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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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“Huis Clos” (Geschlossene Gesellschaft, J.P.Sartre) – Dysfunktionale Familienkonstellationen als Thema in aktuellen Kinofilmen

    (German) Kurz bevor die Berlinale morgen beginnt, eine kurze Reflexion über die letzten Kinofilme, die ich gesehen habe. Roma, Shoplifters, Rafiki and Capernaum Auffällig, dass diese alle geprägt sind – direkt oder indirekt – von dysfunktionalen Familienverhältnissen. Es … Continue reading

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Songs From Under the Floorboard, Vol. 1

Let´s start the year with a wonderful compilation of hardly known dark wave and postpunk tracks by portlands Accident Prone Records. Text taken from HHV.de, where I bought the LP physically – currently sold out. From truly humble beginnings—believing it … Continue reading

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Re: 2018 – Part 3: Songs, Films & Misc.

So here´s the last part of my personal 2018 favorites. 7″ & 10″, 12″ This is my song of the year – a monster of a soul – hookline, played by an indie musician, rest in peace, Richard Swift – broken … Continue reading

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