Thursday, May 16, 2019

Dream Weapons present: UNHEIMLICH C60

https://yadi.sk/d/Z_k4SpkAY0gYmg

The common understanding of unheimlich is defined in Sigmund Freud's essay "Das Unheimliche" (published in 1919) where he explores the eeriness of dolls and strangeness in the ordinary. A few layers of meaning gets lost when translated into «uncanny», but its still about something both familiar and unfamiliar. Potentially it can be comforting and discomforting simultaneously. «Oh, that’s just the attic ghost again» or «you look exactly like me!». An «other» kind of haunting beauty is what I was going for. But don’t let my ramblings get in the way for you to decide for yourself -Moahaha


1 The Tables - The Lord of the Rings  (Part I: The Fellowship of the Ring, II: The Two Towers & III: The Return of the King)
2 Esa Helasvuo - Song for a Tube (Omistettu Masalle ja Anjalle)
3 Kenyon Hopkins - Gloomy Sunday
4 Belbury Poly - And the Cuckoo Comes to Belbury
5 Phil Yost - Bent City I
6 Zdenek Liska - Aquatic Babicak
7 Genshu Hanayagi - いも虫ごろごろ
8 Janus - Pluck, Bow, Blow: Pluck
9 Magpahi - Hawthorn Heart
10 John Mills-Cockell - Winter Farewell (Dedication to Tolstoy)

11 Mandy More - Coffee Cups
12 Alphabets - Thoughts in our Hearts
13 Hiroshi Wada & Mahina Stars - お百度こいさん
14 Klaus Morlock - Janice and the Pentagram
15 Laura Escalante - El Divino Narciso - Lado 1
16 Cosmic Neighbourhood - Elf Door
17 Woorden - untitled song
18 Dominique Laurent - Quenouille
19 Teddy Reno - Addormentarmi Così


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Saturday, April 27, 2019

20ft Radio & Dream Weapons present: SUNWARD C60

https://yadi.sk/d/wSUO9cjJbHerEQ

Exotica tends to get lumped into the easy listening-section. But although a thing of beauty its often got a remarkably eerie and dramatic atmosphere. A lot of «serious music» is surely an easier listen… Anyway to spice things up a little extra in between all the hip beach and jungle-soundscapes I’ve managed to dig up seven wondrously exotic vintage songs for you as well. If you dig this stuff even half as much as I do, you’re in for a real treat! -Moahaha


1 The Islanders - City Under the Sea
2 Zespół Instrumentalny Marka Sewena - Cubanacan
3 Annette Hanshaw - Maui Girl
4 Hector Zazou - Le Passage de la Frontière
5 Giuliano Sorgini - Rhinoceros
6 Mantovani & Tipica Orchestra - Aloha Marimba
7 George Cates - Now Is The Hour
8 Stanley Wilson - Ritual of the Fertility Tree
9 Charles Bud Dant & His Orchestra - Forevermore
10 Fantastic Strings Orchestra - Luna Llena
11 Ted Auletta - The Sound of Exotica

12 Alfred Alpaka - Dark Moon
13 Edmundo Ros & His Band - Zombie
14 David Carroll - Love Theme (From "The World Of Suzie Wong")
15 Vera Lynn - Drifting and Dreaming
16 Lyle Ritz - Hana Maui
17 Toshiaki Yokota & Primitive Community - Black Narcissus
18 Frances Langford - Tropical Magic
19 Cal Tjader - Buhutu (Nanigo 6/8)
20 Bruno Nicolai - Bodo
21 Felix Mendelssohn's Hawaiian Serenaders (feat. George Barclay) - It Happened in Kaloha
22 Richard Hayman and His Orchestra - Spell of Deatra


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Monday, April 8, 2019

Dream Weapons present: (DIS)COMFORT ZONE C90

https://yadi.sk/d/CJsGToHLiLmKQA

A further out and sonically more challenging version of my largely academic or modern classical (Un)Modern-mix. Packed with intriguing soundscapes and strange beauty galore but darker, more twisted and dissonant than its predecessor. All that aside I still tried to include only works that had a seductive or inviting quality to them. Anyone reading this has got to be at least a little bit musically adventurous - so this could be just a walk in the soundpark for some of you -Moahaha


1 Wendy Carlos & Rachel Elkind - Rocky Mountains
2 Anna Clyne & Colleen Clyne - Beauty (edit)
3 Vyacheslav Artyomov - III. Offertorium: Domine Jesu Christe
4 Grupo PIAP - Invocação em defesa da máquina III. Music Humanizes the Machine
5 Ivo Malec/Anne Pérez - Mavena 1/4
6 Ata Ebtekar & The Iranian Orchestra For New Music - Tonus
7 Andrea Belfi - C
8 Abbey Rader - Four-cast
9 Steve Kimmel - Doll-a-Bye Part 3 (Whispers)
10 Sylvano Bussotti - Variazone Russolo / Slancio D'Angoli
11 Yurodny - Zvuky Znakiv: III - Son (Dream)

12 Amanda Stewart - Sound and Sense
13 Awake - Sospensivita
14 Joji Yuasa - Voices Coming (excerpt)
15 Toki Takumi + Takashi Kojima - Mornest
16 Pacific 231 + John Duncan - Untitled
17 Henk Badings - Capriccio, for Violin and Two Sound Tracks
18 William Walton/Edith Sitwell - Façade: Lullaby for Jumbo
19 Felix Kubin & Ensemble Intégrales - Vögel Ohne Specht
20 Egisto Macchi - Kleines Dachauer Requiem
21 Ak Musick - Hava


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Wednesday, March 27, 2019

Dream Weapons present: ARIRANG MOUNTAIN PASS (SONG SEARCH VOL. 2) C60

https://yadi.sk/d/Y57as9nGpkEVzQ

To keep things fresh and exiting for the second volume I’ve collected about as many 60’s/70’s dreamy pop and folk-grooves as those gorgeous trot-oldies we've all come to love. One gripping duet and a couple of instrumentals - but basically just ladies singing from beginning to end - ‘cause most of their male South Korean counterparts ruins potentially great tunes with an excessive vibrato. Here’s the slightly adjusted, short version of the backstory written for Volume 1:

-Many moons ago a former flatmate had this wondrous 1960’s or early 70’s female fronted, South Korean Trot/folk-pop record that we used to spin all the time. In my unsuccessful search for that original album I came across hours of enchanting folk, pop and gentle trot-oldies from the same era instead. Here’s another hour of "accidental" song discoveries and if you fail to find anything to love, I’m afraid you better go see a cardiologist asap -Moahaha


1. 박인희 / Park In Hee - 목마와 숙녀  / A Wooden Horse and a Lady
2. 이미자 / Lee Mija - 밤의 정거장 / The Night Station
3. 이난영 / Lee Nan Young - 일전상서 / Day Job
4. 황금심 / Hwang Geumsim - 뽕따러 가세 / Let's Go to Pick Mulberry Leaves
5. 송춘희 / Song Chun Hee - 우리마을 처녀총각 / Our Village Virgin Bachelor
6. 김학송 / Kim Hyong Song? - 님오시는밤 / Night Coming
7. 남국인 / South - 검은 상처의 부루스 / Broken Promises
8. 루비시스터 / Ruby Sisters - 마지막 데이트 / Last Date
9. 윤연선 / Yun Yeon Seon - 내일부터 / From Tomorrow
10. 라나에로스포 / Lana et Rospo - 섬머와인 / Summer Wine
11. 화니씨스터 / Fanny Sisters - 이슬 / Dew

12. 김추자 / Kim Choo Ja - 그럴수가 있나요 / How Can it Be?
13. 정훈희 / Jung Hoon Hee - 끝나 버렸어 / It's Over
14. 서상진 / Seo Sang-jin - 불좀 꺼주소 / Remove Address
15. 펄 시스터즈 / Pearl Sisters - 기억해 줘 / Remember Me
16. 임재우 / Lim Jae Woo - 돌아와요 부산항에 / Come Back to Busan Port
17. 김정미 / Kim Jung Mi - 저녁 목장 / Evening Pastoral
18. 임성아 / Im Seong-ah - 대전블루스 / Daejeon Blues
19. 김부자 / Kim Buja - 말없이 떠나렵니다 / I Will Leave Without Speaking
20. 최정자 / Choy Jeongja - 창부타령 / Changbu Taryong
21. 현경과 영애 / Hyunkyung And Youngae - 海で / At Sea

(No one can strike a pose quite like the Pearl Sisters which is why they are featured on the cover once again)


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Friday, March 15, 2019

Dream Weapons present: THE SYNTHETIC CHRYSALIS C60

https://yadi.sk/d/1j0x2tde87PHWA

For the first time in ages we proudly present: a guest mix! As you’ll hear and see our friend MVM has his own distinct voice and esthetics - but still somehow fits in perfectly:
 
-I have always been drawn to music in films, and especially the not-so-great ones; Primarily from the early to mid-eighties, which are often synth-laden. The music has this great organic quality. “The Synthetic Chrysalis”, as the name suggests, tries to encapsulate that (though not synth-oriented). And as the life from a chrysalis to a butterfly slowly evolves, this mix follows the same path. The sculpture on the cover is by the late great Ken Price - a favorite artist of mine for a long time -MVM

A

Marc Barreca - Community Life
Doxa Sinistra -  The Other Stranger
Diseño Corbusier - Meta Metalic
Amedeo Tommasi: Calma Apparente
James Dashow - Sequenza Bosco - Fuga (Theme From "Oedipus Orca»)
Klaus Weiss - Into The Wind
Demolition Group - You Better Stay Alive

B

Zazou-Nodland-Lema - Stranger in the New Light
Izzanelli & Samy Wathson - Givre Astral
Anton Ignorant - Banal
Ströer Duo - Vietnam
Yoran - Montparnasse
Lena Platonos - Erotes to Kalokairi (loves in the summer)
Williams Grossart - Morning Dew
Rexy - Running Out Of Time


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Tuesday, March 5, 2019

Dream Weapons present: BIRDS OF A FEATHER C90

https://yadi.sk/d/QdBNTjzpDWRuxw

Or «Birds of a feather flock together» as the full proverb goes. The original idea was to collect about a dozen sweet songs and team them up with one matching instrumental each - while maintaining a continuous flow. That proved a little too difficult but I came rather close with these 17x2 neighborly oldies. At least the instrumental-song-instrumental and so fourth-structure is intact. Easy on the ears in a similar fashion Edmund Dulac’s enchanting cover illustration is easy on the eyes -Moahaha


1 Gus Vali - Delilah
2 Lily Chao - Shepherd Girl
3 Modern Sound Quintet - Urisa
4 Pearl Bailey And Sylvia Lynn  - The Wayfaring Stranger
5 Gianni Marchetti - Off Sale
6 The Caravelles - Don't Blow Your Cool
7 Teichiku Orchestra - Kimi wa Kokoro wa Tsuma Dakara
8 Mindaugas Urbaitis & Gintare Jautakaite - Kol Miega Vaikai
9 Hareton Salvanini - Perseguição
10 Marion - Abyssinian Secret
11 Alex Stordahl and His Orchestra - Tunis: Ports of Call (Escales)
12 Line Monty (Laïla Fateh) - L'orientale (original version)
13 Kostas Bezos and the White Birds - Μη με ρωτάς (Don't Ask Me)
14 Narciso Parigi - ...E La Barca Tornò Sola
15 Richie Allen - Breakin' Out
16 Yun Liu - 深閨寂寂 (Deep and Silent)
17 Akira Ishikawa & Count Buffalos - 花笠音頭 [Hanagasa Hondo]

18 Alicia Maguina - Interrogación
19 C. Papadoukas & C. Pertsinidis - Petite Guitare Triste
20 Juan Gelman & Juan Cedrón - Extrañura
21 Horst Wende - Forlorn Girl (Wafani)
22 Arleta - Second Summer
23 Hal McKusick Octet - My Inspiration
24 Zarah Leander - När Rosorna Står I Blom
25 Gianfranco Plenizio - Titoli
26 Nancy Adams - Love Is
27 Amedeo Tommasi - Gemelli
28 Cheryl Thompson - Black Night
29 Awake - Carrellata
30 Maha Abdel Wahab - Hamza
31 Sextuor Arabesque - Chanson De La Paix
32 Dennis Day - Wonder Boy from Peru
33 Sounds Orchestral - Carnival
34 The Sounds of Sunshine - You Are My Tomorrows, Today


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Friday, February 22, 2019

20ft Radio & Dream Weapons present: TVEKLANG C60

https://yadi.sk/d/LmYh_ia4FWN_Gw

5x2 vintage analogue electro/acoustic (but not electroacoustic) tunes of shimmering beauty and dreamlike moods to set your mind adrift. Primarily.

«Tve» is Norwegian and means two-or double but as a split… like the forked tongue of a snake. Klang is similar to reverb, but the latter can’t be used in a context such as «complimentary colors forms a harmonious tveklang» - so its not exactly the same. But most of all I think it just sounds and look right for the content of this mix. -Moahaha


1 Liebezeit, Herweg, Stahl & Polonski - Bachelors Club
2 Benjamin Lew & Steven Brown - Il, Les Quitta A L'aube
3 Cosmic Hoffmann - Hypnotic
4 Francesco Cabiati - Chok
5 Ian Boddy - Till Quiet Descends (live, end edit)

6 Richard Schneider Jr. - Birds And Children
7 Juan Blanco - Música Para Danza
8 Paul Nelson - Vortex 1
9 Jean Hoyoux - La Blancheur Ouverture
10 Dominique Laurent & Pinok et Matho - L'appel de la Terre


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Sunday, February 3, 2019

Dream Weapons present: LA FLOR DE SUR C60

https://yadi.sk/d/S4ixQeS4DE-HuA

All kinds of post-war oldies with musical traditions of either Mexican, Spanish, South American or Caribbean origins. As long as the tune got some distinct latin beat and blends in with the rest I don’t really care if the ensembles are actually from those parts of the world or South East Asia, France, North America… or wherever. La Flor de Sur translates into «Flower of the South» or «Southern Flower» (I hope). Prepare for melodramatic voices, great melodies, infectious rhythms and just plain old fun! -Moahaha


1 Don Mario Suárez - Un Rumor
2 Lita Mirial - Antonio Vargas
3 Patrice & Mario - Tchike, Tchike… Señorita
4 Los Cinco Latinos - Un Payaso en el Paraiso
5 Irving Fields Trio - David's Dance (Reb Duvidel)
6 Ana Lúcia - A Outra Face
7 Djalma Ferreira e seus Milionários do Ritmo - Destino
8 The Four Lads - Dance, Calinda
9 Hermanas Fleta - Vuelve a tu Nido
10 Charlie & His Go- Go Boys - We Need Each Other
11 Sonia y Myriam - Claveles

12 Issa El Saieh and His Orchestra - Ma Brune
13 Ana Maria Gonzalez - Dos Gardenias
14 Antonio Maciel & Trío Aguilillas  - Pena Huasteca
15 The All Star Orchestra - Yoimachi-Guza
16 Sondi Sodsai - Love Dance
17 Conjunto "Los Peregrinos" & Raul Shaw Moreno - Diablito Lucifer (Huayño Con Diablada)
18 The Limeliters - Battle at Gandessa
19 Remigio Ducros - El Bar Del Medio
20 Le Trio Brisas - Caripito
21 Lolita Garrido - Rendidamente Enamorada
22 Luciano Tajoli - Luna Algerina


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Monday, January 21, 2019

Dream Weapons present: THE HIGH PRIESTESS C90

https://yadi.sk/d/R6eUjbKd-soarQ

Basically the same theme as my Fourth World-mix. Which means more ethnic/oriental/folk/latin/psych/spiritual jazzfusion-grooves with flutes and percussion aplenty. Good vibes for bad times. The kind of jazzy jams that makes me regret never learning to play an instrument. Four out of the eighteen gems on The High Priestess features female bandleaders. Among them the brilliant Bobbi Humphrey - who also adorns the cover -Mohaha


1 Berndt Egerbladh - Ja Kom Då
2 Bobbi Humphrey - Virtue
3 Arnie Lawrence - Yoffie is Back
4 Open Music - Gelişmek
5 John Sangster - The Birds
6 Charlie Mariano - Out of the Jungle
7 Steve Kuhn - The Baby
8 L'J IV - Orientis
9 Albert Piamenta - ימין משה

10 The WEB - Green Side Up
11 Patrice Rushen - Jubilation
12 The Cabildos - Kigis Konar Story
13 Buki-Yamaz - Trade Winds
14 Joanne Grauer - Inside Outside
15 Frank Evans - The Bistro Kid
16 McCoy Tyner - Indo-Serenade
17 Sounds of Liberation - New Horizons II
18 Adele Sebastian - Desert Fairy Princess


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Friday, January 4, 2019

Dream Weapons present: THE GIRL WHO COLLECTED THE BONES OF THE DEER C60

https://yadi.sk/d/xdHv6nqQJ73TMQ

The full title includes «Macedonian folk songs & dances». Although loving this kind of music dearly I’m certainly not an expert. I think its safe to state that it shares many similarties with Balkan music though. Skillfully composed and rhythmically complex - yet so full of emotion and catchy that you’ll be in tears while humming along to the lively melodies simultaneously. Mostly women singing their hearts out as usual - but also a few male voices and a handful of heavy dance tunes/improvisations. My understanding is that this style of folk with a pop sensibility of sorts was quite popular in 60’s/70’s Eastern Europe - which is the period these songs were recorded. Maybe I’ve unknowingly included some monster-hit(s) here, but it’ll be new to most of you listeners out there anyway.

-Moahaha

Btw: search the full title of the mix and learn about the perversely bizarre Macedonian folk/fairytale that its taken from. Trust me its worth it. Seriously messed up.


1 Mirvet Belovska - Aj Gjorusice Crno Oko
2 Atanas Kolarovski/Unknown Ensemble - Povin Krušcit
3 Esma Redžepova - Esma Kiri Gillii
4 Usnija Jasarova - Selime Ternie
5 Irinka Bujuklieva - Boj Se Bie Na Pirin Planina
6 Tale Ognenovski - Adana Oro
7 Blaga Videc - Dojdi Mi Naco Na Gosti
8 Marica Zilkovska I Persa Nikolova - Pavle mi Pie
9 Kostadinka Palazova - Sobrale Mi Se Nabrale
10 Stipskite Svadbari - Sirto - Tursko Oro
11 Vaska Ilieva - Zapealo Slavej Pile

12 Kevser Selimova, Đorđe Želčeski - Vodeničare
13 Jovanka Ivanovska - Aram Da Ti Bide, Mori Stara Majko
14 Ansambl Pece Atanasovski - Kavalska Improvizacija
15 Jagoda Filipovska - Gjorgjija, Kara Gjorgjija
16 Branko Biškoski & Ljube Biškoski - Ja Podajmi Mome, Tenka Puska
17 Sestre Mavrovske - Skopje, Skopje
18 Mekhmed Dzhambazov, Ali Chasmakov - Makedonske Horo
19 Dragica Nikolova - Da li si se Naspalo
20 Gogo Zafirovski - Maloj Mome Bor Sadilo
21 Duška Stojanova - Zaspala Cena
22 Belishka Grupa - Belishko Horo
23 Ensemble Pirin - Di-Li-Do


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Tuesday, December 18, 2018

20ft Radio & Dream Weapons present: XMAS DELIGHTS VOL. VII C60

 https://yadi.sk/d/db8a9S_Mw6Hplg

For years now I’ve been certain that I scraped the barrel for quality yuletide tunes the previous year. But no - there's no end to xmas-gems if you know how-and where to look for them. Some of these lovelies are actually leftovers from Christmases past. But its common knowledge that some leftovers are better than when it was made fresh.

Here’s mostly folk, latin and lightly jazzy seasonal oldies - as always. Starts off (and ends) on a somewhat (beautifully) serious note but it gets all the more festive throughout. I’ll leave you with this call from A Christmas Carol:

«Drown sorrow in a cup of wine, And let us all be merry!»

-Moahaha

1 Folk & Rackare - Maria
-Traditional Swedish
2 Robert Maxwell And His Harp - Sing We Now Of Christmas
-Traditional french carol
3 The Harvesters - Virgin Mary
-Traditional spiritual
4 The Young Tradition - March the Morning Sun
-Edmund Sears, Arthur Sullivan text: 1859 Melody: 1874
5 Paul Whiteman and His Orchestra - Silent Night, Holy Night
-Franz Xaver, 1818
6 Anne Briggs - The Snow It Melts the Soonest
-British folk song, 1821
7 John McCarthy & The Regency Choir - Pat-A-Pat-A-Pan
-Bernard de La Monnoye, 17/18th century. France
8 Eduardo Zurita - Navidad Negra
-José Barros, Columbia
9 Nati Mistral - Los Peces en el Río
-Traditional Spanish
10 Paradosiakí Orchístra Kai Chorodía Néon - Xristougena Protougena
-Thessaly / Greek carol
11 Ray Rasch - Sugar Plum Cha Cha
-Pyotr Ilyich Tchaikovsky, 1892

12 The Anita Kerr Singers - Snow in Lover's Lane
-Al De Vita, Jerry Ball, Fred Kelly, 1951
13 Pedro Vargas - Padre Nuestro
-Albert Hay Malotte, 1935
14 Valentina Félix - Natal Em Portugal
-Valentina Felix 1965?
15 Esa Katajavuori - Jo On Joulu
-Esa Katajavuori, 1975
16 Banquo Folk Ensemble - A Christmas Carol
-George Wither, 1626
17 The Beers Family - Three Little Drummers
-Traditional Irish
18 Waterson:Carthy - Sugar Wassail
-Sussex/England. Published by Rev. John Broadwood, 1843
19 Orkesteri Oiva - Nyt Ilovirttä Veisaten
-Latin-German, 13th century.
20 Teodora Păunescu Ţucă - Sosit-A Praznicul Iară
-Romanian colinde
21 Götterfunken - It Barn er Fød
-Danish traditional


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Sunday, November 25, 2018

Dream Weapons present: I HEAR VOICES C90

https://yadi.sk/d/xCvOBQxmZ0TaFw

I had already started collecting tunes for this mix of mine simultaneously as Sadhu Sadhu mentioned his similarily themed Mouth of Truth. His approach was quite unlike I Hear Voices. But I too present to you a smörgåsbord of human emotions expressed through the use of voice-or voices as the running theme. I always had a soft spot for spoken word done with genuine musicality - and half of the material included is musically accompanied poetry and tales. While the rest is primarily wondrous folksongs, or the more abstracted «voice as an instrument» kind of soundscapes. As often before this mix is darkly flavored, jazzy, folky, psychedelic and occasionally far out and experimental.

‘They are always different, they are always the same' as John Peel once famously remarked about the The Fall. I wouldn’t know as I’ve only ever heard about a handful of tunes by them (and they all sounded the same to me, lol sorry). But it’s very well-formulated. -Moahaha


1 Samy Birnbach & Benjamin Lew - Little Birds Sit On Your Shoulders
2 Nya Ljudbolaget - Minnesvisa
3 Rosalie Sorrels - Report from Grimes Creek
4 Neil Ardley (Ivor Cutler narrator) - The Dong with a Luminous Nose
5 Rahsaan Roland Kirk - Water for Robeson and Williams
6 Lee Hays - Talking Bilbo
7 Peggy Seeger - When I Was Single
8 The Spectre Collector - The Mourning Room (Conversations)
9 Amedeo Tommasi - Suspence Magico n. 1
10 Jeong Ranyeu - Hall For the Elderly
11 Uri Caine & La Gaia Scienza Ensemble. Mariko Takahashi  narrator - Hör Ich -12 Das Liedchen Klingen
12 Collage - Kodu Kaugel
13 Shorty Petterstein - A History of Jazz
14 Philippe Katerine - Monologue Sacha

15 Buddy Morrow and His Orchestra - Ulalume
16 Bruce Johnson - Astral Child
17 Kathy McCord - Jennipher
18 Txomin Artola - Gogoeta Hauek
19 Slinkombas - Kråkevisa
20 Aitana Alberti & Dúo Amanecer - Musica Arabe Tradicional
21 Albanian Men's Group From Vlorë - Légende de la Femme Emmurée
22 Jacques Henry Lévesque - extrait de Les Pâques a New York (Blaise -Cendrars)
23 Îles Salomon, Malaita/'aré'aré - Lamentation Funèbre, Aamamata
24 Vox Populi! - Lunar Plexus
25 Eleni Sikelianos & Jillian Mukavetz - The Drama of the Shadowdrome
26 Areski Belkacem - Chanson Pour sa Mère
27 Roy Harper - Duty
28 Zbor Kazališta "Komedija" / Miljenko Prohaska - Finale

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Thursday, November 15, 2018

Dream Weapons present: SILK ROAD C60

https://yadi.sk/d/ktuTZHnD7kZXTg

SILK ROAD started off as an attempt to piece together some music from the countries bordering that legendary passage, however, too many songs failed to fit, and I found others from different countries that worked better so it became what it is. A kind of excavation into some primitive songs and some more polished and well-recorded. Just light a shisha pipe, brew some mint tea and sit back and immerse yourself for an hour.

-Prabha Devi


1 Kokusai Bunka Shinkokai - Taishikich Chshi
2 Unknown - Brao: Arakk Healing Ritual
3 Chikh Ayyad ou Haddou and Ensemble - Ouakha Dial Kheir Women’s Chorus (Tahala)
4 Miss Inah and The Sweet Malay Entertainers - Sesalken Oentoeng
5 El-Funoun Palestinian Popular Dance Troupe - Dalonah
6 Cheika Djerba - Rah Alia Rah
7 Kachbal & Zarwal Tafjija - قشبال و زروال التفجيجة فكاهة
8 Lili Labassi - Mazal Haye Mazal
9 Ehl-i Keyif - Nihavent Longa
10 Lekali Folk Music & Cultural Group - Bhijyo Timro
11 Nyel Che - Oves Oh Jeik Bhri Ra Dhah
12 Kumar Basnet - Herda Ramro
13 Innov Gnawa - Bangara
14 Levitros - Farfara
15 Lhamo of Lubcha Village - Fagi Pangsho Den Mi Nang Na


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Sunday, October 28, 2018

20ft Radio & Dream Weapons present: DRAIN CRYSTALS 2 C60


We're back! There's been a few real life complications that has prevented us from posting lately - a computer crash amongst them. But we have no intentions of quitting although this is our...

100th mix (hurrah!) and we had HUGE plans but the only thing that materialised is this follow-up to the first Dream Weapons-mixtape ever posted. So here it is: approximately 20 minutes of conscientiously selected music from each - all in a Drain Crystals-mode. Which means intimate, gentle, darkly gorgeous and haunting but nevertheless strange music - covering most of those genres and styles you’ve all grown accustomed to from Sadhu Sadhu ⟡, Praha Devi ☾︎ and Moahaha ♌︎︎. Cheers!


1 Freddie Phillips With Brian Cant - Music Box ⟡
2 Nilson - And from his blood, the crops would spring ♌︎︎
3 Chêne Noir - Le Train ☾︎
4 Blod - Arvet (Sadhu Sadhu edit) ⟡
5 Åsa Blind - Sabmelas ♌︎︎
6 Carl Orff  - Berceuse ⟡
7 Sub S Ritual + Pacific 231  - A Jazzy Tragedy ♌︎︎
8 Vladimir Levi & Kim Breitburg - Не Уходи Дарящий ☾︎
9 Oldrich Janota, Irena & Vojtech Havlovi - Dny Zimy ⟡
10 Sidan - Y Rhwyd ♌︎︎

11 Sunforest - All In Good Time ⟡
12 Tamia & Pierre Favre - Maroua ☾︎
13 Maria Rita - Canção da Garoa ☾︎
14 Yun Yeon Seon (윤연선) - Do Not Ask Why It Is (왜냐묻지 말아요) ♌︎︎
15 Gino Pittoni - Controllo Finale ♌︎︎
16 Wilcox, Sullivan, Wilcox - Snow On A Mountain ⟡
17 Webley Edwards - Canoe Song ☾︎
18 Paul Mark and the Geishas - Just a Gay Romance ⟡
19 Kitty White & Hal Mooney - Plain Gold Ring ♌︎︎

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Wednesday, September 5, 2018

Dream Weapons present: GATES TO PARADISE C60


Its a little misleading that this collection of «modern»-or psuedo classical tunes visually ended up resembling a religious mass. But the mood sort of fits + I love the Wilhelm Bernatzik painting that I used and just kept its title. Too much sentimental nostalgia for some I’m sure. But autumn is coming up and I need these melancholic adagios of unbashed beauty like I need my warm blanket, my book and my mug of hot cocoa.

-Moahaha


1 Michael Harrison - Aeolian Harp
2 Paul Winter Consort - Forlorn Hope
3 Vladilen Aleksandri Balyan - Duet in the form of a fugue
4 Stomu Yamashta - Shadows Pt 2
5 Elizabeth Anderson - Fuguedelic
6 Philippe Dubosson - Sweet Leaves
7 Cornelius Dufallo - Violin Loop I
8 Marco Antonio Araujo - Ilustrações

9 Mount Vernon Arts Lab - The Black Drop
10 Richard Davis - A Child Is Born
11 Martin Wester & Bernhard Hering - Sculpture Moderne
12 Fazıl Say - İstanbul'da Bir Kış Sabahı (4 Parça: No. 2)
13 Valentin Silvestrov - Silvestrov: 3 Postludes - #2
14 Andrew Ball & Susan Milan - Summer Music: II. Siesta: Lento e dolce
15 Johnny Scott Quintet - Othello
16 Valentinas Kaplūnas - Jurgutis / Pjesė
17 Connor Chee - Navajo Vocable for Piano No. 2


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