Tag Archives: Hope Street Recordings

SONG OF THE DAY The Cactus Channel – Black Flag and Lady Bountiful

For this 10-piece Melbourne funk-soul outfit, music was to be their ultimate goal right from the onset. Leaving high school and going straight into music, The Cactus Channel were not only making music by the time they were 17, but … Continue reading

Posted in Afro beat, Funk, Instrumental, Soul | Tagged , , , , | Leave a comment

SONG OF THE DAY The Putbacks – Oranges

Best-known for their heavy-funk orientated, ‘dirty’ rhythmic compositions, Melbourne’s funkiest 5-piece, The Putbacks served up another fine dish of tasty, soul-psych instrumentals on their latest eponymous album.  Released earlier this month and serving 100% guaranteed originality, the band’s latest offering … Continue reading

Posted in Australia, Funk, Instrumental, Jazz, Soul | Tagged , , , , | Leave a comment

SONG OF THE DAY The Cactus Channel – Leech

No longer purely an instrumental band, Melbourne’s Cactus Channel are to release their third studio album this November, with second single Leech setting a new vocal and very groove-laden pace. When you first listen to this track the upbeat, punchy rhythm … Continue reading

Posted in Alternative, cinematic soul, Indie, jazz hip hop, Melbourne, R & B, Soul | Tagged , , , , | Leave a comment