July 20, 2019

Experimental Rock

Experimental rock, also known as avant-garde rock, is a type of music based on rock music which experiments with the basic elements of the genre, or which pushes the boundaries of common composition and performance technique. Performers of experimental rock may also attempt to individualize their music with unconventional time signatures, instrumental tunings, unusual harmony and key signatures, compositional styles, lyrical techniques, elements of other musical genres, singing styles, instrumental effects, found objects, or custom-made experimental musical instruments (from the Wikipedia article Experimental Rock).

The Invincible Czars

The Invincible Czars are an adventurous, eclectic band from Austin, TX. They make music for thinkers, geeks, nerds and seekers/lovers of all things in the "other" category.

Ponytrap

Robot drums and home-made instruments. Viola and Cello. Power tools. "Pony Trap treats audiences to chamber music for the age of electricity, at once intimate and thundering, rigid and fluid, classical and industrial." - Justin Boyle, CultureMap...

The Dialtones

The Dialtones is a side project of Lauren Gurgiolo (Okkervil River) with: Karla Manzur on vocals and keyboards (Alejandro Escovedo, Dana Falconberry), Lindsay Greene on vocals, Moog bass, and the the Double Duce, a device of his own making (Paula...

DiM13NSiON

DiM13NSiON (pronounced Dimension Thirteen) is a duo comprised of Thomas McGregor on 5-string violin and Cédric Theys on 8-string U8 Touch Guitar. They produce together mesmerizing improvised tracks ranging from ambient to experimental, touching on...

Another De Sade

Drawing heavy influence from surrealism and psychedelia, their sound is etheral and noisey, beautifully heavy, soft, dissonantly melodic explosion of music, coupled with a high energy performance and light show...

Built for the Future

B4tF attempt to combine the dynamic of interesting music/prog with the accessibility of alternative melodic songwriting. Far more emphasis on arrangement than complexity. The focus on classic sounds like the 12 string acoustic guitar, Rickenbacker...