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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 Ruby Andrews – You Can Run But You Can’t Hide March 22, 2023
- SONG OF THE DAY Robohands – Nightshade March 21, 2023
- SONG OF THE DAY Getatchew Mekurya – Akale Wube March 18, 2023
- SONG OF THE DAY Jo Hamann – Wild Woman March 17, 2023
- SONG OF THE DAY The Space Walkers – Swamp Gas March 16, 2023
- SONG OF THE DAY Project Gemini – After The Dawn March 14, 2023
- SONG OF THE DAY Ofege – Nobody Fails March 13, 2023
- SONG OF THE DAY Jackie Mittoo & The Soul Brothers – Voodoo Moon March 12, 2023
- SONG OF THE DAY The Ebb Tides – My Baby’s Gone March 11, 2023
- SONG OF THE DAY The Inferno – The Inferno March 10, 2023
- SONG OF THE DAY The Creations – Get On My Train March 9, 2023
- SONG OF THE DAY Protomartyr – Make Way March 8, 2023
- SONG OF THE DAY Winston Wright with Tommy McCook & The Supersonics – Psychedelic Reggae March 7, 2023
- SONG OF THE DAY The Exciters – Exciters Theme March 6, 2023
- SONG OF THE DAY Fair Nick Stars – Arrete Mal Parle March 5, 2023
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SONG OF THE DAY Skinshape – Old Days
When I describe a song as homely I use this description with great warmth, for songs such as these possess welcoming and familiar qualities, thus making the music much more instantly likeable. True to its title, Old Days is pondering and … Continue reading
SONG OF THE DAY Chelou – Like a Dream
The ethereal qualities of Camden-based artist, Chelou first captured my attention nearly four years ago and ever since then I’ve had the pleasure of following his progress as his music continues to bewitch and enchant. His name derives from a … Continue reading
SONG OF THE DAY Burhou – Fitna
London-based Burlou (pronounced ber-ROO) are a duo who emerged early last year with their superb debut single, ‘Please Delete’ (covered by The Listening Post Blog last April). This track was an instant success and accumulated over 100,000 plays on Soundcloud … Continue reading
SONG OF THE DAY Family Atlantica – Enjera
London-based Family Atlantica are a lively, funky bunch of musicians whose diverse musical melting pot combines a multitude of styles. Ranging from Latin to African, this sound also fuses together elements of funk, jazz and Ethio-jazz,( with the great Mulatu … Continue reading
SONG OF THE DAY Westerman – Misantropé
Westerman is a rising London singer-songwriter whose latest single was born out of a chance conversation. Ideas for this song came about after he overheard his sister mispronouncing the word ‘misanthrope,’ and this inspired a glorious outpouring of fresh ideas. … Continue reading
SONG OF THE DAY Andre Tajchman – Smoke
Belgium-born and now London-based Andre Tajchman is an independent singer-songwriter who creates an individual sound based on personal expression and introspection, his warm soulful vocals often reflecting childhood woes and inner conflict. With a knack for generating good rhythm-based songs, … Continue reading
SONG OF THE DAY Beach For Tiger – Coco
Looking out of my window into the fields beyond, all is looking rather grey, the clouds are gathering once more in their dark formations as rain fast approaches; what could possibly save me from the gloom? Well, I shall despair … Continue reading
SONG OF THE DAY Hey Colossus – Hop The Railings
Hey Colossus have recently announced their second album of the year, Radio Static High, and shared the single “Hop The Railings”. The London/Somerset 6-piece released their highly rated ‘In Black and Gold’ back in February but have already created it’s follow … Continue reading
SONG OF THE DAY Tender – Melt
London-based newcomers Tender have just shared a brand new track titled ‘Melt’. This is their third release so far and just like ‘Armour’ and ‘Legion’, this song bears the same distinct signature sound that they have developed and perfected. Where … Continue reading
SONG OF THE DAY Tender – Legion
If it’s dreamy escape you are looking for, search no more because Tender are here to deliver just that. With their second single released only days ago, this mysterious new act have hit the ground running and will take you … Continue reading
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