Rivmic Melodies & Radio Gnome Frequencies: a Pataphysical Introduction to the Canterbury Sound [Guide & Mix]

In mid-60s Canterbury, a new sound was germinating that would combine musical complexity with psychedelic whimsy, jazz-inspired improvisation, and avant-garde production techniques, proving to be a cornerstone of progressive music for decades to come. Below I’ve posted a 100-minute vinyl mix that includes many of my favorite Canterbury tracks, a brief history of Soft Machine, and a list of 5 albums I recommend to explore this exciting sound.

Favorite Records of 2019 [List & Mix]

The other day I asked myself how I could be thinking about music when the continuing dangers of capitalist-imperialism, ecological … More