Posts in tag

experimental music


Album review: UNKNOWN ME – ‘BISHINTAI’: a delightful, candy-coloured ambient trip

Read More

WITH the first stirrings of regular gig-going just beginning to make itself felt, a welcome return of one of the things that really makes life bearable, lovers of the leftfield in and around the capital, take note that sui generis musician Daniel O’Sullivan – whose career to date has taken in everything from the deep …

BISHINTAI is a delightful album, candy-colour bright, beamed from some offworld where fantastic cuboid furniture and hanging egg chairs are the norm; it will add a little brain-clearing wasabi to the most humdrum and dun day. If you’ve ever swooned for the Sushi 3003 and 4004 compilations; for Air at their most “Sexy Boy” cosmic and and most especially definitely, the bright retro-futurism of The Gentle People – then boy, is this album ever for you

YOU QUITE possibly haven’t come across UNKNOWN ME, a Japanese collective with a very particularly glimmering, space-age approach to the the business of ambience; in fact, if their moniker is anything to go by, maybe even they haven’t. But if trippy electronic sound is your bag, and it oughta be, then perhaps now is an …

The music promoter and community arts organisation Tse Tse Fly Middle East will be making its London debut at IKLECTIK on Saturday 9th September. The night will feature a curated selection of experimental films, a Q&A with Tse Tse Fly founder Simon Coates and live performances from Kareem Samara (pictured), Dushume and Sonic Imperfections affiliates …

After releasing two albums post-rock outfit Stems are still in the process of honing their craft but with their latest release entitled Severance the band have certainly created something very impressive. At just three tracks Severance features a plethora of musical ideas all focusing around the fundamental post rock sound. Citing influences from bands such as God …

Original Hawkwind Saxophonist and flautist Nik Turner recently joined Seattle-based experimental jazz ensemble Flame Tree (Dennis Rea on guitar, Paul “PK” Kemmish on bass, and Jack Gold-Molina on drums) for an unexpected way-out album of improvisation and freaky free form adventure. Jack Gold-Molina, who played in Spectral Waves with Dennis Rea, in the autumn of …