MDOU MOCTAR – Live on KEXP

Mahamadou Souleymane (born c. 1984 or 1986), known professionally as Mdou Moctar (also M.dou Mouktar), is a Tuareg songwriter and musician based in Agadez, Niger who performs modern adaptations of Tuareg guitar music. He first gained notice through a trading network of cellphones and memory cards in West Africa. He has released five solo albums … Continuar lendo MDOU MOCTAR – Live on KEXP

VLADIMIR BOZAR ‘N’ ZE SHERAF ORKESTÄR – Panzoni Pasta

In 2003, musicians of the French tribute band to Frank Zappa called "The Children of invention" decided to create a new band playing personal compositions. They first called the project Sheraf and then decided to develop a formation. In the beginning, the project was instrumental but when first few tracks were written they quickly decided … Continuar lendo VLADIMIR BOZAR ‘N’ ZE SHERAF ORKESTÄR – Panzoni Pasta

TEKE TEKE: Full Live Performance on KEXP at Home

TEKE::TEKE is a 7 piece band featuring a Shinobue (traditional Japanese Bamboo flute), a Taisho Koto and a trombone alongside fuzzy guitars and a rhythm section to create a sound reminiscent of 1960’s – 70’s era psychedelic Japanese soundtracks, while remaining undeniably modern and punk. Their debut album entitled ‘Shirushi’ (or ‘signs of great changes … Continuar lendo TEKE TEKE: Full Live Performance on KEXP at Home

The Air-Conditioned Nightmare – HERMIT THE FRAUD

I always knew that these California acoustic covers weren't really going to work. Here's further proof. You may notice that I threw a bit of reverb on the audio track in post. Stop noticing that. Don't judge me. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=uMf3GqVWY-Y Inside of me todayThere is no oneOnly asteroids and empty spaceA waste…They're looking through the windows … Continuar lendo The Air-Conditioned Nightmare – HERMIT THE FRAUD

Meow (midi demo) – ESTRADASPHERE

Hear how the original midi demo (w/ a few guitars too) of Estradasphere's "The Terrible Beautypower of Meow" sounded. If you haven't heard the original, please listen to that first (it's better!). - Tim Smolens, Estradasphere / High Castle Teleorkestra https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=yXi4eFzT5XU Final album version: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=t3YEEqhUcn4

HIGH CASTLE TELEORKESTRA [HCT] – Kickstarter for Band Launch (2021)

For those who know and appreciate Estradasphere's music, some very good news: High Castle Teleorkestra is a fresh collaborative project — a music ensemble — formed of 3 Estradasphere members (Tim Smolens on bass, Dave Murray on drums, Timba Harris on violins), 2 former Mr. Bungle members (Bär McKinnon on sax, Danny Heifetz on drums), … Continuar lendo HIGH CASTLE TELEORKESTRA [HCT] – Kickstarter for Band Launch (2021)

Bugs Bunny (live) – LOS BITCHOS

Surf music com um sabor latino, o rock instrumental irresistível de Los Bitchos, grupo britânico composto só de garotas (que poderiam muito bem ser colombianas) Elas têm o dom da boa repetição (ainda mais sem a voz, cantando), das variações envolventes sobre os mesmos temas ou motivos. Aliás, as melodias e os arranjos, a sonoridade, … Continuar lendo Bugs Bunny (live) – LOS BITCHOS

The Air-Conditioned Nightmare (Köln, 2000) – MR. BUNGLE

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=wcrmBXkLiCI Mr. Bungle's The Air Conditioned Nightmare live in Köln (Germany) 18 August, 2000. Inside of me todayThere is no oneOnly asteroids and empty spaceA waste…They're looking through the windows at me…Get me out of this air-conditioned nightmareRots your brain just like a catchy tune, yeahYou will hate life more than life hates youHappiness is … Continuar lendo The Air-Conditioned Nightmare (Köln, 2000) – MR. BUNGLE

Book T: Waves of Blood (live) – SECRET CHIEFS

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=tCyV-BUIMlc Secret Chiefs 3 August 17, 1998 @ Slims. San Francisco, CA. USA. Band Line Up: Danny Heifetz: DrumsPhil Franklin: PercussionJohn Wayne Law: BassBär McKinnon: KeyboardsEyvind Kang: ViolinTrey Spruance: Guitar