Tag Archives: Experimental

SONG OF THE DAY Jake Hottell – Horizon

Ever since I heard this song earlier today, I haven’t been able to get it out of my head. There’s a lot going on here and prominently, for me, I like the style of delivery. It has the gentle and … Continue reading

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SONG OF THE DAY Torn Sail – Birds

With the rain falling hard outside, I sit here watching it bounce off the road and for a moment I think of nothing but the rhythmic patterns it makes as it splashes in little mini exploding formations. Then this song … Continue reading

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SONG OF THE DAY Meridian Brothers – Guaracha U​.​F​.​O (Version Rebajada)

Led by Elbis Alvarez, the Meridian Brothers are a Colombian cumbia / Latin fusion / experimental group who started out in 1998.  Composing and recording all of the records for the band, Alvarez also brings together the band for live … Continue reading

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SONG OF THE DAY Guess What ‎– Al-Khawarizmi

Described as a “transcontinental & interplanetary keys+drums duo”, Guess What were founded in France in 2005 by Luke Warmcop and Graham Mushnik (whose organ wizard powers can be heard in Grup Şimşek).  Working between London and France, their first release … Continue reading

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SONG OF THE DAY Ray Cathode – Time Beat

George Martin always maintained that it was his early career experimentation, including Ray Cathode, that helped him in his work as The Beatles’ producer to meet the band’s constant need for new sounds and effects…These Ray Cathode tracks heralded the … Continue reading

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SONG OF THE DAY Elias Al Rahbani – La Dance De Nadia

Elias Rahbani was an award winning Lebanese composer, arranger, songwriter, conductor and producer whose prolific musical career spanned over nearly 60 years. I’ve just been reading about his extensive works which, whilst I’m only going to touch upon a small … Continue reading

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SONG OF THE DAY Fumaça Preta – Pupilas Dilatadas

“Fueled by acid-drenched effects, with Caribbean and Brazilian rhythms sifted through a cheesecloth of loopy Bahian grooves and Zappa-esque chamber music”  The eclectic and very exciting music played by international ensemble Fumaça Preta (pronounced “Foomassa Pretta” and meaning “Black Smoke”) … Continue reading

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SONG OF THE DAY Ben von Wildenhaus II – The Knife Thrower I

Hailing from Seattle, WA, guitarist/vocalist/multi-instrumentalist Ben Von Wildenhaus has been labelled as “one of the best loopmusic performers around”, and if you haven’t heard him yet, prepare for just about anything really! His sound wanders the realms of psych’y surf … Continue reading

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SONG OF THE DAY Los Pirañas – Lambada de Oceania, Africa y America (eran un solo continente)

Described as “retro-futurism at its finest”, Columbia’s Los Pirañas are a band who are not afraid to experiment, in fact, they simply thrive on it! Fusing South American rhythms and sonics (including cumbia, champeta, tropicalia, salsa, and more) with Avant … Continue reading

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SONG OF THE DAY Os Barbapapas – DooWooDooWoo

“…….a wondrous trip propelling us into outer space, to a lyrically unmanned space station where instrumental needles pierce the membrane of our planetary horizon, making way for a holistic psychedelic experience of our world….” Otherworldly realms await and in the … Continue reading

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