SECRET CHIEFS 3 – Masada (live in Ljubljana, 2018)

A musical Dream Team. Secret Chiefs 3 perform pieces from Malkhut and Xaphan. November 6th, 2018. The first tracks are kind of sloppy and the sound balance meant that Trey as inaudible for a lot of the gig, but magic happens later on. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=mjBwcIFHkSM Trey Spruance - GuitarsJason Schimmel - GuitarEyvind Kang - ViolinShanir Blumenkranz… Continue lendo SECRET CHIEFS 3 – Masada (live in Ljubljana, 2018)

EYVIND KANG – Plainlight

From the album Sonic Gnostic (2021). Eyvindur Kang (born 23 June 1971 in the United States) is an American composer and multi-instrumentalist. His primary instrument is viola, but has also performed on violin, tuba, keyboards and others. In addition to his solo work, Kang has worked extensively with Bill Frisell and John Zorn. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=F70m49DzFUo Eyvind… Continue lendo EYVIND KANG – Plainlight

TOMAHAWK – Live @ Eurockéennes, France (2003)

Tomahawk full concert - live @ Eurockéennes, Belfort, France (2003). The Eurockéennes de Belfort are one of France's largest rock music festivals. It takes place in a nature reserve beside Lac de Malsaucy Belfort. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=GbRLna_4uMg Tomahawk are: Duane Denison / John Stanier / Mike Patton / Kevin Rutmanis SETLIST: BirdsongFlashbackGod Hates a CowardWhen The Stars… Continue lendo TOMAHAWK – Live @ Eurockéennes, France (2003)

PRAXIS – Blast / War Machine Dub

Praxis is the name of an experimental rock project, led by producer/bassist Bill Laswell and featuring guitarist Buckethead and drummer Brain in nearly every incarnation of the band. The group worked with many other artists such as Serj Tankian from System of a Down, Iggy Pop, DXT and DJ Disk. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=IpvptU6lmvI&t=28s Bill Laswell initially used… Continue lendo PRAXIS – Blast / War Machine Dub

NURSE WITH WOUND – Two Shaves And A Shine

Nurse with Wound (abbreviated NWW) is the main recording name for British musician Steven Stapleton. Nurse with Wound was originally a band, formed in 1978 by Stapleton, John Fothergill and Heman Pathak. The band's work has explored genres such as industrial, noise, dark ambient, and drone. "Two shaves and a shine" is taken from An… Continue lendo NURSE WITH WOUND – Two Shaves And A Shine

CARDIACS – Obvious Identity (live)

Cardiacs have released five studio albums and two extended plays along with a number of singles, compilations, live albums and demos. The group was formed by brothers Jim and Tim Smith in 1977, under the name Cardiac Arrest, releasing a self-titled debut EP in 1979 and the demo album The Obvious Identity the following year.… Continue lendo CARDIACS – Obvious Identity (live)

The Surreal Origins of Primus | Les Claypool on Metallica Ties, Acid Trips, MTV Breakthrough

Primus is one of the most singular, weird and innovative bands in heavy music, which is why it's particularly incredible that they've reached the heights they have and continue to be one of the genre's most beloved acts. But how did they get there? https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Khw8Xz_CPdo Bassist-vocalist-mastermind Les Claypool walked us through the surreal origins of his funky… Continue lendo The Surreal Origins of Primus | Les Claypool on Metallica Ties, Acid Trips, MTV Breakthrough

ALAMAAILMAN VASARAT – Huuro Kolkko (2009)

Alamaailman Vasarat ("The Hammers of the Underworld") is an avant-garde Finnish musical group formed in 1997. Their music is influenced by European folk, klezmer, jazz and metal. The band's founder Jarno Sarkula (photo) died on 12 July 2020 in Portugal. Alamaailman Vasarat are: Jarno Sarkula (sopranino, soprano, alto, tenor, bass and contrabass saxophones, clarinet, contrabass… Continue lendo ALAMAAILMAN VASARAT – Huuro Kolkko (2009)

The Genius of Mr. Bungle

If you're listening to a Mr. Bungle song and you don't like it, wait 20 seconds and the song will change. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=CwJIW9ygqo8 Mr. Bungle is an American experimental rock band formed in Eureka, California in 1985. Having gone through many incarnations throughout their career, the band is best known for their experimental rock period. During… Continue lendo The Genius of Mr. Bungle

Faith No More Producer Matt Wallace Tells the Stories Behind the Albums

By Chris Steffen - AllMusic, August 17, 2015 When Faith No More returned with Sol Invictus earlier this year, they brought with them massive expectations based on their back catalog. The album ended up receiving wide acclaim, including our four-star review, in which AllMusic editor Mark Deming asserts that the album "truly adds to the strength of the group's legacy… Continue lendo Faith No More Producer Matt Wallace Tells the Stories Behind the Albums