Tag Archives: Brooklyn based

SONG OF THE DAY Antibalas – Gold Rush

If ever there was a day I needed cheering up, today is it.. I’m blue with tooth problems and stressed with worry..my heart wasn’t even in finding a song tonight, I’m so preoccupied by discomfort.  Luckily I didn’t have to … Continue reading

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SONG OF THE DAY Nassau – Whatever Brings You Peace Of Mind

I can’t remember how I first discovered Nassau, but clearly recall being completely enchanted by their music when I first heard them in May last year. Nassau is a collaborative recording project from Brooklyn-based songwriters, Justin Wilcox and Jeffrey Silverstein. … Continue reading

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SONG OF THE DAY Xenia Rubinos – Black Stars

Following the release of single ‘Lonely Lover,’ Brooklyn-based composer, singer-songwriter Xenia Rubinos has just released a second track from her upcoming ANTI Records debut album, ‘Black Terry Cat.’ Bursting with energy, big beats and electrified vocals, Xenia talks of ‘Black Stars’ and … Continue reading

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SONG OF THE DAY Nassau – Wake the Dead

This track has something effortless and special about it and is making me feel really weightless! So much so I am virtually floating into the next room from just listening to it, and the only thing anchoring me to my … Continue reading

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SONG OF THE DAY Xenia Rubinos – Lonely Lover

So, I’m quickly scribbling down my thoughts on ‘Lonely Lover’ because it’s my first listen to the song and it feels like a bit of a magical mystery ride. There’s quite a lot going on here, with twists and turns … Continue reading

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SONG OF THE DAY Kelsey Lu – Morning After Coffee

Well Kelsey Lu, I’m not sure who you are but you’ve got a pretty amazing thing going on here…(this is where I now dart off to find info)…… Right, I’m back and a few listens later I am utterly captivated! … Continue reading

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SONG OF THE DAY The Cradle – Watering

Ahh…how lush is this track?!  With its trickling melodies sprouting off into lots of tiny cosmic directions, ‘Watering’ is  a dazzling collage of illuminated soundscapes.  Bringing together airy vocals with folksy undertones, this upbeat song cascades into the ears quite … Continue reading

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SONG OF THE DAY La Mecánica Popular – Móntame En La Tormenta (Riders On the Storm)

Covered by the likes of Nigel Kennedy, Wolfmother and Annabel Lamb, this song has been one of my favourite tracks ever since I can remember.  Originally written by one of my all time favourite bands The Doors, a new rendition … Continue reading

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SONG OF THE DAY Here We Go Magic – Hard To Be Close (Live)

Here We Go Magic are a New York Indie band that formed in Brooklyn after core members Luke Temple, Michael Bloch and Peter Hale came together in 2008.  Originally signed to Western Vinyl the trio expanded to a five-piece by … Continue reading

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