Song of the Day: Daktyl – Fake Gold

London act Daktyl released his last single Fake Gold, here’s how he presents it: “This song was one of about 30 that came about from a series of sound design sessions last month. I tried not to overthink it and ended up with some interesting textures and harmonies. The lyrics come from an idea I’veContinua a leggere “Song of the Day: Daktyl – Fake Gold”

Song of the Day: The Murder Capital – Ethel

The Murder Capital’s first album ‘When I Have Fears’ had all its songs written and recorded within the first 9 months of the band knowing each other. Now, with ‘Gigi’s Recovery’, the band had to learn to navigate their personal relationships through the relationships they harnessed with these new songs. Without knowing what these songs would soundContinua a leggere “Song of the Day: The Murder Capital – Ethel”

Song of the Day: Lester Robertson – Akirfa

On this 7”, we present two lost jazz tracks by the trombonist and Horace Tapscott-collaborator, Lester Robertson. Lester has worked with some of the greats of jazz including Gerald Wilson, Anita O’Day, Lionel Hampton and Roy Porter Sound Machine on the classic ‘Jessica’ album. Lester was a member of Horace Tapscott’s The Pan-Afrikan Peoples ArkestraContinua a leggere “Song of the Day: Lester Robertson – Akirfa”

Song of the Day: Death Valley Girls – What Are the Odds

For the better part of a decade, LA’s scrappy rock n’ roll mystics Death Valley Girls have used their music as a means of tapping into a communal cosmic energy. On albums like Glow In The Dark (2016), Darkness Rains (2018), and Under the Spell of Joy (2020) the band challenged the soul-crushing banality ofContinua a leggere “Song of the Day: Death Valley Girls – What Are the Odds”

Song of the Day: Sky Adler – It’s About Time

The Chicago Native and USC Film School dropout, Sky Adler moved to Brooklyn in 2016 to pursue music, film, and acting. Within the past year, Sky developed his own voice and craft creating a sound that pulls from the likes of Gorillaz, Gnarls Barkley, and Post Malone. In his spare time he over-thinks about girlsContinua a leggere “Song of the Day: Sky Adler – It’s About Time”

Song of the Day: Miss Grit – Follow the Cyborg

The New York-based, Korean-American musician Margaret Sohn (they/she), announces Follow the Cyborg, their debut album – out 24 February 2023 on Mute – and presents the title track and accompanying video. On Follow the Cyborg, Sohn pursues the path of a non-human machine, as it moves from its helpless origin to awareness and liberation. At times gentle and sparse, at times volatile andContinua a leggere “Song of the Day: Miss Grit – Follow the Cyborg”