The mad-musical scientist known as saQi is a trumpet wielding maestro and a sonic samurai of soul. Utilizing acoustic and synthesized sounds of all sorts, saQi creates intoxicating concoctions of groove that rock the party while still maintaining a grace and musical sophistication to engage the listener. Striking the delicate balance between darkness and light, major and minor, fast and slow, joy and sorrow is his specialty. Check out his music here!
Taken from Marley Carroll’s recent ‘Sings‘ LP, Little People has given the remix treatment to ‘First Thought, Best Thought.’ The track is available for free download via XLR8R, where you can also find Marley’s recently announced live dates across the US and Canada spanning through September.
Bluetech’s “Cosmic Dubs” EP is now available for digital download and limited edition signed/numbered CD’s. For more information and to purchase your copy visit www.bluetech.bandcamp.com/
These eclectic french artists distill a subtle, dynamic and percussive sound, combining funk, jazz, and soul into a perfect blend. We at Autonomous are very pleased to be adding them to our booking roster. Listen to their music now at www.soundcloud.com/thegeek.
Watch Robot Koch’s official fan video for “Happy People”, the first track off his forthcoming album “Mirror”, releasing April 25th.
The full list of dates for Buku’s “Sprang Tour” have been announced. For more information, visit bukubass.com
Emancipator Ensemble, Phutureprimitive, Natasha Kmeto, Ott., Fort Knox Five, and Robot Koch have all been announced for What The Festival 2014 in Dufur, OR June 19th-22nd. View the rest of the lineup and purchase tickets at www.whatthefestival.com
Ayla Nereo’s voice hits straight to the heart. With an array of loop-pedals by her side, she layers vocal melodies into fierce, sweeping harmonies and weaves syncopated threads of guitar, kalimba, piano, and percussion into each live performance. We are very excited to add her to the Autonomous family. Check out her website at Aylanereo.com.
Quantic’s North American Tour dates have been announced for June in support of the album dropping in May on Tru Thoughts. Check out Quantic.org for more information.