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Rob Thorne

Ten years into his profession, Māori musician Rob Thorne turned his back again on rock and roll when he was introduced towards the taonga pūoro or “singing treasures,” ancient tools carved from real wood, stone, gourds, bone tissue, and seashells, that traditionally held a robust cultural and religious significance for …

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Bokanté

Bokanté is a music group task founded by Snarky Puppy’s Michael Little league. He explains the audio of multi-cultural, multi-lingual, and multi-generational Bokanté like a “weird mix of Western African music, Delta blues, and Led Zeppelin and Caribbean kaladja (with lyrics in Creole and French).” The eight-piece ensemble contains Little …

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Big Walnuts Yonder

A collaboration between 4 celebrated figures in the independent music community, Big Walnuts Yonder is a gathering of the thoughts featuring bassist and vocalist Mike Watt (most widely known for his use the Minutemen as well as the Stooges), guitarist Nels Cline (of Wilco, the Geraldine Fibbers, as well as …

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Joey Agresta

The Burlington, Vermont music scene is no stranger to eccentric characters, particularly in the realm of lo-fi indie rock. Perhaps one of the most exclusive people to emerge out of this scene through the 2010s was Joey Agresta, better recognized to close friends and fellow music artists as Joey Pizza …

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Visible Cloaks

Portland, Oregon ambient duo Visible Cloaks began while the solo task of 1 Spencer Doran. He 1st found prominence this year 2010 along with his blend series Fairlights, Mallets and Bamboo, which he dug deep into cult, rare-groove Japanese ambient and modern from your ’80s. Beneath the titles Cloaks and …

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Shadow Band

A play on the word for an atmospheric sensation encircling solar eclipses, Darkness Band took its 21st hundred years neo-psychedelia as very much from Uk as American affects, using a post-Zombies swirl of guitars, vintage tips, tambourines, skillet flutes, and lingering smoke cigarettes. The group emerged together around primary songwriter …

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Oto Hiax

Oto Hiax is a cooperation between Uk electronic musicians Tag Clifford (Seefeel, Disjecta) and Scott Douglas Gordon (Loops Haunt). Their interact combines digital and electro-acoustic strategies, leading to visceral sonic explorations that sometimes lapse into abrasive rhythms. Their function can be anxious and unsettling, but there is also some playfulness …

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Once & Future Band

A consultant of Bay Region neo-psychedelia using a prog slant, Once & Upcoming Music group is a task by Joel Robinow (vocals/guitar/keyboards), Eli Eckert (bass/guitar/vocals), and Raj Ojha (drums/development). The close friends had already performed together in a number of other psych-rock clothes, including Drunk Equine, East Bay Grease, and …

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AZIZA

An adventurous jazz supergroup, Aziza features the abilities of tenor saxophonist Chris Potter, Western world African-born guitarist/vocalist Lionel Loueke, bassist Dave Holland, and drummer Eric Harland. Called after a mythological competition of marvelous beings from Western world Africa, Aziza emerged jointly in 2015. Independently, the members have got distinguished themselves …

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XAM Duo

XAM Duo initially began seeing that simply XAM, an shop for the electronic recordings of Hookworms member Matthew Benn. Motivated by the classic noises of Tangerine Wish, Kraftwerk, and various other electronic pioneers, beginning in 2014 he spent his downtime focusing on Hookworms music in 2014 and documented some monitors. …

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