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Kukushka – An Eastern European Mixtape

In early spring, I travelled through the baltic states and was thrilled by the landscape, the spirit with its mix of post-modernity and tradition. In the national library of Riga there was an amazing exhibition about the alternative music scene … Continue reading

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Beyond the Valley of Ultrahits – Two Richard Youngs Mixtapes

A short compendium into the amazing world of Glasgows experimental songwriter Richard Youngs, who releases since more than 30 years incredible albums mostly under the radar. (Pt.1.)Thoughts of Collapsing Stars Tracklist: The World Is Silence In Your Head (making paper, … Continue reading

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Visions of Otherness / Pirates Declare War – an Homage to the vanishing world of the cd-r culture

Streaming kills music & I´m afraid, as well the beauty of self & handmade designed cd – r´s, artist released, not having a proper label, often sold on tour in editions of 50 ex. or even less, sometimes with handwritten … Continue reading

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* Ceremony of Dreams / It Comes with the Breezes (C60 Mixtape) *

This is a “C60″ Mixtape featuring on side A a mix of classical ambient tunes from 7”, I bought lately, some italian and french “Giallo” inspired film music tracks as well as outtakes and excerpts from the record “Ceremony of … Continue reading

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Effervescent Islands / Ephemeral Lights

A short moody summer´s mixtape, with mostly instrumental library and italo – french filmscore soundscapes w / tracks and excerpts by pumice / alessandro alessandroni / kema / franco tamponi / george delerue / christopher komeda / marc mc guire … Continue reading

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Retro-Futuristic Tapes #1 – Floating Gardens of the 21 Century

  Here´s the first of a series of retro – futuristic mixtapes, this time focussing on german kraut music of the late 70es, with excursions to japanese and belgian / dutch psychedelia & minimal wave electronica. with tracks and excerpt … Continue reading

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It´s spring, springtime again (Sun Ra) *

an eclectic moody spring mixtape w/ alexander / feu! chatterton / rodrigo amarante / delphine dora / Sun Ra / Pharao Sanders / annabel (lee) / the saxophones / hany mehanna / meal al ashak / sorry bamba du mali … Continue reading

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