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
(alternative rock, progressive rock, experimental)
Quick pitch: A song about finding purpose and direction in life, that blends guitars, percussion, synths, brass, keyboards, woodwind…. Great blend of alternative with progressive rock with a healthy dose of experimentation….
(kraut rock, new wave, ethereal)
Quick pitch: An excellent ambient elctronic remix by Domus, to Katharina Nuttall’s ‘Inspired by John Keats’…. Ethereal beauty!
(experimental, noise, avant-garde)
Quick pitch: mirrored fatality introduce us to their very own sonic universe, and this one is among their most avant-garde, dadaistic, sonic creations to date….. A beyond “Beyond Boundaries” treasure!
(glitch, experimental, idm)
Quick pitch: Judging by this stunning, glitch, idm odyssey, Disektor could be described as the “Moroccan Autechre”….
(“noir pop”, dream pop, lo-fi rock)
Quick pitch: A captivating, song, almost hauntingly ethereal, by Dakota Blue, that answers the esoteric question: “do you ever feel like taking a vacation from yourself? sometimes we need to try on a new disguise, so when we look into the mirror we can say to our reflection”: “dang man, i don’t even know you.” Such a gem!
(comedy, alternative rock)
Quick pitch: Motihari Brigade’s song “We Are The Germs” imagines the cartoon microscopic war going on right now within your diseased immune system. Reminded us a bit of Butthole Surfers’ ‘Goofy’s Concern’!
(post punk, new wave, electro)
Quick pitch: Back to the twisted side of 80s, with the Finnish act Obi Blanche, and their abstract, post punk/new wave electro masterpiece ‘kry4m3’….
(idm, experimental electronic)
Quick pitch: Swiss producer Oli Kuster’s latest release is out on Everest Records, and is a transcendent experimental, idm anthem, with gradual build-up, and elusive sound design!
(contemporary r&b, jungle)
Quick pitch: AUGUST is an artist who dares experiment and knows no barrier between genres; Her song ‘Falling’ is among those rare jewels, in which r&b is genuinely mixed with dark jungle to the optimum result. That’s why LDD loves her!
French Horn Rebellion x Stalking Gia x Cimafunk
(afro cuban, deep house)
Quick pitch: Brooklyn’s “delightfully bizarre” (Vice) brother-duo, French Horn Rebellion, is back with their first single in three years, This time, it’s a scorching collaboration with “Afro-Cuban funk sensation,” (People Magazine) Cimafunk, and New York City-based songstress/siren/platinum-selling songwriter, Stalking Gia, called ‘Ya Llegué.’