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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 Charlie Musselwhite – Strange Land June 6, 2023
- SONG OF THE DAY Carlos Puebla – Hasta Siempre June 5, 2023
- SONG OF THE DAY Jo Jo Bennet – Leaving Rome June 4, 2023
- SONG OF THE DAY Arif Sag- Su Samsunun Evleri June 2, 2023
- 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
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Category Archives: Synth pop
SONG OF THE DAY Super Best Friends Club – Love Is A Morning
Well, I’m a bit late to this party it would seem, but what a party is it!! Super Best Friend Club make a really big sound! A really big, explosive and erupting sound which keeps you guessing. I like that! … Continue reading
SONG OF THE DAY Bruce Haack – Incantation
If an artist not only paves the way for many artists to follow, but literally helps to carve out a new genre, I’d like think I would’ve heard of them, but not this one!! For anyone already familiar with the … Continue reading
SONG OF THE DAY Oscar and his Orchestra – Fishing Song
I never know where my daily music searches will take me, but delving further around the globe has certainly landed me some unexpected gems! Today’s offering comes from Taiwan, though it sounds more like its been lifted straight from a … Continue reading
SONG OF THE DAY Robert Rental – Double Heart
Robert Donnachie is as influential as he is overlooked – not many people know his name and yet he did so much to pave the wave for electronic music. A British pioneer of the post-punk, DIY and electronic scene, he … Continue reading
SONG OF THE DAY Tycho – Epoch
San-Franciscan band Tycho is an ambient music project led by primary composer, songwriter and producer, Scott Hansen. Also known as ISO50 for his photographic and design works, Hansen’s music evolves around a combination of downtempo vintage-style synthesizers, ambient melodies and … Continue reading
SONG OF THE DAY A-ha – Soft Rains of April
I was 9 years old when I fell in love with A-ha. I remember waiting for the weekly radio chart show to play where I would sit with my tape recorder at the ready to capture the songs I loved, … Continue reading
SONG OF THE DAY Nadia Nair – Dear Brother
Today’s song certainly packs a punch and the more I listen to it, the more I’m bowled over. At first its the big beats that strike, accompanied by hard-hitting soulful vocals, and it was at this point, just seconds in, that … Continue reading
SONG OF THE DAY Naytronix – Mister Divine
The Experimental sounds of Oakland-based Naytronix, aka Nate Brenner floated into my earshot back in October last year just before the release of second album ‘Mr Divine.’ I don’t revisit albums/artists nearly enough, continuously occupied with new music, but Naytronix’s track … Continue reading
SONG OF THE DAY Tender – Melt
London-based newcomers Tender have just shared a brand new track titled ‘Melt’. This is their third release so far and just like ‘Armour’ and ‘Legion’, this song bears the same distinct signature sound that they have developed and perfected. Where … Continue reading
SONG OF THE DAY Gel Set – I’ll Close My Eyes
It’s a bit ‘zappy’, a bit funky and it’s totally stripped back. Think ray gun sound effects meets cool understated beats, combine that with cosmic synths, the cool vocals of Laura Callier and here emerges the minimalist sound of Chicago-based … Continue reading
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