A killer work from Ray Stephen Oche, thanks to my online friend PBK, whose own music is rather tasteful. For more on this trumpeter, check out this entry at OKAfrica.com.
I love scouring the Internet precisely because I run into treasures like these. Uzbekistan is not the first name one would think of when discussing progressive rock. The Central Asian republic is far away from any of the traditional power centers like the United Kingdom, Germany, Italy or the United States. It is several time […]
Italy is full of awesome genres of movies, from the arty (think Federico Fellini) to the trashy (think Tinto Brass). None have captured the American psyche, however, the way Spaghetti Westerns have. Many thanks to Best Movies By Farr for posting this synopsis of Italy’s finest American export.
I am ever-grateful for having friends who turn me onto new, weird, freaky stuff daily. I’m in awe of such people who can hip me to something rather amazing, like this group from Germany. Hippie-folk at its finest, with a rocking edge. For more on Teller Bunte Knete, check out their Wikipedia profile.
Vinyl’s resurgance is a cause for celebration. I’m even considering investing in an audiophile-quality turntable to enjoy choice slabs of plastic on cold nights like this evening’s (okay, by California standards!). Endgadget reports that Fat Possum Records has decided to invest in their own plant to satisfy demand. From the article: Jack White and his […]
Icelandic composer Jóhann Jóhannsson sends us off to dreamland with a cut from the album Fordlandia.
The purpose of my blog is to cover a mass of information as orderly as possible, though it’s proving difficult (though pleasurable) to do. One of those bits of information I like to pass on is the existence of other blogs and zines who are more specific in scope. Art Rockin’ was started by Salim […]