Surreal Hybrid Music; Improv-Collage

Free-Fusion Avant-Ambient Glitch-Jazz Post-Post-Rock...

New Contributors! dadala welcomes an old friend now adding to the mix: EROCNET (from Sweden: guitars, drums and more) and new friend DARIUS (from France: electric, acoustic, fretless and electric upright basses and more).

New Releases May 2014:  with Erocnet (Free Download) and August 2014:  Everything Got Something Wrong With It (Free Download)

with Erocnet album cover'Everything Got Something Wrong With It' album cover

10 years of dadala: Anniversary Feb 2014 - stream the early dadala retrospective (2004-2008) at Soundcloud

Releases from Dec 2013, Jan 2014:

Nov 2013 LA sessions (Free Download)Taco Tuesday (Free Download)

Nov 2013 LA sessions album coverTaco Tuesday album cover

Stream tracks at SoundCloud

Releases from 2012 - 2013 (tracks originally mixed 2009-2012):

Return to Tastewater Lake (CD or Download),  Fauralimba (Free Download) and Whirled World (CD or Download)

Return to Tastewater Lake album coverFauralimba coverWhirled World album cover

Near Normal (CD or download) and Here Somewhere (Free Download)

Near Normal album coverHere Somewhere cover

What the Wind Blew In (Free Download) and Just Look in My Head (CD or download)

What the Wind Blew In album coverJust Look in My Head cover

Baktun Mementos (Free Download) and Trails (CD or download)

Baktun Mementos album coverTrails cover

Bodystairs (CD or download), Club Valyermo Sessions (Free Download EP) and Hedgerows  (Free Download EP)

Bodystairs album coverClub Valyermo Sessions coverHedgerows cover

Tall Tales (CD or download), Oct 2010 LA sessions (Free Download) and Valyermo & Lime  (Free Download)

Tall Tales album coverOct 2010 LA sessions album coverValyermo & Lime album cover

 

Since 2009 dadala has been a long-distance ensemble of four core members blending improvisation with digital alchemy, collage and serendipity. Earlier dadala (2004-2008) was more specifically a remix project working with recordings contributed by various artists and from RDunlap's archives of earlier material (solo and collaborations, recorded 1985-1996). Read more: Bio

Listen to the randomly shuffled stream of dadala radio (click on the LiSTEN NOW link above right), featuring the entire dadala catalog. You can also listen to dadala tracks at SoundCloud.

Numerous free downloads are available on the Discs & Downloads page.

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Reviews

"The guys never stop creating music and thank god because it is some of the most original material I have heard... an organic experience that fans of experimental free jazz will fall in love with." The Equal Ground

 

ain't yo momma's minimalistic electronic improvisation... The soundscapes are vast and lonely, begging for 
exploration and discovery... an impressive statement to art's defiance in the face of geographical 
separation... Fans of free jazz artists such as The Chicago Art Ensemble and Sun Ra should take the time to 
check this one out."

"...you wouldn't even know it if these guys were conjoined quadruplets when listening to the album... this ain't yo momma's minimalistic electronic improvisation... The soundscapes are vast and lonely, begging for exploration and discovery... an impressive statement to art's defiance in the face of geographical separation... Fans of free jazz artists such as The Chicago Art Ensemble and Sun Ra should take the time to check this one out."  The Equal Ground

 

"The atmosphere of the songs is adventurous and carefully composed. Bodystairs is a beautiful CD in which jazz, electro-acoustic music and soundscapes come together and enter a fascinating amalgamation... accessible elements associated with abstract sounds."  Vital Weekly  

 

"...guitar played in a loop with a moving sax like a jumping bird. Or like a lullaby of a kind of tones and sounds which are coming up and fading away. Spaghetti Wall is a beautiful experimental album in which different musical worlds melt together in a pleasant bath of structured improvisations."  Vital Weekly

fyi

dadala's numerous free downloads are available in hi-resolution 320kbps MP3 (dadala radio also streams 320kbps files)

 

other dadala downloads are available at iTunes, Amazon, etc... but check the lower prices at CD Baby where you can also get them in multiple formats including 320kbps MP3 and lossless FLAC files

 

dadala CDs are only $7 (except the ones that are only $5) and come with groovy graphics inside

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