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31st March 2023:Dream by name, dreamy by nature! Orions Belte release new track and it’s a steel!
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 Orions Belte – Lotus March 31, 2023
- SONG OF THE DAY The Hidden Charms – The Hill March 30, 2023
- SONG OF THE DAY Alvin Cash & The Crawlers – Twine Time March 29, 2023
- SONG OF THE DAY Gitkin – East Middle Dub March 28, 2023
- SONG OF THE DAY Dock Boggs – Oh Death March 26, 2023
- SONG OF THE DAY Bruce Haack – Saint Basil March 25, 2023
- SONG OF THE DAY Steve Young – Coyote March 24, 2023
- SONG OF THE DAY Tommy Johnson – Canned Heat Blues March 23, 2023
- 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
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Tag Archives: R&B
SONG OF THE DAY Alvin Cash & The Crawlers – Twine Time
Though Alvin Welch, better known as Alvin Cash, didn’t record too many 45’s, both him and the Crawlers will forever be remembered for popularising that super-smooth dance, The Twine! Alvin Cash was US singer, actor (who appeared in several blaxploitation … Continue reading
SONG OF THE DAY Marie Knight & Sister Rosetta Tharpe – Calvary
The collaboration between these two vocal angels is a union made by the gods, for sure! The mighty voice of singer/pianist Maria Roach, better known as Marie Knight, won over Sister Rosetta Tharpe in the early 1940’s after Tharpe saw … Continue reading
(🎄Christmas Countdown⛄) SONG OF THE DAY Kelly Finnigan – Santa’s Watching You
Just one day to go and possibly the last festive instalment from the LP Blog for a few days…time permitting!! So, for this rather merry Christmas Eve I bring you a VERY funky Christmas carol from Kelly Finnigan! Son of … Continue reading
SONG OF THE DAY Tommy Guerrero – Sun Rays Like Stilts
Well, it’s the Winter Solstice and it wouldn’t be right to let this blessed day pass without recognition, so I’ve found a song about the sun…We started the day with rain, but those beams found their way in and it … Continue reading
SONG OF THE DAY King Solomon with Soul Swinging Band – Big Things
Although King Sylvester Lee Melicious Solomon (better known as King Solomon) was raised on gospel, he liked to sing the blues. Growing up around music, his vocal dexterity developed whilst he was singing in a gospel a-capella group and it … Continue reading
SONG OF THE DAY Bo Diddley – Aztec
The great Bo Diddley recorded many a mighty fine song! In fact, it would be fair to say that ALL of his songs fall into that category; he is a legend!! Today’s instrumental slice of sonic spice first appeared as … Continue reading
SONG OF THE DAY Pearl Reaves with Paul Farano Trio – High Noon
It’s not often you come across a lady like we have today! Pearl Reaves is something of a legend because she was doing things that not many women of her time had done! Born in the late 1920’s Pearl Reaves … Continue reading
SONG OF THE DAY Tronquista (unknown artist) – Hoffa’s Blues
Today’s song is a rather intriguing offering! Initially it occurred to me that the artist title was a little odd, but then after a little research, I found that some sources declare that the singer of this single was unknown … Continue reading
SONG OF THE DAY Hayes Cotton – Black Wing’s Have My Angel
Hayes Cotton rose to fame after winning a contest for unsigned talent on LA’s R&B radio station, KKBT “The Beat” in the early 1960’s. From his humble beginnings in Mexia, Limestone County, Texas, Hayes Cotton fulfilled his childhood dreams when … Continue reading
SONG OF THE DAY The Guerrillas – Lawdy Rolla
All the hours spent staring at a screen in search of that sonic buzz makes it all worthwhile when you stumble upon a song like this! Lawdy Rolla is an absolutely delicious slice of 1960’s jazzy/soul/folk, released on Polydor Records … Continue reading
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