Avant-garde 2L8 is post punk, pop, rock, hardcore, post rock and at the same time nothing like that — 2L8 is the project of K the Clown and a team of collaborators and musicians based in Thessaloniki, Northern Greece. Their music is rewarding, challenging and lurches deftly between emotional intimacy, ambition and uncompromising experimentation.
Ultra Bide’s avant-garde rock-psych-tinged punk vision has been spinning out of control since 1978. Based in New York in the late 80s and signed to Alternative Tentacles — Ultra Bide have been working out of Kyoto since 2003. This power-trio featuring twin basses and no guitar is made up of members Hide (Bass, Vocal), Chimaki […]
Mógil are a quartet hailing from Iceland and Belgium. The bandmembers are Heiða Árnadóttir (vocals), Ananta Roosens (violin), Joachim Badenhorst (clarinet/saxophone) and Hilmar Jensson (guitar). Their songs are all sung in Icelandic, true to old Icelandic folk texts. In 2006, Mógil toured Iceland, playing in small churches throughout the country. Their debut-album, Ró, was also […]
Sainkho Namtchylak came from the little republic of Russia called Tuva, and she brought her own ethnic roots to the world of jazz and fusion music. She has a unique voice with a range of seven octaves. Sainkho started solo career in 1987. Taking a part in international concerts in such musical directions as: folk […]
Omar Alfredo Rodríguez-López is a multi-instrumentalist, songwriter and producer. Embarking upon a prolific and genre-defying solo career, frequently described as experimental, avant-garde, and progressive — Rodríguez-López is the composer, guitarist and producer for the progressive rock group The Mars Volta.
KUROI MORI is the solo project of Japanese musician Hiroki Furutani, who has been involved with various electronic, jazz-rock and avant-garde projects since the 1990’s. During his activity he worked with a lot of great Japanese and overseas musician, and also as sound engineer and video editor.