Tasos Stamou - Balkan Express (Akuphone)
Contrarily to the rest of Tasos Stamou’s experimental discography, the musician’s latest album Balkan Express
has a more obscure electro-folk approach. It consists of seven pieces, all recorded with seven different vintage electric keyboards from Stamou’s own collection, blended with oriental acoustic solos.
TelepathiX, Steve Marsh - IncognitO (eMERGENCY heARTS)
is a recent collaborative release between TelepathiX and Steve Marsh, out on the Austin based record label eMERGENCY heARTS, an anarchist-run indie collaborative music media project feat. postpunk, electronic, darkwave, industrial, EBM, noise, ambient, trance, techno-hiphop, minimalism and more.
The Master Musicians of Jajouka led by Bachir Attar - Jajouka Between The Mountains (Real Worlds Records)
Passed down through generations of the same family, the Attars, their trance music is as complex and melodic as it is spiritual and healing. Delivered on instruments including lira (flute), gaita (oboe), guimbri (bass lute) and drums beaten with hands and sticks, it is intensively practised and often played all night.
Todesangst Ausstehen - LP 12" Autumn'20 (Zamzam Records)
Out on the French imprint Zamzam Records, this new album from Todesangst Ausstehen was composed and played during summer 2020 and it comprises four psychedelic neo-tribal pieces.
Wael Alkak - Live (Radio Khiyaban)
Wael Alkak is a Syrian musician based in Paris. He is a composer and electronic music producer who trained in classical knowledge at the Conservatory of Damascus. After studying classical percussion, he joined the Syrian National symphonic Orchestra and various collectives of musicians engaged in everything from jazz, funk, "oriental," and arabic classical music. Based in Paris since 2012, he tours in France and Europe with his band Neshama and his solo electronic music project, Wael Alkak Live.
Wanderwelle - Black Clouds Above The Bows (Imprec)
Black Clouds Above The Bows
consists of electro-acoustic threnodies for an environment at risk. Wailing odes express and examine the destructive activity of intensifying storm systems that are enhanced by the climate crisis. First-hand experiences with coastal damage and meetings with local maritime experts on the subject inspired the artists to compose this album.
Zemi17 - Gamelatron Bidadari (The Bunker New York)
The Gamelatron is many things; one could call it a sculpture, a multimodal installation, an instrument, a robot, a feat of engineering, a vision—and it is all these things. More importantly, though, it is a concept sustained by Aaron Taylor Kuffner, aka Zemi17, whose Gamelatrons are "sound producing kinetic sculptures" designed to create an immersive, visceral experience for the listener. Not a small feat, and yet the ambitions of Zemi17 are absolutely realized in this long-standing project, culminating now in his third release for The Bunker NY: Gamelatron Bidadari