Tag Archives: Alternative

SONG OF THE DAY Nick Cave – Ramblin’ Mind

Founding member of The Gun Club, Jeffrey Lee Pierce died in 1996 at the age of only 38.  Years later in 2006 British musician Cypress grove unearthed an old cassette with a label that read “JLP songs.”  Grove soon discovered that this … Continue reading

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SONG OF THE DAY Tommy Guerrero – El Camino Negro

Californian guitarist and composer Tommy Guerrero has been known to fuse an array of styles into his ever-evolving sound, incorporating rock, hip hop, funk, soul and jazz into his compositions.  For his latest and forthcoming album, Road to Knowhere, he … Continue reading

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SONG OF THE DAY Tom Waits – Walk Away

Originally featuring on the 1996 soundtrack for the Dead Man Walking film, Walk Away is a fantastic track written by Tom Waits and his wife and musical collaborator, Kathleen Brennan. The song is about a failed relationship and was first released … Continue reading

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SONG OF THE DAY Oh Sees – Sentient Oona

I’ve read mixed reviews about Thee Oh Sees (or now just the Oh Sees) latest record, Smote Reverser,  so when a very good friend sent me a link to the new album last night, I’ve made a point of working my … Continue reading

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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 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 Happy Axe – Seven Sounds

Planting its melodic roots in your head with its haunting intro, Seven Sounds is the first single from the Australian violinist and singer-songwriter, Emma Kelly – a.k.a Happy Axe.  Tune into its emotive strings and you will be hypnotised by … Continue reading

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SONG OF THE DAY Accü – Did You Count Your Eyes?

A heady fusion of psych and electronica defines the sound of the half Dutch, half Welsh artist, Accü’s debut single.  Did You Count Your Eyes? released last Friday and is to be the first track from her forthcoming album which is due … Continue reading

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SONG OF THE DAY Brian Jonestown Massacre – My Poor Heart

It didn’t take much persuasion to feature another Brian Jonestown Massacre song as soon as I realised their latest album, Something Else, was available to stream on their Soundcloud page ahead of its June 1st release date. 2018 looks set to be … 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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