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Noise_Problems on 05/03/2015 at 12:33PM

Puddle Parade and the last LE CLUB SUBURBIA

The Puddle Parade opened the second night at the LE CLUB SUBURBIA now legendary 17 and 22 June events. Seven bands and live acts Noise Problems got most of it. We have now finished compiling and uploaded the last of the recordings from said events. Check out The Puddle Parade opener at the Free Music Archive. Check out The Puddle Parade´s album release "Origami" too

The Puddle Parade: [ðə ˈpʌdəl pəˈɹeɪd] 1. imaginary children’s game. while walking on the street after a summer rain, you have to make sure to step on either only puddles or no puddles at all. 2. one-girl band. loop lo-fi. a guitar gets looped and supplemented with singing, melodica and toy instruments. the result: frail lullabies with vague melodies and distorted, fading voices. in other words, a minimalistic crackling toy orchestra in slow motion. member: LN. tools: guitar, voice, loop station, melodica alto, melodica soprano, music boxes, children’s accordion, tooth brush, analog 4-track recorder, distortion pedals, xylophone, zither, dictaphone, and many more stuff

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katya-oddio on 01/06/2011 at 12:09PM

The Underappreciated Kinderklavier

photo of toy piano by Allison Felus [license]

The toy piano is historically more than just a plaything. Quality toy pianos stay in tune, because they do not employ strings. Toy pianos offer a unique timbre unlike a piano and more like a celesta or a member of the harpsichord family. It is this unusual sound that has been the key appeal to a small number of composers and performers through the centuries.


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katya-oddio on 10/23/2010 at 12:00PM

La Rainbow Toy Orchestra

p: detail from photo by tomboy [license]

The common childhood belief that our toys come to life when we are not watching has now been proven. The toys have been recorded making their own music in the night.

La Rainbow Toy Orchestra 9-song release FAMILY ALBUM is now on the Free Music Archive.

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