I first came across the name of Swiss painter Adolf Wölfli thanks to a tribute album recorded by SPK leader Graeme Revell. It would be my first introduction into the world of Art Brut, or Outsider Art. The video is a quick synopsis of his work in Greek.
Cranioclast were from Hagen, Germany, and were one of the most interesting of the German cassette label projects I used to collect. They ventured into making a couple of vinyl records and CDs, but then disappeared into the ether. They’re a group crying out for a reissue campaign, definitely.
The Netherlands is blessed with some of the most amazing performance venues in the world, if you like improv or World Music. It’s time I consider a long visit. ‘Music doesn’t exist. At most it’s an illusion’. – Misha Mengelberg PINTOTONICS n+1 is very pleased to announce 2 signature sets by Ada Rave/solo reeds + […]
Björk seemed to be peaking when she recorded this track for her 2011 album, Vespertine. If you’ve ever had the chance to hear this in 5.1 Surround Sound, it’s a delight to the ears.