Category Archives: Wick Records

SONG OF THE DAY Johnny’s Uncalled Four – Please Say

Consisting of John Golden (the head “Johnny” – vocals/guitar), John Herron (rhythm guitar), Don Davis (bass) and Dennis Beery (drums), Johnny’s Uncalled Four were a four-piece from Ohio…though with a name like this, I didn’t really have to point out … Continue reading

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SONG OF THE DAY T. Benny & the Buzz Brothers – The Drought

When Wick Records received a tape recording of this song in a random package one day, the attraction was immediate; they wanted this record and snatched up the opportunity to press this right away!  Is it any wonder though?  For … Continue reading

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SONG OF THE DAY The Mystery Lights – Goin’ Down

Today’s date has been well and truly etched in my diary ever since The Mystery Lights announced it as the release date for their second album.  Out today on Daptone’s rock subsidiary, Wick Records, Too Much Tension finds the group … Continue reading

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SONG OF THE DAY The Mystery Lights – Traces

In just over two weeks to go The Mystery Lights will release their brand spanking new record and today the Brooklyn psych-rockers have shared another new track! With a second album that looks set to be every bit as fine … Continue reading

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SONG OF THE DAY The Mystery Lights – I’m so Tired (Of Living in the City)

Ever had that grass is greener feeling, only to discover how much you really miss that something when you leave and how all the things that drove you away are actually what kept you there in the first place? This … Continue reading

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SONG OF THE DAY The Mystery Lights – Someone Else is in Control

It fills me with great joy and excitement to share this new track from Brooklyn’s finest psych-fuelled rockets, The Mystery Lights! Announcing their new album earlier this month, Too Much Tension is to be the bands second offering and is to … Continue reading

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SONG OF THE DAY The Mystery Lights – Homework

Daptone/Wick Record’s very own jet propelled, psych-fuelled rockets, The Mystery Lights (catch lots more of them here) have recently shared their very own cover of the soul/blues track, Homework.  Originally performed by Otis Rush and released in 1962, the Brooklyn garage rockers … Continue reading

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SONG OF THE DAY The Mystery Lights – Thick Skin

One of the highlights to last years gig diary was catching The Mystery Lights in the UK.  To make it even better,  I got to seem them in a perfectly modest-sized venue, intimate enough to get close and personal to … Continue reading

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SONG OF THE DAY Michael Rault – Dream Song

Edmonton-born and now Montreal-based singer-songwriter and producer, Michael Rault has recently announced his new album.  Releasing next month via Daptone’s subsidiary Wick Records, It’s A New Day Tonight was co-produced and recorded by Daptone’s Wayne Gordon at Daptone’s House of Soul … Continue reading

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SONG OF THE DAY Mark Sultan – Be The Blood

Canadian-born Mark Antonio Pepe, a.k.a Mark Sultan has been creating and reinventing glorious garage-rock sounds for many years now.  Also known as BBQ, he has performed under this moniker both as a solo artist and as part of a two-man … Continue reading

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