Tag Archives: world music

DEEP ENERGY ORCHESTRA – Playing With Fire

March 26, 2019

7d Media 2018 Nuclear summit of East and West that shall shatter the elements to make them burn and shine on brightly – quite insane. Although drone may seem the most obvious meeting point between prog and raga, this ensemble’s … Continue reading

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GUITARLO – Jawa Warrior

January 16, 2019

Hear2Ear 2018 Tireless pursuer of music enlightenment finally shares his own sounds with the world that’s there for the taking. Even those who know the story Arlo Hennings told in his memoir – a tale of a man driven out … Continue reading

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DWIKI DHARMAWAN – Rumah Batu

October 25, 2018

MoonJune 2018 Fortress open to the winds: Indonesian keyboard player finds definitive fusion of elements to conjure up passion and discipline. A follow-up to and a close relative of with whom it shares title, translated into Bahasa, and a rhythm … Continue reading

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BARIŞ MANÇO / KURTALAN EKSPRES – Estagfurullah… Ne Haddimize !

October 10, 2017

Türküola 1983 / Pharaway Sounds 2017 Embracing his pop aspect, Anatolian nightingale gets into the groove. An established superstar in Turkey, Bariş Manço approached the ’80s trying to conceptualize as many musical strands as possible, and if 1981’s was primed … Continue reading

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MARK BARNWELL – Mandala

October 1, 2017

Axe Calibre 2016 Filigree flamenco fantasies from an artist whose fluttering flurries of notes make one’s soul fly. Spanish guitarist from England: this phrase may seem strange unless implications of playing a certain sort of instrument start seeping through one’s … Continue reading

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