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Sunday Selection: Dravier, Nérija,Kit Sebastian, Xen, Leonie Pernet

From Seattle here are two amazing drone / ambient releases by Dravier, that remind of early 2000´s high wolf or ducktails experimental electronics. Hypnotic,music to meditate to, a slow grower. * From Brazil here´s a contemporary psych – rock band … Continue reading

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Old Pine Tree

– a late summer mixtape – Last week I got a package from Californians´ Gnome Life Records with the fantastic new record by Little Wings called ” People” and a tape by Fountainsun. So here´s a mixtape with some melancholic … Continue reading

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“Dance of the Subaltern”: Amirtha Kidambi´s Elder Ones

Northern Spy released recently “From Untruth”, the second LP by Amirtha Kidambi´s Ensemble Elder Ones  after the 2016 CD only release “Holy Science”. These 4 Tracks are called: eat the rich / dance of the subaltern / decolonize the mind / from … Continue reading

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Have you heard the latest news from Neptune ? – A Summer Mixtape

A Summer mixtape starting with folk & singer songwriter tunes continuing with more reggae, soul & uptempo songs ending with a sun ra track, the title is taken from – all cuts from vinyl – enjoy ! Diane Denoir & … Continue reading

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Whitey on the Moon – a Black Spiritual Jazz Mixtape & South African´s “Spaza” Release

Inspired by the recent long awaited reissues of Horace Tapscott and Abdullah Sami, this is my second spiritual jazz mixtape – the first one you´ll find here: https://soundcloud.com/joe-le-taxi/linsurrection-qui-vient-or-brother-malcolm-a-revolutionary-spiritual-jazz-mixtape This time the focus is on black political jazz, mostly from the … Continue reading

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Kukushka – An Eastern European Mixtape

In early spring, I travelled through the baltic states and was thrilled by the landscape, the spirit with its mix of post-modernity and tradition. In the national library of Riga there was an amazing exhibition about the alternative music scene … Continue reading

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Beyond the Valley of Ultrahits – Two Richard Youngs Mixtapes

A short compendium into the amazing world of Glasgows experimental songwriter Richard Youngs, who releases since more than 30 years incredible albums mostly under the radar. (Pt.1.)Thoughts of Collapsing Stars Tracklist: The World Is Silence In Your Head (making paper, … Continue reading

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