audio by year '2006'

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Universal Inna by Organic Intelekt

4:20 minutes (4.93 MB)Brainstems Organic Intelekt formed in 2004 after late night free-style sessions of 3 oclock Bogey and Rojo D over home-made sampled beats. Tracks came together from these sessions and the pair soon enlisted a bassist, pianist and DJ for some live gigs in Nth. Melbourne. Though now a well rehearsed live band, the format was always intended to replicate the sound of spacious loops in sample based music, as opposed to a busy funk-hiphop crossover.
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Speeding Ticket by Curse ov Dialect

3:03 minutes (2.79 MB)

Curse Ov Dialect portrait CURSE OV DIALECT have a sound as diverse and inclusive as their cultural backgrounds (Maltese, Macedonian, Indian, Maori, and Pakistani). Combining a multitude of sounds from all eras and styles, (these guys sample some obscure and esoteric material!!) quality beats, turntablism and production sensibility and unique flows with a lucid political flavour, Curse ov Dialect tear the hiphop rulebook to pieces and step beyond, creating avant-guarde hiphop opera.


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Mark's Knee by Isnod

2:01 minutes (2.43 MB)Take the last century of music, put it into a blender and serve under some moody lighting, with chilli and cocktail umbrellas. Out pours ISNOD, a moody, molasses-smooth mélange of many a genre - the soundtrack of the fall of the current roman empire. Expect small moments of beauty and chaos through sound and di
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The Rupture by Mountains In The Sky

4:12 minutes (5.1 MB)

MITS Deer

Take your telescope, turn it inside out, and point it up to the sky. Look up at the mouintains: through the clouds you’ll see a gamelan orchestra, a circle of free-range jazz drummers beating it out, some sirens calling out from the peaks, some Midwich Cuckoo school children skipping and singing backwards. Beyond them the mossy hills fold in an out and over one another…
Such is the beauty and wonderment encountered in producer, John Lee’s sonic terrain, a vast landscape of samples, cuts, splices, glitches and instrumentation encompassing a panorama of musical styles.
Take a trip through the peaks and valleys of ‘Celestial Son’ and the latest Mountains in the Sky release,‘ Accipio’, and find yourself at a MITS live show, where John Lee and collaborator Stuart McFarlane will jam it out and bring it all home with a lush, beat driven party vibe.


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Comrades by Agency Dub Collective

4:54 minutes (5.55 MB)

 

Agency Australia

 

 

 

Agency Dub Collective are a live 6-piece from Melbourne, Australia. Heavily influenced by the revolutionary musical styles born in Jamaica, their music ranges from poignant downbeat dub and cruisy skanking roots styles to lively dancehall and stepper rhythms. Bass-heavy grooves are dappled with echo-drenched guitar and keyboards, interspersed with synths, samples and the plaintive cry of the melodica. Sometimes chilled-out, beautiful and classic, at other times futuristic, Agency Dub are always fresh and ever-evolving. Their passionate and articulate frontman, 3oB, delivers a variegated homogeneity of vocal stylings, ranging from sweet reggae falsetto to rowdy rap and ragga. Seeking to reflect the interconnectedness of all things (I&I), the lyrics connect personal and global themes and express a vision of humanity beyond the current capitalist paradigm.


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Miles by The Pryor Theory

4:43 minutes (4.82 MB)

The Pryor Theory was conceived by the combined forces of Kit Katana (samplers and vocals) and Al Martino (drums and percussion). In true Melboune style the pair met through a handwritten 'wanted' ad, and at Cafe Zappa, forged the musical relationship that is The Pryor Theory. Combining hiphop, triphop and downbeat electronica production sensibilities with mellow vocals, samplers and gadgets with live instruments, The Pryor Theory will be appearing at a club, venue or park near you soon.


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Without Grace by Martin Martini and The Bone Palace Orchestra

4:12 minutes (5.98 MB)

 

Martin Martini and the Bone Palace Orchestra

Funk, junk, circus, rock with everything from punk to gypsy in between, Martin Martini and The Bone Palace Orchestra create an infectious sound of old-world grooves. Coupled with head-high Tackle-lyrics delivered in an uncompromising Australian pirate-roar, this collection of anachronistic political themes and the little things in life have drawn an ever increasing cult following hooked on the addictive music and the unpredictable nature of their stage shows.


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gdo4r BOBAN by Gyp$y Dub Orche$tra

7:12 minutes (6.6 MB)

Era Beach by Trevor Brown

Gyp$y Dub Orche$tra (a.k.a Trevor Brown and cohorts) is an electro- acoustic fantasia, melding gypsy, dub and electronica with analogue and digital sounds that are woven into a magic carpet that takes you on a wild and undulating trip through the aether. Trevor Brown is a composer, sound designer and multi-instrumentalist who has had a wide ranging career in the arts, working with bands such as Waiting For Guinesss, Ju Ju Space Jazz, MetaBass n Breath, Morganics, (and many others ), composing for film and theatre to critical acclaim, working with Symphony Orchestras in Australia and the UK, International Dance Troupes, Performance Poets, Post-Industrialist Street Theatre, designing instruments and systems for electro-acoustic manipulation, directing festivals and running workshops in disadvantaged communities.


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Four Three by All India Radio

4:02 minutes (5.95 MB)

All India Radio travels with you through the airwaves enveloping you in a warm jet stream that swirls and sweeps you off into the astral realm. Ethereal digital soundscapes with immaculate production are set with organic, post –rockesque texturing and instrumentation: the soundtrack to your dreams.
Drawing comparisons and influences from bands like Boards of Canada, Calexico, and Sigur Ros and having played with the likes of Labradford, Pan American, Stereolab, David Bridie, Laura, Because of Ghosts and This Is Your Captain Speaking, All India Radio are getting national and international recognition.