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SONG OF THE DAY DARKSIDE – Liberty Bell

Forming for the first time a decade ago, Darkside is the project of dance producer Nicolas Jaar and guitarist Dave Harrington.  Lasting for only a brief period of time, the group released one self-titled EP in 2011 and one album, … Continue reading

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SONG OF THE DAY Cut Worms – The Golden Sky

Dipping a toe or two into the calm waters of yesteryears, Cut Worms, a.k.a Max Clarke, likes to bathe in all things bygone.  In fact, he appreciates these past-times so much that even his music is shaped around an old … Continue reading

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SONG OF THE DAY El Michels Affair – Rubix

A brand new offering from Leon Michel’s New York-based Funk/Soul instrumental band, El Michels Affair was released four days ago. The elegant form of Rubix swaggers in with effortless style, the body of its cinematic melody is deep and shapely, … Continue reading

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SONG OF THE DAY Olden Yolk – Takes One to Know One

Today’s song was the first track that stood out in a play list I was checking out earlier and after several listens it has embedded itself firmly into my head like a silken nail!!!  Full of meditative lyrics and winding … Continue reading

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SONG OF THE DAY Bodega – Knife On A Platter

Still one of my favourite live shows I’ve seen this year, New York’s Bodega are to drop their new mini album tomorrow. Entitled Shiny New Model, the 7-track release follows Endless Scroll, their absolute corker of a debut album which … Continue reading

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SONG OF THE DAY The Mystery Lights – Goin’ Down

Today’s date has been well and truly etched in my diary ever since The Mystery Lights announced it as the release date for their second album.  Out today on Daptone’s rock subsidiary, Wick Records, Too Much Tension finds the group … Continue reading

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SONG OF THE DAY Cut Worms – Song Of The Highest Tower

“Max Clarke has a knack for conjuring up warmth in his music, like endless summer or ageless youth.” Dipping a toe or two into the calm waters of yesteryears, Cut Worms, a.k.a Max Clarke, likes to bathe in all things … Continue reading

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SONG OF THE DAY The Mystery Lights – Someone Else is in Control

It fills me with great joy and excitement to share this new track from Brooklyn’s finest psych-fuelled rockets, The Mystery Lights! Announcing their new album earlier this month, Too Much Tension is to be the bands second offering and is to … Continue reading

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SONG OF THE DAY EPMD – It’s My Thang

It’s My Thang is another funky little hip-hop blast from the past and dates back to 1988 when it was first released on Fresh/Sleeping Bag Records.  Featuring on the critically acclaimed Strictly Business album by the hip-hop duo EPMD, this record earned … Continue reading

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SONG OF THE DAY Run DMC – Down with the King

I love this track! Originally released in 1993, Down with the King was the first single and title track from Run DMC’s sixth studio album.  The song proved to be a major success and became Run DMC’s second-biggest hit after … Continue reading

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