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some unbelievable beautiful music and vibe at the local festivals from the island of Icaria in the Aegean
and people from all ages dancing altogether in a circle. some folks from here should visit this place




 

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hey got this old cd layin here and i never knew the artist of this track can anybody help me

 

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Dubsahara is good, i like zentropy by them.

this Iranian lady is awesome:

My remix of this (cheeky plug):
 

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Well I've just come across these Russian guys who go by the name of "Phurpa" - basically they do Tibetan chants in the Bon tradition (according to their blurb - apparently it's pre-Buddhist), outfits and all... Anyway I really like this sound:

 

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Things this song does to me! :Heart: god i love it. amazing. seriously. Maybe its cos I play flute, To play this song would be the most amazing thing to experience, its so imminent and innocent.


Overhyped some, but I can't tell you how much I am blown away by this track
 

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Nice - vocalist sounds strangely like an Arabic version of Maynard James Keenan!
 

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Fatoumata Diawara is playing in London on the 13 November, Anoushka Shankar and Tinariwen are on the same bill on the 23 November@Barbican.

That Tinariwen one looks interesting. There's loads of good shit going on the Barbican these days. Bad times for musicians in Mali at the moment apparently - Islamic extremists trying to enforce a ban on music in parts of the country :Sad:
 

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I've been indulging in a bit of Bulgarian throat singing lately. For twenty-odd years, ever since Kate Bush's album The Sensual World, I've gone through phases, though Ghost In The Shell inspired me this time round as I've been playing the score a lot in recent months (originally, the composer planned to use Bulgarian voices, hence the similarities). The 4AD re-release of Le Mystere Des Voix Bulgares is a good place to start if you aren't familiar. So powerful!



Also, I noticed two things going back over this thread just now:

My Call Of The Valley link is dead and someone mentioned the Talking Timbuktu album a few pages back but didn't post one. I wasn't familiar with the latter at the time, but have since become quite the fan following a rec from Phil Squaggers. African and bluesey - it's beautiful.


 
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