Fine Kraut from the Swiss project F.G. Experimental Laboratory, the alias of organist Fredy Guye.
Another smooth, mellow, and intricate gem, courtesy of Lakshminarayana Shankar, the Indian-born violinist, in collaboration with some of the best sidemen on the ECM roster, like Garbarek, Hussain and Gurtu.
Bulgarian pianist Milcho Leviev came to my attention about 20 years ago via the Los Angeles record label MA Recordings, a high-end label. I was floored by the quality of his playing, and wondered why he didn’t receive more attention in the US than he has. Bassist Dave Holland needs little introduction, as he has […]
There’s something incredibly cheesy about this track, but it has the same charm that ‘Popcorn’ did in its heyday. As usual with these artists, there’s nothing I can find in English on Boris Tihomirov. Any information about him, of course, would be wonderful.
A novel idea! I never thought to look for podcasts via Youtube, but it makes perfect sense. Samuli Kemppi is a Finnish techno artists unafraid to experiment with electronic music under his own name rather than under a heap of aliases. He’s also a DJ for Basso Radio, and this podcast gives a good demonstration […]
For years, I had a crush on Róisín Murphy, singer of Moloko. That ended, to a degree, when she went solo, as little she’s done since Moloko’s breakup has moved me as much as this material did (and still does).
Grupa Marina Škrgatića are one of a score of magnificent groups which came out of the former Yugoslavia who produced music of ridiculously high quality. As usual, there’s little information in English about the band, so it’s best to use Chrome or Firefox and see if you can translate this.