Happy Birthday to Miles Davis, Levon Helm and Jaki Liebezeit

If it didn’t bump right into Memorial Day, I’d say that we should make an international holiday on May 26th to celebrate the birth of these three musical geniuses. For now though, let’s remember these three true giants of music with these great performances: Miles Davis – Live in Vienna 1973 The Band – LiveContinue reading “Happy Birthday to Miles Davis, Levon Helm and Jaki Liebezeit”

Qarafa – Tape 1

Qarafa‘s Tape 1 is a smoldering, moody landscape of hazy, hallucinatory sounds that envelops around you like voracious quicksand. A total bedrock of atmospheric post-rock blended with the shadowy ghost of spiritual jazz.  The band is a supergroup of Toronto’s experimental music scene, as the members have previously been in Ischemic, RETIRED and Horse Lung.Continue reading “Qarafa – Tape 1”

Tingo Tongo Tapes, The Dwarfs of East Agouza and Psychedelic Vietnam: June Round Up

The days are getting longer, warmer and far busier as we enter June of 2018. RCU will soon be moving its physical location (its spiritual location is still up for debate) and the ‘To Review’ pile is as large as ever. So here’s a quick run down of some of the most interesting stuff that’sContinue reading “Tingo Tongo Tapes, The Dwarfs of East Agouza and Psychedelic Vietnam: June Round Up”

Noordzo- Shark Funeral Songbook

Noordzo- Shark Funeral Songbook What a wild creature, this album is. Mike Noordzy, the New Jersey-based sonic sorcerer behind Noordzo, has quite a few albums and musical projects under his belt, but this, his latest offering, may be his most striking record yet. The entire album has a thick, enigmatic feel to it. The record,Continue reading “Noordzo- Shark Funeral Songbook”

Some Spacey Mixes To Help You Get Through Your Day

A while back, I started a series of mixes of a largely psychedelic nature featuring as many cosmic sounds as I could pack in. So far, two mixes have been uploaded onto Mixcloud and a third will be going up soon. In the meantime, I hope you give these each a listen and that they helpContinue reading “Some Spacey Mixes To Help You Get Through Your Day”