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SONG OF THE DAY Steady Holiday – Halloween In November

Andrea ‘Dre’ Babinski is a LA-based actor, singer-songwriter, violinist and guitarist; possibly best known as the indie solo act, Steady Holiday. With her debut LP Under the Influence due for release this June, the young artist has also just released her Terror … Continue reading

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SONG OF THE DAY Kevin Morby – Come To Me Now

Whenever I play Kevin Morby I always get that same overwhelming warm feeling, like a friend has entered the room, speaking to me in that same soft, familiar voice.  His sound is quite unique in that sense and new single … Continue reading

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SONG OF THE DAY LAUCAN – Symptom

Lewes-raised newcomer, Laurence Galpin (aka Laucan) has today released new track, Symptom, and I have just played it through, already anticipating my reaction before the intro had even got underway! Laucan (pronunciation: Lor-can) has become a regular on the LP … Continue reading

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SONG OF THE DAY sir Was – In The Midst

This is one of those songs that took me a couple of listens to make my mind up about.  It had something that attracted my attention immediately, but like any music it’s all about the mood you’re at the time … Continue reading

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SONG OF THE DAY WOODS – Love Is Love

Woods are to release a new album, Love Is Love, next month and as I write this I am also giving its title track a listen for the first time.  As anticipated, it flourishes with what has become their very … Continue reading

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SONG OF THE DAY Fink – Hour Golden

“My love of Blues has always been there, before I even knew what it was…” (Fink) English singer, songwriter, guitarist, producer and DJ, Fink, aka Fin Greenall, is well-known for his electronic compositions and numerous writing collaborations with an array … Continue reading

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SONG OF THE DAY The Acid – Animal (Live on KEXP)

Soothing sounds are what my ears have been craving as of late, so I’ve taken heed of their desires and found a cracking ‘soother’ for today’s song. I’ve been delving into a mixture of new and old sounds and came … Continue reading

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SONG OF THE DAY Rainbrother – Juggler

With his new project in full swing, Bjarke Bendtsen’s (ex-The Migrant) and a group of musicians from Copenhagen will today release their debut album as Rainbrother. Titled “Tales From the Drought,” this album covers some quirky topics including songs about enduring jugglers, … Continue reading

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SONG OF THE DAY The Buttertones – Sadie’s A Sadist

The Buttertones are a young LA-based, 5-piece who arrived in the winter of 2012 in 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 … Continue reading

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SONG OF THE DAY Laucan – Up Tomorrow

When I came upon Laucan’s latest offering on Soundcloud this evening, I had high hopes for it, I really loved first track DMLA which I covered back in November and was hoping for more of this good stuff!! I am … Continue reading

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