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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 Bruce Haack – Saint Basil March 25, 2023
- SONG OF THE DAY Steve Young – Coyote March 24, 2023
- SONG OF THE DAY Tommy Johnson – Canned Heat Blues March 23, 2023
- SONG OF THE DAY Ruby Andrews – You Can Run But You Can’t Hide March 22, 2023
- SONG OF THE DAY Robohands – Nightshade March 21, 2023
- 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
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Category Archives: Surf pop
SONG OF THE DAY Los Dedos – Olivido
What I really love about Los Dedos is their authenticity! Their music whisks you far away to surf-drenched realms with sunsets galore and dreams ten a penny, whilst in reality their location is far closer to home…for all us UK … Continue reading
SONG OF THE DAY Father John Misty – Funny Girl
In the past I’ve dabbled with some of Father John Misty’s ever-engaging creations, but have really taken to his latest single, Funny Girl! With its classic, orchestral-adorned and rather lavish crooner sound, I love the delight of the music, verses … Continue reading
SONG OF THE DAY The Dragons – Elephant Stomp
If the groove to this little slinker doesn’t get you, I don’t know what will! This hot little surf-rock stomper is such an ear butterfly!! Released on Capitol Records in 1964, Elephant Stomp was the b-side to its equally ear-bending … Continue reading
SONG OF THE DAY Dengue Fever – March of the Balloon Animals
As a piece of music on its own, today’s song is a curious offering of the cosmic kind! Group it together in the album it comes from and a story unfolds, for this makes up part of a soundtrack, specially … Continue reading
SONG OF THE DAY The Avengers VI – Heartbeat
The Avengers VI were a clean-cut surf band from Anaheim, California., whose one and only album, Real Cool Hits, was issued in 1966 as a promo for Good Humor ice cream. The group’s name wasn’t even mentioned on the cover … Continue reading
SONG OF THE DAY The Tarantulas – Tarantula
It’s time to hop into that dream-world car, start the engine and let it roar as you hit the accelerator and let the world disappear in a haze behind you! There’s nothing like a little escapism and today’s little flight … Continue reading
SONG OF THE DAY The Rumblers – Bugged
Naming themselves after Link Wray’s 1958 hit, Rumble, The Rumblers were a Californian surf outfit who emerged in 1963. Although classified by many as a surf group, this was far from the truth! With Joe Houston’s ‘All Night Long’ as … Continue reading
SONG OF THE DAY Charlie Megira – Smile Now, Cry Later
Discovering this Israeli artist yesterday was both amazing and bad; its not everyday you come across such a musical anomaly, but Charlie Megira was just that and no sooner had I discovered his existence did I then discover his tragic … Continue reading
SONG OF THE DAY Charlie Megira – Alligator Man
God bless the person who shared today’s artist with me for this has been a stunning musical revelation today! Having only just listened to a handful of tracks I am already smitten and cannot wait any longer to shout (or … Continue reading
SONG OF THE DAY Yuppies Indeed – Be May She Ghost
Continuing with yesterdays tuneful psych-goodness, today’s song was released two years ago on California’s indie label, Burger Records. A fine chunk of melodic garage-rock, Be May She Ghost is the work of Belarus group, Yuppies Indeed! Taken from their 2016 album, … Continue reading
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