maher shalal hash baz is a 90's japanese music ensemble based in scotland, and the artistic alter ego of tori kudo, a japanese naivist composer and musician.
san franciscan peter berend’s mystery unit, kwjaz, flashed forth this debut self-titled slab of “post-plastic sublime decomposed luxury grooves” on cassette via his own brunch groupe imprint early in 2011 and the 120 listeners lucky enough to grip a copy know who they are.
roland bocquet who created this album has been the keyboard player for the french rock band catharsis from the late 1960s to 1977. 'paradia' is his first solo album and there were more to come. “paradia” is a mostly instrumental record with a very lightweight expression.
scotlands most revered jazzist bill wells has assembled an all star cast from the weirder corners of the indie world including deerhoof, yo la tengo, isobel campbell, norman blake, annette peacock, michael cerveris, bridget st john, georgia hubley, amy allison, amber papini, and karen mantler.
an incredible session from the legendary tribe records scene – an equal effort from leader doug hammond and keyboardist david durrah, who contributes some groundbreaking fender rhodes and moog work to the set! hammond handles drums plus a bit of vocals and synthesizer on the session