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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 Orions Belte – Lotus March 31, 2023
- SONG OF THE DAY The Hidden Charms – The Hill March 30, 2023
- SONG OF THE DAY Alvin Cash & The Crawlers – Twine Time March 29, 2023
- SONG OF THE DAY Gitkin – East Middle Dub March 28, 2023
- SONG OF THE DAY Dock Boggs – Oh Death March 26, 2023
- SONG OF THE DAY Bruce Haack – Saint Basil March 25, 2023
- SONG OF THE DAY Steve Young – Coyote March 24, 2023
- SONG OF THE DAY Tommy Johnson – Canned Heat Blues March 23, 2023
- SONG OF THE DAY Ruby Andrews – You Can Run But You Can’t Hide March 22, 2023
- SONG OF THE DAY Robohands – Nightshade March 21, 2023
- SONG OF THE DAY Getatchew Mekurya – Akale Wube March 18, 2023
- SONG OF THE DAY Jo Hamann – Wild Woman March 17, 2023
- SONG OF THE DAY The Space Walkers – Swamp Gas March 16, 2023
- SONG OF THE DAY Project Gemini – After The Dawn March 14, 2023
- SONG OF THE DAY Ofege – Nobody Fails March 13, 2023
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Tag Archives: afro funk
SONG OF THE DAY Ikebe Shakedown – Horses
The sound of howling wind and the cry of a lone guitar melody sets a lonesome scene for today’s song as Horses drifts into the ears. Definitely a contrast to New York’s Ikebe Shakedown’s usual sonic frenzies, but one that … Continue reading
SONG OF THE DAY Sorry Bamba – Porry
One of the most pivotal figures in the history of Malian music is Sorry Bamba! Born to a noble and a veteran in 1938, it was music that shaped Sorry Bamba’s life and his birth home that sparked this lifelong … Continue reading
SONG OF THE DAY Ikebe Shakedown – Adonai
One of the last two cuts to appear as part of Colemine Records’ ‘Brighter Days Ahead’ series of weekly singles is new Ikebe Shakedown single, Adonai. Ennio Morricone provided a huge amount of inspiration to Ikebe Shakedown so this piece was a pleasure for the band! … Continue reading
SONG OF THE DAY Camayenne Sofa – Wayakangai
Formerly known as Camayenne Sextet (named after the Camayenne Hotel where the first rehearsals of this students band took place in 1973), the Camayenne Sofa came together in 1974 and were one of the most influential groups in Guinea, West … Continue reading
SONG OF THE DAY Sidiku Buari – This Is Music
“I’m a native of Ghana, a singer, dancer, percussionist, composer and co-arranger. I feel through my music – as waxed in this collection is a development which comes from the ingredients of the traditional music and culture of Ghana. There … Continue reading
SONG OF THE DAY Minyo Crusaders – Akita Nikata Bushi (Ethiopian Groove)
….With songs encouraging dancing and drinking, the Crusaders are on a mission to bring “highbrow” min’yō back to it’s “lowlife” roots -whilst also bringing traditional Japanese music onto the global music stage… Comprising of ten multi-instrumentalists (of which three are … Continue reading
SONG OF THE DAY The Budos Band – Valley of the Damned
For nearly 15 years Brooklyn’s finest psychedelic afro-soul instrumental outfit have been creating their unique fusions of 60’s/70’s, jazz, deep funk and Afro-beat sounds. Today the multi-skilled creators of all things sonically magical have released a brand new album entitled … Continue reading
SONG OF THE DAY Jungle Fire – Snake Pit
Jungle Fire are a rousing bunch of musicians from LA. Their original fusions incorporate a fine blend of Latin, funk, Afro and soul, earning them the title of the Tropi-Funk Juggernauts! Starting out with the intentions of only ever being … Continue reading
SONG OF THE DAY Jungle Fire – Firewalker
Released in 2013 via Colemine Records Firewalker was the sophomore 7-inch from Jungle Fire, an Afro-latin funk band from LA who formed in 2011. It’s a dancefloor special with a fuzzy bongo breakdown! Check it out above and order your … Continue reading
SONG OF THE DAY Grant Phabao Afrofunk Arkestra – Talking & Singing
So much funk going on, so what do you do? You share this groovy goodness and introduce the sounds of Grant Phabao Afrofunk Arkestra. Paris DJ’s released the band’s eponymous LP last month and what a corker it is! The record features … Continue reading
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