Monday, November 27, 2023

Dream Weapons present: TEN PORTALS OF INITIATION C90

Ten Portals of Initiation to what? To some spiritual jazz and the likes, originating from some time in between 1970-1980, of course. It’s not as deep as it may appear. I simply kept the cover art’s original title and added a «Ten» in front. I’m afraid to credit the original artist, as I once got in trouble for doing so (but I think it’s public domain). The musical content will probably feel like the natural continuation of a dozen or so previous jazz-themed mixes of mine (to those of you already familiar with Dream Weapons). But the tunes are as exiting and wondrous as ever before -Moahaha

1 Sir Edward - Peace K.D
2 Charles Tolliver - On the Nile
3 Buddy Terry - Stealin’ Gold
4 Solar Plexus - Spanish Sahara
5 Rena Rama - Rumanian Folk Song

6 Billy Robinson - The Family
7 Toshiko Akiyoshi - Notorious Tourist from the East
8 Harold Mabern - Alex the Great
9 Juhani Aaltonen & Otto Donner - Och det går, det går
10 Henry Franklin - Cosmic Dwellers



If you enjoyed these ten portals, here's thirteen links to over fifteen hours more finely selected jazz in more or less similar modes: Terrestrial Planets, Sunspots, The Hot Space, Numina, Swaying Vibes, Selenian Gardens, I Am the Resurrection, Celestial Space Inn, Per Aspera ad Astra, Sun Sprites, Music of the Spheres, The High Priestess and Fourth World (alternatively press the jazz-tag and you’ll find about twice as much great jazz of all kinds)


  1. Thanks friend. Look forward to checking it out.
    -Big Sun

    1. You're welcome Big Sun - if you you usually enjoy these kinds of shares of mine, it can't be all wrong:)

    2. You're the best, Moahaha. I want you to know that i care - truly appreciate your efforts, I do. Imma go back and revisit the mixes with Holy Warbles iffin i can find them. May have to redownload.
      -sincerely from a finally rainy tennessee

    3. Oh thank you, Big Sun. You've always made sure to let me know my mixes are appreciated. I can't tell you how many times I thought I've only got one last C60 or C90 left in me - "but maybe have a last look at my jazz, electronic, world, folk, light, dark, 78rpm's etc. folders and lists... to see what's actually there - before I call it a day". That's kind of how ca. four out of five mixes come to life these days:). Anyway, someone collected and reuploaded all of Holy Warbles-mixes here (mine has been repulished here):

  2. Thank you -- if it it's anything like your other jazz-themed mixes, I'm sure I'll enjoy it!

  3. This is such an interesting mix - my favourite is currently the Charles Tolliver track, but there's so much to enjoy across the whole thing. I really appreciate being opened up to artists whose work I hadn't come across before. Thanks for doing it, and for sharing it with us.

    1. Awesome! I'm glad you're enjoying it. Charles Tolliver is a hero - an unsung hero. He always seem to bring a little extra something to any constellation he's part of. Something memorable. He also brought along his great compositions - such as "On the Nile" (which exist in another version on Jackie Mclean's Jacknife) . And alongside the great Stanley Cowell he founded Strata East - the jazz label that never released an album not worth owning.

  4. Many thanks for all your shares this year and I also appreciate all the work that goes into compiling them and always with great covers. Have a great Christmas Moahaha.

    1. Thak you zipper. I actually think the right cover can lift the musical content. I like making them and enjoy the challenge of creating covers that communicates visually something that matches the music. Anyway: You have yourself a great Christmas to you too zipper!