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Painted Caves is an Arab/American band from Milwaukee, WI. led by Ali Lubbad. Painted Caves was formed in Milwaukee in November 2009 by Palestinian / American guitarist / vocalist Ali Lubbad and Palestinian / American Oud virtuoso Mike Kashou. Painted Caves includes revolving musicians including Qanun virtuoso Ali Amr, Vocalists Holly Wake and Sandy Wiesto, percussionist Julio Pabon and song-smith extraordinaire Paul Cebar. Painted Caves music is said to integrate Near eastern and American music into a unified, cohesive, holistic form. “Like the official house band for the North African Surfer’s guild, Painted Caves navigates the desert sands of of the Near-East, into the African plains, and out beyond the great Western Ocean. Get their music here: http://paintedcaves1.bandcamp.com/ Painted Caves is also a name used by Evan Caminiti, he offers a set of deconstructed sounds recorded to cassette tape and then processed with analog and digital tools. Floating synthesizers decay into bottomless tonal pools as guitars are picked, bowed, and battered, leaving plumes of multicolored impressions hidden behind a thin grey veil. Hints of nostalgia and surrealism permeate this disorienting journey which explores new territory for Caminiti with it’s focus on minimal rhythms, submerged textures, and tape processing. These electronic manipulations hidden in the confines of magnetic tape suggest a take on retro-futurism in which we imagine the future from a fragmented past too distant to reme Painted Caves is an Arab/American band from Milwaukee, WI. led by Ali Lubbad. Painted Caves was formed in Milwaukee in November 2009 by Palestinian / American guitarist / vocalist Ali Lubbad and Palestinian / American Oud virtuoso Mike Kashou. Painted Caves includes revolving musicians including Qanun virtuoso Ali Amr, Vocalists Holly Wake and Sandy Wiesto, percussionist Julio Pabon and song-smith extraordinaire Paul Cebar. Painted Caves music is said to integrate Near eastern and American music into a unified, cohesive, holistic form. "Like the official house band for the North African Surfer's guild, Painted Caves navigates the desert sands of of the Near-East, into the African plains, and out beyond the great Western Ocean. Get their music here: http://paintedcaves1.bandcamp.com/album/painted-caves Read more on Last.fm. User-contributed text is available under the Creative Commons By-SA License; additional terms may apply.

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Painted Caves

Painted Caves
Last Played on January 10, 2015 11:53am

Paper Tigers

Painted Caves
Last Played on July 16, 2014 4:33am

Paper Tigers

Painted Caves
Last Played on May 19, 2014 11:36am