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The Slow Music Movement Radio Show #49
So the latest show for the Danish downtempo mafia, Music For Dreams is live. It's a wobbly ride as usual through the electro-acoustic universe, where glitch meets folk and nature meets the machines. We also throw in a bit of Balearic niceness, cosmic funk, jazzed up dub and the right sort of noise..
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A few thoughts on a few things:
Drifting, Almost Falling Interview
This is the first in a series of interviews with other music reviewers, bloggers and online magazines that I follow with interest, in an effort to help spread awareness of the poor, unpaid/underpaid, overworked music obsessives shining light into the shadows of the music margins and who provide an essential alternative to the mainstream, largely big indie and major label obsessed media. Please say hello to Drifting, Almost Falling and his horizontal blog of delights.
It's a new age of New Age
A brief essay on the history of New Age music from its 60's counter cultural roots to the mood playlists of today. I also have a pop at modern living, neo-liberalism & throw in an overly simplistic solution for good measure.
What is Folk Music?
Thoughts on the history of Folk Music & its various subgenres
What is Slow Music?
Who are we to say? But here are a few suggestions anyway.
Release of the Day
This Tomotsugu Nakamura LP for Laaps is a perfect week starter. Cutting up fragments of sound recordings, gentle guitar and softly played piano, he then elegantly glitches them back together in this minimal electro-acoustic gem.
Find more of our daily recommendations here
We've got a growing collection of eclectic, esoteric and very listenable playlists over on Apple Music, Youtube, Spotify, Soundcloud & Deezer.
Here's our latest update - It's a Slow World:
A laid back selection of globla grooves.