Ludovico Einaudi’s Modern Classical Sounds
Nov08

Ludovico Einaudi’s Modern Classical Sounds

Ludovico Einaudi, performing live for KCRW We are huge fans of modern classical music, particularly when orchestras blend and mingle with innovative, artistic electronica, such as by David August, Frieder Nagel, or Marc Romboy. This week, we highlight the genius of modern classical pianist and composer, Ludovico Einaudi. It’s always a great pleasure to discover incredible new music, whatever the genre, source or back catalogue....

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Masia One – Far East Empress
Nov01

Masia One – Far East Empress

The Masia One and Only This week on DigitalNomad.Blog we profile reggae queen of Asia, Masia One, with her first new album in four years: Far East Empress. In recent weeks we featured other talented global friends – Thumpermonkey (UK) and Strangers on a Plane (Canada), and this week we introduce long-time confidante, Masia One. About Masia One Masia One Masia One is truly international. The confident and acclaimed artist was...

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Tycho Sunrise Sets at Burning Man
Oct25

Tycho Sunrise Sets at Burning Man

Tycho live at Burning Man 2017 Renowned ambient/electronic producer and performer Tycho is known for his series of legendary sunrise DJ sets at Burning Man. Tycho has been around over a decade and is one of the most respected electronica producers in the world. Those who have been to Burning Man understand the beauty, magic and inspiration of Burns. They are not like any other festival, and often not an easy experience. This is part...

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Strangers on a Plane’s Wings
Oct18

Strangers on a Plane’s Wings

Strangers on a Plane is musically traveled and gifted Canadian couple, Evren Oz and Courteney Brookes-Buxton. The home recording studio – Photo from SOAP Evren has enjoyed a successful, decades-long hip hop and beats career, as a solo artist, with live funk Rhymestone, or alongside CB-B as Strangers on a Plane. Beyond several well-received solo albums, Evren’s professional production credits include a 2nd place Eurovision...

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Thumpermonkey, Make Me Young, etc
Oct11

Thumpermonkey, Make Me Young, etc

Thumpermonkey launch their first album in exactly 6 years: “Make Me Young, etc” We first discovered Thumpermonkey in the early ’00s, when we ran a popular little Internet radio network, UMFM. Making friends with lead singer and guitarist Billy Tascademo (aka Michael Woodman) on our Universal Metropolis city forums, he flew to Toronto for a visit and a couple of low key live performances. Flash forward to 2018, and...

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Introducing the Meute Techno Marching Band
Oct04

Introducing the Meute Techno Marching Band

The Meute techno marching band hails from Hamburg, Germany. Meute is an eleven piece, full-ensemble, brass band with lively percussion. Their intriguing difference is a unique take on electronica and dance music classics, performed by a full marching band! Founded in 2016, they’ve since been a hit throughout Europe, in an all-acoustic rendition of what typically takes DJ gear and vast electronics to generate. We recently watched...

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