Archive for the 'Listening suggestions' Category

►The Alternative Music Lounge: John Surman

Saturday, January 5th, 2013

Sometimes, it just strikes you: how come I’ve never heard anything at all about this great musician until now? Have I been living hiding somewhere on a deserted musical island or what? But then again, I don’t consider myself that ignorant, I mean, I know quite a few musicians, bands and composers from lots of [...]

►The Alternative Music Lounge: Chill Out special edition

Monday, September 17th, 2012

It’s been a while that I have been thinking of doing a special edition dedicated to Chill Out music, after all, it’s one of the main objectives of this site / blog, to specialize on Chill Out music. So, here are several listening suggestions, from the classics to some less well known projects, I didn’t [...]

►FMM Sines 2012 – the aftermath

Thursday, August 9th, 2012

First of all: the few (but invaluable) fellow readers of my blog might have been wondering if this blog has died a premature death. No, not at all, fortunately I can assure you, my friends, that it is not dead. This post can be taken as a factual proof, right? On a more serious note, [...]

►The Alternative Music Lounge: Daniel Mille Quintet

Saturday, May 5th, 2012

Finally a new episode for this series =)… This one is about french Jazz Accordionist Daniel Mille who I happened to “discover” while listening to a radio program that was transmitting a recording of a live concert at OndaJazz Bar. I really enjoyed his tunes… dreamy and inspiring, very melodic and showing great musicianship of [...]

►The Alternative Music Lounge: Jon Gomm

Sunday, April 1st, 2012

This time, I’d like to present you a musician who until quite recently was almost unknown, the moment that Stephen Fry (an english actor and television presenter) discovered him and decided to share his music to his 4 million twitter followers, saying just one word: “Wow” (read more here). So, by now I might have [...]

►The Alternative Music Lounge: Dhafer Youssef

Friday, December 16th, 2011

After quite a while without anything new in this series (since I started to work full-time I have found it more difficult to have time to write on the blog, unfortunately), know here’s finally one more listening suggestion. In this series, I’ve already presented to you a great musician who plays the Oud (Rabi Abou [...]

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