Tag Archives: new york

SONG OF THE DAY Billy Woods – Snake Oil

 “…billy woods is a rapper who defies easy categorisation” Up until tonight I didn’t know anything about Billy Woods, but after reading the description above on his Bandcamp page, I was intrigued and wanted to see what he was all … Continue reading

Rate this:

Posted in hip hop, hip hop rap, new york | Tagged , , , | Leave a comment

SONG OF THE DAY Nick Hakim – Pour Another (Live)

New York soul revivalist Nick Hakim only has to sing a few words and the room fills up with soul, his voice is a dazzling and effortlessness breath of fresh air. Born in Washington DC, Nick Hakim now resides in … Continue reading

Rate this:

Posted in Alternative, Atmospheric, ATO records, Dream Pop, new york, Soul | Tagged , , , , | Leave a comment

SONG OF THE DAY Nick Hakim – Roller Skates

In a couple of weeks, the New York psychedelic soul revivalist Nick Hakim will release his full-length debut Green Twins, which I anticipate will be well worth checking out. What first struck me about Nick Hakim was just how refreshingly original … Continue reading

Rate this:

Posted in Atmospheric, ATO records, Dream Pop, Dreamy landscapes, Experimental, Psych pop, Soul | Tagged , , , , , , | 1 Comment

SONG OF THE DAY WOODS – Love Is Love

Woods are to release a new album, Love Is Love, next month and as I write this I am also giving its title track a listen for the first time.  As anticipated, it flourishes with what has become their very … Continue reading

Rate this:

Posted in brooklyn, Experimental, new york, psych-folk, Psychedelic, Woodsist, World | Tagged , , , , , | Leave a comment

SONG OF THE DAY Justin Carter – Leaves

“My ambition in all my creative pursuits is to help people lose themselves, whether that’s on a dance floor, in their headphones, or lying on the floor of a loft space.” Last Friday Justin Carter, released his debut album, The Leaves … Continue reading

Rate this:

Posted in Electronic, new wave, R & B, Soul | Tagged , , , , | Leave a comment

SONG OF THE DAY The Frightnrs – Till Then

You may have noticed that Brooklyn’s reggae stars, The Frightnrs have cropped up on my pages a few times recently, I can’t help it, just love them! I finally got around to purchasing a hard copy of their Nothing More … Continue reading

Rate this:

Posted in Dancehall, Daptone, new york, Reggae, Rocksteady | Tagged , , , , | Leave a comment

SONG OF THE DAY Nick Hakim – Bet She Looks Like You

There are songs that sound dreamy, songs that are dream-like and songs (like this one in particular) that makes you feel like you have literally been plucked out of the air and dropped into a dream. This is how it … Continue reading

Rate this:

Posted in Atmospheric, ATO records, Dream Pop, Dreamy landscapes, Soul | Tagged , , | 2 Comments

SONG OF THE DAY Kool & Kass – Peaceful Solutions

Always keen and eager to welcome pretty much any musical genre into my ears, hip hop/rap is something I don’t mind dipping into from time to time. I can’t say I like all of it but what I do find, … Continue reading

Rate this:

Posted in hip hop, hip hop rap, jazz hip hop, new york, Rap | Tagged , , , | Leave a comment

SONG OF THE DAY The Frightnrs – Nothing More To Say

I know it was less than a couple of weeks that I featured the marvellous sounds of the Frigtnrs, but I am enjoying them so much that I really want share some more of their lovely sounds today! Daptone records pride … Continue reading

Rate this:

Posted in Dancehall, Daptone Records, new york, Reggae, Rocksteady | Tagged , , , , | Leave a comment

SONG OF THE DAY The Frightnrs – The Dispute

Daptone records pride themselves on producing exquisite vintage sounds and with Brooklyn’s reggae stars, The Frightnrs the label has mastered the art of producing a superb and polished 60’s-sounding dancehall album. Crafted under the intricate eye of producer Victor Axelrod … Continue reading

Rate this:

Posted in Dancehall, Daptone Records, new york, Reggae, Rocksteady, Uncategorized | Tagged , , , , | Leave a comment