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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 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
- SONG OF THE DAY Ofege – Nobody Fails March 13, 2023
- SONG OF THE DAY Jackie Mittoo & The Soul Brothers – Voodoo Moon March 12, 2023
- SONG OF THE DAY The Ebb Tides – My Baby’s Gone March 11, 2023
- SONG OF THE DAY The Inferno – The Inferno March 10, 2023
- SONG OF THE DAY The Creations – Get On My Train March 9, 2023
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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
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
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
SONG OF THE DAY Figures of Light – It’s Lame
When the US proto-punk band Figures of Light released their debut single in 1972, it was met with criticism, suggesting it was “raw, loud, and nothing like the prevailing music of the time.” It’s funny to think that all these years … Continue reading
SONG OF THE DAY AUSMUTEANTS – Red Bellied Black Snake
Australia’s Ausmuteants have been around since 2009, but I only discovered them today! Churning out their special blend of psych-tinged punk rock for over a decade, tis 4-piece band have plenty of quirks to their music to make them stand … Continue reading
SONG OF THE DAY The Cool Greenhouse – The Sticks
“‘THE STICKS’ is a schizoid paranoia epic. A WARNING re: your move to pastoral Tory environs with too little to do. Take Heed! It was recorded live with whiskey @ 4am post late night band trip to cinema.” Today I … Continue reading
SONG OF THE DAY Apache Sun – The Rain That Never Come
Apache Sun are a recent discovery and were recommended to me when I was introduced to their 2016 single, Club Noir (A fantastic track I definitely recommend checking out – just follow this link). There doesn’t seem to be much … Continue reading
SONG OF THE DAY Car Seat Headrest – Can’t Cool Me Down
Fronted by Will Toledo, Car Seat Headrest first appeared five years ago after the band released their Matador debut. Often delicate and understated, Toledo’s (often bedroom produced) DIY approach unravels heartfelt songs where lyrics explore love, youth, depression and hope. … Continue reading
SONG OF THE DAY Vivien Goldman – Laundrette
You know when you stumble upon something real good, you just get this feeling there’s depth to explore here and you ask yourself why you have not heard of this before? Well, this is how Vivien Goldman made me feel … Continue reading
SONG OF THE DAY Porridge Radio – Sweet
Tipped as one of Brighton’s acts to watch in 2020 in the NME 100, Porridge Radio are a DIY post punk band who have been self-releasing ever since 2014. Originally a solo bedroom project and alias of Dana Margolin (who … Continue reading
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