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[Music] Steve Jansen & Claudio Chianura – Kinoapparatom


It’s hard to believe this release was recorded 20 years ago, as it has a healthy freshness to the material.  Former drummer of the new wave band Japan Steve Jansen collaborates with keyboardist Claudio Chianura and is ably supported by guitarist Roberto Zorzi and synth player Piero Chianura.  The work is a collaboration where the quartet improvise to the Dziga Vertov film Man With A Movie Camera [German: Kinoapparatom], a classic of Soviet filmmaking.

In places, it sounds similar to Industrial noise; in others, like a more playful version of Rock-In-Opposition.  It’s a solid release, though I wonder if there is live footage of this performance available.

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[Music] Abquexa – Steep


2019 is off to a flying start!

Several of my favorite musicians and/or composers are quite actively broadening their catalogs, and our old friend, Abquexa (among his many aliases) has returned to the blog with a disc that could be described as ‘avant-pop’.  The tunes fit the normal song structure, but the weirdness in each track makes for very intriguing listening.

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[Music] 36 – Hollow

36 (pronounced three-six) are an ambient drone band based out of the United Kingdom. Heavy duty music for headphones, not quite Eno-esque, but it resides more along the post-rock side of the spectrum.

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[Music] (Petroglyph457) December Nightskies and Øystein Jørgensen – Tsunami — petroglyph music

via (Petroglyph457) December Nightskies and Øystein Jørgensen – Tsunami — petroglyph music

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[Music] dagshenma – Y

THIS is good techno – something wild and experimental, not cheap ‘ploink ploink’ rubbish.  Thanks to Praveer Bea for posting this on his Facebook page.

For more on dagshenma, do to their Bandcamp page or Tumblr site.

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[Music] Tablet Sleep – Inversion

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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 balance of electronic music, mixing elements of psychedelic music and drum & bass, a touch of IDM, all the while keeping everything sounding balanced and rhythmic. Something worth pursuing.

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[Music] Else Marie Pade – Etude I (1962)

Though she wasn’t quite as famous as David Bowie, Lemmy or Glenn Frey, Else Marie Pade’s loss does damage to the electroacoustic community, as she had collaborated with some of the field’s giants. RIP.

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[Podcast] post-globalcast 022

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Post-globalcast 022 by Postglobal on Mixcloud

Macedonia’s finest podcast for experimental music, courtesy of Toni Dimitrov.

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[Music] Fred Lorca – Sonic Gringo

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Imagine if DAF discovered cumbias in the 1980s with lo-fi equipment, but made up for it with a high, hazy, nearly psychedelic level of energy? Friends, I give you Fred Lorca, a composer originally from Argentina who had been residing in Spain for some years, and is, perhaps, once again residing in the Southern Cone.

This album isn’t imbued with kitschiness like, say, Señor Coconut. Think Yello, as this has a driving, danceable rhythm while maintaining its focus. That doesn’t mean it’s all serious, as there are small, cheeky interludes, and a feeling of a gang-land soundtrack in these rhythms.

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[Music] Boris Tihomirov – Elektronnyi Budilnik (Electronic Alarm-Clock)

There’s something incredibly cheesy about this track, but it has the same charm that ‘Popcorn’ did in its heyday. As usual with these artists, there’s nothing I can find in English on Boris Tihomirov. Any information about him, of course, would be wonderful.