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Experimental Music

  • New Musique Concrete – BOTHBOTH by Stuart Chalmers and see monsd

    Dave Wesley, September 25th 2019

    For those of you that follow my music production, you’ll know that I’m a big fan of experimental use of spoken word and low fidelity music collage. This release (by prolific experimental music artist Stuart Chalmers) is a perfect fit for my esoteric tastes. I hope you also enjoy it. BOTHBOTH by Stuart Chalmers See […]

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    • Library Music by Marcus Fjellström

      Dave Wesley, August 15th 2019

      This concept album from the late Marcus Fjellström honors “classic old music libraries used for TV and low budget movie productions in the 1960’s and 1970’s”. It’s unusual and refreshing, which is ironic given it’s dusty vintage tone. Definitely a lean back experience – where imaginary educational visuals dance across the visual cortex. Library Music […]

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      • Glenn Gould Gathering

        Dave Wesley, April 9th 2019

        Spotify’s recent recommendation for me to dig this new compilation of combined classical and experimental electronic mavericks is “spot” on.  (Sorry for that.) As my ears age, my listening tastes gravitate toward more minimal classical and solo instruments, along with experimental ambient and electronic music.  So, this release is a perfect storm for me. It’s […]

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        • Lo-fi Ambient Music From Thomas Fehlmann

          Dave Wesley, January 1st 2019

          The prolific and steadily relevant Thomas Fehlmann treads into ambient lo-fi territory with this very cool soundtrack release. Sincerely yours, Dave Wesley – Somewhere is northern Portugal.   1929 – Das Jahr Babylon by Thomas Fehlmann

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          • La Monte Young Marian Zazeela – The Black Album (1969)

            Dave Wesley, December 12th 2018

            Drone and lo-fi well before they were a thing. Best regards, Dave Wesley – Somewhere in Northern Portugal

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            • The Overload Subreddit – Left-field and Lo-fi House and Techno

              Dave Wesley, October 23rd 2018

              I’ve been really getting into Reddit lately as an alternative to the usual suspect social media outlets.  One of my favorite subreddits is The Overload, which describes itself as: “A sub for unconventional club music. Ebm, noise, house, lo-fi music, techno, hardware jams, acid, chicago house, detroit techno Labels like L.I.E.S, Hessle Audio, Raster Noton, […]

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              • Vicksburg.Glacier – Remixed Lo-fi Vintage Blues

                Dave Wesley, September 17th 2018

                With music production software is now ubiquitous and available to anyone with a smartphone, tablet, and/or PC, some amazing esoteric sub-sub-sub-genres and online communities have emerged that deserve attention (i.e. vaporwave, aestheic, simpsonwave, club bathroom remixes, and lo-fi anything, etc.).  As a producer, it’s all so very fascinating, especially given that my productions over the last […]

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                • Imprec Fundraiser Sale

                  Adas Butler, January 10th 2018

                  From Merzbow to Matmos, Acid Mothers Temple to William Basinski, Important Records has released some of the most vital artists working in electronic, experimental and noise forms. Now they’re having a clear-up to raise funds for a new office and have made a bunch of unique test pressings available, as well as exciting bundles of […]

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                  • Preston Field Audio – PFA

                    Adas Butler, November 10th 2017

                    Esoteric field recordings from the North of England. This one a soundtrack to a town. Dive in: “Following 2016’s Rhythm Tree Fell [concrete tapes], PFA sees Carl Brown redeploy for another full length offering, illustrating 4 scenes in 4 corners of Preston, Lancashire. The release is indebted to a sense of care, illustrated by the […]

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                    • Jan Jelinek’s “Temple Of Faitiche” Radio Shows

                      Dave Wesley, November 5th 2017

                      Saying that I’m an obsessive fan of Jan Jelinek (and his label Faitiche) is a huge understatement.  His participation in the invention of minimal techno, within the context of his own unique experimental music context, is a huge influence on me and my approach to music production. I’ve just discovered that Jan is producing radio […]

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