Various Artists – That Sounds Greek To Me | Apr 27 | Muses & Sirens

First, a debt of thanks goes to Dimitris Tsironis who took the time to send me this compilation for review.  His label, 1tracktape, is doing a great service exposing Greek experimental and avant-garde music to the world, and the quality of this compilation is superb.  What’s more, the label is unique in that it releases …

The Beatles – Julia

The Beatles offer up one of the most loving tributes to a mother ever written in the rock format.  A Lennon-McCartney classic, and a bit of a cleansing after seeing such hateful garbage on both Twitter and Instagram regarding mothers today.

Various Artists – Anthology Of Experimental Music From China

I don’t do top-ten lists, and I don’t ever plan on doing that in the future, but things can change at any moment.  Still, if I had to nominate a favorite record label at this moment, there’s no doubt it would be Italy’s Unexplained Sounds Group.  Each compilation is a tour guide of experimental music …

IO – ∀LICE

I have a particularly strong attraction to Porto Alegre, Brazil.  I have a few friends from there, one in particular who was a charmer, and it seems that everything from jazz to progressive rock seems to do well there. This is the breeding ground of IO, a visual artist, scenographer, fashion designer, performer and musician …

Štefanec feat. Legrand – Eternity

Perhaps a new genre of music has commenced with this release – that of monastery synth, rather than dungeon synth.  Though there is little information available on either Štefanec or Legrand, Kalamine Records provides some notes via their Bandcamp site here: Štefanec and Legrand (Croatia) started their collaboration back in 2017. After two years, they …