Category Archives: Experimental

SONG OF THE DAY Robbie Basho – Blue Crystal Fire

In the mid-60’s when the sounds of Indian music began filtering into Western mainstream pop, Ravi Shankar was one of the pioneering artists to introduce this exotic sound. The Beatles and many other bands of that era began incorporating the … Continue reading

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SONG OF THE DAY Shagrat The Vagrant- Beautiful Deceiver (Demo Version 1)

Steve Peregrin Took was the original Pink Fairy who left T-Rex in 1969 so that he could start working on his own songs, either as a solo musician or fronting bands such as Shagrat. Last month Shagrat’s LP, Pink Jackets Required was … Continue reading

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SONG OF THE DAY Odetta Hartman – Widows Peak

New York/DC-based Odetta Hartman is a multi-instrumentalist, singer-songwriter who creates a very unique sound using a fusion of old country styles and new electronic productions. Her successful debut album, 222 was a bedroom-produced collection of songs that blended folk, musique concrète and psychedelia which … Continue reading

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SONG OF THE DAY Te’Amir – Habesha

Today’s instrumental offering is a true stunner!  Shimmering, bright and wholly enlightening, Habesha is the first single from the LA-based producer and musician, Te’ Amir’s forthcoming record.  Translating into an alternative name given to the Abyssinian people who inhabit the Horn of … Continue reading

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SONG OF THE DAY Arp – Nzuku

“Like the zebra, Georgopoulos’ latest album revels in contrast / duality – Naturalistic + alien. Urban + rural. Calm + unsettling. Lucid + mysterious. Bold simplicity + fiendish complexity. The result is a portal to a more curious world that … Continue reading

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SONG OF THE DAY Happy Axe – Seven Sounds

Planting its melodic roots in your head with its haunting intro, Seven Sounds is the first single from the Australian violinist and singer-songwriter, Emma Kelly – a.k.a Happy Axe.  Tune into its emotive strings and you will be hypnotised by … Continue reading

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SONG OF THE DAY Al doum & the Faryds – Solchi

Expanding into just over 8 minutes of glorious psychedelic mysticism, Solchi really feels like a journey!  One that extends over pensive dusty lulls before expanding into the exotic terrains of misty mountain highs.  This track sounds like you’ve just tuned into … Continue reading

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SONG OF THE DAY Man Goes Human – Crush Before Use

Defined by their experimental, DIY approach Man Goes Human emerged from Delhi in 2012. Inspired by the likes of Led Zeppelin, Jeff Buckley and J.J Cale, you only have to hear their music once to appreciate their tight-knit, unique sound.  … Continue reading

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SONG OF THE DAY John Johanna – Fold In The Light

How to travel into worlds afar and explore spiritual dimensions without even having to leave your home…or your seat for that matter! Yes, the answer to all of your escapism fantasies are right here, waiting to be unlocked and all … Continue reading

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SONG OF THE DAY Rodion GA. – Ore

Born in late 70’s and early 80’s Romania, Rodion Ladislau Rosca and his band Rodion G.A. were a pioneering rock-based outfit who were merging and experimenting with the sounds of electronic music, psychedelics, and progressive rock.  Decades later and after years … Continue reading

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