Buy Music Club Playlists

After burning CDRs for years (even still), I recently decided to start pulling them into Buy Music Club playlists. Easy to build, they are also the surest way to support artists these days. Here are two recent ones and will post future playlists here as well):

Utuba, Amma, Wuub & Orbi: A Journey Through the Ambient ’90s

Elephant Man Optimistic in the Wonderland Wildfires

All Palms in a Jungle Dream

Nocturne in Stardust

Bandcamp in 2020

For me (and no doubt many musicians around the world), Bandcamp felt like a beacon of hope amid the crushing reality of 2020. So many new rabbit holes to dive down, so many elders to speak with, so many stories to unearth before history returns to re-bury them. They kept me feeling inspired in a very debilitating time otherwise, so posting some of my favorites in one place:

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Equiknoxx

“I sometimes feel like I am some kind of mystery to people abroad: the odd one, the visitor in the room. As it relates to Jamaica, that feeling has always been strangely similar.”

There were few glints of light or reasons to feel upful about 2020, one small exception being the monthly drip of oddball new Equiknoxx productions dropping on Bandcamp. I got to chat with main man Gavsborg island-to-island about this past year and provide a little listening guide for the quickly expanding Equiknoxx galaxy.

A Guide to the Jamaican Label Equiknoxx, Who Are Reinventing the Sound of Dancehall for Bandcamp