Cult Classic: Ryo Fukui- Mellow Dream. Ryo Fukui, who was born in Biratori, Hokkaido, in Japan, on the ‘1st’ of June 1948, was a late starter when it came to the piano and unlike most of the musicians he encountered during a career that spanned five decades, had never learnt to play the instrument as a […]RYO FUKUI-SCENERY AND MELLOW DREAM. — dereksmusicblog
For Immediate Release King Crimson’s The Elements 2020 Tour Box 2CD Now Available For Pre-order Release date September 4, 2020 All orders of $50 or more at the Schizoid Shop automatically receive a free ‘Islands’ mask This 2-CD history of King Crimson features many extracts and tracks appearing on CD for the first time, including […]King Crimson’s ‘The Elements 2020 Tour Box’ 2CD Now Available For Pre-order — Glass Onyon PR
When Chrissie Hynde heard Bob Dylan’s “Murder Most Foul,” the 17-minute elegy he had recorded about John F. Kennedy and surprise-released in late March, she was caught by surprise. “It really knocked me sideways,” she says “It’s so magnificent.” Like everyone, she was in what she describes as an “odd frame of mind” due to the pandemic-related lockdowns that had […]CHRISSIE HYNDE & JAMES WALBOURNE (The Pretenders) – ” Dylan Lockdown Series “ — The Fat Angel Sings
Thanks to our friends at A Closer Listen, a blog we wholeheartedly recommend reading. We’re back in business, though we ask that you expect few posts until September. By then, we will have finished our move to Brno, Czechia.
It’s rare that we encounter an album devoid of liner notes. We assume the moniker of the Portuguese artist is a pseudonym, as Google lists Txema González as a cycling masseur who died in Seville a decade ago. We feel on firmer footing with the title; insularum means island, while the cover and second track title refer to a […]Txema González ~ Insularum — a closer listen
Japanese industrial psychosis plows through the wastelands in the form of Dissecting Table’s “Between Life and Death.” We are fully on board for Ichiro Tsuji’s unique industrial art and have a blast digging into his post apocalyptic sounds. Hop into a flamethrower-equipped car and crank this dystopian masterpiece. Everyday is one more day of insanity.…Dissecting Table – Between Life and Death — NOISEXTRA
What do Frédéric Nogray, Lee Patterson and Pali Meursault (FANT^MS) have in common? All are fascinated with sounds that would normally remain unheard. Nogray specializes in industrial crucibles forged into singing bowls; Patterson prefers springs, motors and chemical reactions; Meursault focuses on failing neon light and other electromagnetic activity. Under natural circumstances, one might expect their […]FANT^MS ~ Roomtones — a closer listen
We had to take a hiatus due to some unforeseen personal issues popping up, but we’re happy to be back, starting with giving a nod to our colleagues at a closer listen who give us a taste of experimental composers Frédéric Nogray, Lee Patterson and Pali Meursault collaborating as FANT^MS.
Duke Ellington, Charlie Mingus, Max Roach-Money Jungle. Label: Blue Note Records. On Monday, September the ‘17th’ 1962, bassist Charles Mingus and drummer Max Roach made their way to Sound Makers Studio, in New York. The two friends were en route to a session where they would record an album with one of the giants of […]
Eleni Karaindrou τό 10 Music for the TV series based on the homonymous novel by M. Karagatsi Directed by Pigi Dimitrakopoulou Spiros Goumas bouzouki, baglamas, mandolin Kyriakos Gouventas violin Dinos Hadjiiordanou accordion Thomas Konstantinou guitar, mandolin Mimis Doutsoulis contrabass Vangelis Christopoulos oboe Nikos Ginos clarinet Stella Gadedi flute Maria Bildea harp Sergiou Nastaza violin Eleni […]
How can you go wrong with Steve Roach? His music gives such bliss.
A free (Name Your Own Price) for now download from Mr. Roach
This Place To Be centers in on a sweet spot of serenity with a sense of perfect weightlessness and contentment, nowhere else to be but here.
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After the run of concerts and the wide range of dynamic releases over the past few years, I am feeling deeply drawn towards a return to home and to my soul tone zone of pure immersion, deep atmospherics and textural healing. That is the best way to describe this work and the place I need to be.
Steve – May 27, 2016
Released May 27, 2016
So . . . sitting around in #QuaratineLife I downloaded this – and then began to tinker with it. I took 2 long sections of the composition, stretched them x…
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