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The Slow Music Movement Radio Show #51
So the latest show for the Danish downtempo mafia, Music For Dreams is live. From cosmic American to Celtic folk, Balearic bits, Japanese pop and killer new jazz fusions via all sorts of weird and wobbly wonders.
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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
Not content with putting out 6 releases a year of ambient/ electro-acoustic/neo-classical mutations, Ojerum's older beat led excursions are currently being excavated by Opal Tapes. A wonderful collection of slightly sombre, sonic artefacts.
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 playlist - Ambient House:
House for the house, not the dancefloor. As the dance industry is devastated by Covid-19 and currently on life support, with recovery unsure, is Ambient the future of House music?