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Paul Lansky - Things She Carried (1997) {Bridge Records 9076}

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Paul Lansky - Things She Carried (1997) {Bridge Records 9076}

Paul Lansky - Things She Carried (1997) {Bridge Records 9076}
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© 1997 Bridge Records | BRIDGE 9076
Classical / Modern Classical / Electronic / Experimental / Spoken Word

You're standing in front of Vermeer's painting, The Love Letter. Looking through a doorway, you see a woman holding a lute. She has just been handed a letter by another woman. Viewing the scene this way gives you the feeling of eavesdropping as you wrap your mind around the planet, building a story in which you contemplate the contents of the letter. Taking a similar position, Paul Lansky's Things She Carried is a musical portrait of a woman, drawn in a series of eight movements. We learn a lot about her: what she carried in her purse, what she notices, remembered, read, knew, felt and liked. A large number of facts and ideas are provided with which to thread together an image of this woman, but little is explicitly stated.

Kaada/Patton - Bacteria Cult (2016) {Ipecac} **[RE-UP]**

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Kaada/Patton - Bacteria Cult (2016) {Ipecac} **[RE-UP]**

Kaada/Patton - Bacteria Cult (2016) {Ipecac}
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Genre: indie pop, easy listening, lounge, exotica

Bacteria Cult is the new collaborative album between Norwegian artist John Erik Kaada and American singer Mike Patton. This is their first album together in 12 years, released by Ipecac. Many of Patton's collaborations are unpredictable and this one is non-rock. It was released on Patton's own label, Ipecac.

Rainforest Spiritual Enslavement - Water Witches (2017) {Hospital Productions} **[RE-UP]**

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Rainforest Spiritual Enslavement - Water Witches (2017) {Hospital Productions} **[RE-UP]**

Rainforest Spiritual Enslavement - Water Witches (2017) {Hospital Productions}
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Genre: electronic, ambient, dark ambient, noise, tribal

2017 is the year when Rainforest Spiritual Enslavement released an album called Water Witches, consisting of material from his first nine albums. Rainforest Spiritual Enslavement is one of countless monikers Dominick Fernow uses when he's not creating music as Prurient, thus this is a release on his label, Hospital Productions.

Salif Keita & Kante Manfila - The Lost Album (2007) {Cantos--MRA MR60552 rec 1980}

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Salif Keita & Kante Manfila - The Lost Album (2007) {Cantos--MRA MR60552 rec 1980}

Salif Keita & Kante Manfila - The Lost Album (2007) {Cantos–MRA MR60552 rec 1980}
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© 1980, 2007 Cantos / MRA Entertainment | MR60552
Afro-Pop / World Funk / World Fusion / West African

The Lost Album resurrects six lengthy and largely acoustic tracks recorded in 1980 by West African singer Salif Keita and his longtime collaborator, guitarist Kante Manfila. Musical partners since the late '60s, first in the Rail Band and then in Les Ambassadeurs Internationaux, Keita and Manfila seem to be moving away from that group's somewhat westernized Afro-pop sound with these sessions.

Salif Keita - La Difference (2010) {EmArcy--Universal 000422 88240266}

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Salif Keita - La Difference (2010) {EmArcy--Universal 000422 88240266}

Salif Keita - La Différence (2010) {EmArcy–Universal 000422 88240266}
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© 2010 EmArcy / Universal | 000422 88240266
Afro-Pop / World Funk / World Fusion / West African

Salif Keita turned 60 in 2009, which was also the year in which the veteran Malian singer recorded most of La Différence (although parts of the album were recorded in 2008). At that age, Keita had nothing left to prove; he had long since established himself as a major figure in Mali's Afro-pop scene. But his desire to excel remained, and he is in fine form throughout La Différence. In contrast to all the keyboards and synthesizers he used back in the 1980s, La Différence has a largely acoustic outlook – not exclusively acoustic, but largely acoustic.

Salif Keita - M'Bemba (2005) {EmArcy--Universal 0602498312278}

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Salif Keita - M'Bemba (2005) {EmArcy--Universal 0602498312278}

Salif Keita - M'Bemba (2005) {EmArcy–Universal 0602498312278}
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© 2005 EmArcy / Universal | 0602498312278
Afro-Pop / World Funk / World Fusion / West African

The Grammy nominated West African artist, Salif Keita, whose voice The Washington Post once declared as "one other mortals can only aspire to" returned after many years to Bamako, Mali to record M'Bemba, a remarkable, multifaceted collection which beautifully blends native choirs (comprised of his foster sisters), rolling hypnotic guitars, happily dancing percussion, and such indigenous instruments as ngoni lute and kora.

Gil Scott-Heron - I’m New Here (10th Anniversary Expanded Edition) (2020) {XL Recordings, Digital Issue}

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Gil Scott-Heron - I’m New Here (10th Anniversary Expanded Edition) (2020) {XL Recordings, Digital Issue}

Gil Scott-Heron - I’m New Here (10th Anniversary Expanded Edition) (2020) {XL Recordings, Digital Issue}
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© 2020 XL Recordings Ltd.
R'n'B / Poetry / Dubstep / Trip Hop / Dark Ambient / Spoken Word

In February 2010, the late, legendary musician, poet and author Gil Scott-Heron released his thirteenth, and last, studio album. First conceptualised in 2005, and ultimately produced by XL Recordings head Richard Russell during New York recording sessions that commenced in January 2008, I'm New Here was Scott-Heron's first album in thirteen years and found him sounding as vital, boundary-pushing and insightful as ever before. On 7th February 2020 - the tenth anniversary of I'm New Here's release - XL Recordings will release a limited-edition, expanded version of the album.

Salif Keita - Folon... The Past (1995) {Mango--Island Records CIDM 1108}

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Salif Keita - Folon... The Past (1995) {Mango--Island Records CIDM 1108}

Salif Keita - Folon… The Past (1995) {Mango–Island Records CIDM 1108}
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© 1995 Mango Records / Island Records | CIDM 1108 / 524 149-2
Afro-Pop / World Funk / World Fusion / West African

Everything about this African singer/songwriter is striking. An albino with a gritty voice that transcends classification, he spins dance tracks that reveal a dedication to tradition and passion. A unique treat. Salif Keita is a god in his own country, we puny Americans really have no musicians to compare with his status, (maybe John Lennon in his heyday). Folon is a great reminder of why hes such a god.

Salif Keita - Soro (1987) {Mango--Island Records IMCD 243 842775-2}

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Salif Keita - Soro (1987) {Mango--Island Records IMCD 243 842775-2}

Salif Keita - Soro (1987) {Mango–Island Records IMCD 243 842775-2}
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© 1987 Mango Records / Island Records | IMCD 243 / 842775-2
Afro-Pop / World Funk / World Fusion / West African

Soro is the album that brought Salif Keita international stardom though he was already well-known in West Africa from his work with The Rail Band and Les Ambassadeurs. Keita's voice is in peak form, soaring and swooping with awe-inspiring power. For these sessions, Keita has gathered an all-star band that is innovative, solid, and turn-on-a-dime tight. The production, state of the art in 1987, sounds just as bright and fresh today. This CD draws its strength from the rich traditions of Malian culture, melded with cutting edge musical technology, and a global outlook. All of the tracks on Soro are crucial, though the bittersweet "Cono" and the intricate and epic title track "Soro" (Afrika) are standouts.

Salif Keita - Ko-Yan (1989) {Mango--Island Records 842 454-2}

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Salif Keita - Ko-Yan (1989) {Mango--Island Records 842 454-2}

Salif Keita - Ko-Yan (1989) {Mango–Island Records 842 454-2}
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© 1989 Mango Records / Island Records | 842 454-2
Afro-Pop / World Funk / World Fusion / West African

From the voice of Mali comes this album, full of vaguely '80s synth work and Salif Keita's perfect brand of vocals. The album is a long distance from the Ambassadeurs days with Mory Kante and/or Kante Manfila, but it's worth hearing for the progression of Keita's sound. There is certainly a dichotomy on the album between more traditional sounds, with cascading vocal lines from Keita coupled with largely traditional instruments, and the more modern side, with slightly more pop-oriented vocals coupled with synthesizers and electric guitars.

Salif Keita - Amen (1991) {Mango--Island Records 261 694}

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Salif Keita - Amen (1991) {Mango--Island Records 261 694}

Salif Keita - Amen (1991) {Mango–Island Records 261 694}
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© 1991 Mango Records / Island Records | 261 694
Afro-Pop / World Funk / World Fusion / West African

An early-'90s album from the great Salif Keita. This one pulls out all the stops to appeal to a Western audience at some level. Keita's vocals are, as always, outstanding. On top of this, though, a slew of performers make appearances and/or help out on production. Former bandmate Kante Manfila provides the primary guitar work for the album and master keyboardist Joe Zawinul both plays keyboards throughout and provides the production work.

University High School (San Diego) - Progressive Measures (1975) {University High} **[RE-UP]**

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University High School (San Diego) - Progressive Measures (1975) {University High} **[RE-UP]**

University High School (San Diego) - Progressive Measures (1975) {University High}
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Genre: Jazz/Vocal Chorus

This is a high school record ("private pressing") made for a school in San Diego, California in the United States. Side 1 is the Stage Band with some nice jazz; Side 2 is the Vocal Chorus, performing religious songs, including "Day By Day" from Godspell. This was released on University High Records.

Prurient - Pleasure Ground (2006) {Load} **[RE-UP]**

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Prurient - Pleasure Ground (2006) {Load} **[RE-UP]**

Prurient - Pleasure Ground (2006) {Load}
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Genre: experimental, avant-garde, noise, industrial, power electronica

Pleasure Ground is the 2006 album by Dominick Fernow , known under the pseudonym Prurient. This was released by the Providence, Rhode Island company Load Records and features four songs.

Michael Armstrong - Rockabye Baby! Lullaby Renditions Of The Smashing Pumpkins (2007) {Baby Rock} **[RE-UP]**

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Michael Armstrong - Rockabye Baby! Lullaby Renditions Of The Smashing Pumpkins (2007) {Baby Rock} **[RE-UP]**

Michael Armstrong - Rockabye Baby! Lullaby Renditions Of The Smashing Pumpkins (2007) {Baby Rock}
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Genre: children's, lullaby

Rockabye Baby! Lullaby Renditions Of The Smashing Pumpkins is a 2007 tribute CD consisting of various Smashing Pumpkins songs performed in a lullaby setting for children. While these Rockabye Baby! discs are not properly credited on the front cover or spine, they are on the back cover and liner notes and this one was done by Michael Armstrong, who did a number of different rock lullaby discs in the series. Release company is Baby Rock.

Jo Jones - The Drums, The Historic and Legendary Jazz Drumming Sessions (1973) {Frémeaux & Associés, Expanded Edition rel 2018}

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Jo Jones - The Drums, The Historic and Legendary Jazz Drumming Sessions (1973) {Frémeaux & Associés, Expanded Edition rel 2018}

Jo Jones - The Drums, The Historic and Legendary Jazz Drumming Sessions (1973) {Frémeaux & Associés, Expanded Edition rel 2018}
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© 1973, 2018 Jazz Odyssey Records / Frémeaux & Associés | FA 5672
Jazz / Instructional / Comedy / Spoken Word / Drums

I first heard this recording some 30 years ago and it is now avaiable in a CD format. I can recommend this to any drummer or musician who is seriously interested in learning about one of the most influential drummers in music history. This is to say the least highly entertaining and informative as Jonathan David Samuel Jones (aka Papa Jo) or Jo Jones talks about his influences and experiences leading up to joining the Count Basie Band in 1935.