Category Archives: World

SONG OF THE DAY Cut Chemist – Metalstorm feat. Edan & Mr. Lif

American DJ, producer and solo turntablist Lucas MacFadden, a.k.a Cut Chemist, is due to release his second official studio album this March.  Die Cut follows his 2006 debut LP The Audience’s Listening and is to be Cut Chemist’s first ‘artist’ album’ in over a decade. … Continue reading

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SONG OF THE DAY Sudan Archives – Goldencity

The enchanting sounds of 23 year-old Sudan Archives came to my attention last September and I’ve just got round to buying her self-titled debut EP which was released in July last year. Not only does this young experimental artist produce … Continue reading

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SONG OF THE DAY Healing Gems – Emerald Village

Whilst we wander the wilderness of the everyday, every now and then a little escapism is something we all crave! So imagine, if you will, a warm, welcoming landscape from which some music reaches out, embracing you in its melodic … Continue reading

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SONG OF THE DAY Marissa Nadler – Save Me A Place

I guess there aren’t many occasions when you can say that you actually prefer a cover to the original, but in this case I am head over heals with this gorgeous rendition and have to say that I do actually … Continue reading

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SONG OF THE DAY The Heliocentrics – Wrecking Ball

Best know for their eclectic fusions of hip-hop, funk, jazz, psych, world and electronica, The Heliocentrics have been blessing the ears of many an avid listener with their genre-defying compositions for over 10 years now.  And it’s not just musical … Continue reading

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SONG OF THE DAY Jonathan Wilson – Canyon In The Rain

If ever a song could feel like the waves lapping at your feet, this would be the one.  Gentle, calming and carefree, this song could banish the harshness of any day, eroding stresses and washing away tension with its nourishing … Continue reading

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SONG OF THE DAY Ibrahim Maalouf – Will Soon Be a Woman

I heard this track a while ago and could’ve sworn I featured it there and then, but somehow it’s slipped through my net, so I am posting this today! Will Soon Be a Woman is an enchanting instrumental track recorded … Continue reading

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SONG OF THE DAY Khruangbin – Maria También

“A vibe-synchronous soul-unit travelling the planet, honing their craft, absorbing the sights, sounds and feels from cultures across the globe, processing them through the Khruangbin filter and gifting the result back…with all the world….. “ If you haven’t yet heard what … Continue reading

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SONG OF THE DAY Ash Walker Meets Sweatshop Soundsystem – Bagger (ft. Yazz Ahmed)

I feel like a snake in a basket! One listen to today’s sinuous tune and I’m charmed! London-based producer Ash Walker has been releasing his jazz-inspired, dub-rooted electronic sounds for at least 2 years, so if he isn’t a new … Continue reading

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SONG OF THE DAY Orchestra Of Spheres – Isness

I’m currently working my way through Nonagonic Now, an album by New Zealand’s vibrant Orchestra Of Spheres. I don’t know much about the band but intend to discover lots more in the near future.  Emerging from Wellington, New Zealand in 2010, … Continue reading

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