE DAY Cochemea – All My Relations

After nearly 15 years of touring the world with Sharon Jones and The Dap-Kings, Cochemea Gastelum is returning home to connect with his roots! A California native with Yaqui and Mescalero Apache Indian ancestry, Cochemea grew up surrounded by music, … Continue reading

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SONG OF THE DAY Matthew Halsall & The Gondwana Orchestra – A Far Away Place

I have been listening to so much Matthew Halsall lately, his music has such a magical effect on me and I can’t get enough of it.  I find his blend of jazz and ambient sounds to be so perfectly balanced, … Continue reading

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SONG OF THE DAY Mood Tattooed – Velvet

Last month I came upon the delightful otherworldly delights of Hagan Knauth,  a young singer-songwriter, composer, producer and multi-instrumentalist going by the name of Mood Tattooed.  What instantly struck me about his music was just how completely sublime it is, … Continue reading

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SONG OF THE DAY Flamingods – Rhama

“We like to make noise with instruments collected from around the world.” Flamingods. The Flamingods are quite an exquisite blend of 5 musicians, all of whom are greatly inspired by world music and instrumentation. Pronounced ‘fla-min-gods’, they see their calling as … Continue reading

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