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Nikos TsiachrisAlcance - featuring Bandolero
It's been a long time since the Flamenco guitarist Nikos Tsiachris had the idea to record a solo album. But just now the time was ripe for it. The new album “Alcance” by Nikos Tsiachris stands for a matured Flamenco artist whose outstanding playing style is presented in beautiful original compositions. Especially the 4 solo guitar pieces prove that the Berlin based artist with Greek roots can definitely keep up with the Spanish masters. Nikos Tsiachris was supported by the excellent percussion player ...more

New releases September 2017

Jazz  Contemporary17,98 EUROHeikki RuokangasMonologuesMonologues is first solo-album from Oulu-based jazzguitarist Heikki Ruokangas. Monologues contains familiar piece from previous album, a beautiful song Grip de Sip which brings brasilian bossa nova alive now solely by Ruokangas himself. Ruokangas has found his own voice as a jazzguitarist and delivers it beatifully in Monologues. He has distinct way to make his playing flow, making it light and easy ... more
Jazz  Latin-Jazz21,24 EUROJoel Xavier & Ron CarterIn New York (180 Gramm Vinyl)Joel Xavier is respected as one of the best latin-jazz guitarrists and is probably Portugals best jazz guitarrist. He played with jazz musicians like Toots Thielemans, Larry Coryell, Michel Camilo, Arturo Sandoval, Paquito D`Rivera, Richard Galliano, Bireli Lagrene, Joey DeFrancesco, Tomatito, Didier Lockwood, Luís Salinas, Rene Toledo and many others. At 23, is selected as one of the best latin guitar ... more
World Music  Spanien  Flamenco17,98 EURODavid CarmonaUn Sueño de LocuraDavid Carmona Fernández. Born in Granada, belongs to the "Fernández de Íllora" gypsy family, where flamenco has been given as a mean of expression. David has been studying with maestro Manolo Sanlúcar since the age of 13 who has publicly said: "David is my adopted son, my only heir and a referent of the future for the guitar." David can almost be described as a child prodigy guitarist. At 11 he won ... more
World Music  Portugal17,98 EUROOmiriBaile ElectrónicoOmiri, one of the many projects of the producer, composer and multi instrumentalist Vasco Ribeiro Casais is back with a new record "Baile Electrónico”. After 7 years without a record, in "Baile Electrónico” Omiri presents itself with a mature project improved from years of live shows with a strong audiovisual component. The album also gathers two guest appearances: "País Colmeia”, 1st single of the ... more
Jazz  Allgemein17,98 EURORaoul Triad BjörkenheimBeyondMaster guitarist Raoul Björkenheim releases new CD Beyond with his trio Raoul Björkenheim Triad on April 21st. (Release in Germany and central Europe in May).  Eclipse Music proudly presents Raoul Björkenheim Triad and their new CD Beyond. Björkenheim is a great presence is the finnish music scene and has made quite a career both in Europe and North America. With his rhythm section Ilmari Heikinheimo ... more
World Music  Orient16,98 EURORahim AlhajLetters from Iraq: Oud and String QuintetLetters from Iraq expresses the love and pain of lives lived by the people of war-torn Iraq. Actual mailed letters and their stories are transposed into eight gripping programmatic compositions by Iraqi-American composer and oud player, Rahim AlHaj with string quintet (2 violins, viola, cello, contrabass) and percussion. He says, “Music can make us laugh, make us cry, make us march into war. I want ... more
World Music  Balkan16,98 EUROAmarisziBabel FishThe Dutch band Amariszi, known for their captivating, uplifting and exhilarating Balkan inspired pop music is releasing their third studio album ‘Babel Fish’. The release coincides with the band’s 10th anniversary. In the summer of 2016 the group headed to rural Hungary to record ‘Babel Fish’, in a converted old wine cellar in the village Karád in between clucking chickens and pungent spirits. You ... more
World Music  USA  Folk16,98 EUROStephen WadeAcross the Amerikee: Showpieces from Coal Camp to Cattle TrailGrassroots singers and players throughout the United States have long cultivated their own varieties of recital music. A simple dance tune transforms into a concert masterpiece; a personal plaint becomes emblematic of an era. With banjo and occasional guitar, Stephen Wade explores this music made for music’s sake. His selections draw from Southern sources as well as Northern interpreters, centering ... more
World Music  Norwegen17,98 EUROTove K (Tove Kampestuen Heyerdahl)Paying the birds to singTove K’s (Tove Kampestuen Heyerdahl) first album in English. It’s very different in both form and expression than what we previously have heard from her. "I met Peder Kjellsby”, she explains, and believes that actually that could have been the album title. Peder Kjellsby (FRIKO) has produced "Paying the birds to sing", and the recording is done with a bunch of Norway’s finest pop and jazz musicians. ... more
World Music  Italien17,98 EURONicola SegattaShakespeare for dreamersAll the pieces on this CD were created for actors. One of my musical jobs is that of improvising incidental music for theatre performances on the cello. It’s a job that involves a lot of sifting and selecting. Every time I hear one of my melodies being sung during a break in rehearsals, or actors complaining about musical themes that they can’t get out of their heads, I put them aside as precious musical ... more
World Music  Italien17,98 EUROGigi BiolcatiDa SpundaDa Spunda is the first solo album of drummer, percussionist, composer and singer from the Piedmont region of Italy, Gigi Biolcati, a permanent member of groups such as Banditaliana, Bella Ciao and YouLook Trio. Da Spunda is an extremely individual and personal work: eleven songs, almost all written by Biolcati, inspired by traditional music and culture and mostly sung in Santhiatian dialect, difficult ... more
World Music  Norwegen17,98 EUROComboNationsDunyaComboNations is a group initiated and led by multi-instrumentalist Javid Afsari Rad, who also contributes as composer and songwriter and this ensemble. The idea behind the project was to gather the best international musicians based in Oslo. Javid is originally from Iran, while the other musicians have roots in India, Ivory Coast, Senegal and Morocco. This band is a manifestation of the rich and multicultural ... more
Jazz  Blues17,98 EURODr BekkenUpright Piano - Live at Bar MoskusTor Einar Bekken (Dr Bekken) is one of the country's foremost representatives of traditional blues / jazz piano. Upright Piano is an organic and untreated recording from Bar Moskus in Trondheim, with the audience present. The recording shows Bekken’s breadth as a performer and composer, and clearly refers to both his inspirational encounter with New Orleans and traditional Norwegian tones from Finnskogen. ... more
World Music  Italien17,98 EUROLuisa CottifogliCome Un Albero D'InvernoIt’s a musical project dedicated to the mountains, to the North (Luisa was born in the Italian Alps in Trentino and now she lives in Appennini mountains in Emilia-Romagna). Man has always been connected with tree, with its crown spreading in the sky and its roots descending in the earth. An eternal dialogue between hell and paradise, between life and death: in the case of winter it’s a suspended animation, ... more


  • 01.09.2017Carmen Souza auf Tour im Oktober 2017 und Januar 2018
    Mit ihrem neuen Album setzt sich Carmen Souza zusammen mit ihrem Mentor und musikalischem Partner Theo Pascal mit der kreolischen Musik-Kultur auseinander. Im kommenden Herbst und Winter ist Carmen Souza damit wieder live in Deutschland zu sehen. Am 5.10. ist sie bei einer Benefizveranstaltung in der Bonner Harmonie und am Tag drauf in der Villa Leon in Nürnberg zu sehen. Für Januar 2018 sind bislang 7 Konzerte bestätigt. So wird Carmen mit ihrem Trio am 17.1. in Trier, 18.1. in Wuppertal, 19.1. Karlsruhe, 20.1. in Ravensburg, 21.1. in Bochum, 24.1. in Fulda und am 25.1. in Kiel zu sehen sein. ...more
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    World Music  Kapverden
    Price 16,98 EURO

  • 01.09.2017Galileo Releases in den September 2017 WMCE und Transglobal World Music ChartsAuch im September gibt es wieder einige Galileo Veröffentlichungen, die in den monatlichen Bestenlisten Worldmusic Charts Europe (WMCE) und Transglobal World Music Charts zu finden sind. Neu in den WMCE Charts ist das portugiesische Elektro-Folk Projekt Omiri um Vasco Ribeiro (ehem. Dazkarieh), das auf Platz 3 eingestiegen ist. Weiterhin sind in den Top 20 der WMCE Charts auf Platz 6 „Ultramar“ von Maria del Mar Bonet, gefolgt auf Platz 7 von Rahim Alhaj mit „Letters from Iraq“ und „Svalan“ von Maria Kalaniemi und Eero Gründström auf Platz 9 zu finden. In den noch relativ jungen Transglobal World Music Charts wird Rahim Alhaj „Letters from Iraq“ auf Platz 8, Mara Aranda „Sefarad en el Corazón de Maruecos“ auf Platz 26 und „Svalan“ von Kalaniemi/Grundström auf Platz 28 geführt. ...moreLatest release
    World Music  Portugal
    Price 17,98 EURO

    World Music  Finnland
    Maria Kalaniemi & Eero GrundströmSvalan AKEROCD017 CD
    Price 17,98 EURO

  • 02.08.2017Dobre unter den „100 besten Songs aus Bayern - aller Zeiten"Die Band „Dobre“ ist von der Sendung „Puls“, das junge Programm des Bayerischen Rundfunks, in die Liste "Die 100 besten Songs aus Bayern - aller Zeiten" gewählt worden. Die Band um den Singer Songwriter Joe Dobroschke landet mit ihrem Song "Wrong Road" auf Platz 77. „Puls“ schreibt: „Joe Dobroschke – gehört zu den versiertesten Singer-Songwritern, die der Freistaat derzeit zu bieten hat. Seine Melodien haben Leichtigkeit, seine Texte Tiefe, und niemals landet er beim Kitsch.“ 6 Alben hat die Band bereits veröffentlicht und bewegt sich erfolgreich und souverän zwischen Pop, Indie und Singer Songwriter-Musik. Auf ihrem aktuellen Album "Who Killed The Acrobat?" präsentieren sie nach wie vor Ohrwürmer und treibende Beats, doch überraschen sie mit neuen Stilelementen aus Blues, Goth, Rockabilly und Psychedelic Rock. "Who Killed The Acrobat?“ ist am 26. Mai 2017 bei Galileo Music erschienen. Wir gratulieren zur Listenplatzierung! ...moreLatest release
    Pop  Singer-Songwriter
    Price 15,98 EURO

  • 02.08.2017„Letters from Iraq“ auf Top-Platzierung im AugustDas aktuelle Album von Rahim AlHaj „Letters from Iraq“ ist auf Platz 3 der „World Music Charts Europe“ und auf Platz 4 der „Transglobal World Music Chart“ für den Monat August gelandet. Das Album beschreibt musikalisch das Leben und Leiden der vom Krieg erschütterten Menschen im Irak. Dem irakisch-amerikanischen Komponisten Rahim AlHaj dienten als Grundlage von Irakern geschriebene Briefe, deren Inhalt und Emotionen er in 8 ergreifende Kompositionen verarbeitete. In einer Besetzung von Oud – das Hauptinstrument des Komponisten - Streich-Quintett und Percussion vermischen sich östlich-und westlicher Stil zu einem neuen, spannenden Gesamtklang. Das Album ist am 28.7.2017 bei Galileo Music erschienen. ...moreLatest release
  • 28.07.2017Fei Scho beim Brass Wiesn Festival und Kufstein Music Festival
    Seit 2013 findet das Brass Wiesn Festival in der kleinen Gemeinde Eching, im Landkreis Freising bei München statt. Das Festival findet dieses Jahr vom 4. Bis 6. August statt und verbindet wieder Traditionen mit tollen Newcomern, wobei der Spaß an der Musik immer im Mittelpunkt steht. Dieses Jahr können die Festivalbesucher auch die Band Fei Scho hören, die am Samstag den 5.8. zwischen 17:45 und 18:45 auf der Houdek Bierzeltbühne spielen wird. Weiterhin ist Fei Scho auf dem diesjährigen Kufstein Festival im Vorprogramm von Haindling zu sehen. Das Konzert findet am 23.9. um 19:00 Uhr statt. Haindling wird danach um 20:30 Uhr auf die Bühne kommen. ...more
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    World Music  Bayern  Neue Volksmusik
    Fei SchoAussegrasn GMC067 CD
    Price 16,98 EURO

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