Peru had their version of the Kinks during the middle-to-late 1960s. Los York’s are given the reissue treatment thanks to Peru’s reissue label repsychled.
Ian Nagoski of Canary Records has released yet another gem! This one is a compilation of really great pop singers from female pop singers from Hong Kong, Taiwan and Singapore.
Awesome Tapes From Africa is lucky to have an owner who has a deep passion for the music he puts out. PopMatters.com lets Awesome head honcho Brian Shimkovitz hold court. It’s worth checking out Brian’s blog which started his interest in African music.
Here’s a bit of light pop music from Latvia made for a relaxing day. The artists, Edgars Zveja and Valentīna Butāne, both came from conservatory backgrounds in what was then the Latvian S.S.R.
The King of Jump Blues, Louis Jordan, is giving me a very nice suggestion as to what I should be doing this evening. Cod it is!
Another debt of thanks is owed to the good Al Clark, who posted this treasure on another account. Martin Hannett is known as the producer who brought the best out of so many bands from Factory Records. He put together this paean to English musique concrete composer Delia Derbyshire, who did wonders for the BBC’s …
Pierre Henry, legendary pioneer in the field of musique concrète, passed away today. He was 89. More to come on his passing shortly.
Another classic podcast by Adam Kvasnica, who spins timeless weird Iranian grooves.
No need to gush over this, as Ostinato Records’ Bandcamp site tells the story beautifully: In 1988, on the eve of a two decade civil war, Somalia’s authoritarian ruler Siad Barre launched punishing air strikes on the north of the country, known today as Somaliland, in response to agitations for independence. The bombing leveled the …
Slovakia’s Adam Kvasnica produces my favorite serious of podcasts. He’s a crate diver par excellence. Consider following him if you want to be exposed to all sorts of strange finds.