Mute Duo – Lapse in Passage

Mute Duo is creating some of the most elemental, progressive music today. Lapse in Passage is undeniable proof of that. Hailing from Chicago, Mute Duo (A.K.A. Sam Wagster and Skyler Rowe) create sweeping grand soundscapes with a remarkable combination of pedal steel, piano and percussion. Shades of spiritual jazz, post rock and the bare, broken down essentialsContinue reading “Mute Duo – Lapse in Passage”

Wax Machine – Earthsong of Silence

Carrying on the spirit of bands like It’s a Beautiful Day, The United States of America and Sweetwater, Wax Machine puts all listeners under their spell by blending flute-infused, chill psychedelia with slinky jazz and sunny folk rock sounds. Hailing from Brighton, UK, Wax Machine’s sound is alive with blooming springtime warmth and greenery. BreezyContinue reading “Wax Machine – Earthsong of Silence”

October Roundup – Son of Buzzi, The Happy Hour Band, Forgotten Bottom & More.

There is no silence this October. Only new music. So let’s dive straight into this month’s Roundup!  Son of Buzzi – The Ghost Son of Buzzi is more of a multimedia art installation than a band. The Swiss duo composes 12-string guitar fantasias to be the backdrop (or rather, a collaboration with) a variety ofContinue reading “October Roundup – Son of Buzzi, The Happy Hour Band, Forgotten Bottom & More.”

Nick Vander ft. Felipe Bazan – Flow Corridor

If the world of Eraserhead had bands playing on street corners for pocket change, I imagine they might sound like Nick Vander and Felipe Bazan’s murky avant-garde jazz nugget: Flow Corridor. Drenched with a haunting home-recorded closeness and lo-fi hum, this release possesses an immense presence. Vander and Bazan, both of The Equinox Collective, tether together hereContinue reading “Nick Vander ft. Felipe Bazan – Flow Corridor”

Now Playing: Seth Applebaum and The World of Ghost Funk Orchestra

In this very special episode of Now Playing, we have an in-depth conversation with Seth Applebaum, of Ghost Funk Orchestra, about his roots, his inspirations and his creative process. We also talk about the band’s new debut full-length record, A Song for Paul, which has received a wealth of praise the world over, including beingContinue reading “Now Playing: Seth Applebaum and The World of Ghost Funk Orchestra”

Ikebe Shakedown – Kings Left Behind

After grooving together for a full decade, Ikebe Shakedown proves that they are not slowing down any time soon with Kings Left Behind For the uninitiated, Ikebe Shakedown is a vibrant outfit out of Brooklyn that’s known for their unique kaleidoscopic take on soulful funk, Afrobeat and skronky jazz, which they use to absolutely tearContinue reading “Ikebe Shakedown – Kings Left Behind”

July Roundup – Part 2: Bitches in The Beehive, De Lorians, Hurricane Heart Attacks and More

July has been one hell of a great month for new music. We just had to squeeze in another one of these before it was over. August is already looking to be a cracking 4 weeks as well… Meadowsilver – “Hushabye Mountain” We may be in the middle of a heatwave, but that doesn’t meanContinue reading “July Roundup – Part 2: Bitches in The Beehive, De Lorians, Hurricane Heart Attacks and More”

The Record Crates United Mixtape Episode 3 on Dunebuggyradio.com Tonight @ 6pm EST

It’s that time once again folks! Please tune into http://dunebuggyradio.com to hear me throw on some dreamy folk, spiritual jazz and all sorts of kosmic jams that’ll surely make your brain very happy. -KH

RIP Dr. John (1941-2019)

Dr. John was a living embodiment of a vast collection of American music traditions and sort of became a genre all to himself. It’s truly a surprise that he was really just one man, as he lived a life that was grand, colorful and as theatrical as any Mardi Gras parade. Please join me inContinue reading “RIP Dr. John (1941-2019)”

June Roundup: Mothra, The Mad Doctors, Rose City Band and More

Another new month, another roundup of what’s been dominating our turntables, cassette decks, streaming platforms, etc. Mothra – S/T Now that Godzilla has returned to the big screen once again, why not let Mothra crush your stereo? Mothra is a supergroup of Italian improvisers that blend together elements of jazz, Middle Eastern folk and NorthContinue reading “June Roundup: Mothra, The Mad Doctors, Rose City Band and More”