FROM WEST TO EAST Hiroshi Sato - Bad Janky Blues From Hiroshi Sato - Time Released on Wave Concept, 1977, Japan We never made a post about Hiroshi Sato, but it was as if he has been around since the launch of OYT. Indeed, the man highly influenced our views on music, opening for us a whole new…Lire la suite FROM WEST TO EAST

EVE Évé - Canto Alberto From Évé - Canto Alberto Released on Free Lance, France, 1978 Évé, also known as Everaldo Marcial is a French Brazilian Guitarist and composer. He made what seems to be his only solo album, Canto Aberto in 1978 on a confidential French label called Free Lance which mainly released Jazz and…Lire la suite EVE

DIGITAL DANCE Roberto Musci / Giovanni Venosta ‎– Malangaan From Roberto Musci / Giovanni Venosta ‎– Water Messages On Desert Sand Released on Recommended Records, 1987, UK When you think about 1980's ethnic samples and collages, the first names that more likely pop into your mind are Muslimgauze and African Head Charge, right ? Or maybe you…Lire la suite DIGITAL DANCE

FIRST DIP IN THE POOL Safari - Brass Monkey From Safari - Safari Released on Vap, 1984, Japan Safari is a Japanese one-off fusion band, and as you can guess by taking a look at their record's sleeve, its eponymous release is filled with summer mellow tunes. Brass Monkey, the track we chose to upload, has a sweet Latin…Lire la suite FIRST DIP IN THE POOL

« GOING BACK TO MY ROOTS » Myriam Makeba - Mansane Cissé From Myriam Makeba - Africa / Mansane Cissé Released on Editions Syliphone Conakry, Zimbabwe Miriam Makeba aka Mama Afrika is a legendary Grammy Award-winning South African singer. She was without doubt amongst the artists from Africa who popularized African music all around the world. She recorded records and toured…Lire la suite « GOING BACK TO MY ROOTS »

DON’T CRY FOR ME ARGENTINA Michael Naura, Wolfgang Schlüter - Argentina From Michael Naura, Wolfgang Schlüter - Country Children Released on ECM, 1980, Germany In the Jazz galaxy, ECM - Edition of Contemporary Music - is a world of its own. With a catalog of more than 1000 albums released since 1969, it's almost impossible to describe the ECM sound;…Lire la suite DON’T CRY FOR ME ARGENTINA

CINCO DE MAYO Archie Shepp & Jasper Van't Hof - 5th of May From Archie Shepp & Jasper Van't Hof - The Fifth Of May Released on L+R Records, 1987, Germany Do we need to introduce legendary saxophonist Archie Shepp ? The jazzman played with John Coltrane, Don Cherry, etc. on ground-breaking albums, and he is one…Lire la suite CINCO DE MAYO

WELCOMING WINTER Torsten Wallin - Vinter Människan From Torsten Wallin - Grand Canyon  Released on Metronome, 1977, Sweden Smooth Jazzy vibes from Sweden to make Winter's arrival easier. Torsten Wallin, or Tote Wallin is a swedish pop singer who seemingly had released a lot of crap and Vinter Människan might be the only exceptionally good track recorded…Lire la suite WELCOMING WINTER