Friday, 23 September 2022

Vieux Farka Touré & Khruangbin / Ali

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Khruangbin and Vieux Farka Touré have announced a new collaborative album. Ali is in honor of Vieux’s late father Ali Farka Touré; the artists recreate and pay homage to his work across the new album. It’s out September 23 via Dead Oceans.

“I want this album to convey love,” Vieux Farka Touré said in a statement. “It is about the love that Ali brought into the world. It is about the love that I have for him and that Khruangbin has for his music. It is about pouring your love into something old to make it new again.”

Khruangbin added: “We made this album to honor Ali’s life and body of work. We hope this collaboration enlightens more people to Ali’s musical legacy.”


 

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Thursday, 22 September 2022

Bonobo / ATK

 Κάνω κατσαπ σε όσα συνέβησαν όσο έλειπα.

 

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Thursday, 18 August 2022

always centered at night, moby, Aynzli Jones / medusa

 Πρώτη κυκλοφορία για τη νεά δισκογραφική του Moby.


 

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Wednesday, 10 August 2022

Groundation / One Rock

 

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Sunday, 7 August 2022

Dreamies (Usa,1974) / Auralgraphic Entertainment

 

 Inspired by the aural collage of the Beatles' "Revolution Number 9," as well as the musique concrete of composers such as John Cage and Terry Riley and Bob Dylan's conscientious rock lyricism, Bill Holt quit his straight job in 1972 to follow his musical muse, hoarding various electronic gadgets and an acoustic guitar and holing up in his basement. He emerged a year later with Dreamies, one of the finest pieces of experimental pop from the era. Unlike the Beatles' White Album collage, though, the pair of sidelong, 26-minute epics -- "Program Ten" and "Program Eleven" (as if progressing directly from "Revolution Number 9") -- that Holt created were much more than symbolic representations of the chaotic times. At its heart, the album is a blend of folk and pop/rock, and in many respects, Dreamies fits in with the singer/songwriter scene that flowered in the early '70s. Instead of relying simply on the juxtapositions of his sound samples to impart subjective meanings, Holt composed lovely, downhearted melodies (very much recalling John Lennon) and trippy lyrics as a jumping-off point for each collage and then let acoustic guitar guide them through the gauntlet of sound. In fact, "Program Ten" is a combination of two identifiable songs, "Sunday Morning Song" and "The User," the two melodies weaving in and out of the cacophony of noise-crickets, atmospheric sounds, a John Kennedy speech, NASA chatter, news reports, glass breaking, a thunderstorm, sports broadcasts, and gunfire while a synthesizer spits out spacey alien sounds or cuts like a kettle whistle, and an ominous bassline oscillates beneath it all. "Program Eleven" exchanges that white noise for airport sounds, creepy Sgt. Pepper-style chants that bubble up from beneath the single melody fragment ("Going for a Ride"), game show catch phrases, and popping corn. Of the two pieces, "Program Ten" is the more socially charged commentary, setting the innocent recollections of youth -- the sounds of summer and nature -- against the misanthropic confusion of war and politics to powerful effect. "Program Eleven" is more psychedelically eerie and haunting, aurally dense, and thick with bad vibes, but wonderful nonetheless. The spoken samples are mostly more buried in the background and difficult to make out. It adds both intrigue and mystery to the piece, a foreboding end to what began optimistically. The music, in other words, ingeniously mirrored the sort of evolution of consciousness that was so much a part of the era. Dreamies went virtually unheard when it was released, perhaps because it was the antithesis of commercial rock at the time, but, despite its grounding in the ambiance and issues of the '60s, it still sounds outstanding decades after the fact.

Kutiman / My Everything

 10 Οκτωβρίου το άλμπουμ.


Saturday, 18 June 2022

Plastikman & Chilly Gonzales / Consumed In Key

 Turbo Recordings presents its grandest achievement yet, a reimagining of Plastikman’s 1998 magnum opus ‘Consumed’, TRANSFORMED as a new collaborative composition between original artist Richie Hawtin and sad musical genius Chilly Gonzales… This is the story of an album three decades in the making, brought into the world by Executive Producer & co-visionary Tiga.

‘Consumed in Key’ is born of the obsessive love of a timeless work of art, an obsessive fascination untempered by fearful reverence. It is the result of a 30-year cycle of musical evolution and inspiration, a touch of Canadian kismet (all three are from Canada) and artists finding common ground where others would see none.

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tstewart / elysian

 tstewart is the instrumental and electronic project of Travis Stewart – multi-instrumentalist and electronic music producer, whose long list of credits include Azealia Banks, A$AP Ferg and Arca. He’s widely known for his project Machinedrum (Ninja Tune), beats-heavy, glitch/pop-fused electronica. As an alter-ego to Machinedrum, tstewart is his personal and introspective side, embodying his instrumental and organic sound world. 

 

 

  

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Zola Blood / Black Blossom

 Δεύτερο LP. 

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Friday, 17 June 2022

Clinton Fearon / Breaking News

 Καλή ρέγκε να γουστάρεις. Δίνει πόνο απ'το '69 και τους Γκλαντιέιτορς ο Κλιντον. Εδώ με γαλλική υποστήριξη.


 

  

  

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