The Jorge Arana Trio is an instrumental group from the United States. They draw from noiserock, jazz, serial music, soundtracks, punk, and world music and have, in their own words, played with their share of “weirdo bands”. Their latest album “Oso” is available on Bandcamp now.
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Fourteen artists from all around the world collaborated with each other to make some music. The twist is they did it without knowing who they where collaborating with. They just sent AFA their unfinished songs, and they assigned those songs to other artists to finish it. The resulting album is now available as a free download. It’s fun!
Busto Power Trio is a London based noir-spy-experimental band. They have just released their first EP “The Deal”.
In their own words: “Music for a surreal, twisted, perverted spy movie that will -hopefully- never be shot. It tells a short detective story gone completely wrong by using surfish, noir, jazzy sounds. It’s music for villains. “The Deal” is a love letter to all those all those smoky, dark movies we love.”
This one’s actually for your eyes too: The Haggish Moue is a two girl band based in London and Stockholm. They describe themselves as “A modern wonderland”. We can’t argue with that.
Mitchel Davidovitz writes: “I recorded 34 hours of TV, the average amount an American watches per week, and made over 6,500 photographs of actual television screens. The result is a multimedia piece including a 6-movement musical composition, a visual piece, and a research paper that is now available for free to the public”.
Check out the project here.
“Ghosts” by Florence based The Vickers is, in their own words, “a kaleidoscopic collection of songs, a twisty and colourful journey through the lights and shades of the modern life”. And who are we to disagree? “Ghosts” will be officialy released on March 28th on Black Candy Records.
“Monsters Of Surf” is a new surf compilation available now digitally and coming out on CD on February 18th from DingDong Records. The album compiles 22 tracks by surf bands from North America, South America, and Europe and focusses on the heavier, more progressive, fringe, and experimental surf being created today. Get it while it’s hot.