Tag Archives: Alternative Rock

SONG OF THE DAY Old Smile – Jar of Something

New Jerseyan artist, Tom Herman, aka Old Smile, is a familiar name to the Listening Post Blog and one artist who has left his musical imprint on the LP Blog’s heart (tap Old Smile into my search bar and you … Continue reading

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SONG OF THE DAY Patrick Watson – Melody Noir

Compared to the likes of Rufas Wainwright, Andrew Bird, Nick Drake, Jeff Buckley and Pink Floyd, Patrick Watson is a Canadian singer-songwriter well-known for his experimental musicianship. Popping up on my radar today like a hundred rays of sunshine, my … Continue reading

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SONG OF THE DAY Little Barrie – Surf Hell

Little Barrie have a special place in my heart and although it took me a while to discover them, I more than made up for the late start! Emerging from Nottingham in 1999 they have been cooking up their very own unique … Continue reading

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SONG OF THE DAY Animal Noise – River

Hailing from a town not too many miles away from me, Animal Noise are a three-piece alt rock outfit from Colchester consisting of Josh, Birdy and Jack.  According to their Facebook page they remain unsigned, but have a new album coming … Continue reading

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SONG OF THE DAY Silverbacks – Dunkirk

Dublin/Kildare’s Silverbacks are an art-punk outfit consisting of brothers Kilian and Daniel O’Kelly, Peadar Kearney, Gary Wickham and Emma Hanlon.  Last month saw the release of latest single, Dunkirk which was produced by Girl Band’s Daniel Fox and issued through their own … Continue reading

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SONG OF THE DAY White Bleaches – Mirror Machine

Arriving on a wave of authentic garage rock and forming (or is that foaming!) in the coastal surf town of Torquay, Australia, the White Bleaches are four-piece psych band who came together in 2015. Since then their psychedelic voyage has … Continue reading

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SONG OF THE DAY Michael Rault – New Day Tonight

Edmonton-born and now Montreal-based singer-songwriter and producer, Michael Rault has opened shows for King Gizzard and the Lizard Wizard as well as Daptone legend Charles Bradley and tomorrow will be releasing his new album courtesy of Daptone’s subsidiary Wick Records. It’s A New Day … Continue reading

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SONG OF THE DAY The Monochrome Set – He’s Frank

When British college punk band the B-Sides changed their name and direction to become Adam & the Ants, guitarist/vocalist Bid and guitarist Lester Square decided to go their own way and started the Monochrome Set. Originating in London in 1978, … Continue reading

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SONG OF THE DAY The Buttertones – Midnight in a Moonless Dream

LA’s cinematic retro-rockers The Buttertones are a force to be reckoned with!  Their furious relentless energy is a defining feature and if you just so happen to find yourself drawn into their powerful magnetic orbit, you’d better hold on tight … Continue reading

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SONG OF THE DAY The Buttertones – Kaleidopope

Any song that opens with the lyrics “Must be brave to ride the tarantula’s tide” is going to grab my attention; but that’s a given when it comes to me and The Buttertones…hell, they’ve even made me want to dig … Continue reading

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