Insomnia Radio: Daily Dose MP3 Blog

Insomnia Radio: Daily Dose MP3 Blog

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On The Daily Dose, The Insomnia Radio Network brings you daily mp3s, legally and with permission from the artists. One excellent song per day delivered directly to your iPod or PC. DJ Chatter and socks not included. The socks would be rocked off anyway. And the DJs? They're busy with all the other podcasts around here.

Episodes

Steph Barrak: So Familiar  

Steph Barrak is an independent singer/songwriter from Boston, MA. Immediately approachable and inviting, Barrak’s music is a delightfully deceptive expression of indie folk, pop, and rock. Like a warm and familiar cup of tea with a hint of something you’ve never tasted before, Barrak draws the listener in and shows them the loose thread. Pull […]

Dazy Crown: Honeydew  

We are back with another feature from the Norwich UK band DAZY CROWN and their infectious lo-fi sound. The excellent new single Honeydew delves a bit deeper than what the track name brings to mind, with band member Thomas Little having the following to say on the subject matter: The song is essentially dedicated to […]

Antenna Man: Guitarless Man  

Antenna Man make music about dysfunctional love, weirdness, meaninglessness, hopefulness, and just about any other twisted little thing you could imagine. The Indianapolis quartet of Mark Wolven (vocals, rhythm guitar), Kendall Ludwig (lead guitar), David Campbell (bass) and Wes Hodgson (drums) can’t seem to complacently float in single genre waters. Their catchy, quirky songs feel […]

Galway: Mria  

Today we are featuring the dreampop track “Mria” by Moscow based band GALWAY, a beautifully unfolding effort from their twelve song release “Mria“, released January 1st, 2012. The entire release can be found at Bandcamp for free or under a name-your-price model. Mria by Galway is licensed under a Attribution-NonCommercial-NoDerivs 3.0 Unported (CC BY-NC-ND 3.0) […]

Seeing Hands: It’s True  

Newcastle dream pop quartet Seeing Hands have revealed their second official release ‘It’s True’ as the follow-up to their hit debut single ‘I Knew You’ out earlier this year. Their latest offering, a potent mix of dreamy vocals and sumptuous guitar licks delicately sewn together with frontman Kev Curran’s lyricism, is sure to build on […]

W. H. Lung: Inspiration!  

Manchester psych 3-piece W.H. Lung announce themselves with monster debut single ‘Inspiration!’, released on 25th November on Hed Glo Inc. W. H. Lung is a recording project founded in Manchester in mid-2016. Its first single to yield is the dream-like and shifting ‘Inspiration!’, recorded at The Nave in Leeds and produced by Matt Peel (Eagulls, […]

SCD: holiday (twin)  

Saint Petersburg, Russia based indietronica project SCD (aka Suicide) released the twenty minute effort, Looking for Something to Say, in July 2015 via the non-profit Russian Netlabel, MNMN Records. Its a stunning track to take you through the weekend, with the rest of the release available for free from the various sites below, including Archive.org. […]

Fairchild: Start Again  

Australian six-piece, Fairchild have urged listeners to ‘put their lipstick down’ and rehydrate their senses with the release of their flawless new single ‘Start Again’ – a sleek and lightweight samba that lathers you in glitter and compels you to ransack your wardrobe and dazzle the dance floor with shiny, shimmering shapes! Channelling the restless […]

Polyphonics: Something and Sometimes  

Polyphonics is a project by composer and musician Art Denisson where he comes up with a unique merger of electronics, electroacoustics and acoustics. “Secret Silence“, the release from where today’s featured track is taken, is the project’s debut on Bulgarian label Mahorka in late August of this year. The musical ideas for the project were […]

Orchards: Honey  

Combining left field experimentation with pop sensibilities, Brighton’s Orchards unveil new single ‘Honey’, out 18th November. Once again recording with engineer/producer Thomas Le Beau Morley (Wolf Alice, Three Trapped Tigers, Delta Sleep), Orchards have further honed their skittish math-pop sound, where intricate guitars and drums provide the bed on which Lucy Evers’ vocals thrive, before […]

A-Grav Lab: Spacewalkers  

Indiana natives Scott Matelic and Jay McElfresh (A-Grav Lab) originally had a version of today’s featured track relased back in 2002, part of a handful of downloadable singles by indie artists released via Chuck D’s (Public Enemy) label SLAMjamz. Several years later Blocsonic head Mike Gregoire reconnected with Jay from A-Grav Lab (Antigravity Laboratory) and […]

Corner Suns: Borrowed Time  

Corner Suns – the Dallas-based duo of John Dufilho (The Apples In Stereo, The Deathray Davies) and Brandon Carr (The Earlies) – will release its self-titled debut via Idol Records on Jan. 13th, 2017. The 14-track album combines neo-psyche and baroque pop influences that will grab the attention of fans of artists such as The […]

Lanterns on the Lake: Beings (live with RNS)  

In the last couple of weeks Newcastle Upon Tyne band LANTERNS ON THE LAKE released the beautiful live version of their song Beings, recorded live at Sage, Gateshead in February this year along with Royal Northern Sinfonia. The new live album from which this track comes, will officially be out digitally on 25th November via […]

Black International: Shining Swords  

Black International is a band from Edinburgh, Scotland whose name refers to an international anarchist political organization established in 1881. The band consists of core members Stewart Allan and Craig Peebles, although they occasionally do collaborate with others. After the first album self-release in 2011, the band later issued ‘A Lesson In Repression’, recorded in […]

Kassassin Street: Do or Die  

Since last single, the politically charged ‘Hand in My Pocket’, Portsmouth psych-pop 5-piece Kassassin Street have split their time between performing to thousands of people the length and breadth of the country (and abroad) and being holed up in their studio concocting a bunch of fresh new tracks. ‘Do or Die’ is the first taste […]

The Cover Letter: Somethings  

Austin, Texas based indie folk rock band THE COVER LETTER began forging their name in the local music scene in 2013, and were later named one of the Best New Bands in the Live Music Capital of the World by the Austin Chronicle and one of the country’s Hot 100 Unsigned Bands in 2015 by […]

Palm Honey: Stick The Knife In  

Reading UK band Palm Honey are releasing their EP Tucked into the Electronic Wave in January, and today’s Dose is a single from it. This new single marks a significant departure from Palm Honey ’s previous material. A furious motoric beat and eighth-note bass-line propels wails of feedback and quivering synthesiser to stratospheric heights – […]

Why a Fox: Afloat  

WHY A FOX is a one man emo folk fusion band hailing from the North Eastern suburbs of Adelaide but residing in Fukushima, Japan. Hayden Marks currently helms the full musical effort here taking on the helm of vocals, guitars, bass, piano as well as drums. His recent EP Participation Medal, released this Oct 26th, […]

Tiny Cuts: Free Now  

Welsh band tiny cuts have released Free Now the latest and final track from their album Baby, You’ve Been Cut By Love’s Thrashing Blade. As AJ says “This track wraps up our debut album Baby, You’ve Been Cut By Love’s Thrashing Blade. It’s synthwave with a bit of punk and post-punk thrown in. Dedicated to […]

Paris Youth Foundation: Losing Your Love  

Liverpool based five-piece Paris Youth Foundation have announced the release of their debut single, Losing Your Love b/w If You Wanna. With a debut performance on the BBC Introducing stage at Reading Festival and Radio 1 acclaim already under their belts, Paris Youth Foundation are snapping at the heels of their musical contemporaries with all […]

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