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Old 09-24-2017, 09:36 PM   #1 (permalink)
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Default The Zolo Thread

When I came across the album True History by Mordan Jaikel (which is highly recommended btw), I learned a term that encompasses a lot of my favourite music: zolo. I thought I'd make a thread about it since there isn't one yet.

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The term "zolo" was first coined by Terry Sharkie via his "Zany Zolo Muzik Hour" radio show to describe a cross-section of bands and artists with similar approaches to music. Zolo is characterized by hyper, jerky rhythms, synthesized bleeps and boings, polka-dot percussion, chipper falsettos, zany imagery and a Zappa-esque sense of humor. While zolo contains elements associated with Progressive Rock or New Wave, zolo itself is a creative thread that runs independently of both of these genres.
So basically, Residents worship based Rock-in-opposition but with some wiggle room. Post the gems of this fun vein of experimental music.

Spoiler for Some Classics:
Spoiler for Fred Frith - Gravity:


Spoiler for Steaming Coils:


Spoiler for Renaldo & the Loaf:


Spoiler for Albert Marcoeur:


Spoiler for The Cardiacs:


Spoiler for Snakefinger:
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Old 09-25-2017, 01:20 AM   #2 (permalink)
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Do Zolo musicians wield three guitars, or what?
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