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26th April 2023: H. Hawkline beautifully bares his blood, bones and soul for latest offering – which was released last month (I’m a bit late to this one!)
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 Bukka White – Poor Boy Long Ways From Home June 8, 2023
- SONG OF THE DAY Mary Afi Usuah – Tenkim Kpoho June 7, 2023
- SONG OF THE DAY Charlie Musselwhite – Strange Land June 6, 2023
- SONG OF THE DAY Carlos Puebla – Hasta Siempre June 5, 2023
- SONG OF THE DAY Jo Jo Bennet – Leaving Rome June 4, 2023
- SONG OF THE DAY Arif Sag- Su Samsunun Evleri June 2, 2023
- SONG OF THE DAY Hoodna Orchestra – Ben Yehuda June 1, 2023
- SONG OF THE DAY Duy Quang & Thái Hiền – Mộng Về Quê May 31, 2023
- SONG OF THE DAY Squid – The Blades May 30, 2023
- SONG OF THE DAY Los Lazos – La Rola May 29, 2023
- SONG OF THE DAY Nathan Davis – Cecen Kizi May 28, 2023
- SONG OF THE DAY Patricia Conley & The Royal Robins – Mama What’ll I Do May 26, 2023
- SONG OF THE DAY Chewy She – Shine May 24, 2023
- SONG OF THE DAY Connie Kim – Lý Luận Tình Yêu May 23, 2023
- SONG OF THE DAY Claudio Villa – Claudio Villa A Mezza Coce (Stornelli amorosi – Parte II) May 22, 2023
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SONG OF THE DAY Arif Sag- Su Samsunun Evleri
Sağ is a Turkish a singer, bağlama virtuoso, and leading figure in modern Turkish folk music – he was also once very active in Turkish politics. Born in Eastern Turkey in 1945, he had a passion for music at a … Continue reading
SONG OF THE DAY Claudio Villa – Claudio Villa A Mezza Coce (Stornelli amorosi – Parte II)
Some music fills your head with pure joy and when I first heard todays song, not only did I find myself happily bobbing along, I was blessed by sense of utter delight! What more could you ask for from music!? … Continue reading
SONG OF THE DAY Huw Marc Bennett – Pinc Sunset
Not that I needed anymore convincing about the wonderfully mellow vibe of this track, it only endorsed my attraction further when I discovered what this song was about. Featuring the voices of Angela Christofilou, Cleo Savva and Huw Marc Bennett … Continue reading
SONG OF THE DAY Bill Cooley & Alan Munson – Slightly Sue
“”In Debt” is a serious collectable, private pressed LP by Cooley-Munson. A combination of minimal production, and quirky psychedelic folk-rock, this extremely catchy album deserves every bit of hype it continues to receive…” (Anthology Records) A completely random coincidence led … Continue reading
SONG OF THE DAY Shane – I Belong To The Wind
I gave today’s song a couple of listens before deciding that, yes, I really like this. I heard it once and something made me want to hear it again…and then again…and then again. I think I fell in love with … Continue reading
SONG OF THE DAY Harry Belafonte – Midnight Special
I love a bit of Harry Belafonte and love this track (though try as I might, I can’t think who does the version I’ve first heard), so to have the two together in one place is a rather large treat! … Continue reading
SONG OF THE DAY Dock Boggs – Oh Death
Moran Lee “Dock” Boggs is considered a pioneering folk musician, even though he spent a lot of his life working as a coal minor! He was signed to Brunswick Records for a short period of time in the late 1920’s, … Continue reading
SONG OF THE DAY Steve Young – Coyote
This is one of those rare occasions when I actually prefer a cover to the original and this rendition is pretty magic! Coyote is a song that was originally written by Peter La Farge in 1963 – though he titled … Continue reading
SONG OF THE DAY Fair Nick Stars – Arrete Mal Parle
The vibrant flightiness of today’s ball of sunbeams is really rather contagious and I’d be surprised if you made it to the end of this without some form of dancing…or movement at the very least!! Is that foot tapping!!? The … Continue reading
SONG OF THE DAY Zülfü Livaneli, Mikis Theodorakis – Güneş Topla Benim İçin
If you asked me to tell you what today’s song was about, I’d struggle, but I’d have no problem conveying its madly attractive essence! This is a charm! The union of two already established artists in the mid-1980’s resulted in … Continue reading
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