Spring Season

Urban Trad - Erbalunga (2007)

«Une rencontre entre musique traditionnelle et arrangements contemporains, folk ancré dans le XXI e siècle... C'est ce que propose le groupe Urban Trad […]. Composé de six musiciens et de deux chanteuses, Urban Trad est né avec le nouveau millénaire en Belgique, lorsqu'un folkeux, Yves Barbieux, rassembla autour de lui, pour un premier CD, une vingtaine de musiciens de la scène belge. Huit ans

Marabi Africa (2007)

«Marabi is the independant label created in 2002 by Christian Mousset, director of the Festival Musiques Métisses d'Angoulême in France.The festival, place of exchange and discovery, is widely opened to urban popular musics from the African Continent, Indian Ocean, the Caribbeans, America. Marabi is mainly a discographic extension of this event. On the same artistic line, the label puts upcoming

Dengue Fever at Póvoa de Varzim

Movers! A collection of greasy soul, sleaze funk, psychedelic cumbia, fuzzy jazz and more... (2006)

«Greasy soul takes on a rather visual meaning with Andre Williams demanding his “chicken thighs” (“I’d give my right eye for a thigh, ‘coz I’m a greedy greedy man”) in Vampisoul’s Movers. And the food theme continues in “Soul Butter” and there are other rarities here some people would chew their right arm off for. This is real dirty soul: some of the production is appalling, raw, untouched, and

Riccardo Tesi - Presente Remoto (2007)

«A composer, an instrumentalist and a researcher: these are the aspects of the complex and multifaceted musical personality of Riccardo Tesi, a true pioneer of ethnic music in Italy. From his debut in 1978 with Caterina Bueno, strongly rooted in the folk tradition, to the present day collaborations, the musical curriculum of Tesi, born in Pistoia, is characterized by a precious continuity based

Gladys Moreno - El Disco de Oro (1987)

«Gladys Moreno es, sin duda, la intérprete más notable de la canción boliviana. Nacida en Santa Cruz de la Sierra, con su voz transformaba en clásicos las canciones que interpretaba. [...] Las décadas de 1950 y 1960 marcan el período más notable y activo de doña Gladys, con permanentes giras y recitales a lo largo y a lo ancho de Bolivia; período que también es el de sus más difundidas

L’âme du Gospel: la lumière du peuple noir (1994)

A great cross section of ultra-legendary Gospel performers, somewhat to my surprise ignored by the Internet world. The track listing speaks for itself: 27 timeless songs from some of the best Gospel singers (and bands) of all times: Disc One 1. "Oh Happy Day" -The Edwin Hawkins Singers2. "He's Got The Whole World In His Hands" -Marion Williams3. "How Many Times" -Alex Bradford4. "Nobody