Tag Archives: Ambient

SONG OF THE DAY Vangelis – One More Kiss, Dear

I grew up listening to the music of Vangelis, when my Dad used to play it to relax on the sofa! It always reminds me of him! It was sad to hear of Evángelos Odysséas Papathanassíou’s passing last week, but … Continue reading

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SONG OF THE DAY Loma – Black Willow

With a haunting sound that conjures up a sense of hopeful desolation (the kind that takes you back to the bare basics to allow for a complete new regrowth), Loma creates a sense of expanse and anticipation through their music. … Continue reading

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SONG OF THE DAY CADE – Fruit Fly

The biggest challenge writing today’s post was deciding which song to pick from CADE’s debut album which releases today on Mirfield, UK’s Fox Food Records. No stranger to the LP Blog (read more here), I would describe the Toronto singer-songwiter as … Continue reading

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SONG OF THE DAY Braille Face – Run For Your Life

Just over a year ago I was captured and spellbound by a song called Because, a beautiful track that appeared on the debut album of Jordan White, aka Braille Face. Braille face is a Melbourne-based producer and songwriter who creates what … Continue reading

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SONG OF THE DAY Born Days – Analogue

I like it when a song really stops you in your tracks and hits you in the face with something good, but sometimes the subtle slow-burners can be just as effective and this is true of today’s song. Upcoming singer-songwriter … Continue reading

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SONG OF THE DAY Matthew Halsall & The Gondwana Orchestra – A Far Away Place

I have been listening to so much Matthew Halsall lately, his music has such a magical effect on me and I can’t get enough of it.  I find his blend of jazz and ambient sounds to be so perfectly balanced, … Continue reading

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SONG OF THE DAY Matthew Halsall – Music For a Dancing Mind

The Listening Post Blog is a big,big fan of Matthew Halsall (see my previous posts here and here) and has spent the afternoon listening to his most gorgeously sublime award-winning album, On The Go. Wonderfully composed by the Manchester-based DJ, bandleader and trumpeter, … Continue reading

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SONG OF THE DAY Justin Carter – Leaves

“My ambition in all my creative pursuits is to help people lose themselves, whether that’s on a dance floor, in their headphones, or lying on the floor of a loft space.” Last Friday Justin Carter, released his debut album, The Leaves … Continue reading

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SONG OF THE DAY Jenny Hval – Female Vampire

Norwegian artist Jenny Hyal released her sixth studio album, Blood Bitch in September via Sacred Bones Records and, for me, this is a new an interesting discovery. Reading about the writing process behind this album, I discovered how Hyal’s fascination with Vampiric … Continue reading

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SONG OF THE DAY Denitia and Sene – The Rum Diaries

NYC duo Denetia and Sene, aka Denitia Odigie and Brian “Sene” Marc, came together in 2011, fusing their diverse musical backgrounds into a diverse musical melting pot consisting of electronica, hip hop, funk and minimalist underground pop. Last Friday saw the … Continue reading

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