[Music] Lalić – I Do Not Deserve This Catharsis

Z Tapes always produces charming, simple surprises.  This one comes in the form of Australian/Serbian troupe Lalić, whose album reminds me of what demos of early Railway Children, Movement-era New Order and maybe something a tape collection inside the Postcard Records post box might sound like.  Worthy.

[Music] Vainoras and the altar of the drill – Life​,​Love​,​Doomjazz

The more I hear doomjazz artists, the more enthralled I become with the genre.  It sounds as though jazz-noir combines well with a nearly ambient aesthetic.  Our latest case-in-point are the Australian group Vainoras and the altar of the drill.  This release appeared out of nowhere last night, and it has had my ears perked […]

[Music] Rainbow Chan – Long Vacation

Rainbow Chan released what has to be one of the most freakishly charming releases I’ve heard in a while.  Think of someone as innovative as Björk, but far more experimental.  From her Bandcamp website: Rainbow’s latest EP Long Vacation singlehandedly places her among the most innovative composers and musicians on the scene right now. More […]

[Music] A Brief Introduction to Melbourne’s Jazz and Soul Scene — Bandcamp Daily

https://bandcamp.com/EmbeddedPlayer/v=2/track=3575127210/album=4264786822/size=large/bgcol=ffffff/linkcol=0687f5/tracklist=false/artwork=small/ A new compilation showcases some of the city’s exciting new talent. via A Brief Introduction to Melbourne’s Jazz and Soul Scene — Bandcamp Daily

[Music] Kismet – Love Will Tear Us Apart

Every time I go to Skopje, there is always someone who asks why on Earth I’d bother to come and stay such long periods of time in what they feel is an insignificant city in the heart of the Balkans. You can thank this song, the disc it came on, and a friendship with Gorazd […]