Raja Kirik - Phantasmagoria of Jathilan (Yes No Wave Music)
The Phantasmagoria of Jahtilan
is a music performance by Raja Kirik in collaboration with singer Silir Wangi and performer Ari Dwianto. This project investigate the Jathilan horse dance, a folk trance dance popular in Java, Indonesia, as a way of regaining strength despite defeat. Jathilan is an acronym of "Jarane jan tjil-thilan", which translates to a horse that dances irregularly.
Sote & Mazdak - Forsaken Clouds (Zabte Sote)
This new release from Zabte Sote presents a four-pieces collaboration between Mazdak Khamda (acoustic music composition) and Ata 'Sote' Ebtekar (electronic music composition).
Svitlana Nianio & Tom James Scott - Eye of the Sea (Skire)
Recorded in correspondence throughout a calamitous and uncertain 2020, “Eye of the Sea" is a collaborative record made by Tom James Scott of the United Kingdom and Svitlana Nianio of Ukraine. Active since the late 1980s, Nianio has released a treasure trove of diverse and beguiling music under her own name, as a member of the legendary Ukrainian experimental unit Cukor Bila Smerť, and in collaboration with the late musician and instrument maker Oleksandr Yurchenko. For his part, Scott has steadily published solo recordings since the mid aughts on labels such as Bo’Weavil, Students of Decay, and Where to Now?, and worked often in collaboration with kindred spirits like Andrew Chalk and Timo Van Lujik.
The Man from Atlantis with Camila Nebbia and Simo Laihonen - Blues for Archie Shepp (Ramble Records)
The Man from Atlantis (TMFA) is the signature of Michael Sill, the head of the Australian, Melbourne-based imprint Ramble Records, producer and a guitarist-vocalist playing folk, country, blues, punk American primitive guitar, Indian classical, psych and free jazz.
Tony Buck - Environmental Studies (Room40)
An incredibly dense matrix of interwoven voices and layers, each occupying and exploiting a unique space within the fabric of the sound-environment, co-existing to slowly reveal themselves in multiple interconnected relationships. Each voice devised to represent the instruments most resonant voice, claiming a unique location in the massed sonic field, not only in terms of register, timbre or rhythmic density, but also in relation to the unique and most sonorous characteristic inherent in each instrumental sound-source itself.