STEPHANE GINSBURGH – For Bunita Marcus (Morton Feldman)

Bunita Marcus (born May 5, 1952) is an American composer. She began studying composition at the age of sixteen and worked in both electronic and instrumental mediums while at the University of Wisconsin. In 1981, she received a Ph.D. in Composition from the University at Buffalo, The State University of New York where she held… Continue lendo STEPHANE GINSBURGH – For Bunita Marcus (Morton Feldman)

OLIWOOD & TREVOR DUNN – Live in Bonn, Germany (2019)

Insane jazz by the extraordinary Berlin trio Oliwood, led by drummer Oliver (Oli) Steidle, featuring an equally extraordinary guest: American bassist Trevor Dunn, a reference figure in world music, with participation in groups such as Mr. Bungle, Melvins, Fantomas, Electric Masada by John Zorn and many others. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=cmeezLLMi1s Excerpt from 2nd set of the concert… Continue lendo OLIWOOD & TREVOR DUNN – Live in Bonn, Germany (2019)

Les Yeux Noirs – DJANGO REINHARDT / TCHAVOLO SCHMITT

“Dark Eyes” is a well-known Russian romance folk song. The lyrics were written by the Ukrainian poet and writer Yevhen Hrebinka. The first publication of the poem was in Hrebinka’s own Russian translation in Literaturnaya Gazeta in 1843. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Ua-MWLJvGvM https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=oF275_DXP1o

NILS CHEVILLE & THE DANSANT – Mohan Kushi

THE DANSANT est une formation rock composée de cinq musiciens issus d’horizons musicaux différents. Ils nous proposent ici un univers instrumental particulier né de l’adaptation des oeuvres de Nils CHEVILLE, compositeur et guitariste du projet. Ce rock « savant » allie de nombreuses ambiances sonores comme les musiques traditionnelles orientales ou sud américaines, électroniques et… Continue lendo NILS CHEVILLE & THE DANSANT – Mohan Kushi

EMMET COHEN & PATRICK BARTLEY – After You’ve Gone (live)

Multifaceted American jazz pianist and composer Emmet Cohen is in the vanguard of his generation's advancement of music and the related arts. A recognized prodigy, Cohen began Suzuki method piano instruction at age three, and his playing quickly became a mature melding of musicality, technique, and concept. Downbeat observed that his "nimble touch, measured stride… Continue lendo EMMET COHEN & PATRICK BARTLEY – After You’ve Gone (live)

STRANGE CHANGES – Baby’s First Coffin (The Dillinger Escape Plan’s cover)

Strange Changes are an experimental progressive rock band with funk and jazz influences. The Dillinger Escape Plan was an American metalcore band formed in 1997, by guitarist Ben Weinman, bassist Adam Doll, vocalist Dimitri Minakakis, and drummer Chris Pennie. The band's use of odd time signatures, polyrhythms and unconventional drum patterns became a staple of… Continue lendo STRANGE CHANGES – Baby’s First Coffin (The Dillinger Escape Plan’s cover)

EYVIND KANG – Taksim

Virginal Co-Ordinates (Ipecac, 2004), by violinist Eyvind Kang, offers a delightful musical excursion, traversing far-flung musical territory. Best known for his work alongside such avant-gardists as Laurie Anderson, John Zorn and Arto Lindsay, Kang composed Virginal Co-ordinates as a large ensemble piece for Bologna's Angelica festival, where it was performed by the Playground Ensemble augmented… Continue lendo EYVIND KANG – Taksim

EYVIND KANG – Grass Study

From Eyvind Kang's album Sonic Gnostic (2021) https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=HjLjJrd9_Ow A truly stunning piece of work, Eyvind Kang’s “Sonic Gnostic” radically bridges the worlds of minimal composition, rigorous experimentation, and improvised forms, in ways that locks Kang in the mind as one of America’s most original thinkers in the contemporary landscape of sound. Capturing Kang live on… Continue lendo EYVIND KANG – Grass Study

RUMI – I Am Drunk And You Are Insane | Buddha’s Lounge

Redefining the Musical Territory of Downtempo/Chill-Out/Lounge/Global Electronica The Buddha Lounge series has developed into one of the niftiest sources for downtempo/chill out tracks and its own brand of elegant electronica. Sequoia Records is dedicated to creating music to enlighten the mind, nourish the soul and celebrate life. For over 20 years the music of Sequoia… Continue lendo RUMI – I Am Drunk And You Are Insane | Buddha’s Lounge

STARAYA DEREVNYA & GALYA CHIKISS – Tangled Hands

Based in London and Tel-Aviv, Staraya Derevnya (Russian: Старая деревня, "Old village") is an experimental psychedelic band that has been active since 1994. It is named after the historic district of Saint Petersburg. The group's music style is self-defined as "krautfolk" and is characterised by free-form jams, hypnotic rhythmic patterns and an eclectic mix of… Continue lendo STARAYA DEREVNYA & GALYA CHIKISS – Tangled Hands