Tag Archives: Avant-Folk

Daily Discovery: Monsieur Doumani – Pissoúrin (Official Video)

Daily Discovery: Monsieur Doumani – Pissoúrin (Official Video)

Cypriot avant-folk trio and grappa enthusiasts Monsieur Doumani have just released the first single from the namesake upcoming album Pissourin (out on September 10) via Glitterbeat Records.   As the band explained, “Pissourin, in the Greek-Cypriot dialect is translated as total darkness. It’s when our subconscious sneaks out and scratches us, messing...
Preview: Xylouris White @ Moth Club (London; Tuesday 2nd July 2019)

Preview: Xylouris White @ Moth Club (London; Tuesday 2nd July 2019)

No matter if you call them post-punk, free-jazz, avant-folk, Greek or whatever else, Xylouris White will end up defying your definition. The duo, formed by Cretan oud master George Xylouris and Australian fanciful post-punk drummer Jim White, is quite an anomaly in the music world, showing how you can organically...