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

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)

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)

HIGH CASTLE TELEORKESTRA – The Egg That Never Opened: Radio Free Albemuth part. 1 (2022)

HCT's brand new debut album, out now (2022). https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=nHxIr7hhMcU 1.The Egg That Never Opened2.Ich Bin's3.The Aramchek Accusation4.Valisystem A5.At Last He Will6.The Days of Blue Jeans Were Gone7.Diagnosing Johnny8.Placentia9.Klawpeels: Mission Checkup10.Mutual Hazard Line-upChris Bogen - guitars, keyboards, lap steel (1,4,7,9), melodica (2), noise collages (1, 5, 8, 9)Stian Carstensen - accordion, pedal steel (1,2,4,9), vocals (1),… Continue lendo HIGH CASTLE TELEORKESTRA – The Egg That Never Opened: Radio Free Albemuth part. 1 (2022)

POLYPHIA – Bach Concerto No. 1 in D Minor

Polyphia is a 4 piece instrumental act from Texas, USA. They first achieved mainstream success when the guitar play-through of "Impassion", from their EP Inspire, went viral on YouTube. Since then, the band's popularity has grown and they have shared the stage with progressive metalcore artists such as Periphery, Between the Buried and Me, and… Continue lendo POLYPHIA – Bach Concerto No. 1 in D Minor

TUB RING – When The Crash Happened

Chicago based Tub Ring is not a band that can or should be easily categorized. Instead it's that exact quality that has made them such a following over the years. Formed in 1992 as a high school punk band, Tub Ring didn't take off until the addition of keyboard player Rob Kleiner, who was a… Continue lendo TUB RING – When The Crash Happened

THE MARS VOLTA – Live @ Lowlands Festival 2003

The Mars Volta is an American progressive rock band from El Paso, Texas, formed in 2001. The band's final live lineup consisted of Omar Rodríguez-López (guitar, producer, direction), Cedric Bixler-Zavala (vocals, lyrics), Juan Alderete (bass), Marcel Rodríguez-López (keyboards, percussion), and Deantoni Parks (drums). The band formed following the break-up of Rodríguez-López and Bixler-Zavala's previous band,… Continue lendo THE MARS VOLTA – Live @ Lowlands Festival 2003

TUB RING – Faster / Bite The Wax Tadpole

Tub Ring is a Chicago-based band formed in 1992 by Jason Fields, Kevin Gibson, Chris "Mouse" Blake, and Geoff Valker. After the passing of their manager, Lee Swanson in 1994, the band lineup changed and took form with the addition of keyboardist Rob Kleiner. Kleiner spent his teenage years following around the band Mr. Bungle.… Continue lendo TUB RING – Faster / Bite The Wax Tadpole

HIGH CASTLE TELEORKESTRA: A Genre-Defying Supergroup Unlike Anything You’ve Ever Heard (Or Imagined)

For those who fancy bands and musicians such as Mr. Bungle, Estradasphere, Secret Chiefs 3, Fantômas, Traun, Umlaut, Farmers Market, Atomic Ape/Red Fiction, John Zorn, among other musical specimens as exotic as they are sublime, High Castle Teleorkestra is a sure tip. If you’re not familiar with any of these names, allow us to introduce… Continue lendo HIGH CASTLE TELEORKESTRA: A Genre-Defying Supergroup Unlike Anything You’ve Ever Heard (Or Imagined)

ESTRADASPHERE – Fvll show | Live in Austin, Texas (2004)

Estradasphere was an American experimental band that originated in Santa Cruz, California, during the late 1990s. The band, which in its last incarnation was based in Seattle, consisted of six multi-instrumentalists from a variety of musical backgrounds trained in disciplines ranging from classical music and jazz to heavy metal. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=8o9LtwK_pyg Estradasphere were influenced by many… Continue lendo ESTRADASPHERE – Fvll show | Live in Austin, Texas (2004)