This week, we'll look at city life and the effort it takes not to be overwhelmed by it. Taking us through the structure, disorientation, density and sanctuaries of respite are DJ Shiro, Dive Index, Confused Man, Danieto and Macrostructure. I'm Jim Nye.
We'll begin with the consecrated, modern beats of DJ Shiro keeping the vow of the 'Urban Nazirite'
Hear more at www.myspace.com/djshiro Will Thomas teams with former Pale Saint Ian Masters for Dive Index's tribute to Japanese urbanity. 'Hoko Onchi
Listen to more Dive Index at www.neutralmusic.com Dirk Bepperling finds disconnect in the city as Confused Man. This is 'Koon-po-ha'
There is more Confused man at www.sofasound.de Daniel Nieto from Chile continues with this spacious dub called 'El Piolinista'
more of their complex multilayered sound at www.macrostructure.net Visit the cornershop where you can help support many of the artists you hear on Idyllic Music by buying a song or CD from them. There is also a book corner with where you can browse through 20 great music books including Miles Davis's autobiography and the Trouser Press Guide to Music. And look for all 4 Volumes of The Idyllic Music iMix.
Thanks for listening. I'm Jim Nye.