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SONG OF THE DAY Gong Gong Gong – Some Kind of Demon

Consisting of Hong Kong-born vocalist/guitarist Tom Ng and Montreal-born bassist Joshua Frank, Gong Gong Gong create heady fusions of heavy guitar-based melodies and hypnotically deep bass-driven rhythms.  Swapping traditional percussion for lively string-based beats, their sound is both innovative and … Continue reading

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SONG OF THE DAY Steve Gunn – Tommy’s Congo

Singer-songwriter and guitarist Steve Gunn has been creating his own blend of psychedelic-fuelled folk-rock for over a decade.  Well versed in his own style of laid-back cosmic Country/Americana, the Brooklyn-based guitar whizz is also known for his jamming-born compositions! For … Continue reading

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SONG OF THE DAY Lonesome Shack – Past The Ditch

Ben Todd is unique for many reasons.  Aside from his truly distinguishable vocal tone that makes his sound instantly recognisable, he has captured and fully harnessed the rawness of vintage blues, primitive rock and haunted boogie.  Founder of the Seattle-born … Continue reading

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SONG OF THE DAY Don Cavalli – Wandering Wanderer

Don Cavalli’s Wandering Wanderer was an instant hit for me and I knew from the first few seconds that my heart was softer place for hearing it.  An artist that likes to take his time, Cavalli’s creative ethics treads a … Continue reading

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SONG OF THE DAY Nick Cave & The Bad Seeds – Tupelo

With Nick Cave’s rasping vocals erupting out over a heavy, taut melody its no wonder this song packs more tension than a box of coiled springs! For its jerky, close atmosphere I keep thinking of Toydrum’s God Song when I … Continue reading

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SONG OF THE DAY Guadalupe Plata – Corralera del veneno

It’s virtually impossible for me to pick out my favourite song by today’s band of choice, they are quite possibly one of the rarest things I’ve ever seen live and their music is is unique for a multitude of reasons.  … Continue reading

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SONG OF THE DAY Lonesome Shack – No Way Back

With a sound rooted in vintage blues, primitive rock and haunted boogie, the music of Seattle-born and now London-based Lonesome Shack was born out of the love of old traditions. Led by singer-songwriter and guitarist Ben Todd, the band also … Continue reading

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SONG OF THE DAY Holly Golightly & The Brokeoffs – Devil Do

With its ramshackle twists, swirly curves and eerie creaks, today’s song feels like its been plucked from the depths of many moons ago.  The rhythm sounds like a chair beating against against an old dilapidated wooden floor, whilst a percussive … Continue reading

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SONG OF THE DAY Dogbreath – Gotta Go

“Well if American soul has its origin in hot,steamy southern baptist churches going wild, our comes from cold,quiet intellectual protestant meetings”….(Per Ahman of Dogbreath) A deep resonating fusion of bluesy funk-punk erupted from Sweden’s Solleftea over 16 years ago and … Continue reading

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SONG OF THE DAY Lonesome Shack – Dirty Traveller

From a lost corner of New Mexico many years ago songwriter Ben Todd began releasing cassettes under the name Lonesome Shack. With a sound rooted in primitive rock, haunted boogie and blues, Lonesome Shack formed in Seattle and are currently … Continue reading

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