NTS SHOWS – JUNE 2019 W/ PAM & CARLOS

Most often than not, I'm pleased with our show on NTS, and this month's show is no exception to the rule. I invited mysterious French digger Carlos and he blessed us with a mind-blowing selection of X-ian soft rock ("I've got Jesus Fever, All I want to do is praise his name"), 1990's misty French…Lire la suite NTS SHOWS – JUNE 2019 W/ PAM & CARLOS

ENTRY#7 : WHAT’S THE WEATHER REPORT LIKE?

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Q8oS2D9MOhI&t=75s Ouverture - Rencontre From Ouverture - Rencontre Self-released, 1985, France I read in a newspaper that, according to some recent studies, no matter what's the weather like, it's always French people's favourite topic of conversation - and global warming is probably making it even  worse... What these studies are missing, in my opinion, is…Lire la suite ENTRY#7 : WHAT’S THE WEATHER REPORT LIKE?

Entry #2 : DO WE LIKE JAZZ FUNK ?

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=J1y8v252fJE Vyacheslav Preobrazhensky - Lullaby Of A Sea From Vyacheslav Preobrazhensky - Only Yesterday... Released on Melodia, USSR, 1991 When one shares music on the Internet, one makes the assumption that it can appeal to at least a few people. With this one I'm not so sure, and writing about it might be a way…Lire la suite Entry #2 : DO WE LIKE JAZZ FUNK ?

ON THE BEACH AT NIGHT ALONE

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=1eMFoj31zWI Nurit Galron - Song In The Middle Of The Night From Nurit Galron - נתן זך Released on CBS, 1981, Israel When one is writing about music from a country, a culture or sung in a language he does not know, one must always keep in mind that what one takes for something exotic…Lire la suite ON THE BEACH AT NIGHT ALONE

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

SUMATRA

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=i-GsBkz_IUU&feature=youtu.be Nyssa Musique - Route de Sumatra From Nyssa Musique - Comme Au Moulin Self-released, 1985, France Released in 1985, for many of the musicians from Nyssa Musique, Comme Au Moulin was the first album they ever played on; therefore it can easily be seen as a manifesto for a new generation of French Jazz musicians, freshly…Lire la suite SUMATRA

CHAMBER MUSIC

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=8jNlqjnOelo Markus Stockhausen & Zoro Babel ‎– Snow Falling From Markus Stockhausen & Zoro Babel ‎– Beings Released on Fonit Cetra, 1987, Italy Being the son of one the biggest heroes of many electronic music heroes (Holger Czukay, Miles Davis, Kraftwerk...) might not be easy when you're releasing avant-garde electronic music yourself. That's exactly the case of…Lire la suite CHAMBER MUSIC

SOFTEST LANDS

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=2ykHbsEcjyM Thierfeldt - Madly, Sadly, Badly From Thierfeldt - Dilettantischer Sentimentalismus Released on MMR Records, 1986, Germany It's interesting to see that many of the posts we taged as "Floating" are related to music recorded around the years 1986-1987. What's the point of pointing this out, you may ask ?Well, it seems that, if you…Lire la suite SOFTEST LANDS