It’s a crying shame that Belarusian Rock-In-Opposition-influenced band Rational Diet is no more. For my taste, they had carried the torch first illumined by bands such as Art Zoyd, Univers Zero and Henry Cow.
Miguel Alzerreka is a vibraphonist from Mexico. I came across him thanks to a newsletter from Museo Tamayo, one of Mexico’s best centers for art, music and culture. Miguel also has a Soundcloud page worth exploring.
https://bandcamp.com/EmbeddedPlayer/album=2306542159/size=large/bgcol=ffffff/linkcol=0687f5/transparent=true/ I’m extremely pleased to announce the new release of Croatia’s best experimental bassist, Jurica Jelić! He hails from Knin, and produces a mélange of genres, mixing classical, post-punk, and Slavic paganism as his bass influences.
Something tranquil, bordering on New Age and ethereal music, from Spain’s Bosques De Mi Mente.
A very pleasant surprise from this obscure Dutch band. I’m not sure if Influenza has a website, but former member of the band Peng Øffe, is the man responsible for posting this nugget.
I’m no connoisseur of hip-hop music, but Jurassic 5, Los Angeles’ finest in my opinion, makes me want to learn more about the interesting parts of the genre.
Oi Va Voi are a World Music band out of England who explore Sephardic and Yiddish traditional music, twisting it up into something fresh.