Zoran Simjanović – Grlom u Jagode

Zoran Simjanović was a film music composer, film music editor and soundtrack composer from Serbia in the Former Yugoslavia.  While talking with my girlfriend, we discussed the passing of actor Branko Cvejić, and she made mention that he starred in the TV series Grlom u Jagode.  The soundtrack was quite popular in its day, and …

Lezet – Tactile

Our dear friends at Kalamine Records have surprised me with yet another fine release.  This album comes from the project Lezet, which is the working name of my friend Igor Jovanović. It is fair to say that this is true experimental music, or perhaps it’s better to call this sound art.  The album is, as …

Igra Staklenih Perli – Igra Staklenih Perli

Igra Staklenih Perli were one of the greater monster progressive/psychedelic rock bands to come out of Yugoslavia (the band themselves were Serbian) during the late 1970s and early 1980s, and though some of their work could be seen as taking cues from legendary western groups like Pink Floyd, I hear elements of Can, Hawkwind, Jimi …

Amid The Ruins 1453 – Dyerwave Trilogy (All Dyerwave Tracks)

Dyerwave is a stand-alone genre sitting inside of synth-wave, which has produced a number of appealing artists who bring 1980s visual imagery and marry it to dystopian visions of the future.  The artist responsible for this release, Amid The Ruins 1453 is a Serbian composer and fellow Orthodox Christian who has expressed admiration for philosopher, …

Gruvi & CVTKVC – Pandora EP

It looks like Colombia has a rich techno scene, and the record label Psicodelica are spearheading it.  Gruvi seem to be based in Romania, and produce a very rich, bass-heavy minimal techno sound.  It is both dubby and danceable, and the B-track is even more stripped down with a remix by Serbian DJ CVTKVC.