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SONG OF THE DAY The Echo Oh’s – Rubber Glue

When it comes to the reinvention and revival of garage rock, you’ll go a long way to beat The Echo Oh’s, for they are Auckland’s finest purveyors of primitive rock’n’roll and swamp-pop! Emerging in 2013, this retro 3-piece has been … Continue reading

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SONG OF THE DAY The Buttertones – Gravedigging

The Buttertones are a LA band consisting of Richard Araiza (guitarist/singer) Dakota Böttcher (guitarist/singer) Sean Redman (bassist ((also a former member of Cherry Glazerr)) and Modesto ‘Cobi’ Cobiån (drummer/polyinstrumentalist). Arriving in the winter of 2012 in a haze of psychedelic fuzzed-out … Continue reading

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SONG OF THE DAY Al duncan – Cossack walk

US blues and R&B drummer, Al Duncan released this swanky little surf instrumental in 1962! Brimming with sparkly piano and warm, ritzy percussion, Cossack Walk is smooth, steady and all about the laid-back beats…and a perfect match for its b-side, Bawana Jinde.   Sit back … Continue reading

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SONG OF THE DAY The Babe Rainbow (AUS) – Johny Says Stay Cool

Describing their 60’s-inspired sound as “God picking sunflowers,” The Babe Rainbow are a colourful and dashing 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 … Continue reading

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SONG OF THE DAY Ovef Ow – Working Girl

This track has something warming and attractive about it right from the start! As the guitar strums a gentle melody and soft vocals tunefully hum into relaxed chords, you instantly get a feeling that something nice is about to happen! … Continue reading

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SONG OF THE DAY The Growlers – Wandering Eyes

Judging by the comments below this video on Youtube I’m not the only one mesmerised by Brooks Nielsen and his ‘wandering eyes!’ I read a review once describing how The Growlers front “man works the stage like a hippie Dean Martin” … Continue reading

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SONG OF THE DAY Little Barrie – Love or Love

Ever since the London-based trio Little Barrie emerged from Nottingham in 1999 they have been cooking up their very own unique blend of surf-rock, blues and good old-fashioned psych-infused garage and feeding it to hungry psych fans such as myself!! Their latest … Continue reading

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SONG OF THE DAY The Cobra Lamps – The Indicator

I have a very soft spot for the superb garage surf-rock sounds of Nottingham-born Little Barrie, (see my pages here and here) so naturally I was rather ecstatic when I discovered that the bands front man, Barrie Codagon had launched his … Continue reading

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SONG OF THE DAY Joe Gaston & The Crew – Without You

This little gem of a song has been in one of my playlists for ages now and after it came on yesterday in a random selection, I found I couldn’t get it out of my head for the rest of the … Continue reading

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SONG OF THE DAY The Echo Oh’s – Up The River

An email alert came through last night to tell me that psych-surf rockers, The Echo Oh’s, had released a new song and I was rather eager to give it a listen! It’s not often a band comes along where you … Continue reading

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