[Music] Abd al-Rahman al-Khamissi – عبد الرحمن الخميسي – Music from the Soundtrack “Respectable Families”

Welcome to the world of easy (cheesy) listening out of… Cairo?!  Yes!!  According to the bio over at his Bandcamp page, “Abd al-Rahman El Khamissi (bio in Arabic only) is an Egyptian poet, writer, journalist, dramatist, radio producer, film director, composer and talent scout for famous Egyptian actors such as Soad Hosni.  He has been seen […]

[Music] Erlon Chaves – Procura​-​se Uma Virgem OST

Procura-se Uma Virgem turned out to be a very pleasant slab of easy/cheesy/sleazy listening from soundtrack composer Erlon Chaves, who should have been working in Europe, where is mellow style would have been perfect for directors like Jess Franco and Mario Bava.

[Music] Finders Keepers Celebrates 100+ Crate-Digging Releases

Finders Keepers have released 100 of the most brilliant reissues imaginable. Spanning from weird African tapes to Jean Rollin horror soundtracks, the lads at FK seem unstoppable at the moment. Here’s to another 100 gems, at least!

[Music] Funked Up East #28 – The Evolution of Czecho-Slovakian Jazz

A magnificent podcast out of Estonia, this current session by Funked Up East features smooth, sultry Czech and Slovak Jazz. Track List: Czechoslovak Radio Jazz Orchestra – Passacaglia Karel Velebný – Ztráta Nalezeného Syna SHQ – Epitaph for George Dillon Jiøí Mráz – Danyáda Karel Krautgartner – 31° ve stínu Rudolf Dasek – Rambles Václav […]

[Music] Various Artists – The B​-​Music of Jean Rollin 1968​-​1973

  I can’t imagine a cooler soundtrack compilation than this one unless Jess Franco’s sountrack works also get reissued. Jean Rollin was the master of sleazy Euro-horror with a career span of five decades. This comp covers some of the best partners he had in conveying a blood-splattered, gruesome, erotic, cheesy mess onscreen. Nothing but love […]