It’s not often that I run into some charming music out of Afghanistan. Sahar Sahra is one of the country’s biggest stars currently.
Saniboj Žugić is a composer of electroacoustic music who hailed from Zagreb, Croatia, then part of Yugoslavia.
Another treasure from Reddit, it turns out that Libaaxyada Maaweeliska Banaadir (Banaadir Entertainment Lions) was a theater group from Mogadishu who mixed talented veterans with burgeoning new talent from the late 1970s to the early 1980s, before everything went to Hell. For more on the story of Libaaxyada Maaweeliska Banaadir, check out this blog post […]
This came as a nice surprise while checking out some fuzz-laden garage tracks on Reddit today. As it turns out, Bango also have this available via Bandcamp. BANGO-BANGO by GROOVIE RECORDS
Many thanks to my friend, Guðmundur, who has a keen eye for important articles like this.
The Cabaret Voltaire, where Dada was launched 100 years ago to an unsuspecting public. Zürich, Switzerland, celebrates the centenary anniversary of Dada’s birth, and The Independent covers the event here.
I first came across the name of Swiss painter Adolf Wölfli thanks to a tribute album recorded by SPK leader Graeme Revell. It would be my first introduction into the world of Art Brut, or Outsider Art. The video is a quick synopsis of his work in Greek.
Cranioclast were from Hagen, Germany, and were one of the most interesting of the German cassette label projects I used to collect. They ventured into making a couple of vinyl records and CDs, but then disappeared into the ether. They’re a group crying out for a reissue campaign, definitely.
The Netherlands is blessed with some of the most amazing performance venues in the world, if you like improv or World Music. It’s time I consider a long visit. ‘Music doesn’t exist. At most it’s an illusion’. – Misha Mengelberg PINTOTONICS n+1 is very pleased to announce 2 signature sets by Ada Rave/solo reeds + […]
Björk seemed to be peaking when she recorded this track for her 2011 album, Vespertine. If you’ve ever had the chance to hear this in 5.1 Surround Sound, it’s a delight to the ears.