MORE & MORE & MORE

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=1v8_bmI2Y7k Hi-Bias - More, More, More From Hi-Bias - S/T Released On Blast Records / Bigshot Records, 1990, Canada We rarely had the occasion to write about such big names – or at least about people connected to such HUGE names in the music industry as we do today. Indeed, one half of Hi-Bias is…Lire la suite MORE & MORE & MORE

M.B. JONES – R.O.K. SPY (DRAMA1)

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=S9Tq1q0TCiQ&t=1s M.B. Jones - Pusan Perimeter From M.B. Jones - R.O.K. Spy Released on drama, September 2018, France Recently I have been busy working out a way to get music recorded by former US special agent M.B. Jones when he was working in South-Korea (R.O.K.) released. I teamed up with Zaltan from Antinote to create…Lire la suite M.B. JONES – R.O.K. SPY (DRAMA1)

NTS SHOWS – APRIL 2018 w/ PAM & Satoshi

"April is the cruellest month" once wrote the Poet. Yes? No? Featuring music from Steve Reich, Don Cherry, A Produce and Savant, here is April's mix for NTS radio. Tracklist : BERNARD BONNIER - SOLDIER BOY STEVE REICH - FOUR ORGANS DON CHERRY, ED BLACKWELL - VOICE OF THE SILENCE SHEILA CHANDRA - QUIET 4…Lire la suite NTS SHOWS – APRIL 2018 w/ PAM & Satoshi

THE WITCHING HOUR

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=6c-OStZ3NhY Mezzanotte - Midnight From Mezzanotte - S/T Released on Sneak Preview, 1984, France For us, writing about this record is basically an excuse to pay tribute to one of our favorite producers from Belgium, Frank Degryse. Don't expect us to go deeply into his discography as it is enormous and chock-full of mind-blowing tunes...…Lire la suite THE WITCHING HOUR

NIGHT DRIVE

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=1Y-89R95k_4 Patrick Marcel - Bagnols From Patrick Marcel - Ostinato Self-released, 1985, France Some musicians are absolutely not defined by their preferred instrument (think about Brian Eno for example), others strongly are (Jaco Pastorius and his "bass of Doom"). Weirdly for someone who might only know Patrick Marcel from the music recorded on his only…Lire la suite NIGHT DRIVE

HURDY-GURDY MAN

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=JhfbaCaPTuk Remy Couvez - Rêve de Voyage From Rémy Couvez - Paysages Intérieurs Self-released, 1986, France We wrote about many records which blended oriental musical influences with "Western" musical culture, but never have we dealt before with the hurdy-gurdy and the ancestral traditions which surround this instrument. Alongside Valentin Clastrier (another renowned French hurdy-gurdy player)…Lire la suite HURDY-GURDY MAN

GHANAIAN STREET SOUL

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=0C-B0WpRSPA&lc=z22kixip0licvzvwx04t1aokgswr4m0dlumrxk40fl5hbk0h00410 A.B.Crentsil's Ahenfo Band - Sika Be Ba From A.B.Crentsil's Ahenfo Band - Gyae Me Life Ma Me Released on Black M Sounds, 1992, Germany   We have already shared a couple of times (here and here) our fascination and love for the unique sound that Ghanaian musicians crafted and that is usually labeled under…Lire la suite GHANAIAN STREET SOUL

JUNG ANALYSTS : HAMSTER RECORDS AND TAPES PART 2/4

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=PWc-LtkTMIc Jung Analysts - Here's Lucifer From Jung Analysts - The Wishing Balloon Released on Hamster Records and Tapes, 1984, UK After quite a long break, we're finally ready to continue our journey into Hamster Records And Tapes' catalogue. This time, we have Terry Burrows telling us about his debut in the musical industry as…Lire la suite JUNG ANALYSTS : HAMSTER RECORDS AND TAPES PART 2/4