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SONG OF THE DAY Billy Childish & The Chatham Singers – I Believe

For his 2005 album, Heavens Journey, Billy Childish was joined by Wolf Howard and his wife Julie on backing vocals and bass guitar.  The Chatham Singers is another outlet for Childish’s blues work and although Billy had been playing and … Continue reading

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SONG OF THE DAY Southern Culture on the Skids – Werewolf

I dare say today’s song would have been far more apt last night, what with it being a big fat full moon, but even in its waning glory a day later, this big, bright hunk of glowing beauty still poses … Continue reading

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SONG OF THE DAY Billy Childish – Length of Pipe

After featuring Billy Childish yesterday and a song from his 1998 Devil in the Flesh album, I decided to give the whole record a listen…and what a great listen it is too! The album saw Billy Childish and Dan Melchoir … Continue reading

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SONG OF THE DAY Billy Childish – Bottom of the Sea

Billy Childish is something of a mystery for me and I don’t know why! He’s always hovered on the perimeters of my musical radars, but I’ve never delved too deep…until now… A painter, author, poet, photographer, film maker, singer and … Continue reading

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SONG OF THE DAY The Buttertones – Madame Supreme

Today’s song is supreme by name and totally supreme by nature!!! LA’s cinematic retro-rockers TheButtertones are a mighty force to be reckoned with!  Their furious relentless energy is a defining feature and if you just so happen to find yourself drawn … Continue reading

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SONG OF THE DAY Strange Cages – Sick With Desire

“We are proud and disgusted to present to you the second single and video from our upcoming ‘Silver Queen’ EP.” Hold tight, leave your sanity at the door and brace yourself for a little Friday night madness, the Strange Cages  … Continue reading

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SONG OF THE DAY The Mystery Lights – Homework

Daptone/Wick Record’s very own jet propelled, psych-fuelled rockets, The Mystery Lights (catch lots more of them here) have recently shared their very own cover of the soul/blues track, Homework.  Originally performed by Otis Rush and released in 1962, the Brooklyn garage rockers … Continue reading

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SONG OF THE DAY Shocking Blue – Love Buzz

Years ago when I first heard Love Buzz I’d always assumed that it was a Nirvana original (it was released as their debut single in 1988).  It would be a few years later that I would discover otherwise and stumbling upon … Continue reading

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SONG OF THE DAY The Pirates – Cuttin’Out

Originally released in 1965 on Back Stage Records, California-based band The Pirates cut this fine Garage tune as the b-side to their single, Naughty Girl.   Definitely a more punchy affair to that of the A-side, some avid collectors had denied … Continue reading

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SONG OF THE DAY The Sonics – Strychnine

Some would say that The Sonics were one of the first proper punk/garage bands to emerge out of the 60’s and that their aggressive sound, brash presence and unconventional style was both a defining and pioneering feature. Over the years … Continue reading

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