Making of Current 93/HÖH “Island” – Iceland (1986)

An assortment of images from our trip to Iceland in the summer of 1986, when the first recordings for the Current 93/HÖH album "Island" were made. The original telecine footage is lost, this is from the U-Matic offline copy with timecode. There's a spot on the lens, and the Sugarcubes concert footage is mostly out… Continue lendo Making of Current 93/HÖH “Island” – Iceland (1986)

CURRENT 93 & ANTONY [ANOHNI] – Whilst The Night Rejoices Profound and Still (live)

Live @ the Teatro Ibérico, Lisbon, Portugal, 8th February, 2003 (PanDutro, 2003) https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=RFJ0cTrFbV4 As we stared beyond the windows there Over all the gardensThat have never beenAnd will never grow againHow longHow longThe shining winking stars The clouds too highSo highPointing to some final starThe dull face of the skyAnd the sound of the callingOf… Continue lendo CURRENT 93 & ANTONY [ANOHNI] – Whilst The Night Rejoices Profound and Still (live)

Indigenous song chanted by environmentalist Bruno Pereira (R.I.P.) remixed by André Abujamra

We know for a fact by now that Dom Phillips and Bruno Pereira were manslaughtered in the Amazon forest. The killers have been captured and confessed the crimes. Bolsonaro is to blame. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=RuxYPeRwPjs Brazilian singer-songwriter and musician André Abujamra has created a touching remix of an indigenous song that Bruno Pereira used to chant. The… Continue lendo Indigenous song chanted by environmentalist Bruno Pereira (R.I.P.) remixed by André Abujamra

CURRENT 93 – Moonlight, You Will Say

I have seen this world as a great howl of painI have seen this world as a great ocean of bloodI have seen this world as the acme of sufferingI have seen this world as the great disappointmentI have seen this world as the great zero gapeIn which all our hopes flicker outGoodbye they say… Continue lendo CURRENT 93 – Moonlight, You Will Say

DEAD CAN DANCE – Live @ the Lisbon Coliseum (2022)

Dead Can Dance is a British and Australian music duo first established in Melbourne. Currently composed of Lisa Gerrard and Brendan Perry, the group formed in 1981. They relocated to London the following year. Australian music historian Ian McFarlane described Dead Can Dance's style as "constructed soundscapes of mesmerising grandeur and solemn beauty; African polyrhythms,… Continue lendo DEAD CAN DANCE – Live @ the Lisbon Coliseum (2022)

FRAŢII PETREUS – Mai Dorule, Mai

The Petreuș brothers (Ștefan and Ion) sing traditional music from the Romanian region of Maramureș. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=4q5DlSt4R5s They were noted for the numerous instrumental and vocal recordings they made and for the discographic materials they developed. They made their radio and television debut in 1968, and recorded their first album in 1969-1970. In 1966, Ștefan Petreuș… Continue lendo FRAŢII PETREUS – Mai Dorule, Mai

ZÉ CAFOFINHO – Chorume

Zé Cafofinho & Suas Correntes [Zeca Cafofinho & His Chains] create a sound that blends typical music and rhythms from Northeastern Brazil. The band's first album Um pé na meia, outro de fora [One foot within a sock, the other without one) featured the collaboration of several noteworthy musicians from the region such as Nação… Continue lendo ZÉ CAFOFINHO – Chorume

FARMERS MARKET & MICHAEL BRECKER – Live at Nortsee Jazzfestival (2004)

Farmers Market is a Norwegian band founded in Trondheim, Sør-Trøndelag, in 1991. They have released four studio albums. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=9uJbzh7QS8g The band started out as a free jazz quintet sprung out from the conservatory in Trondheim, but now incorporates a wide variety of genres, such as jazz, rock, pop music, bluegrass, classical and – most significantly… Continue lendo FARMERS MARKET & MICHAEL BRECKER – Live at Nortsee Jazzfestival (2004)

IGORRR – Himalaya Massive Ritual (recording)

From Spirituality and Distortion (2020) https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=KgVEZkY0md8 Gautier Serre (born June 5, 1984), better known by his stage name Igorrr, is a French musician. Under the Igorrr alias, he combines a variety of disparate genres, including black metal, baroque music, breakcore, and trip hop, into a singular sound. Serre is also part of the groups Whourkr… Continue lendo IGORRR – Himalaya Massive Ritual (recording)

ROOTS REVIVAL – Maramures (fvll concert)

Maramures project was initiated and coordinated by Mehdi Aminian and developed together with Peter Hurley. This project is built on tradition, innovation and improvisations by the 7 musicians from 7 different countries who spent 7 days in the villages in the mountainous area of Maramures and lived the life and music of the villagers there.… Continue lendo ROOTS REVIVAL – Maramures (fvll concert)