A debt of thanks for our friends at La Ruleta Rusa Radio Program in Spain for around 7 hours of David Bowie-related programming! http://www.ivoox.com/player_ej_10266262_4_1.html?c1=ff6600 http://www.ivoox.com/player_ej_10266325_4_1.html?c1=ff6600 http://www.ivoox.com/player_ej_10266387_4_1.html?c1=ff6600
https://bandcamp.com/EmbeddedPlayer/album=2970047014/size=large/bgcol=ffffff/linkcol=0687f5/transparent=true/ Fake Plastic Heads hail from Munich, Germany, but their sound brings together a disparate blend of styles. There’s little else out there which blends electronic music genres so well.
Clarinetist Louis Sclavis was one of my first exposures to this kind of music. It was through a magazine that included a free CD that I first heard his music, and I’ve remained mesmerized ever since.
Sigizmund Krzhizhanovsky is a Russian-Ukrainian writer of Polish descent whose works compares favorably to the Argentine polymath Jorge Luis Borges. After picking up two of his works, I can see why. This article, from The Paris Review, is a great way to be introduced to his life and the themes of his work.
David Bowie, Brian Eno, Philip Glass, all remixed by Aphex Twin. As collaborative efforts go, it doesn’t get much better than this.
Here’s some Latin Jazz and copla to sway the day away, courtesy of Buika, a singer from Palma de Mallorca, Spain with Equatoguinean roots.
https://bandcamp.com/EmbeddedPlayer/album=3764073896/size=large/bgcol=ffffff/linkcol=0687f5/transparent=true/ As if I don’t have a number of interesting reasons to visit Russia. The Day Of Life Forgotten is an independent net label operating, it seems, out of Moscow (though if it’s not the case, I’ll update the post). This release, by my friend Alexei Serebreikov under his monicker Скрижали сна, is a great […]