Tag Archives: Alternative Rock

SONG OF THE DAY Talking Heads – The Lady Dont Mind (early demo)

It’s 1984 in David Byrne’s New York apartment and his True Creatures Demos are in the process of being recorded.  These sessions featured demos for songs that were later included in their Little Creatures (1985) and True Stories (1986) albums and it wasn’t until … Continue reading

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SONG OF THE DAY Three Days Dark – Brighter Coloured

Three days Dark is the studio project of the Essex-based singer-songwriter and multi-instrumentalist, Trent Halliday.  Departing from the garage-rock band DeepSeaGreen several years ago, Three Days Dark now works as a solo artist. Inspired by the sounds of 60’s and … Continue reading

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SONG OF THE DAY Jonathan Richman & the Modern Lovers – Affection

Affection is a song that appears on Jonathan Richman & The Modern Lovers 1979 record, Back In Your Life.  The album has been aptly described as sweet, fun and honest and although I can’t remember where I read that now, I … Continue reading

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SONG OF THE DAY Echo & The Bunnymen – Bedbugs and Ballyhoo

Now you could argue that any self-respecting Doors and Echo and the Bunnymen fan should know the fact I am about to share with you, but I’m afraid to say that I didn’t know until today, (anybody else out there … Continue reading

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SONG OF THE DAY Hanni El Khatib – Worship Song (No. 2)

One of the good things about having your iPod on constant shuffle is the contrast it can sometimes throw out.  One minute I’m listening to Digital Animal by Honey Claws (courtesy of Breaking Bad soundtrack) and then this little beauty … Continue reading

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SONG OF THE DAY Strange Cages – The Cracks

Brighton three-piece, Strange Cages released their 6-track EP, The Cracks yesterday and I’m here to tell you that its is well worth the wait (if, like me, you have been waiting for this).  If you haven’t experienced the psychedelic fury of the Strange … Continue reading

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SONG OF THE DAY The Sticks – Come Back

Describing their music as primitive garage-punk, The Sticks are a three-piece hailing from Brighton. Once dubbed as ‘semi-amateur,’ their music is reportedly recorded using only the most basic equipment which, for me, only enhances their appeal, making me appreciate how … Continue reading

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SONG OF THE DAY Kevin Morby – Aboard My Train

Kevin Morby has today shared the video for Aboard My Train, the new single off his forthcoming album, City Music, which is due on 16th June via Dead Oceans. This upbeat little number is packed full of the typical Morby-goodness and … Continue reading

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SONG OF THE DAY Ty Segall – Black Magick

Garage-rocker Ty Segall recently released his latest offering, Sentimental Goblin, a double A-sided EP which was limited to only 1000 vinyl copies when it came out on the 17th of this month.  Each record is also pressed on half-blue, half-yellow vinyl with … Continue reading

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SONG OF THE DAY Clap Your Hands Say Yeah – Down (is where i want to be)

One of the first things that jumped out to me about singer-songwriter Alec Ounsworth, aka Clap Your Hands Say Yeah, was his originality. I love listening to an album for the first time with that ‘I have no idea where this … Continue reading

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