Heathertoes is my old friend Hubert’s post-industrial/experimental project. He is collaborating on this release with Hopek Quirin, and the sound is reminiscent of 1980s cassette culture at its best.
Zbigniew Preisner is one of Europe’s leading film composers. Hollywood would do well to bring him over for more work.
Laboratorium present high-quality fusion from Poland. Some notes on this record…: Artist: Laboratorium Album: Quasimodo Year: 1979 Genre: Jazz Fusion, Contemporary Jazz Country: Poland Label / Catalogue: Metal Mind Productions / MMP CD 0454 DG (Reissue) Line-up: Janusz Grzywacz – piano, Fender-Rhodes electric piano, ARP-Odyssey synthesizer Marek Stryszowski – vocals, alto & soprano saxophones Paweł […]
After a considerable absence thanks to attending the Without Borders World Music Festival in Varna, Bulgaria, I return to posting a treat a day. Our latest comes from the band Kazik (Kazik Staszewski), who do wonders to the Tom Waits classic, Jockey Full of Bourbon.
A warm thanks to MultiKulti for posting this. Here are their notes (follow them, please!): Editor’s info: Uri Caine plays Wladyslaw Szpilman — a special project of Tzadik Poznan Festival 2013 Marek Edelman once said, “Szpilman is the symbol of all those, who survived, since there must have been dozens of unlikely, wondrous circumstances to […]
Good news from Poland! It seems the film industry is growing rapidly over there, and it’s producing quality material. Stephen Heyman of the New York Times has an article about Poland’s film scene here.
Czesław Niemen was quite an interesting character. He wrote a song Marlene Dietrich would cover, as well as one of the greatest protest songs in the history of Polish rock (“Dziwny jest ten świat” [Strange Is This World]). This particular piece almost counts as something resting between liturgical music and something akin to Queen, with […]