Powell – Insomniac

The notorious Insomniac! Powell > Big Black.

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Younger Brother – All I Want

Younger Brother is an English electronic duo. Their debut album A Flock of Bleeps was released in 2003, followed by The Last Days of Gravity in 2007 and Vaccine in 2011.
According to Wikipedia, after making a remix for a charity record, Simon Posford (Shpongle, Hallucinogen) and Benji Vaughan (Prometheus) decided to come together in the studio to create their own type of electronic music that has been described as “unclassifiable.”

All I Want is a 9-minute trip off their 2007 album The Last Days Of Gravity.

Prince Buju – In The War

Prince Buju (Aduko Saabo) is a good friend with King Ayisoba. Like him, he plays the kologo – a lute made of two nylon strings, gourd resonator and a wooden neck. He mainly sings in Frafra language.

I find this upbeat music from northern Ghana a real treat!

Listen to this live performance of In The War from his 2015 album We Are in the War.

Released by Amsterdam-based Makkum Records.

Sexwitch – Helelyos

Natasha Khan (aka Bat For Lashes) is back with a set of folk and psych covers, produced by Dan Carey and backed by Brighton noisemakers TOY under the name Sexwitch.

Tracklisting:

1. Ghoroobaa Ghashangan (Iran)
2. Ha Howa Ha Howa (Morocco)
3. Helelyos (Iran)
4. Kassidat El Hakka (Morocco)
5. War In Peace (North America)
6. Lam Plearn Kiew Bao (Thailand)

Nikolaienko – Under The Integral

Ukrainian sound artist Dmytro Nikolaienko is releasing The Sounds Of Pseudoscience on June 26 by Graphical Recordings and Nikolaienko’s own Muscut label. The album is pitched as “a tribute to early-electronics’ golden era” and “intended to sound like a library soundtrack for a scientific documentary that does not exist”. The video for Under The Integral adheres nicely to the retro-science theme.