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Proud Peasant

Proud Peasant
Country
United States
Profile
Band formed by Xander Rapstine in Austin, Texas to perform the more elaborate compositions he started working on after being in a more pop-oriented band.
Website
http://www.proudpeasant.com
Related articles (14)
Releases on file (3)
Various Artists — The Three Seasons Various Artists — The Three Seasons
(Fruits de Mer crustacean 87, 2018, 3LP)
Proud Peasant — Cosmic Sound Proud Peasant — Cosmic Sound
(Fruits de Mer crustacean 70, 2016, 7")
Proud Peasant — Flight Proud Peasant — Flight
(Basement Avatar Records BAR001, 2014, CD)

Latest news

2019-02-21
You Can Be Part of an Ambient Electronic Project – The Gesture of History is a new electronic project put together by Sam Rosenthal of Black Tape for a Blue Girl, Steve Roach, and violist Sam Shadow. The music started as an instrumental track Rosenthal was working on for a Black Tape album, but took on a life of its own and demanded further enhancements. The majority of the funds raised will go to manufacturing costs for LP and CD editions, as well as other items as detailed on the Kickstarter page. » Read more

2019-01-31
Keyboardist Ingo Bischof R.I.P. – Keyboard player Ingo Bischof, best known as the longtime keyboard player of German band Kraan, passed away on January 29th, 2019. Bischof was born January 2, 1951 in Berlin-Kreuzberg and joined Kraan in 1975. » Read more

2019-01-11
Jazz Composer Mark Lomax, II Releases Epic 12CD Set – In addition to being a fine jazz drummer, Dr. Mark Lomax, II is a composer in residence at Ohio State University, where he has been very busy on the compositional front. The year 2019 is the 400th anniversary of the arrival of the first ship bringing African slaves to North America, and in commemoration of this, Lomax has produced 400: An Afrikan Epic, a 12 volume set of CDs featuring a variety of different musical ensembles. » Read more

2019-01-02
Chicago-Based Surabhi Ensemble Tours the World in January – Surabhi Ensemble was formed more than a decade ago in Chicago with the aim of bringing together musicians from varying traditions to make music. Saraswathi Ranganathan, who plays veena, assembled a cast that includes Arabic oud, Spanish guitar, and percussion from Africa and India. This month, the group will be sharing their sounds with concert-goers in Southeast Asia, Europe, and Africa. » Read more

2018-12-23
Seaprog Festival Seeks Donations – Seaprog is a small festival in Seattle that highlights creative music from many genres with artists from around the world. It's also a US non-profit organization. They're seeking donations to help keep the ball rolling. Starting in 2013, the organization has been growing, and has featured such artists as Free Salamander Exhibit, Jack o' the Clock, Nik Turner, Cabezas de Cera, Miriodor, Thinking Plague, and many more. » Read more


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John Tchicai - Life Overflowing & Love Letters from the Madhouse – Tenor saxophonist John Tchicai is the leader or co-leader on two recent independent jazz releases. Life Overflowing is a quintet project, while the other is spoken word prose backed by reeds. The...  (2000) » Read more

I Giganti - Terra in Bocca (Poesia di un Delitto) – Like the early New Trolls, I Flashmen, and countless other Italian groups between 1967 and 1971, I Giganti were a psych/beat group attempting to break new musical boundaries. The influence of both the...  (1995) » Read more

Worldbeat - Worldbeat & Worldbeat Brazil – I first started listening to world music back in the early 80s, when there wasn’t a whole lot of it released in the US. You could find a few African artists if you looked around, and there was...  (2001) » Read more

Wappa Gappa - Yamatai Koku (AKA Wappa Gappa) – Combining elements of several types of rock into one package, Wappa Gappa touches on just about everything. Vocalist Tamami Yamamoto is a mezzo with a really smooth voice, and she typically sings...  (1997) » Read more

Pauline Oliveros - Alien Bog / Beautiful Soop – Born in 1932, accordionist / musical philosopher / teacher Oliveros has been hailed a champion of the avant garde in America, ever since instigating the field of meditative music. Founding the Deep...  (1998) » Read more



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