Category Archives: UK

SONG OF THE DAY Scott Matthews – Sweet Scented Figure

Scott Matthews was a name I’d never heard of until today when Guy Garvey played one of his early tracks on his radio show.  I say early track because this UK singer-songwriter hailing from Wolverhampton has been releasing music for … Continue reading

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SONG OF THE DAY Good Good Blood – Away Away

It’s so nice to find myself completely captured in a moment this evening, lost for a few minutes in a song which has coaxed me in with its gentle and inviting melody, nourishing my ears with words that really resonate … Continue reading

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SONG OF THE DAY Jake Houlsby – Oklahoma

Newcastle-based Jake Houlsby has come a long way in the seven years that he has been regularly writing and recording his own music, and The LP Blog has been an avid fan ever since it discovered Jake back at the … Continue reading

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SONG OF THE DAY Moses Boyd – Rye Lane Shuffle

I can be a bit selective when it comes to jazz, but took to this song straight away because I can more than cope any jazzy tangent when there are superb beats and frantically exciting drumming like this involved! This … Continue reading

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SONG OF THE DAY Westerman – Misantropé

Westerman is a rising London singer-songwriter whose latest single was born out of a chance conversation.  Ideas for this song came about after he overheard his sister mispronouncing the word ‘misanthrope,’ and this inspired a glorious outpouring of fresh ideas. … Continue reading

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SONG OF THE DAY Holly Macve – The Corner of my Mind

I’m not sure what I’m most impressed with at the moment, the fact this haunting track was recorded in a bedroom of a small bedsit in Brighton on Garageband, or the fact that this striking voice and haunted lyrics belong to … Continue reading

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SONG OF THE DAY The James Hunter Six – (Baby) Hold On

It’s always nice to have a boogie if the mood and music takes you, and today’s track certainly took me; before I knew what I was doing, I was up and dancing about in my kitchen, I love it! James … Continue reading

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SONG OF THE DAY Wildhood – Double Dark

Is it a mere coincidence that this rather sultry and sinister song came out just a day before Halloween?  Going by the video, I would say that the lip syncing, doll decapitating, and rather possessed-looking child in this video is … Continue reading

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