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SONG OF THE DAY Chain & The Gang – Don’t Scare The Ghost Away

Educating myself in the truly riveting sounds of Ian F Svenonius, I find myself once again a few years behind with what is a very well established artist! Chicago-born and now Washington D.C-based, Ian F Svenonius has performed in various … Continue reading

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SONG OF THE DAY Yak – All I Need Is Some Sunshine In My Life.

Early last month Yak shared new single All I Need is Some Sunshine in My Life, a cover of an old 1965 gospel classic by the The Dixie Nightingales’. This was the trio’s first release on the Maccabbees-afilliated Yala! Records and premiered on … Continue reading

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SONG OF THE DAY Phobophobes – Free The Naked Rambler

Here’s another new one for me, but perhaps not a revelation for you if you are already familiar with London’s Phobophobes? I knew straight away I was going to like this band when I first heard Where Is My Owner … Continue reading

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SONG OF THE DAY Isaac Gracie – Last Words

I am so impressed by this little fella, his music really has reached out and grabbed me…  Some music penetrates just that little bit deeper, resonating with a line, a word or the conviction with which it is portrayed and … Continue reading

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SONG OF THE DAY Isaac Gracie – The Death Of You & I

Up until last night when I switched on the radio in my car (for the first time in ages), I hadn’t heard of Isaac Gracie and had no idea what was about to unfold when this curious song began to … Continue reading

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SONG OF THE DAY Cristobal And The Sea – Goat Flokk

‘Exitoca’ is a trip into an alternative reality where humans care for each other and the environment, value sensual experiences and dance their troubles away…Christobal and The Sea London-based Christobal and The Sea consists of band members from Portugal, Spain, … Continue reading

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SONG OF THE DAY Mattiel – Count Your Blessings

Definitely not lacking on the talent front, Georgia-born Mattiel is an ad designer, illustrator, set builder and (more recently) a singer-songwriter!  Her youth was spent on her mother’s farm and as an adolescent she would often listen to her mother’s … Continue reading

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SONG OF THE DAY King Khan & The Shrines – Torture

I’ve now come to expect that anything with King Khan in the title means fun, frolics and frenzied rock’n’soul! I’ve dabbled in some of King Khan’s music, but have yet to own a single record…I will remedy this one day! … Continue reading

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SONG OF THE DAY Talking Heads – Sugar On My Tongue

I know it was only a couple of days ago that I featured  Talking Heads, but finding that early demo recording inspired me to dig out and listen to lots of their early music and it’s been rather lovely doing … Continue reading

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SONG OF THE DAY Jonathan Richman & the Modern Lovers – Affection

Affection is a song that appears on Jonathan Richman & The Modern Lovers 1979 record, Back In Your Life.  The album has been aptly described as sweet, fun and honest and although I can’t remember where I read that now, I … Continue reading

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