Tagged drone

Surabhi Ensemble-Raga Blues

Chicago’s Surabhi Ensemble is a global music and dance collective representing different musical cultures including Indian raga, Arab Maqam music, Spanish flamenco, American blues and British psychedelic rock. The group was founded by Indian veena artist Saraswathi Ranganathan in 2010 and features Ronnie Malley (Arab oud and vocals) and Las Guitarras de Espana band leader…

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Mailbag – January 23rd, 2016

As always, we get a ton of mail from wonderful artists from around Chicago. Here’s some more great music that we got in the past few weeks! We hope you enjoy the songs! Please let us know which one is your favorite. Josefina – Advice From Strangers A little bit of a throw back song mixing 60’s…

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Cinchel – Do Better

Jason Shanley aka Cinchel is a Chicago based noise and drone artist.  Is there a difference between noise and drone? Honestly, we don’t know. What we do know is that Cinchel’s latest release takes these genres and uses them to build a philosophical album in which the theme is to “meditate on the idea of improvement.”…

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Lykanthea Abroad, 2015

` Electro-ambient artist Lykanthea (Lakshmi Ramgopal) tours Europe this spring to support her elegiac debutMigration, with appearances in Rome, Vienna and Leipzig’s internationally renowned Wave Gotik Treffen. Currently living in Rome and finishing her PhD thesis with the support of the prestigious Rome Prize, Ramgopal has spent her year away from Chicago on a series…

Contretemps

Initially started as a way to help distract himself from writer’s block while creating the debut LP for his flagship band, City States, Chicago musician Joel Ebner took two weeks in late 2012 to work on something—anything other than a pop record—to free his mind. Using only a Korg R3 and editing the results in…