[Music] Elina Duni: Partir (ECM 2587) — Between Sound and Space: ECM Records and Beyond

Elina Duni Partir Elina Duni voice, piano, guitar, percussion Recorded July 2017, Studios La Buissonne, Pernes-les-Fontaines Engineers: Gérard de Haro and Nicolas Baillard (mastering) Produced by Manfred Eicher Release date: April 27, 2018 We are all departing, bound to be torn away, one day or another, from what we love. Here are scenes of departure sung […]

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[Music] Various Artists – Don’t Let Me Be Lost To You B​-​Sides: Albanian, Armenian, Greek, Jewish & Turkish Music from the Me Re, Balkan, Metropolitan & Kaliphon Labels

Canary Records owner (and a rather fine experimental musician himself) Ian Nagoski should be commended for his work in bringing to life so many wonderful albums from the turn of the 20th Century cut by Balkan and Jewish musicians who left their home countries and made quite good names for themselves in places like New York City. These recordings are lovingly restored, and apparently are leftover tracks transferred from 78rpm discs for a forthcoming 5-volume / 6-LP series to be issued in early 2019. Considering how lovingly Ian treats this material, this upcoming collection sounds like a grand project!

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[Music] Fanfara Tirana meets Transglobal Underground – No Guns To The Wedding

Albanian gypsy music meeting electronica, perfectly balanced? Kudos who Fanfare Tirana and Transglobal Underground for this massive hit!

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[Music] Elina Duni Quartet – Ka nje mot e gjysem viti

Perhaps Albania’s most beautiful export, Swiss-based jazz singer Elina Duni captivates with this tune.

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[Video] Eli Fara – Kolazh Serenatash

Eli Fara is a rather beautiful singer from Korçë, Albania. She does a sort-of pop-folk-chanteuse bit, and does it stunningly well.