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Sep 21, 2022 3:00 AM – 6:00 AM
With ǝɹnɔsqꓳ ǝɥꓕ ǝʌɐꓷ
Ha ha! The New Abnormal is on again!
After Dinner Paradise of Replica N
Paradise of Replica Aguirre 2022
After Dinner is from Japan, founded by Haco (singer, lyricist-composer). Bandcamp
Set Break: one a continued loop of Paradise of Replica
Atoraye Tired Mullah N
Amtana Weird Nights 2022
Ud player Atoraye’s debut EP “Amtana” means “darkness” in Neo-Aramaic (modern Assyrian language). The samples used in the music were collected by Atoraye during his journey to Lebanon in 2019. Bandcamp
Acid Queen Sema
Tranzania Kirkelig Kulturverksted 1998
Acid Queen are Christian Grimshei and Stephan Groth.
"Sema" was also issued on the Six Degrees compilation "Arabian Travels" in 2001
Oum Kalthoum Wehakkak Ental Mona Waltalab
Les Grands Compositeurs (Remastered) EMI MUSIC ARABIA 2002
Oum Kalthoum (1898-1975) was a legendary Egyptian singer. Wikipedia
Taken from 78 rpm record originally issued in 1926.
Simon Shaheen & Pandit Vishwa Mohan Bhatt Ghazal - Rag Vasant Mukhari/Maqam Hijaz
Saltanah - EP Water Lily Acoustics 1996
Another in a series of releases by Water Lily Acoustics that brings together disparate musicians: this one Simon Shaheen (ud and violin player born in 1955 in the Arab village of Tarshiha, Upper Galilee), and Vishwa Mohan Bhatt (slide guitarist born in 1950 in Jaipur, Rajasthan, India).
After winning the Grammy in 1993 for his duet with Ry Cooder on this label, Vishwa Mohan Bhatt was paired with all sorts of people, hoping lightning would strike twice.
Set Break: over “Consolamentum” by Bill Nelson
Chloe Kim 김예지 My Dearests N
single Phantom Limb 2022
Korean-born / Australian-based drummer. Bandcamp
Silvia Tarozzi & Deborah Walker Pietà L‘è Morta N
Canti di Guerra, di Lavoro e d‘amore Unseen Worlds 2022
violinist and cellist respectively
Ketil Bjørnstad The Sea VI
The Sea ECM Records 1995
Norwegian pianist, composer and author, born 25 April 1952 in Oslo.
Set Break: over “Drift Study” by Brian Eno
Welcome Royal Cherlie
The Tannahill Weavers Welcome Royal Cherlie/Campbell's Farewell to Redcastle
The Mermaid's Song Grenn Linnet 1992
The Tannahill Weavers are a band from Scotland, who perform traditional Scottish music, and named after Scottish poet Robert Tannahill.
This song is actually about Charles Edward Stuart (Bonnie Prince Charlie).
Iqbal Jogi & Party Lal Mori Pat
The Passion of Pakistan Tradition Records 1997
Iqbal Jogi was a famous "murli" player from Sindh Pakistan.
The 'murli' reed instrument is often associated with "snake charmers" in the Indian Subcontinent.
Béla Fleck & The Flecktones Blue Mountain Hop
The Bluegrass Sessions - Tales from the Acoustic Planet, Vol. 2 Warner Records 1999
Béla Anton Leoš Fleck, born 10 July 1958 in New York City, is credited with bringing the banjo from its bluegrass roots to jazz, classical, rock and various world music genres.
technicolor Triple Crown Records 2020
SanFrancisco based math rock trio, led by Yvette Young (who also creates the cover art). Bandcamp
Philharmonie Metamorphose (Metamorphosis)
Le Dernier Mot (The Last Word) Cuneiform 1999
Le Dernier Mot (The Last Word) was the fifth and final release by the French instrumental prog trio Philharmonie. After 10 years of work, Philharmonie disbanded in 1997. They had written & rehearsed all the material for a new release, & once Cuneiform heard the rough demos, they suggested that they record The Last Word before disbanding.
Set Break: over “Empire II” by Jon Hassell
Arild Andersen Cameron (Live)
Molde Concert (Live) ECM Records 1982
Recorded at the annual Molde jazz festival in Norway in 1981.
Dhafer Youssef Les Ondes Orientales
Abu Nawas Rhapsody Jazzland Recordings 2010
Dhafer bin Youssef bin Tahar Maarref, composer, singer and oud player, born 1967 in Teboulba, Tunisia.
Kate Wyatt Artifact N
ArtIfAct Kate Wyatt 2022
Montreal based jazz pianist.
Set Break: over “My Three Moons [Live]” by Michael Manring
Ut Gret Magma Futura
Time Of The Grets ZNR 1994
Ʊt GrΞƫ are an American experimental RIO/avant-garde progressive band from Louisville, Kentucky, USA. Their music is totally unclassifiable in that it not only bridges world-folk (Gamelan, Americana, European) genres, it also cross-breeds with jazz, prog, RIO, Canterbury and Zeuhl styles, amongst many other influences. Bandcamp
Magma Futura is not a cover of any Magma song, but clearly inspired by Magma.
The Muffins Boxed & Crossed
Open City Cuneiform Records 1985
Maryland prog rock/jazz band from the 1970's and early 80's noted for work with Fred Frith, reformed again in recent years.
Live! Musea 2003
A French fusion super-group, formed in 1971 by two early members of Magma: François "Faton" Cahen and Jeff "Yochk'o" Seffer, and featuring many other talents of the 1970's prog and fusion fields. Zao took the Magma "Zeuhl" brand of fusion and jazzed it up a bit, adding folk elements of Seffer's Hungarian heritage, and lots of other unique touches.
Set Break: over “Ininland” by Brin from “Water Sign”
Sekouba Bambino Sinikan
Sinikan Sonodisc 2002
Sekouba "Bambino" is the stage name of Sekouba Diabaté, a multi-instrumentalist and singer born in Guinea, West Africa, in 1964. He was born into a musical family, and is descended from a long line of griots.
single Sirkus 2001
London based chill out duo: Dennis Wheatley with singer and songwriter Nina Miranda. The Airlock! 12" was issued 5 years prior to their Six Degrees debut "Lost In A Moment".
Subà Um Dia Comum (Em SP)
São Paulo Confessions Ziriguiboom 1999
Mitar Subotic was born in 1961 in Serbia, but emigrated to Brazil where he became a prominent producer. This was his debut record, issued a few days before he died. Wikipedia
Praveen Sparsh Maya
Unreserved - EP Praveen Sparsh 2019
Praveen Sparsh is a South Indian mridangam player. While customarily accompanying Carnatic classical singers, he is also part of the Indian jazz fusion group Jatayu. Bandcamp
Set Break: over “Archie’s Dub” by K. Leimer
Tante Tofu Son of Mr. Green Genes (Version 10)
The Idiot Bastard: Sons of Mr. Green Genes V/A Cordelia Records 2016
Conceptualized by Andrew Greenaway, this compilation collects 15 versions of Zappa's "Son of Mr. Green Genes".