It’s a Bird (1930s)

Something I stumbled across today and which everyone should have a look at. Strange, technically incredible for the ’30s and the product of a wonderful mind.

Humberto Luis Schenone : ‘Um Perto’, A Percussion Trip

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Humberto Luis Schenone – ‘Um Perto’, A Percussion Trip (Clinical Archives)

Not sure if it’s the trendy, hip and happening circles I tend to move in or just the nature of the Creative Commons scene but this album has turned out to be a bit of a rarity amongst my recent explorations. Not because it’s particularly radical or extraordinary but compared to the Rock, Electronica and billion different variations of Dance which are floating around out there this album full of slightly ethereal but technically grounded percussion music is a nice change. It’s basically a guy with a load of drums and things you can hit doing what he does best, drumming (amazingly enough…) Continue reading “Humberto Luis Schenone : ‘Um Perto’, A Percussion Trip”