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YOUNG BUT ALREADY CULT RECORDS KABOOM KARAVAN Hokus Fokus – CD / LP (Miasmah, 2013) There is a very beautiful passage in Mark Fisher’s “Specters of my life” (Minimum Fax, 2019) in which, speaking of hauntology, we think about how artists of the caliber of Basinski, Caretaker, Burial, Ghost Box records, etc. crackle, dust, a distinctive feature of their productions to make us aware of a time that avoids the illusion of presence, of the here now; an attempt toRead more

The Log and the Leeway

Yes ! ! There’s a new Kaboom Karavan album ,“The Log and the Leeway”, out on Miasmah ! And it’s something special : featuring a stunning and bizarre cover painting by none other than John Lurie Art ! Also comes with a 16 page booklet of musical illustrations by Walter D’Hoogh and Erik K Skodvin. purchase / download /stream through Bandcamp!> https://kaboomkaravan.bandcamp.com/album/the-log-and-the-leeway or Anost LP ( 200x black + 200x oxblood red vinyl ) + 16pag booklet & downloadcodeRelease dateRead more

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Yes ! !  ! It’s been a while, but music’s finished for a new Kaboom Karavan album. More news soon !Read more

Lovzar

I found some old party footage in the archives of my own family. 27 years later it turned out to be a great video for the Kaboom Karavan track ‘Lovzar’, from the album ” Hokus Fokus ” ( Miasmah Records 2013 )Read more

Cutting Edge

Very nice **** review of ‘Hokus Fokus’ on Cutting Edge. Review is in Dutch, but here some short quotes in English : ” Kaboom Karavan must be Belgium’s best kept secret. The music is very inventive, detailed and layered and has something timeless. Something very narrative as well. Your imagination is constantly stimulated. We would dare to call his songs musical tableaux vivants… It’s by blending unusual influences, and by perfectly placing and timing each sound,that Kaboom Karavan shows himselfRead more

Best of 2013 lists

Great to see both ‘Hokus Fokus’ & ‘Short Walk With Olaf’ in so many ‘Best Of 2013’ lists ! Thanks so much everyone for caring ! :: Hokus Fokus :: – Headphone Commute – Gonzo Circus – Brainwashed – Studio Brussel – Kwadratuur – Radio Scorpio – Sonic Pieces / Boomkat – Spotlight On – Optic Echo – A Closer Listen – Bubzine – IglooMag – Dive Into Sun – Déscendre à la Cave – Include Me Out – SardineRead more

15 Shades Of White

The Kaboom Karavan track ” Ge Moet Klaar Zien” is featured on the CD compilation ” 15 Shades Of White ” ( Dronarivm 2013 ). Here’s the list of artists involved : Anne Chris Bakker, Talvihorros, Kreng, Ben Lukas Boysen, Aaron Martin & Christoph Berg, Sophie Hutchings & Peter Hollo, Jacaszek (Pleq remix), Marsen Jules, Ian Hawgood & The Green Kingdom, Orla Wren, Kaboom Karavan, Marcus Fjellström, Strië, The Frozen Vaults, Olan Mill. More info hereRead more

Brainwashed

Very nice review of “HokusFokus” on Brainwashed : ” The fact that there is a crazy Belgian out there who can play just about anything, compose in wide-ranging and disparate styles, blend them all together into a unique and hallucinatory whole, and then happily sabotage it all with funny voices, kazoos, and an anarchic sense of humor makes me very, very happy. ” Read full review hereRead more