On its experimental side, this playlist features Ambient, Drone, Soundscape, Modern Composition, Free Improvisation and other forms of avant-garde and experimental music. On its electronic side it features the genres of Bass Music, Breakbeat, Drum and Bass, Dubstep, Electro, Electronica & UK Garage.
It’s been a long while since our New Experimental & Electronic Playlist received a bit of website attention but already in 2020, with this splendidly diverse collection of 30 brand new exhibits from the cutting edge of music added, over 230 tracks have been featured. You can find all of them in the first of our Tracks of 2020 Series playlists to be made public here. together with the bonus of another 50 tracks released in the past month added today.
The current update begins with some bright ambient dubstep from Brighton artist/producer Alan Myson aka Ital Tek, Drum & Bass from three different perspectives by fellow Brightonian Andrew Beaton aka Black Square, London duo GLXY and Jersey, Channel Islands producer SubDue. And future focused Breakbeat from both Sheffield producer Evan Majumdar-Swift aka 96 Back and London via Bristol producer Ashley Thomas aka Otik.
A dose of virtual ambient electro from Frankfurt born and London based Chinese Malaysian multi-disciplinary artist Lawrence Lek follows. There’s downtempo of the electronica, minimal and dub variety respectively with Clipp Art. artist Sesi, New York City via Bogota artist/producer Gabriela Jimeno aka Ela Minus and Pretoria electronic musician and producer Shibule Ndhambi aka Buli. The fascinating synthetic experiment with Trance and computer music comes forth from the oppositional musical mind of Milan based left field producer Lorenzo Senni.
There’s another stunning electronic composition from Los Angeles via Orcas Island experimentalist Kaitlyn Aurelia Smith. An Analog electronic cut features from Dublin artist Dunk Murphy aka Sunken Foal as does the combo of lo-fi hip hop beats and occultish ambient vapourwave from Dallas artist Donovan Jones aka Black Taffy. The collaboration between Matthew Robert Cooper (Eluvium) and Mark T. Smith (Explosions in the Sky) aka Inventions produces a dose of ambient anthemic rock while there’s more ambient of the dark jazz bent from the David McLean led UK based ensemble Aging.
Electroacoustic and kosmische musik duo from Hamburg based trio Love-Songs feature. as does the devotional styled organ music of Copenhagen composer Villads Klint aka Minais B. The minimal deep-tech and melodic breakbeats come from Czech electronic producer Midub. Percussive post-dubstep is courtesy of another Sheffield artist John Randall aka Yak. And old school melody infused electronica from Italian trio Andrea Di Ceglie, Fedele Ladisa and Luigi Tutolo aka Agents of Time and a bass music & garage combo from Manchester’s Interplanetary Criminal. There’s modern composition from Japanese electronic composer/visual artist Aki Tsuyuko & London based pianist & composer Nico Casal.
We end with a splendid mixture of ambient and drone led off by prolific Tokyo experimental electronic musician and producer Chihei Hatakeyama and Buenos Aires artist Sebastian Galante a.k.a. Seph. They are followed by French pair Sylvain Chauveau & Melaine Dalibert, L.A based experimentalist Head Dress, the combination of Tel Aviv born and Berlin based Yair Elazar Glotman & Stockholm based Mats Erlandsson and Seattle based post minimalist and drone artist Rafael Anton Irisarri.
Listen and follow this regularly updated 30 track playlist here and or below. And don’t forget to check out the 251 experimental and electronic music tracks featured in the aforementioned Tracks of 2020 Series: Experimental & Electronic edition here.
Ital Tek, GLXY, Black Square, 96 Back, Lawrence Lek, Sesi, Lorenzo Senni, Ela Minus, Buli, Midub, Subdue, Yak, Otik, Agents of Time, Interplanetary Criminal, Kaitlyn Aurelia Smith, Sunken Foal, Black Taffy, Inventions, Aging, Love-Songs, Minais B, Aki Tsuyuko, Nico Casal, Chihei Hatakeyama, Seph, Sylvain Chauveau & Melaine Dalibert, Head Dress, Yair Elazar Glotman & Mats Erlandsson, Rafael Anton Irisarri.