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The Wøøøh: Music for Weddings and Funerals

Read "Music for Weddings and Funerals" reviewed by Troy Dostert

French bassist Sylvain Didou has a fondness for choosing misleading album titles. His previous outing with his drone/noise group, Derby Derby, was entitled Love Dance (Ormo Records, 2017), while his current release, with his band The Wøøøh, is the similarly facetious Music for Weddings and Funerals. Far from ceremonial, mournful or celebratory in any conventional sense, ...

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Derby Derby: Love Dance

Read "Love Dance" reviewed by Troy Dostert

Ormo Records is a small French label dedicated to producing out-of-the-mainstream music that has one foot in the jazz tradition and the other alternatively venturing into post-rock, minimalist, and freely-improvised idioms. Bassist Sylvain Didou is the driving force behind the label's music, as he's composed and appeared on each of their releases so far, one of ...


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