Tag Archives: Alternative Rock

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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SONG OF THE DAY The Buttertones – Baby C4

The Buttertones emerged in the winter of 2012 amidst a psychedelic haze of fuzzed-out garage rock, reviving the supersonic sounds of the 50’s and 60’s in a blast of melodic, retro reverence as they made their way out into the … Continue reading

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SONG OF THE DAY Comfort – Pass Me The Syrup

Comfort are a Brighton-based alternative outfit founded in 2017 whose second single, Pass Me the Syrup certainly lives up to its ‘sticky’ name; it’s firmly stuck in my head! The band consists of three childhood friends, Brendan Lyle, Jake Brown and James … Continue reading

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SONG OF THE DAY Rainbrother – Black Chemicals

I first came across the soothing folk-rock sounds of Rainbrother in 2016 with the discovery of a Riverside, the opening track from their 2017 debut album, Tales From the Drought. Coming together with a group of musicians from the Copenhagen indie … Continue reading

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SONG OF THE DAY Nick Cave – Higgs Boson Blues

I have just been doing a little research behind today’s song and discovered that “The Higgs boson is a theoretical elementary particle, nicknamed by the popular press as the God Particle, which supposedly holds everything together.”  If you can get … Continue reading

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SONG OF THE DAY The Deep Dark Woods – Fallen Leaves

The slightest mention of anything ghostly and macabre and my ears prick up! Couple this with an immensely haunting and captivating tune and you have just made my night….The Deep Dark Woods have done just that! Hailing from Saskatoon, Canada … Continue reading

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SONG OF THE DAY The Psychedelic Furs – Fall

Now here’s an album I’ve not heard in such a long time!! Too long in fact (she says hunting for her one and only Psychedelic Furs CD!!!).  I love Richard Butler’s gruff, mean vocals, especially in today’s song! Fall appears on … Continue reading

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