ENTRY #5 : REACHING SOUKOUS

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Pw9eMjXfAPw Charlston Marquis - Komba From Charlston Marquis - Komba Self-released, 1987, France A few weeks ago, I stumbled across a Salsa record. To be precise, I was at a car boot sale and someone who didn't seem to have any interest in records gave me a pile of records, including a battered Off The…Lire la suite ENTRY #5 : REACHING SOUKOUS

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ENTRY #4 : WHERE DO WE GO FROM HERE?

You will read about not one but three records in this article. Let's figure out what drove us from one record to the others, starting with an artist and a label you might have read many times about on this site : one of our biggest musical heroes, Steve Beresford, and the beloved French label…Lire la suite ENTRY #4 : WHERE DO WE GO FROM HERE?

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)

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

L’AMOUR CHOCOLAT

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=IdvVr2VXVNw&feature=youtu.be Cécilia - Chocolat From Cécilia - Si Me Olvidas Released on Saravah, 1983, France The way how some records reach a cult statut amongst a specific local digging scene is a complex processus, responsible for a lot of the excitement surrounding the hunt for records. We guess that, in every countries, if not every cities…Lire la suite L’AMOUR CHOCOLAT