After Natasha Khan covered Helelyos under her new Sexwitch project, I became aware of the Pomegranades compilation of Persian psych and funk where the original song can be found. It is so much better than the 2015 cover!
I’ve been listening to Haley Fohr’s Circuit des Yeux project for a while, in particular her 2015 album In Plain Speech (via Thrill Jockey). The New York Times’ Ben Ratliff has described her as “a bit folk, a bit Nina Simone, a bit loud-minimalism.”
The instrumental of the first half of Do The Dishes sounds glaringly like Thai luk thung music. Love it!
Have some Zam-rock on Monday afternoon!
I don’t want no ice cream love, no, that’s too cold for me! My love is warmer than a chocolate fudge!
Some oldie dub by Owen Knibbs aka Ista!
Hiroshima is an Asian-American fusion band formed in 1974.
Their debut album from 1979, the self-titled Hiroshima, contained the single “Roomful of Mirrors,” which caught the ear of the “easy-listening” community.
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.
Hear the South London rapper Bonkaz’s breakthrough single We Run The Block!
Field Works Vol. 1 is a 4-track-EP featuring artists Baris K, Valentin Stip, Volkan Akin and Tim Karbon. The idea is to produce inimalistic grooves over organic soundscapes.
Preview the result here.
Vox Populi is an independent record label established in 2014 in Berlin, Germany.
Our mission is to explore electronic music without the restricted boundaries of genre. Founded by Frederic Scharf, a swiss-born Anthropologist whose intrigue in music was brought on by his recognition that music is the universal language. Vox Populi exists to deliver just that, the ‘voice of the people’, sharing our material with a broad audience and supporting the creativity of our talent. We believe in promoting our artists visions and helping to inspire new innovative ways to create electronic music. Our goal is to travel near and far to find hidden treasures and people who share our vision around the world.
Read more on their homepage.
Inoffensive new music from Floating Points.
‘Silhouettes’ is comprised of music from ’Silhouettes (I, II & III) which is taken from the forthcoming album, ‘Elaenia’, released on 6th November 2015 via Pluto in the UK & Rest of World, Luaka Bop in USA, Inertia in Australia and Beatink in Japan.