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SONG OF THE DAY The Daily Flash – Jack of Diamonds

Specialising in electric rearrangements of contemporary folk songs (including Dylan and Dave Van Ronk), the Daily Flash were a US folk rock and psychedelic band who, formed in 1965, were active until 1968 and reformed in 2002. The band started out in … Continue reading

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SONG OF THE DAY The Pleasure Seekers – What a Way to Die

The Pleasure Seekers were an all-girl band (aging from 14-17) who were founded in 1964 by sisters Patti and Suzi Quatro, sisters Nancy (drums) and Mary Lou Ball (guitar), and Diane Baker on piano. Their name was a random find … Continue reading

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SONG OF THE DAY The Starks – Shelly Belly

If there’s one thing I love about hearing a song for the first time, it’s the element of surprise, and if this surprise just happens to have a little (explosive) twist tucked up its sleeve, all the better! Maybe I … Continue reading

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SONG OF THE DAY The Stools – Hedge Witch

“This record was recorded by Erik Nervous in Detroit, MI on Oct. 24th, 2020 during a power outage using a Dewalt generator” The tickle of a sledge hammer on the ears!! Detroit’s punk trio, The Stools have released new EP, … Continue reading

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SONG OF THE DAY Joey Gee & The Come-Ons – She’s Mean

Formed in Milwaukee, WI, in 1965, Joey Gee & The Come-Ons only cut 4 singles in their brief recording career – though lead vocalist Joe Giannunzio had been in bands prior to this! Recorded via the Sauk City’s, WI, label, … Continue reading

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SONG OF THE DAY Little Barrie & Malcom Catto – After After

“……what you hear within its seven tracks is the ‘60s British blues explosion colliding with a mid ‘70s Bronx block party; Haight Ashbury acid rock mashed up with Manchester’s summer of love circa ’88; or a prime slice of UK … Continue reading

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SONG OF THE DAY King Gizzard & The Lizard Wizard – Straws in the Wind

Following on from the release of two singles already this year in Some Of Us and ‘Honey, King Gizzard and The Lizard Wizard have recently released their third!!  Whilst it is currently unknown whether the tracks are taken from a larger body … Continue reading

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SONG OF THE DAY Oh Sees – If I Had My Way

Each year for the last three years, John Dwyer’s garage rock project, Oh Sees, has released a new album:  Orc in 2017, Smote Reverser in 2018, and last year’s Face Stabber.  Arriving slightly behind schedule (as with everything this year), new album Protean Threat is … Continue reading

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SONG OF THE DAY Eugene Viscione – Turned Killer

Known as “a supernova of strange ideas” Eugene Viscione wasn’t afraid to explore and carry out each and every one of them!! Some called him the “mad genius of New Jersey” and its no wonder really, he was accomplished in a … Continue reading

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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

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