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“The Trance Of Seven Colors” reissue by Maleem Mahmoud Ghania & Pharoah Sanders

Essential reissue: Gnawa master Maleem Mahmoud Ghania meets  spiritual jazz legend Pharaoh Sanders and  it´ a milestone in western – eastern jazz collaborations. Until today only available on quite obscure tape, this is the first official (double) LP release by a … Continue reading

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Heimat ist ein Raum aus Zeit

4 Stunden dauert der Film Heimat ist ein Raum aus Zeit von Thomas Heise, der seine Geschichte und der seiner Familie über fast 100 Jahre folgt. Es ist eine Collage und mehr ein visualisierter Museumsbesuch – und doch denkt man am … Continue reading

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Sunday Selection: Dravier, Nérija,Kit Sebastian, Xen, Leonie Pernet

From Seattle here are two amazing drone / ambient releases by Dravier, that remind of early 2000´s high wolf or ducktails experimental electronics. Hypnotic,music to meditate to, a slow grower. * From Brazil here´s a contemporary psych – rock band … Continue reading

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“Dance of the Subaltern”: Amirtha Kidambi´s Elder Ones

Northern Spy released recently “From Untruth”, the second LP by Amirtha Kidambi´s Ensemble Elder Ones  after the 2016 CD only release “Holy Science”. These 4 Tracks are called: eat the rich / dance of the subaltern / decolonize the mind / from … Continue reading

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Essential Spiritual Jazz reissues: Horace Tapscott & Abdullah Sami

Thanks to the effort of the london based labels spirit muse records and outer national sounds some of the essential LP´s by Horace Tapscott with the Pan Afrikan Peoples´s Archestra and the sole record “Peace of time” by Abdullah Sami are being … Continue reading

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Sunday Selection: Akofa Akoussah, Hoodna Orchestra, Derya Yilderim, Kamaal Williams, Dominique Guiot & Jungstötter

Lets go in for a tour of some lovely new and reissued records, that stuck my mind the last days at this stormy sunday. Lets start with eclectic Soul from Togo by Akofa Akoussah whose sole Lp from 1974 with the … Continue reading

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Ascention Day: Mark Hollis, Talk Talk & Rustin Man

The death of Mark Hollis is such a deep loss, no words can ever describe. His music with Talk Talk as well as his single solo release “Mark Hollis” are timeless treasures, eternal. I remember, when I was a child, … Continue reading

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