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SONG OF THE DAY El Opio – Pusher

With a band name that was inspired by a man they saw smoking opium in a store one day, El Opio (Opium) were a Peruvian psych-rock band that formed in the early 1970’s. Active for only a couple of years, … Continue reading

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SONG OF THE DAY US69 – 2069: A Spaced Oddity

Playing this earlier, I did receive some light ribbing for listening to a song with lyrics that are made up of so many La la la la la la la la La la la la la la la la’s, but … Continue reading

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SONG OF THE DAY Bohemian Vendetta – (She Always Gives Me) Pleasure

Bohemian Vendetta were a US garage rock band active between 1966-1968.  Though they only cut one album and a handful of 45’s, their material is still highly regarded by many and their thick fuzz, acid-psych sound still stands strong.  After … Continue reading

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SONG OF THE DAY Evil – From A Curbstone

Evil – not “The Evil” – were a Florida garage-psych four-piece that were active in the early to mid-1960’s. Sharing the bill with the likes of The Strawberry Alarm Clock, this rockin’ quartet soon gained a large reginal following and … Continue reading

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SONG OF THE DAY Les Abranis – Chenar Le Blues

“The Abranis group was born in the imagination of a young 14-year-old teenager in 1964 in France…..” Karim Abranis Les Abranis are a Nigerian rock group from Algeria.  Created in 1967 by singer/bassist, Sid Mohand Tahar, (better known as Karim … Continue reading

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SONG OF THE DAY Dope Lemon – Hey You

Angus Stone is an Australian folk singer-songwriter, record producer and audio-engineer known for being one half of Angus & Julia Stone (Julia Stone being his sister). He released his debut solo album in 2009 under the pseudonym, Lady of the … Continue reading

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SONG OF THE DAY Cotton Jones Basket Ride – I Was Stoned By The Choir

Formerly “The Cotton Jones Basket Ride”, Cotton Jones are an indie-folk outfit based in Cumberland, Maryland.  Founded in 2008, the band released three albums in two years, but haven’t issued anything since 2012. Maybe this is because lead singer-songwriter, Michael … Continue reading

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SONG OF THE DAY Los Saicos – Fugitivo de Alcatraz

Finding so much music everyday is something of a blessing and a curse! Much more of a blessing of course, how could I ever tire of the thrill of finding something new? That buzz you get when you unearth something … Continue reading

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SONG OF THE DAY The Cool Greenhouse – The End of the world

Sarcastic and intelligent post-punk, for the modern listener… It surprised me when I realised that today’s song is not the latest track from London’s DIY punksters, The Cool Greenhouse; it is in fact one of their very first offerings and … Continue reading

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SONG OF THE DAY The Babe Rainbow – The Wind

Describing their 60’s-inspired sound as “God picking sunflowers,” The Babe Rainbow are a dreamy trio hailing from Byron Bay. Colourful by name, this retro trio are most definitely colourful by nature and create a cosmic sound that falls somewhere between … Continue reading

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