Jambinai is one of the best bands combining traditional instruments with modern rock. This 9-minute song is a journey from the sublime to the epic. It’s really surprising how the song evolves throughout its playing time, how mood and atmosphere shift. You may also want to listen to the full album. It’s a masterpiece of avant-rock music.

沼澤 – 争鸣 / Zhaoze – Birds Contending

Zhaoze (沼澤) is a post-rock band from China utilizing traditional Chinese instruments which gives them a unique sound. They just released a 43 minute video for their latest full length album Birds Contending. The video consists entirely of hand-drawn sand images.