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Rão KyaoGandhi
The portugues flute player Rão Kyao was invited to recreate “Vaishnav Jan to Tene Kahiye”, the tune Gandhi most listened to, and that has become the unofficial national anthem for that country, for the celebration of the 150 years since his birth. Prime minister Narendra Modi referenced and published the song on all his social networks. This invitation was the starting point for the new album of Rão Kyao who was born 1940 in Lisbon that combines his Portuguese roots with universality. Behold, the ...more

New releases August 2021

World Music  USA  Folk16.98 EUROBill and the BellesHappy AgainHappy Again isn’t exactly happy. But the delightfully deadpan new albumfrom roots mainstays Bill and the Belles is full of life, humor, andtongue-in-cheek explorations of love and loss. Out May 21, 2021 on DittyBoom Records (distribution and promotion by Free Dirt Service Co.),Happy Again marks a new chapter for the group by featuring all originalmusic penned by founding member Kris Truelsen. There’s ... more
Jazz  Allgemein15.98 EUROJOHNNY HODGESLive In Paris - 18 Mars 1961With Johnny Hodges, the alto saxophone found itself in the hands of a goldsmith. As a member honoris causa of the Duke Ellington Orchestra from 1928 to 1970, Hodges’ delicate phrasing and incomparable talents as an improviser made him one of the most remarkable musicians in jazz history. In this previously unreleased live recording dating from 1961 he plays the great classics in Ellington’s material, ... more
Jazz  Gypsy Swing15.98 EURORomaneSoir De TrottoirRomane is a leading light among Django Reinhardt’s heirs, and so he has his rightful place among the greatest guitarists in French jazz. He was awarded Sacem’s Grand Prize in 2013 – his compositions have become genuine standards – and on this album he revisits his repertoire with a jazz trio, giving these tunes a brand new colour. You can listen to this album as if you were in a cinema, watching a ... more
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World Music  Spanien  Flamenco22.98 EURODiverseImpressions D’Espagne 1950-1962, Concierto De Aranjuez - Flamenco Sketches - Saetas - Sevilla - OléIf this anthology has the title “Impressions of Spain” it is because it is a symbolic commentary on the country. Its source is the secular history of the songs and dances of the Spanish people, a history perpetuated throughout the 20th century, not only by artists in Andalusia and the other regions, and by Hispanic composers in the world of classical music, but also in the eyes of French composers ... more
Jazz  Allgemein17.98 EUROHeinrich von Kalnein & Ramón López & Gina SchwarzA Night In ViennaWith their new formation, the three experienced artists, who are well established in Europe's jazz world, prove that the greatest quality in jazz is still the immediacy of the moment - without a net or a false bottom! Organic melodic and rhythmic structures, surprises and the willingness to follow the musical contribution of the other in every moment and to incorporate it into one's own shape - something ... more
World Music  Spanien  Barcelona-Mestizo17.98 EUROAmparanoiaHimnopsis Colectiva‘Himnopsis Colectiva’, is the title of the new album of Amparanoia, definitely one of Spain’s leading world music bands. Amparanoia stands since 2007 for an authentic southern mestizo sound with the caractheristic and unrivaled voice and appearence of Amparo Sánchez. This new album is the follow-up of the 20 years compilation ‘El Coro de mi Gente’ (2017) and the first studio-album from Amparanoia since ... more
Pop  Country17.98 EUROBrent MoyerSong RiderBrent Moyer, the Global Cowboy, releases his ninth CD, SONG RIDER, on Brambus Records. Bucking out of the chute on Brent Moyer’s new CD, SONG RIDER, is "Just Passing Through", a look through the rear view mirror at life’s twists and turns. "The Radio" goes back to Moyer’s early days of first hearing music through an old radio sitting on the window sill. There’s a song about a bicycle ride into the ... more
World Music  Afrika  Allgemein17.98 EUROAdjiri OdameteyEkonklohis delightful 13-song album came from Ghanaian-born, Munich-based singer-songwriter/multi-instrumentalist Odametey from writer by Graham Reid (Elsewhere)He seduces you in with the intimate Kootse but then picks up the tempo with the gently joyful bounce of Ghana Groove with that seductive, tickling guitar style from that coast of Africa. (If you haven't a decent album since Paul Simon's Graceland ... more
World Music  Afrika  Afrobeat17.98 EURODiverseRepublicafrobeat Vol. 5 - Mujeres IIKasba Music continues its special dedication to making female musical proposals visible and closes this season with a magnificent; surprising and explosive international female afrobeat compilation that gives continuity to that album published in 2017. After four years; here it is; a very desired album that has given us many joys; how to have Weird MC (Nigeria) and Simphiwe Dana (South Africa); that ... more
Jazz  Acoustic Guitar17.98 EUROClaus Boesser-FerrariThe Wind Cries MaryArmed with a battery of acoustic guitars (7-string baritone, 12-string, 6-string, 8-string), Claus Boesser-Ferrari has expanded the Hendrix cosmos by adding new colors.Boesser-Ferrari grapples with this material in an inimitable and individual way that certainly demarcates itself from the many tribute-to-Hendrix recordings. He stripped his Hendrix down to his DNA and lovingly and respectfully redesigned ... more
Jazz  Allgemein16.98 EUROLancy FaltaLancy Lot
Pop  Country16.98 EUROK.C. JonesQueen of the In BetweenK.C. Jones moves so effortlessly between genres, traditions, and musical concepts that it’s clear she was born with an insatiable artistic curiosity. From her deeply musical Appalachian and old-time roots, she grew into a prominent figure of the vibrant Lafayette, Louisiana music scene, learning Cajun French and writing and singing songs in dual languages with progressive Cajun bands like GRAMMY-nominated ... more
Rock  Progressive20.98 EUROKing CrimsonThe Elements Tour Box 2021Prepared for the 2021 ‘Music is our Friend’ USA 2021 tour. 2CD history of King Crimson featuring many extracts & tracks (22 of 29) appearing on CD for the first time, including live material by the current line-up. Packaged in DVD sized fold out digi-pack style book case with 28 page booklet. Eighth release in the Tour Box series. Introductory notes by Robert Fripp. Sleeve-notes by Sid SmithLast year’s ... more
Pop  Allgemein13.35 EUROAndy PartridgeMy Failed Songwriting Career - Volume 1 EP (12")Twang, Hmmm, click, thunk. When XTC finally downed guitars after the recording and release of “Wasp Star”, their last album to date, one of Andy’s ideas about what to do next, was to become a songwriter in the traditional sense, writing songs for others… It was something he had been asked to do throughout the XTC years, but never had the time. Songs were written. Songs were sent. Sometimes speculatively, ... more
Jazz  Allgemein17.98 EUROThrottle Elevator Music & Kamasi WashingtonFinal FloorFinal Floor is eleven new tracks featuring saxophonist Kamasi Washington and trumpeter Erik Jekabson with longtime collaborators and songwriters Matt Montgomery and Gregory Howe. Joining them are Mike Hughes and on drums, Kasey Knudsen on alto saxophone, Ross Howe on fender guitar and Mike Blankenship on organ.As the title indicates this album represents the final original recordings of Throttle Elevator ... more
Jazz  Allgemein19.98 EUROThrottle Elevator Music & Kamasi WashingtonFinal Floor (LP)
World Music  Orient19.98 EUROKudsi Erguner & Lâmekân Ensemble & Tristan DriessensFragments des Cérémonies Soufies – L’Invitation à l’ExtaseLâmekân Ensemble, directed by Belgian musicologist and oud player Tristan Driessens, has been a breath of fresh air for the music of the Ottoman Empire since more than a decade now. After releasing three albums and performing of major venues in Europe, the Middle-East and Central Asia, the sextet is back with a brand new program for which they chose to collaborate with Seyir Muzik records. For the ... more
Jazz  Allgemein15.98 EUROWolfgang LackerschmidSummer ChangesSummer Changes is the new album from legendary vibraphonist Wolfgang Lackerschmid. Recorded September 16 & 17, 2018 at the Traumraum Tonstudio, Augsburg, Germany, this new album comes on the heals of several recent Dot Time Records Legends releases that have featured Lackerschmid alongside trumpeter Chet Baker, including the critically acclaimed Quintet Sessions and Ballads For Two. Each track on Summer ... more
Rock  International38.98 EUROThe Grid & Robert FrippLeviathan (2 LP 200 Gramm Vinyl)New collaborative album from electronic duo The Grid (aka Richard Norris & Dave Ball) and Robert Fripp Combining Fripp Soundscapes with synth, drums, programming and effects by The GridAvailable on Double disc CD/DVD-a, 2LP 200 gram super-heavyweight vinyl* and Digital album.‘Robert (Fripp) turned up with a truck load of amps and effects, two great big stacks including delay units with a 76 second ... more
Pop  Kinder  Deutsch16.98 EUROKizzrockBlablabla


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    Tour 2021: 20.08.2021 D-Bielefeld - 07.08.2021 D-Köln - 24.07.2021 D-Hamburg - 23.07.2021 D-Eckernförde

    Daniel Puente Encinas eingängige Musik ist vielen aus Kinofilmen wie Fatih Akins Roadmovie „Im Juli“ oder seinem mehrfach ausgezeichneten, international bekannten Kino-Erfolg „Gegen die Wand“ bekannt.

    Artist-Page Facebook YouTube Video-Empfehlung: Relámpago Negro und Never choose the Devil

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  • 02/06/2021Rão Kyao mit seinem Album in den World Music Charts EuropeDer portugiesische Flötist Rão Kyao steigt mit seinem neuen Album „Gandhi“ auf Platz 7 der World Music Charts Europe ein. Die Hommage an den indischen Freiheitskämpfer und dessen 150. Geburtstag vereint große Spiritualität, grenzübergreifendes Kulturverständnis und meditative Musik mit modernen Klängen und Harmonien. ...moreLatest release
  • 05/05/2021World Music Charts Mai 2021Auch im Mai halten sich die Alben von San Salvador „La Grande Folie“ und Katerina Papadopoulou „Anástasis“ in der Bestenliste der Transglobal World Music Charts. Neu eingestiegen in die World Music Charts Europe ist hingegen Mabel Flores mit ihrem Album „Meraki“ und ihrem Mix aus Singer/Songwriter und dem Barcelona-typischen Mestizo Sound. ...moreLatest release

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