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SvängIn Trad We Trust
The spiritual home of Sväng is Finnish folk music. Ever since the group was established, traditional tunes from Finland and other countries have been a part of its repertoire alongside original compositions. After years of playing and touring together and the release of 8 albums the time now felt right to go back to the roots and work on an album featuring only Finnish traditional music.

In Trad We Trust pays homage to Finnish folk music in its various forms: the ancient runo-singing tradition, ...more

New releases December 2020

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Jazz  Allgemein22.40 EUROEddie BarclayArrangeur, Interprète & Producteur 1946-1962Not only a major figure in the record industry and show business, Eddie Barclay also left his mark on the “people” pages of the tabloids: he was famous for the parties he hosted for socialites in Saint-Tropez, while his friendships with the stars made him a public legend. Yet few remember that Eddie Barclay was a precursor: he was one of the first in France to import jazz and rock’n’roll records from ... more
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World Music  Frankreich  Allgemein22.40 EUROStellioL’Étoile De La Musique Créole 1932 - 1938Alexandre Stellio was a clarinettist and composer from Martinique, and he inherited the traditions of Creole carnival. He became an emblematic musician, and laid the foundations for the biguine style that originated on his island in the French Caribbean. Jean-Pierre MEUNIER
World Music  USA  Folk16.55 EUROKronos QuartetLong Time Passing: Kronos Quartet and Friends Celebrate Pete SeegerOn Long Time Passing, the trailblazing Kronos Quartet celebrates the music of Pete Seeger and rejoices in the spirit, inspiration, and fearlessness inherent in his life’s work. Along with guests Sam Amidon, Maria Arnal, Brian Carpenter, Meklit, Lee Knight, and Aoife O’Donovan, the group examines Seeger’s celebration of beauty and the pleasure of singing together. Through the power of these eternally ... more
World Music  Orient17.53 EUROFaleh Khaless & Johannes Treml & Sebastian FlaigWashmaIn Arabic, “Washma” means tattoo. Beyond the literal meaning, it symbolizes rootedness and identity. “Washma” is an award-winning project that draws upon the rich tradition of Berber music and presents rhythms and musical forms from Morocco and Tunisia in western arrangements. The project was initiated by the Morrocan Oud virtuoso and composer Faleh Khaless, whose idea was to go beyond geographical ... more
World Music  Europa  Irland16.55 EUROCinder WellNo SummerCinder Well is at the vanguard of a different kind of transatlantic folk revival, one forged amidst the uncertainty of a global pandemic. However, Irish-based songwriter Amelia Baker’s music isn’t nihilistic; instead it strips traditional forms to their bones, creating a mediative, trance-like space for sonic healing. The sparse soundscapes and haunting stillnesses of her new album “No Summer” are ... more
Rock  International22.40 EUROXTCDrums And Wires (200 Gramm Vinyl)Drums And Wires is the tenth in a series of XTC Classics to be issued on a 200 gram vinyl edition. Initial run includes an extra 7" single, previously only available in the first pressing of the original UK vinyl release. (7" vinyl pressed at standard 7" vinyl weight) The album has been mastered by Jason Mitchell at LOUD mastering with input from Andy Partridge and is fully approved by XTC. Advertising ... more
Pop  Frankreich  Chanson15.58 EUROGérard PierronGood-Bye GagarineGérard Pierron describes himself as someone carrying a text, and it’s true that nobody else can draw so much musicality from the words of a poet. Here we have twenty songs that are part of the aura surrounding his path as an artist. They contain everything, or almost: his collaboration with Allain Leprest ("Good-Bye Gagarine" is the first piece that Gérard Pierron composed with him), plus Céline Caussimon, ... more
Jazz  Contemporary16.55 EUROSylvain Rifflet & Jon Irabagon & Sébastien Boisseau & Jim BlackRebellion(s)Rebellion(s) is the child of two outstanding saxophonists, Sylvain Rifflet from France, and Jon Irabagon from the US, and was born of their conviction that even today jazz can act as a megaphone for the most burning social issues of the day. The basis for these compositions are emblematic speeches from past and present, and they show the diversity of voices of resistance in various areas. The fiery ... more
Jazz  Latin-Jazz17.53 EUROMarco MezquidaTalismánFew musicians can, at 33, show a record of 23 albums as a solo artist, and 45 as a sideman. Inthe case of the pianist and composer Marco Mezquida (Mahón, 1987), all this has meant thesowing that led to this harvest: the eleven songs that shape Talismán, his most personal workto date. An album that, as its name suggests stands for a sort of amulet in which different eras,styles and sounds converge, ... more
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Jazz  Allgemein58.48 EUROMichel LegrandLe Monde Instrumental 1953-1962, Jazz Et Musiques De FilmMichel Legrand was one of the greatest composers of the 20th century. After showing great promise as a jazz arranger — working notably with Dizzy Gillespie, Miles Davis and Bill Evans — he turned his hand to the French “chanson” genre and composed for Boris Vian and Henri Salvador, Jacques Brel or Maurice Chevalier. He then became probably the most famous composer of melodies for France’s Nouvelle ... more
Jazz  Allgemein17.53 EUROJazz Bigband Graz & Nguyên Lê & Wolfgang Puschnig & Heinrich von Kalnein & Horst-Michael Schaffer & Uli RennertTimes of Change Vol.1
Jazz  Contemporary14.96 EURONiculin Janett & Joscha Schraff & Rich PerryStandard
Jazz  Blues17.53 EUROPaal FlaataCame to hear the musicThroughout a recording career stretching more than 25 years back in time – the last 18 of those as a solo act – Paal Flaata has astounded his surroundings with a voice appearing to be not quite of this world.Like one of his foremost idols, Elvis Presley, Paal Flaata is an interpreter of other people’s songs. He makes them – as they say – his own.This year Paal looks back on his now 20 years a soloartist, ... more
Jazz  Allgemein17.53 EUROAndreas Feith & Martin Gjakonovski & Silvio Morger & Lutz HäfnerSurviving Flower
Jazz  Allgemein17.53 EUROMarc CoplandJohn - Piano SoloOver his long career, pianist Marc Copland has become known as a unique stylist, a harmonicinnovator, and a gifted improviser with a unique sense of touch. Much of his recorded outputover the decades has been in duos, trios, and quartets. Yet from his first solo piano outing,Poetic Motion (Sketch records), he showed the uncanny knack of successfully bringing off asolo recording while avoiding unnecessary ... more
Jazz  Allgemein15.58 EUROJohn ColtraneLive In Paris - 17 Novembre 1962An absolute icon. After a blazing career, John Coltrane’s aura still shines brightly and the revolution he brought to music continues to influence generations of musicians. This live recording made at the end of 1962 features saxophonist Coltrane’s “historic quartet” – believed by many to be the greatest small group in jazz history – with the leader accompanied by bassist Jimmy Garrison, pianist McCoy ... more
World Music  Finnland16.55 EUROSvängIn Trad We TrustThe spiritual home of Sväng is Finnish folk music. Ever since the group wasestablished, traditional tunes from Finland and other countries have beena part of its repertoire alongside original compositions. After years ofplaying and touring together and the release of 8 albums the time now feltright to go back to the roots and work on an album featuring only Finnishtraditional music.In Trad We Trust ... more


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    Seit 2008 ist die Helene Blum & Harald Haugaard Band gemeinsam auf Tour, um die jeweiligen Solo-Alben der beiden dänischen Folksuperstars zu präsentieren. Im Oktober ist die Band nun mit dem ersten gemeinsamen Album „Strømmen“ in Deutschland auf Tour und gastiert in 6 deutschen Städten. Den Anfang macht dabei das Konzert in der Dänischen Botschaft am Donnerstag den 8.10. Die weiteren Konzerte sind wie folgt: 9.10. Eisleben – 22.10. Nürnberg – 23.10. Ravensburg – 24.10. Helmbrechts – 25.10. Lüdenscheid. Das erste Konzert in Berlin wird per Live Stream unter übertragen. ...more
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