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SONG OF THE DAY Snapped Ankles – True Ecology

When I think about memorable gigs, the time I saw Snapped Ankles in a nicely snug venue is one that always comes to mind. For an array of reasons this band stands way out on the fringes, making their own … Continue reading

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SONG OF THE DAY ThE DiAboLIcaL LibERTieS – Sliders

Here was me thinking I’d stumbled upon a new band today, when in fact this intriguing duo have been around for at least four years!  Emerging in 2016 with their  DANceFLOORs oF EnGLanD album, ThE DiAboLIcaL LibERTieS are a London-based … Continue reading

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SONG OF THE DAY Frente Cumbiero – El Método De La Cera Perdido

Bogota-based Colombian Cumbia pioneers, Frente Cumbiero were founded by Mario Galeano et Eblis Álvarez and featured on my blog last month when they joined forces with Tokyo-based Minyo Crusaders for a 4-track EP.  Frente Cumbiero are known for their experimental … Continue reading

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SONG OF THE DAY Purple Desert Rain God – Invisible Matter

Sweden’s Höga Nord Rekords wants to “expand your senses and revolutionise your mind” and I think with today’s offering they can certainly take credit for this! A brand new signing, the Purple Desert Rain God are a match made in … Continue reading

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SONG OF THE DAY Los Wembler’s de Iquitos – Lamento Selvatico

There has been very few corners of this world left untouched by the recent pandemic. The COVID-19 outbreak has had particularly devastating consequences in the Peruvian Amazon. With an urban density of around a million people, Iquitos is the largest … Continue reading

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SONG OF THE DAY Rabii Harnoune & V.B. Kühl – Sowiyi

Earlier this month collaborating artists Rabii Harnoune (Moroccan Gnawa-master -maâlem) and V.B.Kühl (Frankfurt electronic producer) released an exploratory album entitled GNAWA ELECTRIC LAUNE.  The desire for their debut record was to construct a passage that would connect old sounds to the … Continue reading

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SONG OF THE DAY Abelardo Carbono y su Grupo – La Piña Madura

A native of the Caribbean coast of Colombia, Abelardo Carbono achieved legendary status in his country’s storied ranks of musical icons by combining the homegrown sounds of cumbia with the chiming guitars of West African soukous.  With the exception of a … Continue reading

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SONG OF THE DAY Andrea Benini – El Guerrero

Anything drum orientated and rhythm-based is going to attract my attention, there’s no doubt about that…and, fortunately for me, today’s discovery just happens to be a gorgeous percussive-orientated composition that blends old traditions with modern beats. Producer, composer and percussionist/drummer … Continue reading

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SONG OF THE DAY Water From Your Eyes – We’re Set Up

Making a dramatic entrance, there’s no messing about with today’s song, it just gets stuck immediately!  Kicking off with some crisp, bold, buzzy beats and a driving, hypnotic bass line, soothing vocals saunter-in to provide a calming and entrancing balance. … Continue reading

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SONG OF THE DAY Blood Wine or Honey – The Forest Is Expecting You

At just over seven minutes long today’s song utilises every minute perfectly, enticing you in right from the start with a curious fusion of gripping sounds and heavy rhythms.  The intro alone lasts over two minutes and gradually builds upon … Continue reading

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