Inspired by psychedelia, PBS science shows and J.R.R. Tolkien, perhaps? Who knows. One certainty is that Computer Perfection likes to keep things amorphous (as any good creative unit should). They maintain a comfy basement studio that boasts a portal to another world. Go to one of their house parties and see.
He’s got soul and he likes John Cage. Plus he’s crafty at making music professionally (via Yessian). Though Daniel’s musical journey has been long, fruitful and diverse—it is by no means complete. His second solo album, ExtraColor, is coming out soon. Right, Daniel? It’s coming out soon?
Will Sessions could be Superman’s backing band, but they do just fine on their own. With eight members—a real ensemble, ladies and gentlemen—they provide all-night jazz/funk jams that could bend and shuffle a pair of concrete legs.
The History of Pan!c is Gerald Roesser (aka Richard Pan!c). For influences, he says he grew up with a steady diet of techno and Morrissey—what more could you ask for? And seeing him perform live is like watching a portable dance party. Look out for his debut in 2012.
The first official recording by Floods, a collective of Detroit musicians aimed at towing the line between big-blast rock and elegant folk. It makes sense considering the union: they’ve come together from Old Gods, The Armed and Red Iron Orchestra. Trevor Naud (Zoos of Berlin) fills the guest spot on guitar.