Another release lost with the demise of Musica Excentrica (the label’s release of live recordings of Jessica Rylan, Kevin Drumm and Joe Colley is posted here). A few of the tracks (vignettes, really) are somewhat saccharine, most are simple, and a handful are gems. The albums starts strong with subtly rhythmic synths breaking into the […]
Somehow still incredibly rare, as Vincent Over The Sink seems to have developed a bit of a cult following, 22 Coloured Bull Terriers walks a fine line between pop and avantgarde, clarity and obscurity, composition and jam-session. I can’t offer much more on the group than already written by Shaun Prescott over at Cyclic Defrost, […]
Highlife, sure, but I challenge you to find a more danceable album from 1980s South Africa and environs. Fast bass lines, droning accordion chords, consistent chanting choruses, punchy drums; it verges on straight funk. For some history on Puseletso Seema & Tau Ea Linare themselves, I encourage you to head over to Allmusic (otherwise, unfortunately, […]
From the label:
“Aggressive loop music based on sounds from photographic equipment and african field recordings. Besides being an early-Reich cheap imitation, ‘lagodelnulla’ is an Italian expression (roughly translated as ‘lakeofnothingness’) found in an old Banda-Ngao lullaby (Central Africa, early ’60s). An ‘objet trouvé’ elevated as social commentary by the author. Volume encouraged.”
Alessandro Brivio’s seminal release, […]
Originally a digital release by Musica Excentrica, this became unavailable when the label folded in October of 2008. Noise-laden tracks by three of the United States’ heavy-weights (though Rylan appears to have ceased producing music since), each recorded live at Club DOM (take care in what you search for) in Moscow on November 13, 2006.