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Kava Kon

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In 2004, Nels Truesdell and Bob Kress formed Kava Kon as a magical escape from the urban decay surrounding them in their former home city of Detroit. The duo created a new form of music combining the modern with the primitive; electronica and exotica! Kava Kon’s music is influenced by the classic exotica sound of Martin Denny, Arthur Lyman and Bob Drasnin , obscure thrift store vinyl, Hollywood B-movie soundtracks of the ‘50s and ‘60s, Dub pioneers of Jamaica such as King Tubby, Scientist, and Lee "Scratch" Perry and early Detroit techno sounds of Juan Atkins, Drexciya and Jeff Mills.Bob Kress draws from his background of writing and recording jazz and classical music using exotic instruments from all corners of the globe. Read more on User-contributed text is available under the Creative Commons By-SA License; additional terms may apply.

Top Songs

Total plays on over the last 6 months
  1. zombie  -  2,512 plays
  2. build your house underground  -  2,745 plays
  3. Palace of the Tiger Women (remix by The Kilimanjaro Darkjazz Ensemble)  -  2,391 plays
  4. oceania  -  1,906 plays
  5. moon mist  -  1,788 plays
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