Saturday, January 12, 2008

The Boredoms

I've always thought that Japanese experimental music might be a good fit for my musical tastes, but I've never really been able to get into it. Japan's a pretty weird place, and their experimental musicians tend to be even weirder. I heard some really cool stuff from a band out of Osaka called The Boredoms last night on WRIU. It was a 20+ minute long jam called Seadrum that featured a lot of throat singing on top of droning jazz/rock beat. It was so cool that I altered my route home so I could hear the end of the song. They're on the Warner Music label in Japan, so I don't know if this can really be considered Japanese experimental music, but their #2 myspace friend is Sun Ra, so that definitely gives them some good experimental music virtual street cred.

2 comments:

Michael David said...

What is your opinion of Captain Funk? Also, what is your opinion of futons?

dhodge said...

Hmm, I had never heard of this Captain Funk fellow until I read your comment. I didn't hear anything on his myspace page that sounded all that interesting. As far as futons are concerned, I ain't have me no futon, I have me a big, king-size bed.