Monthly archives: April, 2017

Dominik Strycharski – Flauto Dolphy

Dominik Strycharski – recorders (soprano in B, alto, tenor, bass) Straight Up and Down Gazzelloni Hat and Beard Duquillity 17 West Iron Man Sam & Sung Sam (48:11) Warszawa, 2017 Fundacja Słuchaj FSR003/2017 I don’t know about anywhere else in the world, but in England in the 70s, musical education in schools began with the…




Blood Quartet at Iklectik – UK Tour 2017

Mark Cunningham – trumpet, guitar Lluís Rueda – guitar, Korg MS-10 Kike Bela – bass, Korg MS-10, guitar Càndid Coll – drums, voice Blood Quartet are hard to categorise. Doomjazz? Kind of, but without any metal trappings. Noise? Lots of it but always contrasted with something elegant and delicate. Ambient? Surprisingly so, sometimes. And the…




The Near Death Ensemble at Magia Roja – a deeply satisfying trip

Marc Curcio – guitar Jordan Menossi – drums Santiago Arteaga – electric bass Andrea Turbo Barbiero – synths, vox, fx Giuliano Gius Cobelli – synths, trumpet (and various other musical toys) If you fancy a big bowl of alternative-free jazz-electronic-funk-psychedelic rock-world soup, look no further than Barcelona’s Near Death Ensemble. I’ve had a warm and…