VARIOUS: WORLD, CLASSICAL, SPOKEN WORD ETC.

In this particular section of our online store you'll find CDs and LP's in various genres, mostly non-related to Western pop, rock, folk or jazz. To begin with we have lots of WORLD MUSIC. Expect TRULY AMAZING SOUNDS, old and new, brought to you from ASIA and AFRICA, EASTERN-EUROPE and LATIN AMERICA, and even the ARCTICS. And here you'll also find music from CLASSICAL COMPOSERS, including the HOUSEHOLD NAMES from centuries ago, but also MODERNISTS. And last, but surely not least, we also have CDs and LP's featuring the SPOKEN WORD, on -almost- any subject one can possibly imagine. Or in other words, NEVER A DULL MOMENT! Enjoy!

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VARIOUS - AN INTRODUCTION TO ORED RECORDINGS, PT. 1

'PT. 1: SONG' - Ored Recordings is an ethnographic record label based in the North Caucasus. Carrying no specialist training or experience in sound recording, the group of friends began travelling around the villages and towns of the Caucasus looking for the traditional ... read more »

€ 8.95

 

VARIOUS - AN INTRODUCTION TO ORED RECORDINGS, PT. 2

VARIOUS - AN INTRODUCTION TO ORED RECORDINGS, PT. 2

'PT. 2: DANCE' - Ored Recordings is an ethnographic record label based in the North Caucasus. Carrying no specialist training or experience in sound recording, the group of friends began travelling around the villages and towns of the Caucasus looking for the traditional ... read more »

€ 8.95

 

VARIOUS - BARDIC DIVAS (+DVD)

"Women's Voices in Central Asia". A release in a series presenting authentic musical traditions of central Asia as they are performed today.

€ 37.95

 

VARIOUS - BOMBAY DISCO (2LP)

VARIOUS - BOMBAY DISCO (2LP)

Compilation of Bombay Disco selected by DJ Brother Cleve. The sound of disco rose out of Philadelphia in the '70s before being nurtured in New York and later rising to the top of the pops. By 1979 it made its way to India, where it was blended with sitars, tablas and huge ... read more »

€ 40.95

 

VARIOUS - BOMBAY DISCO 2 (2LP)

VARIOUS - BOMBAY DISCO 2 (2LP)

Double-LP version. The second celebration of the sounds of 'Bombay Disco'! In the early 1960s dance sequences in India became rather surreal, with visuals inspired by Busby Berkley and music infused with jazz, Latin, and rock 'n roll. This tradition continued in the late ... read more »

€ 38.95

 

VARIOUS - BRAM STOKER'S DRACULA

Limited to 500 copies on GREY marble vinyl. The shortened adaption of the famous Bram Stoker novel presented on this LP features an incredible cast, most notably highlighting Hollywood veteran Tony Todd reading as Count Dracula himself. Todd's tone and delivery capture the ... read more »

€ 45.95

 

VARIOUS - CAMBODIAN CASSETTE ARCHIVES, VOL. 1

VARIOUS - CAMBODIAN CASSETTE ARCHIVES, VOL. 1

AVAILABLE AGAIN! - 'Khmer Folk & Pop Music Vol. 1'. The first ever vinyl edition of this beloved compilation, originally released on CD in 2004 and out of print since ages. An unbelievable collection of dynamic Cambodian music from the 1960s-1990s, recorded both in ... read more »

€ 43.95

 

VARIOUS - CHANG FO JI: BUDDHA LOOPS FROM CHINA

Chang Fo Ji are small plastic boxes with various Buddhist loops available throughout China and Tibet. Working with batteries, the small speaker can blast from poppy modern Chinese buddhist prayers to ancient recordings of famous Tibetan buddhist masters. They can be taken ... read more »

€ 17.95

 

VARIOUS - CHOUBI CHOUBI! VOL. 2 (2LP)

BACK IN PRINT! 'FOLK & POP SOUNDS FROM IRAQ'. Over 80 minutes of exotic music, recorded at weddings, parties and studios between 1970-2000. Double-LP edition with four additional tracks that weren't featured in the first CD issue.

€ 42.95

 

VARIOUS - EARLY TRADITIONAL INSTRUMENTS IN ASIA

VARIOUS - EARLY TRADITIONAL INSTRUMENTS IN ASIA

From the metal chimes of the gamelan, to the Burmese harp, passing through the Chinese hu ch'in, a traditional and ancient chordophone-bowed lute, 'Early Traditional Instruments In Asia' is a sheer historical document that represents some of the most ancient instruments ... read more »

€ 6.95

 

VARIOUS - ESSENTIAL DOI INTHANON

VARIOUS - ESSENTIAL DOI INTHANON

'Classic Isan Pops From The 70s And 80s'. A revered figure in his native Thailand, Doi Inthanon is a legendary composer, producer, visionary and talent-spotter. Fittingly naming himself after the tallest mountain in the nation, he has towered over Thai music since the early ... read more »

€ 23.95

 

VARIOUS - ESSENTIAL DOI INTHANON

VARIOUS - ESSENTIAL DOI INTHANON

'Classic Isan Pops From The 70s And 80s'. A revered figure in his native Thailand, Doi Inthanon is a legendary composer, producer, visionary and talent-spotter. Fittingly naming himself after the tallest mountain in the nation, he has towered over Thai music since the early ... read more »

€ 23.95

 

VARIOUS - ETHIOPIQUES, VOL. 1: THE GOLDEN AG

The influences of American soul and blues are obvious here, the former quite apparent in the Memphis groove of MULUQEN MELLESSE's 'Wetetie Mare' with its smoking bassline. But the most revolutionary pieces are those that go utterly against history, making the piece relevant ... read more »

€ 20.95

 

VARIOUS - ETHIOPIQUES, VOL. 2: TETCHAWETI

Once the explicit strangeness of first hearing Ethiopian pop wears off, its uniqueness starts to sink in. Because traditional Ethiopian songs delight in wordplay, double entendres and extended metaphors, pop arrangements tend towards starkness, the better to spotlight the ... read more »

€ 20.95

 

VARIOUS - ETHIOPIQUES, VOL. 3: THE GOLDEN AG

The third installment of Buda's 'Ethiopiques' series is one of the best, an unlikely occurrence as most of this material was released in 1975, a year after the fall of emperor Haile Selassie and the rise of a repressive military regime that quickly brought to an end the ... read more »

€ 20.95

 

VARIOUS - ETHIOPIQUES, VOL. 4: ETHIO JAZZ 69

An album of instrumentals, 'Ethiopiques 4' is a case study in the inventive blending of the influences that comprised the Ethiopian groove. Strains of funk and reggae permeate the thick, chunky basslines, multiple saxophones swirl with the hypnotic, sounds of the East and ... read more »

€ 20.95

 

VARIOUS - ETHIOPIQUES, VOL. 5: TIGRIGNA MUSI

This volume of the 'Ethiopiques' series is the one that veers the closest to what Westerners think of as the traditional modern sound of Africa. The cycling stringed instruments, chanting vocals and handclaps all remind one of juju music. Tigrigna music, dominant in Tigray ... read more »

€ 20.95

 

VARIOUS - ETHIOPIQUES, VOL. 10: TEZETA

Even more than the earlier soul-influenced compilations geared toward dancing, these brooding love blues laments cut to the emotional score essence of the country's music. The music sound distinctively Ethiopian, like it could be from no other place on the planet. The ... read more »

€ 20.95

 

VARIOUS - ETHIOPIQUES, VOL. 12: KONSO MUSIC

'Konso Music and Songs/Kirba afaa Xonso'. Traditional music, celebration and ritual songs from the Konso region in Ethiopia.

€ 20.95

 

VARIOUS - ETHIOPIQUES, VOL. 15: JUMP TO ADDIS

From the early 60s until 1974, Ethiopia lived its 'wild years'. As soon as the military leaders rose to power, record production dropped off rapidly, only to end altogether in 1978. Censorship, curfews, propaganda, harassment of musicians, forced exile of many artists ... read more »

€ 20.95

 

VARIOUS - ETHIOPIQUES, VOL. 18: ASGUEBBAH!

18th Volume of this successful series. Featuring artists like ZEWDITOU YOHANNES, TEDJE TESFAHOUN, TADDESSE ANDARGUE, ETENESH WASSIE, ABBEBE FEQADE and others, who were on tour in Europe in March 2004 together with Dutch band THE EX and ALEMU AGA (known from Ethiopiques 11).

€ 20.95

 

VARIOUS - EXCAVATED SHELLAC: REEDS

This compelling album is the second volume in the 'Excavated Shellac' release series, featuring rare, never-before issued 78rpm records from around the world, centered on a unique theme. The previous volume focused on stellar stringed instrument performances. This release ... read more »

€ 13.95

 

VARIOUS - EXCAVATED SHELLAC: STRINGS

Mesmerizing performances from the four corners of the world played on stringed instruments and recorded and released on 78rpm records circa 1920-1950. Featuring fiddles, shamisen, charango, Paraguyan harp, Indian vina, Lebanese oud, Persian violin, Vietnamese moon guitar, ... read more »

€ 13.95

 

VARIOUS - FLAMENCO TOP (3CD)

VARIOUS - FLAMENCO TOP (3CD)

A TRIPLE-DISC compilation of cream of the crop Spanish flamenco recordings, presented at a NICE PRICE! Limited availability!

€ 11.95

 

VARIOUS - FOLK, WORLD AND JAZZY TUNES FROM NORDIC NOTES

VARIOUS - FOLK, WORLD AND JAZZY TUNES FROM NORDIC NOTES

A label sampler featuring tracks by Trad Attack!, Vilma Timonen Quartet, Celenka, Bube Dame Konig, Rim, Gankino Circus, Otava Yo, Puhti, Iki, Kedem Ensemble, Riviere Noire, Elin Kaven, Reelroad, Sarah-Jane Summers, etc.

€ 4.95

 


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