Episode 42

Episode 42 was originally posted on March 25, 2019.



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01) “Drone in C 6 (Tomorrow Never Knows)” by Opium Eyes Of Nico.

From the 2019 album Dronecaine.

Cheboksary, Russia.

Last.fm tells us:

“Opium Eyes of Nico is a psychedelic rock duo from Cheboksary, Russia. Their debut album, titled "Dronecaine", was released in 2015. It displays a great variety of sounds, with plenty of Indian instrumentation, heavy guitar drones, keys, and hypnotic percussion that helps accentuate the album's trance inducing properties.”

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02) “Obsessed” by De Lumn.

From the 2019 album Blind Side.

Athens, Greece.

The group’s Facebook page says:

“De Lumn is a downtempo, electronica group formed in 2017 in Athens, consisting of Chop Juggler (Production), Ina (Vocals) and JLogo (Guitar).”

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03) “Wareira Hill Rock” by Fat Man Riddim Section.

From the 1978 album Baldhead Justice.

Kingston, Jamaica.

Fat Man Riddim Section was a side project featuring members of reggae greats Inner Circle. Some guy on some comment board tells us:

“Ian Lewis & Roger Lewis played bass & guitar on most albums, but not all. (hence the name "fatman" I'm sure they were the core of the band along with Tommy Cowan's guidance. Most of the drumming was done by Sly & Calvin McKenzie. I know at one point, they started working with Touter of Wailer's fame.”

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04) “Η ζωή είναι ένα όνειρο” by Γιώργος Ρωμανός (George Romanos).

From the 1970 album Δυό μικρά γαλάζια άλογα (Two Little Blue Horses).

Athens, Greece.

The Wikipedias tell us: that Romanos:

“was born in Athens on May 16, 1947. Twelve years he began teaching theory of music and guitar with Stephanos Vassiliadis and continued with classical guitar lessons with Gerasimos Miliaresis. He studied harmony and piano with Georgios Georgiades. He collaborated mainly with Manos Hadjidakis while he wrote songs for Arleta , Despina Glezou and Marina. He composed music for the Art Theater of Karolos Koun in the performances: Arrabal's "Cemetery Caravan" and "The Summer" of Vengarden ('68-70).”

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05) "Ketero (Let's Meet) (feat. The Idan Raichel Project)” by עידן רייכל (Idan Raichel).

From the 2019 album And If You Will Come to Me.

Tel Aviv, Israel.

His website tells us: “Producer, keyboardist, Lyricist, composer and Performer Idan Raichel is a global music icon who has brought his inspiring example and soul-stirring music to some of the planet’s biggest stages.”

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06) “Hand Mouth Dancer” by Pond.

From the 2019 album Tasmania.

Perth, Western Australia.

The group’s Facebook page describes them as: “Musicband of course. Bruce Springsteen if he was a catfish. Real workingman's fish shit. The Bass.”

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07) “You Can’t Remain Here” by Jozef Van Wissem.

From the 2016 album When Shall This Bright Day Begin.

Maastricht, Netherlands.

The official website says:

“Van Wissem is both an avant-garde composer and a baroque lutenist, and thus no stranger to dichotomy (New York Times). He has been pushing the lute’s agenda out of the academy and into more accessible circles (Pitchfork). He’s performed over 1200 solo lute concerts in churches and at concert venues around the world, including prestigious rock festivals like ATP and Primavera Sound, playing his all black, one-of-a-kind baroque lute custom build for him.”

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08) “Never Tear Us Apart” by INXS.

From the 1997 maxi-single Don’t Lose Your Head.

Sydney, New South Wales.

The Wikipedias tell us:

“INXS (pronounced "in excess") were an Australian rock band, formed as The Farriss Brothers in 1977 in Sydney, New South Wales. The band's founding members were bassist Garry Gary Beers, main composer and keyboardist Andrew Farriss, drummer Jon Farriss, guitarist Tim Farriss, lead singer and main lyricist Michael Hutchence, and guitarist and saxophonist Kirk Pengilly. For twenty years, INXS was fronted by Hutchence, whose "sultry good looks" and magnetic stage presence made him the focal point of the band. Initially known for their new wave/pop style, the band later developed a harder pub rock style that included funk and dance elements.'“

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