NATO NATO NATO Steve Beresford / David Toop / John Zorn / Tonie Marshall - Dumb Boxer / Lady Whirlwind / Shadow Boxer From Steve Beresford / David Toop / John Zorn / Tonie Marshall - Deadly Weapons Released on Nato, 1986, France Time for some statistics : this post is our second Steve Beresford-related post, and our third…Lire la suite NATO NATO NATO

A NATALE PRODUCTION #2 Edson Natale -Pequena Canção Para Uma Mulher Nua From Edson Natale - Nina Maika  Released on Natale Produções Artísticas, 1990, Brazil We first mentioned Edson Natale in a post about his band, Dharana, which provided some amazing acoustic Brazilian jazz in the late 1980's. Three years after Dharana's first album, Viajante, Edson Natale released what seems like…Lire la suite A NATALE PRODUCTION #2

CIRCLE IN ROUND João de Bruçó & R.H. Jackson - Here We Go Again From João de Bruçó & R.H. Jackson - Caracol Released on Fonopress Inústria Fonográfica, 1989, Brazil  Very little is known about either João de Bruçó or R.H. Jackson who produced one of the most singular records we ever heard from Brazil, and we regret that this…Lire la suite CIRCLE IN ROUND

IF MUSIC BE THE FOOD OF LOVE… Bertrand Richard - Kunuonadivi / Enaow From Bertrand Richard - Amandine Léopard Released on Transat, 1984, France French fusion records can be deceitful: often hidden in intriguing sleeves, with appealing names of synths on the back cover and a mysterious artwork, they can be really deceitful once they’re being played, especially for those of…Lire la suite IF MUSIC BE THE FOOD OF LOVE…

MACINTOSH MUSIC Man Parrish - Water Sport From Man Parrish - Brown Sugar Released on Select Records, 1987, US Whether you know him or not, we're sure you've already heard many things recorded by New-York legendary electro producer Man Parrish, but what about his ambient work ? A few months ago, we did not even suspected…Lire la suite MACINTOSH MUSIC

SOUTH AFRICA MOTHERLAND The Comforters - Immortal Words From The Comforters - Month-End Lover Released on Leopard Records, 1986, South-Africa First post in a while and we are back with an extract from one of our favorite records from South-Africa : Month-End Lover by the super great bubblegum band The Comforters. Immortal Words  is a strong example…Lire la suite SOUTH AFRICA MOTHERLAND

EXPERIMENTS IN POP VOL.2 Steve Beresford - Comfortable Gestures From Steve Beresford & Anne Marie Beretta ‎- Dancing The Line Released on Nato, 1986, France A few months ago, in a post called Experiments In Pop, we dealt with a great avant-pop record released on French label Nato, Flying Fortress by Tony Hymas. Well, it looks like Flying Fortress is not the only good album…Lire la suite EXPERIMENTS IN POP VOL.2

YAMA NO KYOKU Mountain Tune - Triad From Mountain Tune - Bolero  Released on King Records, 1985, Japan A few months ago, we uploaded a smooth disco jam by Masanori Sasaji, a keyboardist who worked on many classic Japanese albums including Mariah's Utakata No Hibi and Yasuaki Shimizu's Kakashi. He's now back on OYT with a one-shot band, Mountain Tune, in…Lire la suite YAMA NO KYOKU

A NATALE PRODUCTION Dharana - Viajante From Dharana - Dharana Released on Natale Produções Artísticas, 1987, Brazil Though a very discreet musician, Edson Natale is nonetheless a true master of Brazilian jazz, forging a very organic and deep sound, exploring the acoustical possibilities of his fetish instrument, the guitar, thanks to very sophisticated means of recording, in…Lire la suite A NATALE PRODUCTION