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SONG OF THE DAY Gladboy – Karloff

One of the many reasons I wanted to set my blog up many moons ago was to document my ever-evolving musical findings – that and to provide a platform (albeit modest) to promote new and upcoming bands. Today I am … Continue reading

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SONG OF THE DAY Doug Hream Blunt – Gentle Persuasion

It only took a little gentle persuasion to get this kiddy playing on repeat in my head, so I had to get it out there..had to share this one today, my mind wasn’t letting go of this one!! In fact, … Continue reading

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SONG OF THE DAY Sweaty Palms – Captain of the Rugby Team

Sweaty Palms are an energetic four-piece DIY garage-punk outfit from the Southside of Glasgow who, by their own admission, make music that is inspired by drug-fuelled anxiety. Their sound is fuelled by a desire to unleash their inner demons and, … Continue reading

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SONG OF THE DAY Tommy Guerrero – Thoughts of Tomorrow

Something to smooth the senses…Let this little beauty wash over you and wherever you may be, fill this moment with a little bit of Tommy Guerrero.  Aptly titled Thoughts of Tomorrow, today’s smouldering instrumental is full of pondering optimism as … Continue reading

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SONG OF THE DAY 75 Dollar Bill – Beni Said

75 Dollar Bill are one of those band’s I’m amazed I’ve never stumbled upon until now!! How have I missed this band, these creators of mesmerising and enchanting dust-driven dreamy sound for what has nearly been a decade since their … Continue reading

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SONG OF THE DAY Yard Act – Dark Days

Whilst I never let a good lyric or two pass me by, its not always words that grab my attention with music, but with Yard Act you can’t help but marvel at their word wizardry! Today I shared this song … Continue reading

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SONG OF THE DAY Swell Maps – Almost Grown

The Swell Maps were an experimental outfit from Solihull, Birmingham, who fomred in 1972. They emerged from various bedrooms, coming together to concoct and experiment with sound, succeeding in creating what has become known as their own brand of pioneering … Continue reading

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SONG OF THE DAY CV Vision – Ritual (No. 4)

“Tropical” fits various moods and situations, and it could soundtrack any number of activities at home or on a dancefloor – whether real, imaginary, or hallucinated. Strangely enough, it sounds like it could have been constructed from obscure Italian library … Continue reading

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SONG OF THE DAY The Cool Greenhouse – The End of the world

Sarcastic and intelligent post-punk, for the modern listener… It surprised me when I realised that today’s song is not the latest track from London’s DIY punksters, The Cool Greenhouse; it is in fact one of their very first offerings and … Continue reading

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SONG OF THE DAY Robert Rental – Double Heart

Robert Donnachie is as influential as he is overlooked – not many people know his name and yet he did so much to pave the wave for electronic music.  A British pioneer of the post-punk, DIY and electronic scene, he … Continue reading

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