Idyllic Music Podcast features songs by independent downtempo electronica artists working outside the mainstream of modern popular music On Idyllic Music, the songs are subtle and less intense but more rhythmic and melodic than most pop music. You will hear a variety of rhythms and musical styles from around the world. Idyllic Music might be Trip Hop or Chillout, Dub, Jazz, Electronica or Downbeat. We try to offer programs you are unlikely to hear anywhere else. It's music for the mind as well as the hips.
"This week we'll examine a life at sea. Joseph Conrad wrote that "There is nothing more enticing, disenchanting and enslaving." More troubling is what lies beneath the swells and awful stirrings of what Melville called the "hidden soul beneath." Hoisting the main sail for us on the episode of Idyllic Music are Band of Mad Women, IOTA, MMPSUF, Sleepy Town Manufacture, beat.dowsing and Leon Somov. I'm Jim Nye.
What is the new "alternative" music? A strong case can be made that it is headphone electronica created by indie musicians working with twenty first century tools to create, edit and sometimes perform their work. It's a new 'Folk Art' crafted by artists making professional quality music for the digital age. Musicians getting little support or interference from mainstream record labels. Idyllic Music Podcast features songs by these artists and I think you will agree the talent is astounding. This is the true sound alternative.