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21st Century New Music Marathon

Every winter I always look forward to  Viva 21st Century 25 hour marathon of concert music written since 2000, hosted by the heroic Marvin Rosen on Princeton’s… 59 more words

Sinkane (2007) Color Voice (LP) Embed Records (EU 8022)

Sinkane
Color Voice
2007
Embed EU 8022
Written, produced and mixed by Ahmed Abdullahi Gallab.
Recorded/engineered by Mark Himmel
**** recommended

Gallab likely absorbed the music of many settings, times and places and people, perhaps Brian Eno, Tangerine Dream, Kraftwerk, Ginger Baker, Husker Du, various forms of jazz and fusion and music from his Sudan homeland. 108 more words

Madlib (2003) Shades of Blue: Madlib Invades Blue Note (LP) Blue Note Records 

Madlib

Shades of Blue: Madlib Invades Blue Note 

2003

Blue Note Records

*** noteworthy


Hip-hop influenced “invasion” of the Blue Note catalog, hopefully angering some purists but more likely giving Blue Note fans something fresh to enjoy with the catalog, likely turning some jazz fans on to hip hop, and introducing old jazz to some young hip hop fans. 17 more words

Porch Ghouls (2003) Bluff City Ruckus (LP) Roman/Columbia (CK 87033)

Porch Ghouls

Bluff City Ruckus

2003

Roman/Columbia (CK 87033)

Produced by Greg Cartwright and the Porch Ghouls

Executive producer: Joe Perry


Debut (and apparently only) long player from this Florida/Memphis outfit, garage blues and back-porch electric Memphis stomp, letting the Tennessee hillbilly come through without sounding like rockabilly.   52 more words