Category Archive: Musical Discovery

Musical Discovery: Volvox

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I’ve had trouble finding out very much information about Volvox, which is a shame as they are one of the most interesting recent discoveries I have made. Recently I pledged $20 on a… Continue reading

Musical Discovery: Alvin Dahn

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‘Imagine Ned Flanders singing in an ‘80s hair-metal band’. This is all I knew of Alvin Dahn before listening to his magnus opus “You’re Driving Me Mad”. If the previous quote doesn’t fill… Continue reading

Musical Discovery: Hanatarash

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This band is totally insane – make sure to watch all the videos I’ve embedded. I came across them when I looked into a noise-rock/classical sub-genre ominously titled ‘dangerous music’. In 1984, before… Continue reading

Musical Discovery: Wild Man Fischer

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Unique and eccentric member of the outsider music movement, Wild Man Fischer was the subject of an enlightening documentary, dEailRoaDed by Josh Rubin. Wild Man Fischer had a long history of of mental… Continue reading

Musical Discovery: Shooby Taylor

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Shooby Taylor – The Human Horn – may well be decades ahead of his time. His a-tonal, experimental syllables (quite unlike any that can be found in regular scatting) are so out of… Continue reading

Musical Discovery: Paska

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Today’s new music comes all the way from Finland. Bald, rapey Charlie Brooker look-a-like: Paska. Forming in the mid-80s, Paksa (Ari Peltonen) is a one-man barrage of spoken-word/a-cappella words and noises, often covering… Continue reading