Hip-hop blended with a touch of bossa nova, a twist of funk and a couple drops of electro swing. Minimatic is out of France, and he manages to mix up these genres like a well-done Blue Hawaiian. Bravo!
A look at artists from around the world embracing the ’60s sound. — Read on daily.bandcamp.com/2019/08/29/exotica-guide/
This has to be one of the happiest, most swinging comps I’ve heard in a while. From the Born Bad Bandcamp site: Careful, “Let’s not get angry” suggests Spartaco Sax, the famed song accompanying French daily paper FRANCE-SOIR’s campaign against road violence: music isn’t that serious, often times really not. In any case, it is […]
Some happy beat music from Italian conductor and arranger Gianni Ferrio!
Leave it to my dear brother in Naples, Paolo, to find one of the best Internet radio programs in the world, especially for those who love swanky music. Bravo! To listen to Radio Lux, just click here.
Mickey Hart made his fame as a drummer for the Grateful Dead, whom I enjoyed greatly (at least in their live settings). He was also a big fan of Indian music, and really did a lot with his Diga Rhythm Band project to promote it. In this track, it sounds like exotica, innovative Latin percussion, […]
A bit of schmaltz, courtesy of Herb Alpert and perhaps the most beautiful woman to ever grace a record cover ever, Dolores Erickson.