I really dig music we can call “oddballs”. Problem is, it still has to be good. And far too many oddballs just sound like randomness at work in the hands of an inexperienced producer.
I’ve collected two very dramatic and cinematic narratives for this double feature.
One Swedish duo that lives how they sound, and an American who shows me his post-apocalyptic organ. Continue reading Ittna, “Serpent” & Sunset Exotic, “Sunken”: Two exotic narratives
Double oddball feature! Here’s a couple of cool tracks that are a bit different than what I usually cover and are a bit hard to categorise. Plus, they both have an excess of pure ENERGY. Continue reading Yulio, “Amor” & Ok Tempo, “Robot Workers’ Union”: The scenic route
A new double feature! This time two tracks that both categorise themselves as “Leftfield Bass”. They are quite different in mood – but equally brim full of creativity.
Continue reading Ancona, “Chamber” and LSMarley, “Self”: Fascinating moments of creativity
The intro gives a fair warning: The hoover synth glides into the scene, first known from the massive ’91 rave hit “Dominator” by Human Resource. This is gonna be hard, dark and intense.
And it is. But not in an uptempo way – quite the contrary. Continue reading SHADES, “Two One Six”: The enemy within
I see a cyberpunk universe in this. An eclectic, steamy and dirty futuristic urban environment. If I were a movie director I’d ask Jonathan & co to make the soundtrack for my cyberpunk flick. Continue reading Jonathan Lim & Iterations, “Chase”: A cyberpunk love affair
I listen to a lot of music for this blog during a week in search for the gems. And sometimes I do worry if I am too lazy in the process.
Cause what about the kind of musicians that can’t be judged within a minute, but needs to grow on you?
Today I want to show you a track that could very well have been one of those I threw out of the window in my search for instant gratification. Continue reading Bels Lontano, “Tumbleweed”: The oddball we almost missed