Episode 52

Episode 52 originally posted on June 3, 2019.



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01) “Ana Indi Haneen” by Fairuz (نهاد وديع حداد‎; ).

From the 2001 album Wahdon.

Beirut Lebanon.

According to the Wikipedias:

“Nouhad Wadie' Haddad (Arabic: نهاد وديع حداد‎; born November 21, 1935[2][3][4][5]), known as Fairuz (Arabic: فيروز‎), also spelled Fairouz, Feyrouz or Fayrouz, is a Lebanese singer who is one of the most admired and influential singers in the Arab world.”

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02) “Upwards” by Black Flower.

From the 2014 album Abyssinia Afterlife.


The group’s Facebook page says: “Some say we play ‘hybrid jazz’, or ‘Ethio-dub-jazz’... Could be right, yes. Well, we like to keep things groovy and psychedelic. That’s a fact. And we love these ancient sounds. And these wicked oriental / East-African scales and melodies. We like to mix things up. Shake it hard. And see what is the result.”

  • Visit the group’s official website.

  • Visit the group at Facebook.

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03) “Corredor Polones” by Boogarins.

From the 2017 album Lá Vem a Morte.

Goiânia, GO, Brazil.

The group’s Facebook page says: “Boogarins’ Fernando “Dino” Almeida and Benke Ferraz began playing music together as teenagers in the central Brazilian city of Goiânia – creating psychedelic pop in their parents’ gardens, filtering their country’s rich musical history through a very modern lens.”

  • Visit the group’s official website.

  • Visit the group at Facebook.

  • Follow the group at Twitter.

  • Purchase the group’s music at Amazon.

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04) “Breton” by Etnostation.

From the 2017 EP Etnostation.

Warsaw, Poland.

The group describes itself as: “music of five sides of the world.”

  • Visit the group’s official website.

  • Follow the group on Facebook.

  • Follow the group on Twitter.

  • Purchase the group’s music at Amazon.

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05) “Puede Ser” by Hablan por la Espalda.

From the 2015 EP Sangre.

Montevideo, Uruguay.

This is what Google Translate tells us the band’s Bandcamp page says:

“From the year 96 taking out the internal demons and turning them into music for our faithful followers. From HC to candombe through rock and psychedelia. Some called them post hardcore, others expansive punk, we like to tell them Speak for the Back, music for the healthy and not so healthy.”

  • Purchase the group’s music at Bandcamp.

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06) “Bratyasa (Farewell)” by Gamelan Sangburni.

From the 1999 album "Smoking Cloves" - The Bamboo Gamelan of Sangburni.


We can’t really find anything out about this album or particular ensemble with our limited internetting skills. Maybe you can help?

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