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31st March 2023:Dream by name, dreamy by nature! Orions Belte release new track and it’s a steel!
15th March 2023: Boston’s WRINKLER releases new album: “For You, Now” & I like what this DIY outfit have to offer!
24th June 2022: Wax Machine’s latest double A-side single includes a FINE rendition of Vinicius De Moraes and Baden Powell’s seminal 1966 “Canto De Iemanja” (24.6.22)
9th November 2021:Record Kicks presents “Origin of Forms” the vibrant debut album by Moscow funk band The Diasonics – due January 2022! (9.11.21)
8th July 2021: Savila releases MAYAHUEL as the follow-up to their self-titled debut LP and further explores the realms of cumbia, dream-pop, spirited vocals, hallucinatory riffing and driving percussion
1st June 2021: BBE Music issues instrumental versions from classic DJ Vadim album “The Soundcatcher” for the first time since its original release in 2007! (1.6.21)
17th Maruch 2021: SOARING SUNSHINE FOR THE EARS! Uplifting sounds look set to erupt from Fimber Bravo’s forthcoming album, “Lunar Tredd”! Due this week!!
26th February 2021: COSMIC CHAOS OF THE HEADY KIND!! The Writhing Squares forthcoming release looks set to be a blast!
29th January 2021: Sitka Sun’s sophomore release promises more cosmic escapism!
1st September 2020: Latest single from London’s Chelou is “Real” dreamy!
9th July 2020: Now-Again releases the third album for Brazilian guitarist, Fabiano do Nascimento
19th June 2020: Melbourne’s Midlife announces new album, “Automatic”, with first single, “Rare Air” being a rather lovely chunk of cosmic escapism!
30th May 2020: Kutiman releases the first single from his long awaited forthcoming album, “Wachaga” – Due for release on 19th July
25th May 2020: Liotia’s upcoming haunting new single “SILENCE” is announced – Due 2nd June!
15th May 2020: ATA releases/reissues “Early Works: Funk, Soul And Afro Rarities From The Archives”
4th May 2020: Orquesta Akokán’s latest single, “4 de Octubre”, is a lucumi fever dream of sublime mambo..out NOW on Daptone Records.
24th April 2020: Berlin’s Shika Shika records announces new album: “A Guide to the Birdsong of Mexico, Central America & the Caribbean”
17th April 2020: East London’s post punk purveyors share first track from upcoming EP
12th April 2020: LA’s finest, The Buttertones release new album: Jazzhound
31st March 2020: Michael Clark is to release haunting new single: “Winter Song”
- SONG OF THE DAY General Crook – What Time It Is (Pt 1) April 1, 2023
- SONG OF THE DAY Orions Belte – Lotus March 31, 2023
- SONG OF THE DAY The Hidden Charms – The Hill March 30, 2023
- SONG OF THE DAY Alvin Cash & The Crawlers – Twine Time March 29, 2023
- SONG OF THE DAY Gitkin – East Middle Dub March 28, 2023
- SONG OF THE DAY Dock Boggs – Oh Death March 26, 2023
- SONG OF THE DAY Bruce Haack – Saint Basil March 25, 2023
- SONG OF THE DAY Steve Young – Coyote March 24, 2023
- SONG OF THE DAY Tommy Johnson – Canned Heat Blues March 23, 2023
- SONG OF THE DAY Ruby Andrews – You Can Run But You Can’t Hide March 22, 2023
- SONG OF THE DAY Robohands – Nightshade March 21, 2023
- SONG OF THE DAY Getatchew Mekurya – Akale Wube March 18, 2023
- SONG OF THE DAY Jo Hamann – Wild Woman March 17, 2023
- SONG OF THE DAY The Space Walkers – Swamp Gas March 16, 2023
- SONG OF THE DAY Project Gemini – After The Dawn March 14, 2023
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SONG OF THE DAY Julius Brockington – Do Your Thing
Sophisticated Funk was the debut album for the American Keyboardist, arranger and producer, Julius Brockington. Issued in 1972 on Today Records ( a label founded in 1970 by Jimmy Curtiss/Terry Philips, but run by Patrick Adams) this record is to … Continue reading
SONG OF THE DAY The Staple Singers – Masters Of War
Now, if ever there had to be a cover version that shot the original out of the sky, this is MOST DEFINITELY it!!!!! Released on their 1965, This Little Light album, America’s gospel, soul & R&B wizards The Staple Singers … Continue reading
SONG OF THE DAY Chet Atkins – Ochi Chornya (Dark Eyes)
Ochi Chornya, or perhaps better known as Dark Eyes, is a well-known and popular Russian romance song that captured my ears a while back when I luckily stumbled upon Chet Atkins rendition..but I’ll come back to this. I’ve just been … Continue reading
SONG OF THE DAY Elvis – Tomorrow Night
Growing up listening to Elvis, I only really got to know his more mainstream and movie songs when I was a child as that’s the stuff my Mamma played the most, but those memories solidified an Elvis place in my … Continue reading
SONG OF THE DAY John Ylvisaker & Amanda Ylvisaker – Wade In The Water
A curious cover I couldn’t help but share! Wade in the Water has taken on many musical guises over the years, but this caught my ear earlier! Issued on New York’s Avante Garde Records, John Ylvisaker (accompanied by Amanda Ylvisaker) … Continue reading
SONG OF THE DAY James Longfeather – Wayfaring Stranger
Over the years there have been countless versions of today’s song released, in many different styles and from many different places, but I’d never heard today’s version until recently! The Wayfaring Stranger (also known as Poor Wayfaring Stranger or I Am … Continue reading
SONG OF THE DAY El Michels Affair – Shadow Boxing
Sometimes I wonder if it’s actually harder to cover a song than to write one from scratch? After all, if a song is already out there and firmly established, not only have you got the challenge of stripping down all … Continue reading
SONG OF THE DAY Delvon Lamarr Organ Trio – Inner City Blues
I find that instrumental covers can sometimes be very hit and miss when it comes to doing the original song justice, but today’s mighty fine rendition of Marvin Gaye’s classic, Inner City Blues, is very much a hit! When Marvin … Continue reading
SONG OF THE DAY Frank Gay And The Gayblades – Down Bound Train
The Downbound train was originally a Chuck Berry song which he released in December 1955 as the B Side to the No Money Down 45. Driven by a relentless, fast locomotive tempo, the song hurls you onto the scorched carriage … Continue reading
SONG OF THE DAY Byrdie Green – Return Of The Prodigal Son
Byrdie Green (sometimes credited as Birdie Green) was a singer-songwriter and record producer originally from Michigan. Born the daughter of a Baptist minister she first started singing in her father’s church; these gospel roots staying with her throughout her career … Continue reading
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