Oaksenham are a progressive rock band formed in Yerevan, Armenia in 2001. It’s exceptionally good symphonic prog.
Friends and colleagues, if you are able to help out with setting up performances in Belgium, France or Poland, please contact Till Kniola of Auf Abwegen. His letter of request is printed below: dear drone list, sorry for the intrusion but maybe some of you can help/spread the word…. aufabwegen is bringing british experimental ambient …
Bradford Bailey at The Hum, a great blog for experimental music, writes on two releases from Die Schachtel, a record label out of Milan, Italy.
This has to be the release of 2017, as least as far as March! Our friends The Orchestra of Mirrored Reflections have graced our blog once before, in April of 2016 for a review of an incredible live performance in Odessa. The band return with a new, seven-track album which is as rich, dark and …
Olivier Messiaen was the giant of French contemporary classical music during the 20th Century, and drew his inspiration from things as disparate as Japanese ethnic music and his devotion to Roman Catholicism.
The death of a good friend in Wales keft me feeling stunned at the brevity of life. A bit of somber music is in order, and today’s slice is provided by the Norwegian neofolk band Wardruna.
Alexander Herzen was once about as popular as Dostoyevsky and Tolstoy, yet he drifted away into obscurity. Author Aileen M. Kelly attempts to rectify this with a biography of this muted Russian giant. Read more about the book here, courtesy of André van Loon, writing for The Berlin Review of Books.
Post-punk will never go away if bands like Ireland’s Girl Band have anything to say about it.
Though the New Zealand blog documenting psych-pop may be slowing down, its discoveries are preserved in a series of essential collections. via The Active Listener’s Compilations Showcase Psych From Around the World — Bandcamp Daily
This year will be anything but boring. Hüsker Dü helps to usher in 2017!