"Harmolodics is the term Coleman coined to describe his music and his philosophy of life. He decided to do a short film about Harmolodics. A few artists were in enlisted, including Lou Reed, Thurston Moore, Yoko Ono and dancer Wunmi Olaiya. He made a short film to go out to journalists as part of the press kit for his album Tone Dialing."
"aka Gianluigi Gasparetti has been an avid music collector since his childhood. He started his own music experiments in 1995, with a basic instrumentation, trying to explore the shores of deep space-ambient. This album -- Spirals of Time -- has been voted as one of the best ambient albums of all times. Oophoi uses traditional instruments as synths and sampling machines, but also singing bowls, flutes, special percussions (woodchimes, stones, shells, crystal chimes) and processed voices; all his music is recorded using analog-only devices in The Kiva, his studio, which used to be a stall in a XV Century stone country house in the hills of central Italy - discogs"
Soundwalk Collective is Stephan Crasneanscki, Simone Merli. The sound of Himalayan winds, sacred mantras and water rippling in the holy river Ganges, invite us to Peradam, the transcendent new album Peradam that takes as its entry point RENÉ DAUMAL’s early 1940s novel Mount Analogue: a Novel of Symbolically Authentic Non-Euclidean Adventures in Mountain Climbing, in which the French writer, critic and poet mapped a metaphysical journey to “the ultimate symbolic mountain” in search of meaning. In it, Daumal introduced the idea of the “peradam”, a rare, crystalline stone – harbouring profound truths – that is only visible to seekers on a true spiritual path. Recorded in the Nanda Devi mountain, Rishikesh, Varanasi, Kingdom of Lo (Upper Mustang), Electric Lady Studios in New York, Eastside Sound in New York, Les Studios Saint Germain in Paris, Sakha Studio in Berlin. See link for more.
Described by some as Chicago’s spiritual jazz shaman. He is a multi-percussionist, band-leader, vocalist, composer, conductor and educator, who has been at the forefront of the unceasingly creative avant-garde jazz scene in Chicago and beyond for over 4 decades. he's performed & recorded with many familiars, including Pharoah Sanders, Archie Shepp, David Murray, Billy Bang, Lester Bowie, Nina Simone and Stevie Wonder -- discogs Kahil El'Zabar: drums/ earth drum/ cajon/ kalimba/ voice; Corey Wilkes: trumpet/ spirit bowls/ percussion; Justin Dillard: keyboards/ percussion; Isaiah Collier: tenor and soprano sax/ reeds/ percussion
"Born in Andros, Bahamas, in 1910, Spence was the son of a pastor. He got his start in music as a teenager playing in his great-uncle Tony Spence's band. After leaving school he worked as a sponge fisher, stonemason, and carpenter, and as a crop cutter in the United States. This is one of the earliest recordnigs, made on his porch by the folk musicologist Samuel Charters, in 1958. Charters initially thought that Spence's guitar playing was the work of two players duelling American musicians, including Taj Mahal, the Grateful Dead, Ry Cooder, Catfish Keith, Woody Mann, and Olu Dara, as well as the British guitarist John Renbourn, were influenced by and have recorded variations of his arrangements - wiki"
"Myhill is an interesting UK multi-instrumentalist. Look him up on YouTube and you'll find an extremely broad range of offerings, from Sex Sells, to Rollertech, to this collection of solos he plays on assorted instruments. "
"Warrior is one of 33 artist featured on this compilation. She is a french dj and producer whose sets fly between techno, dark techno, EBM and a little touch of hardcore. She used to make music in three different bands : Mansfield. TYA, Sexy Sushi and KOMPROMAT. - internet machine"
"Marling is a British folksinger/songwriter who won 2011 Brit Award for Best Female Solo Artist. It seems she may be stepping back from her music career - as of 2020, Marling is enrolled in a master's degree program in psychoanalysis. In February 2023, Marling announced, via Instagram, that she has given birth to a daughter."
"Cats Under the Stars is the only studio album by the Jerry Garcia Band. Released in 1978 on Arista Records, the album was the first release by the group, which was a long-running side project of Grateful Dead singer and guitarist Jerry Garcia"
The band was formed in March 2006. The musicians (see link) came from a different music backgrounds and spheres of interest, resulting in unique fusion sound of divergent music genres. At first they “jammed” in garage owned by Aleksander Luković best friend Ivona Vovković. The name stands for The Freshly Amputated Arm of Satriani (legendary American guitarist, Joe Satriani). - wiki
"Recorded at Electric Lady Studios in NY, around the corner from Patti's place in SoHo. This is her sixth studio album, produced just after was the deaths of many of Smith's close friends and peers, including her husband Fred _Sonic_ Smith, her brother Todd, Robert Mapplethorpe, Richard Sohl and Kurt Cobain, with whom Smith had sympathized. In addition to this, Gone Again also features the last studio performance of Jeff Buckley, released before his death less than a year later. "
"1967 hit recorded by James & Bobby Purify. Foster Emerson Sylvers was orn in Mephis on February 25, 1962. He's a singer, songwriter, record producer, and multi-instrumentalist. He is best known for being a member of the family act The Sylvers and his hit single _Misdemeanor_."