My brother and I, and millions of boys and (especially) girls grew up with Duran Duran. That Cleopatra Records, undoubtedly the kings of the reissue scene, would release these demos done with former singer Andy Wickett comes as a pleasant surprise.
The Big Takeover Magazine has plenty of background information on this intriguing release, and do take the time to hear Girls On Film in a very raw, far less-polished but perfectly acceptable form.
Orthodox are a Spanish metal band who seem to be very comfortable straddling the line between doom metal and free-jazz. One piece, 27 minutes, of brutal skronk.
Awesome Tapes From Africa has been releasing some utterly amazing music from all over the Continent, but it got its start as a blog sharing tapes that would otherwise never have exposure in the West.
This particular tape features Moroccan Berber singer Aïcha Tachinwite (also transliterated as Tachinouite), a fine recording of disco-influenced Arabic music. The only issue with this tape will be trying to find a track listing. Otherwise, this is a gem.
LJERKE – Ljerke (Eilean, 2018) Ormai veterani della scena sperimentale olandese e protagonisti di innumerevoli collaborazioni (con Rutger Zuydervelt, Gareth Davis, in Piiptsjilling e The Alvaret Ensemble) i fratelli Jan e Romke Kleefstra hanno intrapreso in Ljerke un ambizioso progetto di improvvisazione che coinvolge trasversalmente linguaggi artistici e musicisti di estrazione affine. Accanto a loro […]
Music Won’t Save You is Italy’s finest post-rock blog.