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Jaubi - Nafs At Peace
Jaubi
Nafs At Peace
CD | 2021 | EU | Original (Astigmatic)
9,99 €*
Release:2021 / EU – Original
Genre:Organic Grooves, Rock / Indie
JAUBI continue the Nafs journey, which commenced with the single “Satanic Nafs” (featuring the remix by legendary LA producers The Gaslamp Killer & Mophono) released in March 2021. Now JAUBI draw on the elements of North Indian classical music, Hip-Hop and modal/spiritual jazz in their debut LP entitled “Nafs At Peace”.

The journey officially began back in April 2019 when London’s multi- instrumentalist and 22a Record label boss Ed “Tenderlonious” Cawthorne and Polish pianist/composer Marek “Latarnik” Pędziwiatr of EABS/Błoto, visited the group to record in Lahore.

Together they channelled their personal struggles at that time into the two recording sessions allowing the musicians to find a spiritual path to transcendence through this musical purge.

Nothing whatsoever was written down during the recording sessions - no sheet music and no song titles, which allowed the six musicians to forget about their worldly issues. In many ways, the journey represents a struggle for purity, an expression of gratitude, and an acknowledgement that the musician's inspiration comes from a higher power.

The album cover portrays the mother of JAUBI’s bandleader, tearfully praying to God to get her son through that dark period of his life, which is what the mothers of the other musicians also did for their children.
The first step of the journey can be heard on “Satanic Nafs” which refers to the lowest level of the Self which was released 26th March 2021 through Astigmatic Records.

The album title ‘Nafs At Peace’ refers to the last purification step the self has been through. At this level, the Self no longer struggles because one has complete love of God, by becoming at peace and tranquil with God’s will. We hope all can achieve the stage of “Nafs At Peace” … Inshallah.
Buena Vista Social Club - Buena Vista Social Club 25th Anniversary Edition
Buena Vista Social Club
Buena Vista Social Club 25th Anniversary Edition
2CD | 1997 | EU | Reissue (World Circuit)
16,99 €*
Release:1997 / EU – Reissue
Genre:Organic Grooves, Rock / Indie
The original album, Remastered by Bernie Grundman
• 12 bonus tracks taken from the original 1996 session tapes
• 64 page booklet including new liner notes, photos, song notes & lyrics

‘Buena Vista Social Club’ is both the name given to this extraordinary group of musicians and the album, recorded in just seven days in 1996 in Havana’s 1950s vintage EGREM studios. It was clear from the atmosphere of the recording sessions that something very special was taking place. However, no one could have predicted that Buena Vista Social Club would become a worldwide phenomenon – awarded a Grammy in 1997 and, at 8 million copies, outselling any other record in the same genre. The acclaim of the original album has elevated the artists (including Ibrahim Ferrer, Rubén González & Omara Portuondo) to superstar status, inspired an award-winning film by Wim Wenders, and has contributed to popularising Cuba’s rich musical heritage. Produced by Ry Cooder for World Circuit, the timeless quality of the music and the sheer verve of the veteran performers have ensured that this will go down as one of the landmark recordings of the 20th century. To celebrate the 25th Anniversary of the album’s recording, World Circuit will release Special Edition Remaster formats of the album in September 2021, featuring previously unheard tracks, previously unseen photos and new liner notes. The releases will be supported by an international PR & marketing campaign, events and digital initiatives.
Ozan Ata Canani - Warte Mein Land, Warte
Clannad - In A Lifetime Super Deluxe Bookpack Edition
Clannad
In A Lifetime Super Deluxe Bookpack Edition
2LP+LP+4CD+7"+Book+4Cards+Poster | 2020 | EU | Original (Warner)
84,99 €*
Release:2020 / EU – Original
Genre:Rock / Indie
Box including a 4CD Anthology, 2LP on black vinyl, 1 LP of Macalla, a 7", a book, 4 post cards and a poster.
V.A. - Uzelli Elektro Saz
V.A.
Uzelli Elektro Saz
CD | 2020 | EU | Original (Uzelli)
16,99 €*
Release:2020 / EU – Original
Genre:Rock / Indie
Uzelli Kaset was established in 1971 by Muammer and Yavuz Uzelli in Frankfurt, Germany. Their music resonated not only with the longing that Gastarbeiter (guest workers) felt for the homelands and families they had left behind and the melancholy brought by their difficult living and working conditions in Germany, but also with the joy that welled up at village weddings on their days off, and the long car or train journeys home. Reaching the remotest corners of Germany as well as Turkey, Uzelli Kaset was soon more than just a music company; it became a companion to Turkish workers living far from home. Not counting the handful of 8-track tapes and 14 LPs released in the early days, the catalog consisted entirely of cassettes.
When they opened their Istanbul office in 1977, Uzelli moved beyond production and became successful in the areas of reproduction, distribution and marketing. Taking the catalogs of other production companies under its umbrella, it continued its rapid growth.
The 90s became the CD decade, and because Uzelli Kaset had not released its catalog in CD format, hundreds of albums remained unavailable to an entire new generation. Because the albums had not been released in LP form either, musical explorers ran into the same problem. Remaining active and serving in various areas of the music industry, Uzelli carefully preserved its visual, audio and document archives, ensuring their survival to the present day.
After an immense amount of work, this catalog, which had long awaited discovery by new generations, was finally released in digital format. For record collectors seeking the spirit of those times, we also began offering this special selection of compilation albums in vinyl format. As we created this series, our goal was to guide listeners toward new discoveries, and open new pages for music lovers to explore. Leaving our rich, multifaceted catalog to genuine musicians, curators and artists, our desire became to approach the recordings of that period from a different perspective.
We are overjoyed to know that our continuing meticulous work will bear fruits whose taste and aroma have been long forgotten.
Uzelli
Floating Points - Late Night Tales
Floating Points
Late Night Tales
CD | 2019 | UK | Original (Late Night Tales)
16,99 €*
Release:2019 / UK – Original
Genre:Organic Grooves, Rock / Indie, Electronic / Dance
Sam Shepherd pulls from "global soul, ambient, jazz and folk" genres on the 17-track mix, according to the press release. It features four new tracks, including one from Floating points himself: a cover of Kenny Wheeler's "The Sweet Time Suite, Part I - Opening." Sarah Davachi, Toshimaru Nakamura and Lauren Laverne also contribute exclusive material, plus music by Kaitlyn Aurelia Smith, British jazz trio Azimuth and recent Resident Advisor feature star Kara-Lis Coverdale.

"The music is a selection of the kind of records I play to set the tone when DJing all night long," said Shepherd.
Baligh Hamdi - Instrumental Modal Pop Of 1970's Egypt
Baligh Hamdi
Instrumental Modal Pop Of 1970's Egypt
CD | 2021 | EU | Original (Sublime Frequencies)
16,99 €*
Release:2021 / EU – Original
Genre:Organic Grooves, Rock / Indie
Preorder available from 05.11.2021
Sublime Frequencies finally unleashes it’s Essential compilation from 1970’s Egypt. Modal instrumental tracks from Baligh Hamdi - one of the most important Arabic composers of the 20th Century (writing for legends Umm Kalthum, Abdel Halim Hafez, Sabah, Warda, and many others). Features his legendary group the “Diamond Orchestra” with Omar Khorshid on guitar, Magdi al-Husseini on organ, Samir Sourour on saxophone, and Faruq Salama on accordion. All of these musicians were discovered and recruited by Hamdi to interpret his vision of a modernized, hybrid Arabic music. Under Hamdi’s direction, this orchestra charted a new melodic direction and created a new musical language. This compilation is culled from a specific era of Hamdi’s long career, a decade where he fully realized an international music which incorporated beat driven Eastern tinged jazz, theremin draped orchestral noir, tracks that feature searing guitar solos from none other than Omar Khorshid, and a selection of buzzing, sitar driven, Indo-Arabic tracks establishing a meeting of mid-east and eastern psychedelic exotica, and a vision that created some of the hippest music coming out of the Middle East from the late 1960’s and throughout the 1970’s.
Selda - Dost Merhaba
Selda
Dost Merhaba
CD | 2021 | EU | Original (Uzelli)
15,99 €*
Release:2021 / EU – Original
Genre:Rock / Indie
Preorder available from 12.11.2021
LP version of this 1986 Turkish folk cassette on the original label, Uzelli.

"Dost Merhaba" is a milestone of Selda Bağcan's protest music period, who is known by the works she's done in Anatolian Rock genre all over the world. This legendary album was published in the year 1986, and years later it's being reprinted in 180 gr. vinyl and CD formats by Uzelli with remastered versions of the tracks like you've never heard before. ‘Unfamiliar with the Anatolian Joan Baez? It’s your loss..’ - Caspar Llewellyn Smith, The Observer ‘Selda got me completely open on the fuzzed-out Turkish breaks. Finders Keepers is holding jewels..’ - Andre Torres, Wax Poetics ‘Selda’s voice has a weird other-world quality and comes off with the same tripped-out qualities as the music..’ - The Dusty Groove ‘Turkish vocalist Selda; Like Ümmü Gülsüm and Asmahan, she is one of the few legendary female voices from Eastern culture.’ - Vicante Fabuel
Manu Chao - La Radiolina
Ipek Yolu - Tropical Anatolia
Ipek Yolu
Tropical Anatolia
CD | 2021 | EU | Original (Sounds Of Subterrania)
13,29 €* 13,99 € -5%
Release:2021 / EU – Original
Genre:Organic Grooves, Rock / Indie
Ipek Yolu is the Turkish name for the Silk Road which connected the East and the West. This band does not deal in silk but they connect flavors, smells and sounds from different corners of the globe, connecting the world.
The band merges bass-heavy electro-tinged cumbia grooves, saz riffs and surf guitar into a multicultural melting pot of South American rhythms, Anatolian folk music and 60s psychedelic rock. A unique universe of sound that bridges the tropical jungles and the dusty deserts in a kaleidoscopic blend of music. Ipek Yolu has used 2020 to write their debut album Tropical Anatolia and are ready to hit the venues and festivals.
The members of Ipek Yolu first got together for an improvised jam session during the Aarhus Roots & Hybrid Festival in 2018. The show was set up as a special one-time-only show merging members from the bands Hudna & Junglelyd. The show ended up lasting for almost three hours. It didn’t take them long to discover they were onto something special. If you know any of these bands mentioned you know you’re in for a body-shaking party, characterised by musical curiosity and improvisation.
The three members of Ipek Yolu have all been part of the Danish music scene for several years. The band leader, Orhan Özgür Turan, is a well-known and respected saz player all over Denmark, and has made a name for himself through his efforts in the Anatolian Folk band Hudna. In 2018 he won an award as Global Roots Artist of the year at The Danish World Music Awards. Olaf Brinch and Lasse Aagaard have worked together for many years making high energy cumbia with their band Junglelyd and Afrobeat with their band African Connection. Olaf is also an integral part of the Danish band AddisAbabaBand. In addition, Olaf and Lasse have toured and recorded with great musicians such as CC Yoyo, former drummer of Fela Kuti, in both Ghana and Denmark. All of the past experiences collided to create Ipek Yolu.
Gülden Karaböcek - Dostum
Gülden Karaböcek
Dostum
CD | 2021 | EU | Original (Elenor Muzik)
9,99 €*
Release:2021 / EU – Original
Genre:Rock / Indie
CD release by Gülden Karaböcek which is supposed to be a reissue of her 2nd album, blend of 70s pop with slight funky Anatolian folk arrangements. Only that it’s not an straight reissue, a few songs are missing with others replacing, something very common in Turkish reissue market.
Synergetic Voice Orchestra - Mios
V.A. - Native North America Volume 1: Aboriginal Folk, Rock And Country 1966-1985
V.A.
Native North America Volume 1: Aboriginal Folk, Rock And Country 1966-1985
2CD | 2014 | US | Reissue (Light In The Attic)
28,79 €* 35,99 € -20%
Release:2014 / US – Reissue
Genre:Rock / Indie
2016 Grammys Best Historical Album Nominee
34 tracks newly re-mastered
Deluxe 3xLP set includes 60-page book housed in a “Tip-On” slipcase with three “Tip-On” jackets
Both 2xCD and 3xLP editions include comprehensive liner notes, artist interviews, unseen archival photos, and lyrics (with translations)
Vinyl pressed at RTI
Liner notes by Kevin “Sipreano” Howes

Largely unheard, criminally undocumented, but at their core, utterly revolutionary, the recordings of the diverse North American Aboriginal community will finally take their rightful place in our collective history in the form of Native North America (Vol. 1): Aboriginal Folk, Rock, and Country 1966–1985. An anthology of music that was once near-extinct and off-the-grid is now available for all to hear, in what is, without a doubt, Light In The Attic’s most ambitious and historically significant project in the label’s 12-year journey.

Native North America (Vol. 1) features music from the Indigenous peoples of Canada and the northern United States, recorded in the turbulent decades between 1966 to 1985. It represents the fusion of shifting global popular culture and a reawakening of Aboriginal spirituality and expression. The majority of this material has been widely unavailable for decades, hindered by lack of distribution or industry support and by limited mass media coverage, until now. You’ll hear Arctic garage rock from the Nunavik region of northern Quebec, melancholy Yup’ik folk from Alaska, and hushed country blues from the Wagmatcook First Nation reserve in Nova Scotia. You’ll hear echoes of Neil Young, Velvet Underground, Leonard Cohen, Creedence Clearwater Revival, Johnny Cash, and more among the songs, but injected with Native consciousness, storytelling, poetry, history, and ceremony.

The stories behind the music presented on Native North America (Vol. 1) range from standard rock-and-roll dreams to transcendental epiphanies. They have been collected with love and respect by Vancouver-based record archaeologist and curator Kevin “Sipreano” Howes in a 15-year quest to unearth the history that falls between the notes of this unique music. Tirelessly, Howes scoured obscure, remote areas for the original vinyl recordings and the artists who made them, going so far as to send messages in Inuktitut over community radio airwaves in hopes that these lost cultural heroes would resurface.

With cooperation and guidance from the artists, producers, family members, and behind the scenes players, Native North America (Vol. 1) sheds real light on the painful struggles and deep traditions of the greater Indigenous community and the significance of its music. The songs speak of joy and spirituality, but also tell of real tragedy and strife, like that of Algonquin/Mohawk artist Willy Mitchell, whose music career was sparked by a bullet to the head from the gun of a trigger-happy police officer, or those of Inuk singer-songwriter Willie Thrasher, who was robbed of his family and traditional Inuit culture by the residential school system.

Considering the financially motivated destruction of our environment, the conservative political landscape, and corporate bottom-line dominance, it’s bittersweet to report that the revolutionary songs featured on Native North America hold as much meaning today as when they were originally recorded. Dedicated to legendary Métis singer-songwriter and poet Willie Dunn, featured on the anthology but who sadly passed away during its making, Native North America (Vol. 1) is only the beginning. A companion set featuring a crucial selection of folk, rock, and country from the United States’ Lower 48 and Mexico is currently in production.
Diane Cluck - Common Wealth
Diane Cluck
Common Wealth
CD | 2021 | EU | Original (Bone & Bloom)
27,99 €*
Release:2021 / EU – Original
Genre:Rock / Indie
Diane Cluck Co-Produced Her Eighth Album Alongside Multi-Instrumentalist Colin Killalea. "It's The First Album I've Recorded In My Adopted Hometown Of Charlottesville, Virginia, And I Let Sounds Of The Region Influence Its Making And Bend My Songwriting. I Wanted To Collaborate, And To Focus On Deep Emotion Including Golden-Yellow Joyful. I Wanted To Make An Album That Honored My Family And Could Resonate With Young And Old." Spaciously Arranged Instrumentation Highlights The Strength Of Diane's Lyricism And Signature Vocal Style, Described By Npr As "Turning A Pitch Wheel With One Hand And A Tone Knob With The Other." The Album Features An Array Of Accompanying Musicians Including Longtime Collaborator Isabel Castellvi On Cello, John D'earth On Flugelhorn, Michelle Oliva On Bass Clarinet, John Ashley Murphy On Harmonica, Brian Caputo On Drums And Curtis Fye On Bass. Diane And Co-Producer Colin Killalea Each Play Piano, Guitar, Drums And Percussion. Common Wealth Deftly Weaves Disparate Elements Of Old-Time Music, Classical, Folk, Jazz Improvisation And Church Hymn Into Something Uniquely Vibrant.
Meril Wubslin - Alors Quoi
Meril Wubslin
Alors Quoi
CD | 2021 | EU | Original (Bongo Joe)
14,99 €*
Release:2021 / EU – Original
Genre:Rock / Indie
Recorded between Lausanne and Brussels during summer 2019, this new series of songs by Meril Wubslin dig deeper into this tribal, rustic and minimal tendency that they had in the two previous albums. It is the desire to search for sounds, to manipulate matter: sound matter, rhythmic matter, to knead it to its hottest point, that guided the work of composition. All vintage guitars were recorded without amps. Tambourines and other maracas were approached as a drum kit. But the harmonies and melodies are still present and sometimes event enhanced by the occasional participation of a choir of female voices or a minimal synth line. Always with this desire to use French, their mother tongue, while trying to avoid the trap of « variété française ».

With this new album, we wanted to try something slightly different with the sound. Explore new ways to record our instruments and voices. Thus we decided to put away the amplifiers that we used for rockier moods. And we tried the acoustic option. We were surprised by the wide range of possibilities, much more direct and much more emotional actually. About the texts, we still insist on this open way of writing, a mixture of abstract and concrete which offers several understandings. With this liberty in the structure, we avoid the predominance of the message, to go towards a more sensitive and open meaning.
Ayalew Mesfin - Tewedije Limut (Let Me Die Loved)
Ayalew Mesfin
Tewedije Limut (Let Me Die Loved)
CD | 2020 | US | Original (Now-Again)
18,99 €*
Release:2020 / US – Original
Genre:Rock / Indie
Ayalew Mesfin stands aside the likes of Mulatu Astake, Mahmoud Ahmed, Hailu Mergia and Alemayehu Eshete as a legend of 1970s Ethiopia. Mesfin’s music is some of the funkiest to arise from this unconquerable East African nation. Mesfin’s recording career, captured in nearly two dozen 7” singles and numerous reel-to-reel tapes, shows the strata of the most fertile decade in Ethiopia’s 20th century recording industry, when records were pressed constantly by both independent upstarts and corporate behemoths, even if they were only distributed within the confines of this East African nation. Though Mesfin was forced underground by the Derg regime that took control of Ethiopia in 1974, he has returned almost 50 years later with this triumphant set albums – the first time that his music has been presented in this form. These albums give us a chance to discover a rare and beautiful moment in music history, in anthologies built from Mesfin’s uber-rare 7” single releases and from previously unreleased recordings taken from master tapes. Tewedije Limut gives us a chance to discover a rare & beautiful moment in music history, in an anthology built from his uber-rare 7” single releases.
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Madalitso Band - Wasalala
Madalitso Band
Wasalala
CD | 2019 | EU | Original (Bongo Joe)
15,99 €*
Release:2019 / EU – Original
Genre:Rock / Indie
Intuitive, authentic, and full of ruthless rhythms, Malawian Madalitso Band has taken Europe by storm. Madalitso will make you clap, dance, smile, and rethink everything you thought you knew about African sound and instrumentation. Madalitso is authentic to the core and coming to Europe once again after demand from clubs and festivals everywhere.

The traditional duo from Malawi, who in the last year have been featured on BBC Africa, and performed at such festivals as Roskilde in Denmark, were first discovered by a local producer busking outside a shopping centre in Lilongwe in 2009. The connection that the musicians gained with each other through living this way for 10 years is evident in the way they burst onto the scene, after their very first performance outside Malawi, in 2017, at Sauti Za Busara in Zanzibar. 6 months later and they were on an aeroplane for the first time in their lives, to do a 2 week European tour, and wow audiences with their down-toearth nature, and raw on-stage energy. A new album is being released in March 2019 under Bongo Joe Records, a label from Geneva, who instantly fell in love with the Madalitso ethos, when the music inside is so strong that it says, “so what that we can’t afford instruments, we’ll build our own.” The music inside Madalitso Band is SO strong, and it comes out effortlessly, full of syncopated rhythms, lush harmonies and a solid back beat. The band are planning another tour for next summer which hopes to include USA and Canada as well as Europe.
Deben Bhattacharya - Paris To Calcutta: Men And Music On The Desert Roads
Deben Bhattacharya
Paris To Calcutta: Men And Music On The Desert Roads
Book+CD | 2018 | US | Original (Sublime Frequencies)
68,99 €*
Release:2018 / US – Original
Genre:Rock / Indie
Deben Bhattacharya (1921-2001) was a field recordist, poet, filmmaker, musicologist, and amateur ethnomusicologist, based in Calcutta and Paris. Highly influential, it would not be too bold a stretch to say that his work shaped how we listen to the world: he produced a vast number of LPs, CDs, videos, and radio shows of traditional music from India, Asia, Africa, the Middle East, and Europe from 1953 until his death in 2001. Never before published, Paris to Calcutta: Men and Music on the Desert Road features over four hours of music and is Deben's impressionistic account of a 1955 journey overland, in a converted milk delivery van, from France to India collecting and exploring music along the Desert Road from Europe into India. With four CDs of recordings, photographs, Deben's original recording notes, musical transcriptions, and more. An amazing glimpse into a time long gone and essential listening for anyone interested in folk and world music traditions. Produced and edited by Robert Millis (Indian Talking Machine (2015) and Victrola Favorites (DTD 011CD, 2009). "Actually, I think my playing is probably more derived from the folk music records that I heard; Middle Eastern music, Indian music... for years I had something called Music On The Desert Road, which was an album with all kinds of different ethnic music. I used to listen to that all the time." --Frank Zappa, 1993 (from an interview in Guitarist Magazine, talking about an LP released by Deben in 1956 using a few edited versions of the music included on this compilation.) 160 pages, cloth bound cover with four CDs: 45 pages of photographs and 50 pages of detailed recording notes. Introductions by Jharna Bose Bhattacharya, Robert Millis and WG Archer.


Includes recordings of: Students of the Salonica Quaker Girl's School Dance of Jerissos,Saban Akdao, Hasan Sayin, Reza Argin, Jumma Ali, Vakkas Kaplan, Feizi Kaplan, Hüseyin Eroğlu, Raif Karsligil, Imam and congregation of the mosque at Kilis, Dervish worshippers in the house of Sheikh Saud Mawlawi, Nour Hanbali, Antone Noweh, Doureid Laham, Bashraf Sama'i Taatyus, Andalusi Muwashshah, Hazim,Suleiman and friends, Al-Haj Hashim Mohammad, Shu'aib Ibrahim, Abdul-KArim Al Azawi, Shu'aib Ibrahim, Khalil Akrawi, Ostad Zareen Panje Bel, Gulfa-e-Ghani and Zareef, Ostad Abol-Hassan Saba, Sher Khoda, Darioosh Sefvat,Hamedanian, Shapoore Delshadi, Eskandare Ebrahimi and Orchestra,Eskandare Ebrahimi , Muhammad Hussein, Dost Muhammad, Abdul Kader,Saroj Narang, Jyotish CH. Choudhury, Kalipada Das, Bhona, Mangal Mukerjee, and Jai Chand Bhagat and Babu.
Shleu-Shleu - Back To Stay
Shleu-Shleu
Back To Stay
CD | 2018 | US | Original (Rotel)
11,04 €* 16,99 € -35%
Release:2018 / US – Original
Genre:Organic Grooves, Rock / Indie
Early 80s release from the Haitian compas band, first formed in 1965 in Bas-Peut de Chose, Port-au-Prince by former members of the groups Lorenceau and Memfoubins. In 1970 they were invited to NYC where they stayed in the Haitian diaspora remaining active well into the 90s
Everlast - Whitey Ford's House Of Pain
V.A. - Saigon Supersound Volume 2
V.A.
Saigon Supersound Volume 2
CD | 2018 | EU | Original (Saigon Supersound)
14,99 €*
Release:2018 / EU – Original
Genre:Organic Grooves, Rock / Indie
Saigon Supersound Continues… to present more interesting tunes of a musical era that has long been obscured. With the well-received Volume 1, we are very delighted to dig deeper and share with you the beautiful music of a short but significant period in Vietnam‘s history.
Much like the country itself, the music of Vietnam has endured many twists. As the result of the Geneva Accords in 1954, Vietnam was divided into two. From the North, the Nationalist forces fought to reunite Vietnam as a Communist State, while the American troops backed the government of the South. This caused a mass migration of Northerners to the South, which includes many Tân Nhạc (Modern Music) singers and songwriters. Often characterized by its emotive, poetic and prolific personality, Tân Nhạc continued to freely develop in the South and progressively vacating from the influences of its main inspiration, French music. In the North, the Resistance music, or the so-called Nhạc Đỏ (Red Music), which promoted socialism, patriotism and anti-capitalism was the only genre allowed on national radio. Tân Nhạc was something new to the South Vietnamese repertoire. Between 1954–1960, the theme of hometown (quê hương) was a main inspiration for many songwriters such as Hoàng Thi Thơ, Lam Phương and Nguyễn Hữu Thiết. The 9th title of the compilation, “Thôn Trăng Mở Hội Trăng Tròn” showcases a variety of images that were often described in this genre: the harvest moon, playful children, old mother…
Every recording made in this era is then an organic combination of human experiences, communications and uniqueness. In 1965, the first American troop landed in Vietnam, bringing with them the musical influences of the Beatles, Bob Dylan, Jimi Hendrix, Elvis Presley… The Vietnamese people quickly integrated it into the repertoire with hope to further diversify the music of Vietnam. Constantly changing and learning from different cultures, the modern music of Vietnam cuts a window into the soul of a Vietnamese person and the country’s history as a whole. With that, we hope that Saigon Supersound Volume 2 would take you on a trip back to the unique atmosphere of Saigon through the many different palettes of music that this beautiful place offers.
Azhaar & Global - Original Love
Azhaar & Global
Original Love
CD | 2018 | UK | Original (Azhaar & Global)
7,49 €* 14,99 € -50%
Release:2018 / UK – Original
Genre:Rock / Indie
Azhaar Saffar resurfaces with her inspiring new project Global Wave, described as New world jazz . She will be releasingthe debut album, ''Original Love" on May 4th in Frome, Somerset! The songs were inspired by amazing journeys in Latin America.

With a great line up the band do just what the label says, world rhythms, funky grooves, jazz textures, songs from the heart - Just what we need to surf this unpredictable new world!
Peter Post - Wachablösung
V.A. - Country Soul Sisters 2 - Women in Country Music 1956-79
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