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SONG OF THE DAY The Cavendish Orchestra – Funkrund

The realms of Library Music are a vast and curious place, where some compositions are yet to be unearthed! A good place to start, to if you fancy getting a taste for this classic sound, is the vaults of Cavendish … Continue reading

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SONG OF THE DAY Ghost Funk Orchestra – Your Man’s No Good

It’s been a while since I featured New York’s Ghost Funk Orchestra in 2017, but I’ll change all that today! It’s been nearly ten years since producer/musician/arranger Seth Applebaum created this ever-evolving project, Ghost Funk Orchestra, and in that time his … Continue reading

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SONG OF THE DAY Les Hommes – Canticle

Today’s song is rather alluring, mysterious and, with its kooky sound effects, deliciously quirky. The cascading melody ripples and creases as its sinuous body snakes its way around in a meandering fashion – the whole experience leaves me feeling rather … Continue reading

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SONG OF THE DAY Project Gemini – Scorpio’s Waltz

“’Scorpio’s Waltz’ is a smoky breakbeat psych-funk gem. Evoking images of a 70s psychedelic-rock band jamming late into the hazy night. This slightly sinister instrumental is full blown funky rock with a classic hip-hop breaks’ vibe….” (Mr Bongo) Drawing from a … Continue reading

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SONG OF THE DAY Trish Toledo – Sin Control (Instrumental) [feat. Molly Lewis]

Maybe its too obvious to suggest that today’s song would be rather perfect in a Tarantino or Morricone film, but you have to admit, it really would. This desolate serenade is built for endless horizons, lost souls and the retreat … Continue reading

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SONG OF THE DAY Ikebe Shakedown – Adonai

One of the last two cuts to appear as part of Colemine Records’ ‘Brighter Days Ahead’ series of weekly singles is new Ikebe Shakedown single, Adonai.  Ennio Morricone provided a huge amount of inspiration to Ikebe Shakedown so this piece was a pleasure for the band!  … Continue reading

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SONG OF THE DAY The Sweet Enoughs – Dream Puppy

Have I awoke in a dream?  You may find yourself asking this exact same question if you take a listen to this little bubble of sonic bliss!  I have just stumbled upon a curious album and it sounds like its … Continue reading

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SONG OF THE DAY The Budos Band – Gun Metal Grey

Ahead of their upcoming sixth studio album, Long In The Tooth, Brooklyn’s electrifying psychedelic afro-soul instrumental funksters, The Budos Band, have released second single, Gun Metal Grey.  The song follows the record’s debut single and title track which, along with … Continue reading

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SONG OF THE DAY LTF – Give The Horns Some

Russian DJ/producer, Anton Ivanchenko, a.k.a Light The Fuse, has been obsessed with funk, hip hop and b-boy culture since the 90’s! His knack for finding breaks, horns, flutes, double basses and vocal samples has poured into the records has been … Continue reading

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SONG OF THE DAY El Michels Affair – Life Of Pablo

“One of the beautiful things about instrumental music is that the listener can decide what the narrative is. With ‘Adult Themes’ El Michels Affair has created a “choose your own adventure” in musical form…..”  Yesterday, Leon Michel’s New York-based Funk/Soul … Continue reading

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