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Alfonso Santisteban - Spanish Moog
Tracklist
A1Tute De Reyes
A2Zorongo
A3Jugando Al Toro
A4Noche En Marbella
A5Nuestro Ayer
A6Gitanos
B1Patio Andaluz
B2Torremolinos Soul
B3Amor Perdido
B4Sonidos De Colores
B5Tierra Moada
B6Todo Ha Sido Un Sueño

Alfonso Santisteban
Spanish Moog

Adarce | Item No: 569275
Vinyl LP | 1975 / EU – Reissue | New
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We can think of fewer things more Spanish than the works of Alfonso Carlos Santisteban.
He was an anarchic genius, he was scorned on, or worst, ignored. Talent and necessity as well as geniality and the most prosaic worldliness collided in his persona.
If we can blame Santisteban for anything it would be for the way he lived and breathed music. A tireless Spanish music workaholic, he made no differences between copla, rumba, pop or soul and didn’t mind if it was for Bambino, La Polaca, Mara Lasso, Calibre 38, Ellas or Mila. A sincere devotee of jazz and immediately seduced by bossa and by cinematographic music, his full works, full of inevitable flaunts as well as moments of geniality, can be critiqued for negligence and an unfinished sense of accomplishment but at the same time his panoramic view and daring musical vision, sometimes just as reckless as accurate, was evident and has made his work endurable several decades later.
Spanish Moog, an album Adarce Records has the pleasure to present, is one of those strange and almost invisible musical milestones that our man portrayed in Italy.
Just as he wrote in his autobiography, in 1973 and thanks to the help of José Antonio de La Loma, he met two of the capos of the most important film music publishing empire in Italy, Giuseppe Campi and Giuseppe Giachi. They were about to open a C.A.M. (Creazione Artistiche Musicale) delegation in Madrid so they could start building their business in the most exciting times for Spanish film industry. The company started by signing two Spanish composers: our man, and Waldo de Los Ríos.
Deception and frustration would come soon. Apart from a large number of small (or more like embarrassing) film scores, Santisteban published five library albums - catalogues of fragments and music pieces offered on a menu and sold afterwards to both co-producers as well as film producers - up until 1975 for C.A.M.: Ambiente e Folklore, Rinascimenti, Night Club, Situazione per Orchestra and this one, Spanish Moog.
Five of the songs included (Jugando al toro, Nuestro Ayer, Gitanos, Torremolinos Soul and Todo ha sido un sueño) were originally recorded by Santisteban and Rafael Ferro for the album Flamenco Pop (Sintonía, 1969), and three more (Zorongo, Nuestro ayer and Tierra mojada) were originally meant for “Sabor a fresa” (Belter, 1971) by La Nueva Banda de Santisteban.
Beyond the supposed editorial filibusterism what is left is a wonderful festival of grooves and beats; an omnipresent Moog, Wah Wah and ‘cañi’ soul blend in “Torremolinos soul”.
Dreamy melancholy, fuzz and southern tocuh in “Tierra mojada”, impeccable arabesque beats in the steadfast “Zorongo”, funk and folklore sown tight in “Noche en Marbella” and pure space Blaxploitation in “Tute de Reyes”…
As like other pioneers and talented adventurers in our country, Alfonso Carlos Santisteban would collide inevitably with a time already lost in the annals of history. We cannot think of a better way to resume his works and his person than the sentence he used to open his autobiography: …I speak with the authority given to me by failure…
Text by Don Sicalíptico
Item Details
Item No:569275
Artist:Alfonso Santisteban
Titel:Spanish Moog
Label:Adarce
Katalog-Nr:ADC005LP
Format:Vinyl LP, Vinyl, LP
Pressing:EU – Reissue
Release Date:1975
Genre:Organic Grooves
Style:Funk / Soul
Available since:13.02.2018
Condition:New
Price:23,99 €
Weight:250g (plus 250g Packaging)
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