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
(jazz, improvisation music, cinematic)
Quick pitch: Integral part of a collection of improvised pieces of music that, after recording, are processed and re-produced with atmospheric sounds and a few other instruments
(jazz, ambient, contemporary music)
Quick pitch: A song that creates its own, unique sound-sphere, with a confusing urgency and pull, inspired by classical, contemporary and ambient music.
(dark electro, industrial)
Quick pitch: A curious blend of electronica and industrial styles, including (legal) voice audio samples, “straight from the 80s”…
(post rock, minimal electronic, shoegaze)
Quick pitch: Slow, ambientish, down-tempo intro with choral field recordings that builds up to a shoegaze-y outro…
Quick pitch: ‘The Cottage’ is a powerful progression from his debut project, ‘Ambedo’ which was commissioned by BBC Arts & Arts Council England, exploring mental health disorders and conditions and through the lens of musical dissonance, harmony and transition.
Quick pitch: A swinging “Moose Allison-like”-like groove combined with a choir singing a bible text about Jesus’ crucifixion on Calvary. A kind of dramatic rip off on Monty Pythons Life of Brian
Quick pitch: Inspired by early 70s Miles Davis, Brian Eno’s ideas on ‘composer as gardener’ and cerebral palsy YouTube drummer ‘Spack in the Box’ whose YouTube channel the upcoming EP is named after. A kaleidoscope of outer sounds that will seep into your brain…
(jazz, dixieland, ‘brass band’)
Quick pitch: The Kammerer OrKöster is an Austrian-German sextet that oscillates stylistically between modern jazz, New Orleans Dixieland band and local brass-orchestra.
Quick pitch: Swedish Thomas Backman once again, tries to challenge the boundaries of his music. Is this jazz? Indie rock? Our answer this is dope music for open-minded listeners!
(electro-acoustic, experimental, noise)
Quick pitch: Flowing between early electronics, electroacoustic sounds, noise and soundscapes…