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[Music] Awesome Tapes From Africa: An Interview with Brian Shimkovitz

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Awesome Tapes From Africa is lucky to have an owner who has a deep passion for the music he puts out. PopMatters.com lets Awesome head honcho Brian Shimkovitz hold court. It’s worth checking out Brian’s blog which started his interest in African music.

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[Music] Ethel Koffman – Flor Verbena

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Editorial Municipal de Rosario is a record label out of Rosario, Argentina, which normally focuses on classical music. After digging into their catalog, I noticed that they’re not limited to that genre alone. This album features the warm voice of Ethel Koffman, a fellow Argentine whose voice lilts in a way that would fit well …

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[Music] Ganelin Trio – 1976 Live (Soviet Jazz)

I owe Leo Feigin of the stellar imprint Leo Records perhaps the greatest debt of my musical life. It was he who introduced me, via releases and correspondence, to the works of Sergey Kuryokhin and The Ganelin Trio somewhere near 30 years ago (how time flies…). This is the trio at their peak. Personnel: Vyacheslav …

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[Music] Lalgudi Jayaraman and Amjadh Ali Khan, Jugalbandhi

via lalgudi jayaraman and amjadh ali khan, jugalbandhi — The Hum Blog From Bandcamp: Often, when discussing my passion for Indian Classical music – attempting to offer entry into its remarkable traditions for others, I raise instrumentation. Particularly in my early explorations, this was a crucial vehicle for discovery. By far the most well know …

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[Music] Redefining Russian Techno

From the Bandcamp article, which can be found here: Russian techno is stylistically varied—from ultra industrial to sleazy disco, hazy cassette labels to crisp and urbane house. But often there’s a moodiness, an underlying bleakness to the sound that feels like it’s channeling a harsher Soviet past. Certainly, experimentation is rife, and “live”-ness is important—musicians …

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