Tag Archives: LA based

SONG OF THE DAY Te’Amir – Habesha

Today’s instrumental offering is a true stunner!  Shimmering, bright and wholly enlightening, Habesha is the first single from the LA-based producer and musician, Te’ Amir’s forthcoming record.  Translating into an alternative name given to the Abyssinian people who inhabit the Horn of … Continue reading

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SONG OF THE DAY The Invincibles – My Heart Cries

In February this year I featured The Monophonics glorious rendition of today’s song ( which is definitely worth checking out on my blog here), and although I did give a respectful nod to the original, it occurred to me today … Continue reading

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SONG OF THE DAY The Buttertones – Baby C4

The Buttertones emerged in the winter of 2012 amidst a psychedelic haze of fuzzed-out garage rock, reviving the supersonic sounds of the 50’s and 60’s in a blast of melodic, retro reverence as they made their way out into the … Continue reading

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SONG OF THE DAY The Bombillas – Tortuga

LA’s, The Bombilla’s, have tonight succeeded in getting up me dancing; it started off as a foot tap but it didn’t take long before I was up off my chair, breaking moves across the floor..the kitchen floor that is! Their … Continue reading

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SONG OF THE DAY Iles – The Unknown Gnome

When music instantly grabs your attention there is no better feeling than being sucked into its tuneful vacuum.  The music of Iles did just that in May last year with the release of his album, ‘Apartments’. Tristan Johnston (aka Iles … Continue reading

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SONG OF THE DAY Nasambu + Kibrom – Take Your Time

“I love the way you take your time and set the stage just right, your love is so sublime, together we fly high”… LA-based Nasambu Barasa and Kibrom Birhane are two solo musicians who are also members of the internationally acclaimed AfroSoul band, … Continue reading

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SONG OF THE DAY Sidibe – Everything I Wouldn’t Do

Sidibe is a singer-songwriter hailing from Los Angeles with a refreshing penchant for all things soulful.  Rooted in soul, her music is a blend of R&B, house and pop, often swaying towards her Senegalese roots too. Releasing her debut album, … Continue reading

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SONG OF THE DAY Hanni El Khatib – Moonlight

Multi-instrumentalist Hanni El Khatib designs songs (as described in his own words), “for anyone who has ever been shot or hit by a train!”, and I think it’s fair to say that his music is once heard and never forgotten! … Continue reading

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SONG OF THE DAY Alohaha – Welcome To Your New Life

  If this isn’t a song deserving of a lazy Sunday play, then I don’t know what is! Alohaha released their debut single just a few days ago and, with its smooth and soothing vibe, is a sure-fire way to … Continue reading

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SONG OF THE DAY The Buttertones – Lemonade

This band grabbed my attention back in August, so when I heard that they had released another album this week I was only too pleased to give it a listen. The Buttertones are a young LA-based, 5-piece who arrived in the winter of … Continue reading

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