Music from the UK – Cinematic Orchestra

The Cinematic Orchestra is a british jazz and electronic band formed in 1999. Refound them today and listened to many of their interesting pieces. Really like these downtempo and nu jazz songs! Have a listen to their great dreamy song “To Build A Home”:

Music from FRance – Kas Product

KaS Product is a French electronic duo. Their music has been considered part of the French coldwave and electro punk movements. Formed in 1980, the duo consists of Spatsz on electronics and rhythm machines with Mona Soyoc on guitar, vocals and piano. Spatsz worked at a psychiatric hospital previously while Mona worked with a jazz band before meeting Spatsz.

Here is their song “Never come back ”

Music from the UK – Fad Gadget

Francis John “Frank” Tovey, known also by his stage name Fad Gadget (8 September 1956 – 3 April 2002), was a British avant-garde electronicmusician and vocalist. He was a proponent of both New Wave and early industrial music.

Here is his song Fireside Favourites from the album with the same name

and the single “Collapsing new people ” a project with collabration of the german band “Einstürzende Neubauten”

Music from the US – Jon Hassell

Jon Hassell (born March 22, 1937 in Memphis (Tennessee)) is an American trumpeter and composer of fusion music. He is known for his influence on the world music scene and his acoustic and electronic changes of the trumpet sound. Here is Amsterdam Blues

Music from Sweden – Fever Ray

Karin Elisabeth Dreijer Andersson (born 7 April 1975 in Nacka) is a Swedish singer and musician and the lead singer of the Swedish indie electronic duo “The Knife” . Her solo project is called “Fever Ray”.

This is her song”When i grow up”

Music from Germany – Can

Can (The Can until 1970) ,one of the most important bands of the krautrock movement,  was an experimental rock band founded in Germany in 1968.

If the sounds lived on different “musical planets”, this song would be a trip of several of them. I liked the passage by the “bossa nova” style.

“Future Days”

Music from Germany – Electric Ocean People

Electric Ocean People is a german electronic, indie and pop group from Hamburg. Here’s their song “Dear Astronaut”:

Music from the US – The Glitch Mob

The Glitch Mob is a three-piece electronic music group from Los Angeles, California. It consists of edIT (Edward Ma), Boreta (Justin Boreta) and Ooah (Josh Mayer). The Glitch Mob, originally a five-piece including Kraddy and Kitty-D, was formed in 2006 within the burgeoning Los Angeles bass-driven ‘beat’ scene. The group made a name for themselves playing live, choosing to perform with laptops and MIDI controllers like the Lemur. They won fans through showcasing their chosen technology during performance solos, and after gaining attention in Los Angeles and San Francisco, the group eventually toured more widely along the West Coast and then to various festivals worldwide. After citing “creative differences,” founding member Kraddy left the group in 2009.

Here are two songs – a studio and a live version , first “Beyond Monday ” and second a cover from “Seven Nation Army ” from the White Stripes