Beyond Boundaries is a 10-track playlist aiming to feature 10 “out-of-the-box”, outstanding gems! Not exactly unclassified, but certainly unique and uncommon.
“Sound Explorer”: Christos Doukakis
William Soovik Grand Finale
(free jazz, experimental)
Quick pitch: A drone-y, psych-rock vibes experimental free jazz treat, which showcases Joel Fabiansson’s awesome guitar playing and Viktor Reuter’s huge bass sound.
Lullabies for Falling Empires
(neoclassical, contemporary music, post rock, cinematic)
Quick pitch: Take a Casio SK-1 sampling our keyboard player humming, add sub-bass, and lead melody on cello!
(lo-fi rock, experimental, jazz)
Quick pitch: Ancient echoplex guitars weave jazz lines across the stereo field. Lo-fi rock, ‘freak’ jazz treat!
(idm, kraut, electro)
Quick pitch: Setting the vibes from the 70s krautrock scene in a contemporary context of downtempo electro…
Quick pitch: Pure glitch-gasm by hungarian composer, musician, sound artist based in Berlin, Ákos Zságer-Varga (AKA Keurotin)…
Quick pitch: Based on samples from the classic film ‘Who framed Roger Rabbit’, it takes the listener into a trance-like journey through clever use of harmonic and rhythmic repetition, with tension gradually building, only to beautifully resolve to a soothing and satisfying end.
Quick pitch: An eerie blend of psychedelic guitars meeting cinematic landscapes, it features a haunting collaboration with jazz trumpeter Rob Songhurst.
Ang Fang Quartet
Quick pitch: A weird little instrumental piece written for a 1920s German silent film called “Faust”.
(electro-pop, experimental, industrial)
Quick pitch: A song about a dystopian future, about a robot that has become self aware. A hymn for all the young girls, LGBTQI, POC and anyone else that feels that society is constantly forcing them to fit into a box that they know they don’t belong in.
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(idm, electro, experimental)
Quick pitch: An idm number with an introspective, insular sound and breakbeat-style drumming from Eiji. “Big in Japan”!