I got this album yesterday, so I haven’t had a chance to give it a real good listen, but from what I’ve heard, it’s weird enough and good enough to post here.
Altered Zones has an interview and mp3s.
This weekend, the indie game Minecraft is free to play. It’s a great sandbox game where you collect materials to survive when night falls. Nothing is explained so for the most part you have to figure the world out.
It’s all a ton of fun. It’s meant to be intuitive, but can be confusing at first. Here’s a tutorial to show you how to survive the first night.
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You guys seemed to like the last one, so I figured I’d link up episode three.
A busy, lazy summer has left me with little time for music. I was at least happy to find these two albums.
A Retrospective, Vol.1 is Congolese soukous/rhumba, once again borrowing a lot from Cuban music. Franco is a phenomenal guitar player. He wanders around the song with slick, clever riffs he just seems to come up with. Perfect summer jams.
Adé is a little stranger. He and Chief Commander Ebenezer Obey were the two main Juju acts in Nigeria in the 70s and the rivalry between them led to push some boundries, and Juju Music is a great example of that.
Sadly not enough time to learn and dig. I need to get some Chief Commander. I feel like I’m only skimming the surface here with a couple “essential” albums. They are both very good though… I’ll check back when I find something good.
Two albums for your late summer heatwave: