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26th April 2023: H. Hawkline beautifully bares his blood, bones and soul for latest offering – which was released last month (I’m a bit late to this one!)
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 Jo Jo Bennet – Leaving Rome June 4, 2023
- SONG OF THE DAY Arif Sag- Su Samsunun Evleri June 2, 2023
- SONG OF THE DAY Hoodna Orchestra – Ben Yehuda June 1, 2023
- SONG OF THE DAY Duy Quang & Thái Hiền – Mộng Về Quê May 31, 2023
- SONG OF THE DAY Squid – The Blades May 30, 2023
- SONG OF THE DAY Los Lazos – La Rola May 29, 2023
- SONG OF THE DAY Nathan Davis – Cecen Kizi May 28, 2023
- SONG OF THE DAY Patricia Conley & The Royal Robins – Mama What’ll I Do May 26, 2023
- SONG OF THE DAY Chewy She – Shine May 24, 2023
- SONG OF THE DAY Connie Kim – Lý Luận Tình Yêu May 23, 2023
- SONG OF THE DAY Claudio Villa – Claudio Villa A Mezza Coce (Stornelli amorosi – Parte II) May 22, 2023
- SONG OF THE DAY Chase Webster – Moody River May 21, 2023
- SONG OF THE DAY Tommy McCook – Harvest In The East May 20, 2023
- SONG OF THE DAY Huw Marc Bennett – Pinc Sunset May 19, 2023
- Alceu Valença & Geraldo Azevedo – Planetário May 18, 2023
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Tag Archives: Reggae
SONG OF THE DAY Jo Jo Bennet – Leaving Rome
Jo Jo Bennett was a Jamaican trumpet/flugelhorn player, composer, arranger and co-founder of The Sattelites. Born in Kingston, Jamaica in 1940 he spent the latter part of his life in Toronto, Ontario and celebrated a recording career that spanned over … Continue reading
SONG OF THE DAY Tommy McCook – Harvest In The East
Tommy McCook was a blessing to music and I love how his songs often filter through in my searches at random times, feeling like a little beacon when I need a musical direction! This legendary saxophonist was a founding member … Continue reading
SONG OF THE DAY Syd Jones & The Troubedours – Cardova
As I’m sure I’ve mentioned before, its not often that I find myself preferring a cover to the original, but today I have for you a mighty fine example of just that! In 1969 The Meters released an album on … Continue reading
SONG OF THE DAY Liquid Liquid – New Walk
One of the ultimate DIY bands of their time, Liquid Liquid create/created a very unique sound. Inspired by a myriad of cool influences, funk, dub, reggae, Afrobeat and punk all play an integral part in their compositions. They emerged from … Continue reading
SONG OF THE DAY Junior Soul (a.k.a Junior Murvin) – The Hustler
A very highly sought after 45, The Hustler is one of Junior Murvin’s earliest tracks. Produced by Derek Harriott and recorded in 1969, this song was first issued on Island’s Subsidiary label, Big Shot (which was later absorbed into the … Continue reading
SONG OF THE DAY The Eric Grant Orchestra – Uncle Joe
I love unusual fusions of sound and how the crossover of genres creates something quite unique! Today’s song is a fine example of this and comes from a record that was recorded nearly 70 years ago! Seamlessly blending elements of … Continue reading
SONG OF THE DAY The Paragons – When The Lights Are Low
It’s not often I do romance or tenderness, but sometimes when its done well, even the coldest heart can warm a little….(though I’m not that bad really).. Known for their rocksteady wizardry, the Paragons emerged in the early 1960’s amidst … Continue reading
SONG OF THE DAY Jackie Mittoo & The Soul Brothers – Voodoo Moon
In August 1965, barely a week after the disbandment of the original Skatalites, The Soul Brothers (featuring ex-Skatalites members Jackie Mittoo, Roland Alphonso, Johnny Moore and Lloyd Brevitt) were up and running as the new house band at Studio One. … Continue reading
SONG OF THE DAY The Paragons – Riding High On A Windy Day
The Paragons got together in the very early 1960’s and underwent several line-up changes over the years. When they first emerged they went by the name of The Binders and consisted of Bob Andy (Keith Anderson), Garth Evans (aka Tyrone Evans), Junior Menz, and Leroy … Continue reading
SONG OF THE DAY The Maytals – Night and Day
“The Maytals were unlike anything else … sensational, raw and dynamic.” (Island Records founder, Chris Blackwell) Many moons ago I heard this song, saved in one of my many playlists with the aim of revisiting it, but somehow never returned….until … Continue reading
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