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SONG OF THE DAY Country Joe & The Fish – Death Sound Blues

With its slick guitar howls, fated lyrics and rattling percussion, Death Sound Blues is a song all about the foreboding demise of love.  Anguished vocals flood in after a lengthy sleek intro, opening with the line, “I hear that death sound, baby, Oh, … Continue reading

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SONG OF THE DAY Strange Cages – Sick With Desire

“We are proud and disgusted to present to you the second single and video from our upcoming ‘Silver Queen’ EP.” Hold tight, leave your sanity at the door and brace yourself for a little Friday night madness, the Strange Cages  … Continue reading

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SONG OF THE DAY The Mystery Lights – Homework

Daptone/Wick Record’s very own jet propelled, psych-fuelled rockets, The Mystery Lights (catch lots more of them here) have recently shared their very own cover of the soul/blues track, Homework.  Originally performed by Otis Rush and released in 1962, the Brooklyn garage rockers … Continue reading

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SONG OF THE DAY Shocking Blue – Love Buzz

Years ago when I first heard Love Buzz I’d always assumed that it was a Nirvana original (it was released as their debut single in 1988).  It would be a few years later that I would discover otherwise and stumbling upon … Continue reading

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SONG OF THE DAY Shagrat The Vagrant- Beautiful Deceiver (Demo Version 1)

Steve Peregrin Took was the original Pink Fairy who left T-Rex in 1969 so that he could start working on his own songs, either as a solo musician or fronting bands such as Shagrat. Last month Shagrat’s LP, Pink Jackets Required was … Continue reading

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SONG OF THE DAY Oh Sees – Sentient Oona

I’ve read mixed reviews about Thee Oh Sees (or now just the Oh Sees) latest record, Smote Reverser,  so when a very good friend sent me a link to the new album last night, I’ve made a point of working my … Continue reading

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SONG OF THE DAY Strange Cages – False Prophet Death Waltz

Well, if you thought the title of today’s track was a mouthful, just you wait until you press play and the madness is unleashed! Brighton three-piece, Strange Cages  once described themselves as a “garage/psych band with cruel intentions” and if you’re already familiar … Continue reading

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SONG OF THE DAY Little Barrie – Surf Hell

Little Barrie have a special place in my heart and although it took me a while to discover them, I more than made up for the late start! Emerging from Nottingham in 1999 they have been cooking up their very own unique … Continue reading

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SONG OF THE DAY Edgar Broughton Band – Love in the Rain

Founded in Warwick, UK and still releasing until 2010, The Edgar Broughton Band and their pure blend of psychedelic acid rock have been kicking about since 1968! With gruff vocals compared to that of Howlin’ Wolf and Captain Beefheart, Edgar … Continue reading

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SONG OF THE DAY The Sonics – Strychnine

Some would say that The Sonics were one of the first proper punk/garage bands to emerge out of the 60’s and that their aggressive sound, brash presence and unconventional style was both a defining and pioneering feature. Over the years … Continue reading

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