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


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”

Faren Khan : Faren Khan


Faren Khan – Faren Khan (Jamendo)

Another old timey album today, released in March of 2008 ‘Faren Khan’ offers yet more proof that I’m about as cutting edge as a very un-cutting thing, a sponge perhaps, or a blunt rock. Anyway, the practice of reviewing stuff which is at least vaguely new only half counts with CC music, especially when you come across something which stands out from the usual in some way, which this, rather entertainingly, does. Continue reading “Faren Khan : Faren Khan”