[Music] Awesome Tapes From Africa: Aïcha Tachinwite

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Awesome Tapes From Africa has been releasing some utterly amazing music from all over the Continent, but it got its start as a blog sharing tapes that would otherwise never have exposure in the West.

This particular tape features Moroccan Berber singer Aïcha Tachinwite (also transliterated as Tachinouite), a fine recording of disco-influenced Arabic music.  The only issue with this tape will be trying to find a track listing.  Otherwise, this is a gem.

[Music] music won’t save you: LJERKE – Ljerke (Eilean, 2018)


 

LJERKE – Ljerke (Eilean, 2018) Ormai veterani della scena sperimentale olandese e protagonisti di innumerevoli collaborazioni (con Rutger Zuydervelt, Gareth Davis, in Piiptsjilling e The Alvaret Ensemble) i fratelli Jan e Romke Kleefstra hanno intrapreso in Ljerke un ambizioso progetto di improvvisazione che coinvolge trasversalmente linguaggi artistici e musicisti di estrazione affine. Accanto a loro […]

via — music won’t save you

Music Won’t Save You is Italy’s finest post-rock blog.

[Music] Inside the Home of Pierre Henry

French electroacoustic composer and experimental music pioneer Pierre Henry left the world on July 5, 2017. Thanks to the Olivier Lamm and Sarah Bastin from Red Bull Music Academy Daily for reporting the potentially tragic loss of Henry’s massive archive if funding isn’t found to preserve his home.

[Music] Autopoietican – Apuntes de Musica Progresiva Contemporanea

I’m pleased to point you dear readers to a progressive rock blog that covers a lot of music I missed, mainly symphonic prog.  My Facebook friend César Inca Mendoza Loyola runs Autopoietican – Apuntes de Musica Progresiva Contemporanea, a blog you should consider subscribing to immediately!

[Music] Sax Appeal: 48 Sexy Saxophone Album Covers

When you’re seen as ugly/unattractive, like it or not, you use whatever means at hand to sell yourself to others. An ugly truth, but that’s how it goes.

Yeoman Lowbrow of FLASHBAK writes on the cheesecake covers of Les Baxter, Bert Kaempfert and Martin Denny, none of whom broke any mirrors due to their vile appearance as far as I can tell.