Wednesday, July 19, 2017

Phurpa

Phurpa are a Russian group who use overtone chanting to create a pre-Buddhist Tibetan ritualistic music.

Or to put it another way, it's a bunch of dudes in black robes growling.



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Tuesday, July 11, 2017

Jan Jelinek - Prime Time

Jan Jelinek has released music under a variety of different aliases (Farben and Gramm to name a couple).

Under his own name his predominantly released glitch techno. But on this EP from 2012 Jelinek goes for something different: a sound collage of different samples and audio snippets.


Sunday, July 9, 2017

Herbie Mann - Stone Flute

Jazz flutist Herbie Mann had a lot of pop hits over his career. But on Stone Flute there's more of a progressive vibe like he's playing the quieter moments of Miles' Bitches Brew.


Saturday, July 8, 2017

Don Cherry - Organic Music Society

Don Cherry was always one of the most adventurous musicians throughout his career. During the 1970s he started to explore African, Middle Eastern and Asian music. And one of the best examples of this genre fusion can be heard on Organic Music Society.


Wednesday, July 5, 2017

Aural Holograms

Finnish ambient droners specialising in highly atmospheric soundscapes.

Listening to them is like eavesdropping on an ancient ritual.




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Sunday, July 2, 2017

Abul Mogard

Abul Mogard only started making music after he retired from his job working in a factory.

The songs that he created on his homemade instruments were a way of recreating the sounds that he had become used to hearing throughout his working life.

Mogard's pieces are typically gentle, electronic, tonal washes with warm, slowly evolving melodies.



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Thursday, June 29, 2017

Verstarker

Forty-five minutes of instrumental space-rock motorik. Turn on, tune in, and enter the groove.