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SONG OF THE DAY Isaac gracie – That Was Then (live at konk studios)

Isaac Gracie emerged in 2015 with a handful of songs that had been recorded in his bedroom.  Just like many other DIY artists out there, Gracie relied wholly on self-promotion and home-made recordings, and it was with this material that … Continue reading

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SONG OF THE DAY Son Of Sam – Fighting Talk feat. Lifford & Blaise B (album version)

Son Of Sam are a live hip hop outfit from the UK who formed in 2003.  When the band first emerged they began by playing original hip-hop samples and in just two years, after extensive gigging, were already supporting acts … Continue reading

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SONG OF THE DAY The Herbaliser – Submarine

UK hip hop veterans, The Herbaliser have spent the last 25 years touring and recording, building up a well-deserved and hefty fan base over the years with their diverse blends of hip hop, jazz and funk. With an appropriately titled … Continue reading

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SONG OF THE DAY Scott Matthews – Sweet Scented Figure

Scott Matthews was a name I’d never heard of until today when Guy Garvey played one of his early tracks on his radio show.  I say early track because this UK singer-songwriter hailing from Wolverhampton has been releasing music for … Continue reading

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SONG OF THE DAY Good Good Blood – Away Away

It’s so nice to find myself completely captured in a moment this evening, lost for a few minutes in a song which has coaxed me in with its gentle and inviting melody, nourishing my ears with words that really resonate … Continue reading

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SONG OF THE DAY Hector Plimmer – Let’s Stay

This is my first listen to Hector Plimmer and I must say that I am immediately intrigued! Sucked in by first track on new album, Sunshine and I feel like I’ve entered into some trippy world where everything is extra piercingly … Continue reading

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SONG OF THE DAY Jake Houlsby – Oklahoma

Newcastle-based Jake Houlsby has come a long way in the seven years that he has been regularly writing and recording his own music, and The LP Blog has been an avid fan ever since it discovered Jake back at the … Continue reading

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SONG OF THE DAY Jake Houlsby – Howl

Newcastle-based Jake Houlsby is a singer-songwriter who has been writing and recording his own music for the last seven years, his sound heavily orientated around folk. He released his debut EP ‘Yannina’ in the summer of 2015 and is now set to … Continue reading

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SONG OF THE DAY Mauno – Burn This

Formed in September 2014, Mauno – pronounced Mao-no are a four-piece from Halifax, Novia Scotia whose experimental sound is both vast and dreamy.  Likened to Grizzly Bear, Mauno’s music creates a similar sense of open space in which melodies and rhythms … Continue reading

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SONG OF THE DAY Astronauts – Civil Engineer

Dan Carney, aka Astronauts, emerged in the summer of 2014 with a sound that unmistakably defines him.  His music is reflective, dreamy and often described as otherworldly which, if you are familiar with his debut album ‘Hollow Ponds,’ you will … Continue reading

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