[Music] Lost 1969 Serge Gainsbourg and Jean-Claude Vannier Soundtrack Released For The First Time

Wonderful news, courtesy of Vinyl Factory’s blog: Les Chemins De Katmandou, a soundtrack by Serge Gainsbourg and Jean-Claude Vannier presumed to be lost, will be reissued by Finders Keepers!

[Music] Benjamin Clementine live at the Burberry Menswear January 2016 show

I have about zero interest in Burberry Menswear. It’s not my thing, though I can see where it would appeal to those who get a kick out of clothing. This video was supposed to highlight Burberry’s line of clothing, but that gets smashed immediately by the arresting voice of Benjamin Clementine, a man who, shockingly, […]

[Music] Asmahan- Ya Habibi Taala Elhaani (يا حبيبي تعال الحقني)

The beautiful Druze singer Asmaham (born Amal al-Atrash) was born in the Mediterranean Sea, and came from Syrian and Lebanese heritage.  She died in an auto accident at the age of 31, but by then, she left an indelible mark on the world of Arabic music.

[Music] Various Artists – Nightingales & Canaries, Vol. 1: “Oriental” Women on Record, New York & Istanbul, 1928​-​55

https://bandcamp.com/EmbeddedPlayer/album=3272306330/size=large/bgcol=ffffff/linkcol=0687f5/transparent=true/New York City was home to a vibrant musical scene filled with singers from Anatolia, Istanbul and the region of Roumelia.  Christians and Jews joined together in making some rather bawdy music. This treasure was released by Ian Nagoski’s Canary Records, a label filled with some absolute gems.