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DAISIE | Album Info: “Tides” by Frameworks

Tides-Frameworks-FirstWordRecords-RadioDAISIETake a listen to this .. mellow acoustic/folklore vibes offset with pops of futuristic hip-hoppity beats and atmospheric soundscapes in the form of “Tides“, made courtesy of Matt Brewer aka Frameworks right here, in DAISIE‘s home city of Manchester, in the UK. There’s sophisticated and gently up tempo and ancient sounding world music layers, all beautifully entwined and subtly showcasing Frameworks’s sublime musical talent and songwriting skills. Making a debut release on First Word Records and featuring stunning vocal collaborations with the return of guest singers Rioghnach Connolly and JP Cooper, “Tides” is available now via vinyl and digital release.

Release date: 23 March 2015

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DAISIE | Album Info: “Horns Of Freedom” by The Fontanelles


Following on from the success of their double A side release “Pinprick/Criminality” back in June 2013, The Fontanelles are back with their first full length offering ! “Horns Of Freedom” is everything you’d expect from this lively, effervescent and mighty 12 piece Afrobeat/Ska/World music collective who first performed together as the “on stage” band providing the live soundtrack to “the groundbreaking Broadway production, FELA!” at London’s National Theatre in 2011. A fantastic offering, full of Fela spirit, get your copy now !  

Release date 18th November 2013

Shouts to First Word Records !

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DAISIE | EP Info: “Brotha EP” by Souleance

Souleance-Brotha-FirstWordRecords-RadioDAISIEFrench duo Souleance, a long term and very successful collaboration between producers Fulgeance and DJ Soulist combine their talents to create this funky electronic and slightly leftfield track forthcoming on their “Brotha EP” releasing 4th November 2013 on First Word Records. Sample the sounds of “Georgian Kiss” and pre-order the Limited Edition Vinyl or digital version of the EP via BANDCAMP

Mastered by DJ Vas
Loving the artwork by Alice Dufay |

Release date: 4th November 2013

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DAISIE | Track Info: “Pinprick/Criminality” by The Fontanelles

TheFontanelles-Pinprick-Criminality-RadioDAISIECheck out “Pinprick/Criminality“, the debut (double) single released on First Word Records by The Fontanelles, a mighty 12 piece Afrobeat/Ska/World music collective who first performed together as the “on stage” band providing the live soundtrack to “the groundbreaking Broadway production, FELA!” at London’s National Theatre in 2011. Encapsulating the spirit of Fela‘s works the band fuse their own rich and diverse musicality into their Ethio/Jazz/Dub inspired music. They have contributed to  film scores as well as featured  alongside musical greats such as Courtney Pine, Jazz Jamaica and Grace Jones. It seems like there’s gonna be no end to the reach of this band. Fresh, enthusiatic and vibrant, The Fontanelles are making music which will define your Summer soundtrack, if not your life’s collection. You can pick up this double A side via their BANDCAMP page.

Released 17th June 2013

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DAISIE | Track Info: “Stars” by Yosi Horikawa

YosiHorikawa-Stars-RadioDAISIESometimes, a piece of music can move you, the reverberations can evoke sentiments and feelings all by themselves so that you experience a journey created by the composer and performer and if you let it..become immersed in their musical tale or experience strong personal reflection in their creation. When superb and striking visual imagery is added that music can take on a whole new meaning and dimension and this track “Stars” by Yosi Horikawa does just that. Forthcoming on Yosi‘s new works “Vapour” set for release on 24th June on First Word Records, “Stars” in itself is an audio masterpiece..

Released 10th June 2013

Check out the stunning video for  “Stars” by Yosi Horikawa and let yourself, if needed, have a reflectful experience of the fundamentals of the human condition..

Published on 6 Jun 2013
Directed by Garen Barsegian
Produced by Areg Barsegian for GAREN.
Edited by Rex Lowry