Category Archives: UK

SONG OF THE DAY Torn Sail – Birds

With the rain falling hard outside, I sit here watching it bounce off the road and for a moment I think of nothing but the rhythmic patterns it makes as it splashes in little mini exploding formations. Then this song … Continue reading

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SONG OF THE DAY Sleep Eaters – Ghost On Fire

This bouncy bundle of raging raucous fun has had me jollying around all over the place today and I’m happy to discover that I’ve caught this band right from their debut single! Ghost On Fire is the first offering from garage-rockers, … Continue reading

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SONG OF THE DAY Irma Vep – Evil

It’s a little bit strange (in a good way), it’s a little bit quirky, it’s a whole lot psychedelic and a big mamma, mountain-sized chunk of cool!…..I present you today’s track: Evil, a truly wicked piece of lo-fi,retro, 60’s inspired bliss!! Irma … Continue reading

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SONG OF THE DAY John Johanna – Fold In The Light

How to travel into worlds afar and explore spiritual dimensions without even having to leave your home…or your seat for that matter! Yes, the answer to all of your escapism fantasies are right here, waiting to be unlocked and all … Continue reading

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SONG OF THE DAY Son Of Sam – Fighting Talk feat. Lifford & Blaise B (album version)

Son Of Sam are a live hip hop outfit from the UK who formed in 2003.  When the band first emerged they began by playing original hip-hop samples and in just two years, after extensive gigging, were already supporting acts … Continue reading

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SONG OF THE DAY Spye – Oops, Sorry

Known as Bristol’s ‘legend of hip hop,’ Spye was recently recommended to me, so today I have been happily whiling away my afternoon checking him out!  His rapping is rhythmically pleasing and, coupled with his West Country accent, is individual … Continue reading

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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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