[Music] The Ed Palermo Big Band – Eddy Loves Frank

  Judging by the quality of the music and the fact that this is Ed Palermo’s third full-length album dedicated to Frank Zappa’s avant-big-band interpretations, I think that the album title is apropos.  Eddy does indeed loves Frank!  From his Bandcamp site: Ed and his amazing 16 piece band (+ guests) return with his third […]

[Music] Maurice Louca – Elephantine

Maurice Louca is a 36-year-old composer and guitarist/pianist from Cairo, Egypt.  This work, a co-release by the labels Northern Spy and Sub Rosa Records is his masterpiece; a composition sitting on the apex of psychedelic progressive rock, modern classical, jazz and shaabi music.  Really swinging listening.  From his Bandcamp website: On Elephantine, his new Northern […]

[Music] The Sensational Guitars of Dan and Dale – Batman and Robin

I defer to weird music historian Irwin Chusid’s notes on this rather magnificent Sun Ra-related release: This is not a Sun Ra album, nor does it sound like a Sun Ra album—but Sun Ra and various members of his Arkestra are on it. This 1966 budget-label project was an attempt by producer Tom Wilson (1931–1978) […]

[Video] Tuure Ara ja Dallapé-Orkesteri – Yksi Ruusu On Kasvanut Laaksossa

From progressive rock to atmospheric prog-metal to minimal techno, Finns place a creative spin on everything. Thanks to the Dallape30 channel on Youtube, I get to sample everything from big-band to tango from Finland during the 30s and 40s. Here is Tuure Ara (in Finnish, sorry) and the Dallapé-Orkesteri from a track done in 1942.

[Podcast] A Miscellany of Tasteful Music – December 29, 2014

https://www.mixcloud.com/widget/iframe/?feed=http%3A%2F%2Fwww.mixcloud.com%2Frutwo%2Fa-miscellany-of-tasteful-music-december-29-2014%2F&embed_uuid=1e594da7-e825-4dc7-ad9b-a8fcaae6ddb8&replace=0&hide_cover=1&embed_type=widget_standard&hide_tracklist=1 A Miscellany of Tasteful Music – December 29, 2014 by Rudy Carrera on Mixcloud It’s been awhile, but here’s the final podcast of the year! The track listing is as follows: 1. Peter Fox – Alles Neu 2. Hilarion Nguema – Gabon Pays De Joie 3. The Chambers Brothers – Time Has Come Today […]