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Carmen SouzaInterconnectedness
Interconnectedness is the name of Carmen Souza's 10th album. Interconnectedness is about humanity and the way we are all Interconnected. The pandemic challenged and questioned values, morals, humanity, and everything is still so uncertain and vulnerable, this music exposes exactly that vulnerability. Interconnectedness was recorded and produced by Carmen Souza and Theo Pascal between Lisbon and London with different formations, morphing into another chapter of this duo musical partnership. "As with ...more

New releases November 2022

GMC098CD
Jazz  Latin-Jazz16.98 EUROCarmen Souza & Theo Pascal & Elias Kacomanolis & India Pascal & Marcos Alves & Zoe PascalInterconnectednessInterconnectedness is the name of Carmen Souza's 10th album. Interconnectedness is about humanity and the way we are all Interconnected. The pandemic challenged and questioned values, morals, humanity, and everything is still so uncertain and vulnerable, this music exposes exactly that vulnerability. Interconnectedness was recorded and produced by Carmen Souza and Theo Pascal between Lisbon and London ... more
KCLLP8LP
Rock  Progressive25.18 EUROKing CrimsonDiscipline - 40th Anniversary Edition (200 Gramm Vinyl)Adrian Belew/ Robert Fripp / Tony Levin / Bill Bruford 40th anniversary stereo mixes of King Crimson’s 1980s albums ‘Discipline’, ‘Beat’ and ‘Three Of A Perfect Pair’ by Steven Wilson and Robert Fripp All three albums available on 200-gram super-heavyweight vinyl for the first time Mastered by Jason Mitchell at Loud Mastering from original studio mastersReleased on CD as part of King Crimson’s 40th ... more
KCLLP9LP
Rock  Progressive25.18 EUROKing CrimsonBeat - 40th Anniversary Edition (200 Gramm Vinyl)Adrian Belew/ Robert Fripp / Tony Levin / Bill Bruford 40th anniversary stereo mixes of King Crimson’s 1980s albums ‘Discipline’, ‘Beat’ and ‘Three Of A Perfect Pair’ by Steven Wilson and Robert Fripp All three albums available on 200-gram super-heavyweight vinyl for the first timeMastered by Jason Mitchell at Loud Mastering from original studio masters‘Beat’ features the extended version of RequiemReleased ... more
KCLLP10LP
Rock  Progressive25.18 EUROKing CrimsonThree of A Perfect Pair - 40th Anniversary Edition (200 Gramm Vinyl)Adrian Belew/ Robert Fripp / Tony Levin / Bill Bruford 40th anniversary stereo mixes of King Crimson’s 1980s albums ‘Discipline’, ‘Beat’ and ‘Three Of A Perfect Pair’ by Steven Wilson and Robert Fripp All three albums available on 200-gram super-heavyweight vinyl for the first timeMastered by Jason Mitchell at Loud Mastering from original studio mastersReleased on CD as part of King Crimson’s 40th ... more
APEEP905LP
Pop  Allgemein15.35 EUROAndy PartridgeMy Failed Christmas Career - Volume 1 EP (12")Third in a series of Andy Partridge EPs of songs originally written with other performers in mind and the first Christmas themed release. Volume 1 went to No. 1 in the UK physical charts on release in 2021 Volume 2 debuted at No. 1 in the UK vinyl charts and No. 2 in the physical charts in 2022. You know how it is… You wait years for a decent new Christmas song to come along to brighten the festivities ... more
APEEP905CDCD
Pop  Allgemein9.48 EUROAndy PartridgeMy Failed Christmas Career - Volume 1 EPThird in a series of Andy Partridge EPs of songs originally written with other performers in mind and the first Christmas themed release. Volume 1 went to No. 1 in the UK physical charts on release in 2021 Volume 2 debuted at No. 1 in the UK vinyl charts and No. 2 in the physical charts in 2022. You know how it is… You wait years for a decent new Christmas song to come along to brighten the festivities ... more
GMV116CD
Jazz  Allgemein17.98 EUROMosePuls
SPR115CD
Jazz  Blues17.98 EURODr. Will Saschmo & IsabelTo The Bone
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World Music  USA  Folk16.98 EUROWilli CarlislePeculiar, MissouriDon’t call Willi Carlisle a poet, he’s a folk singer for the people. Like his hero Utah Phillips, Carlisle’s extraordinary gift for turning a phrase isn’t about high falutin’ pontificatin’; it’s about looking out for one another and connecting through our shared human condition. On his anticipated second album, the magnum opus Peculiar, Missouri, Carlisle makes the case across twelve epic tracks that ... more
SFW40247CD
World Music  USA  Folk16.98 EUROJake BlountThe New Faith“After humanity’s debt to the planet came due, our ancestors crawled from the wreckage of their sunken cities and out of the deserts where once they had grown food enough for millions. Chance brought 30 survivors together, hundreds of miles to the south of here. Worn down by storms and starvation, they set their sights northward, and followed the coast to find a new home....” So begins the parable ... more
GMCLP04LP
World Music  Afrika  Kongo21.98 EUROBatilaTatamana (LP)BATILA’s sound is an inspiring journey through space and time. With a concoction of Congolese scents, a sparkle of Reggae and soft jazzy vibes, the cosmopolitan singer songwriter is so versatile that no existing genre can fully describe this musical experience. He baptized this style Bantu Soul - a fusion of all genres created and inspired by people of African descent. BATILA is recollecting and reprocessing ... more
RH1002CD
Jazz  Allgemein17.98 EUROQasim Naqvi & Wadada Leo Smith & Andrew CyrilleTwo CenturiesOn October 7th, Red Hook Records present ‘Two Centuries’, the first recorded collaboration between venerated jazz legends Wadada Leo Smith and Andrew Cyrille, with rising electronic experimentalist, composer and drummer, Qasim Naqvi.The album was instigated by Red Hook Records founder Sun Chung (who at the time was Cyrille’s producer for ECM Records) and Naqvi, who recalls; “Sun wanted to talk about ... more
ROSE018CD
Jazz  Allgemein17.98 EUROThe Big Leppinski & Agnes Lepp & Filip WisniewskiCenter the Void
MR874763CD
Jazz  Allgemein16.98 EUROGuido MayFlow
JMS123-2CD
Jazz  Allgemein17.98 EUROLouis SclavisLes Cadences du MondeThe trail set by Louis Sclavis along his travels and musical adventures brings him naturally to the writing of original melodies, fed here and there by a sonorous boldness and a timeless aesthetics, well-known by the audience.His new album, “Les cadences du monde”, looks like a sort of effusive frame of music pieces that are full of imagery and yet inspired by the photographic work “L’usure du monde” ... more
JHM293CD
Jazz  Contemporary17.98 EUROFine Arts Big BandMinos. Die Flucht aus dem LabyrinthThe Greek Minotaur legend as a ballet music suite for jazz orchestra written by Ferdinand von Seebach to fit the body of his Berlin Fine Arts Big Band.
JHM295CD
Jazz  Contemporary17.98 EUROJonas HemmersbachStillsturmSometimes dense, sometimes rock-oriented, sometimes in dazzling changes, sometimes dialoguing right from the start - that's the sound of the new quintet by Düsseldorf guitarist Jonas Hemmersbach.
JHM292CD
Jazz  Vocal Jazz17.98 EUROSascha LeyIn BetweenFirst solo album on JHM by the Luxembourgish vocalist and performer Sascha Ley, always on the lookout for musical and condensing solutions in the realm of experience.
JHM291CD
Jazz  Contemporary17.98 EUROFlorian Werther QuartettInnenstadtjazzThe CD debut of bassist Florian Werther's quartet sounds casual, modern and being equipped with a lot of humor: creative structures, located in the area between contemporary modern jazz, rock and definitely rather modern sounds.
JHM296CD
Jazz  Contemporary17.98 EUROAndreas Schickentanz SextetEpisodesStops and key points from the artistic life of the Cologne-based trombonist Andreas Schickendanz - composed for and implemented by his sextet.
JHM294CD
Jazz  Contemporary17.98 EUROAndreas WillersSearch & RescueAndreas Willers' homage to the creative process in the recording studio: a musical diary in which spontaneous ideas and a highly developed, multi-stage production method intertwine via free association and improvisation.
SSC1676CD
Jazz  Allgemein17.98 EURORufus Reid TrioCelebrationBoth sides of Rufus Reid, the jazz one and the classical one, come togetheron this album; in fact, it’s like two albums for the price of one. Thesix tracks on which his trio is joined by the internationally acclaimed SiriusQuartet show off his facility for writing daring, memorable string arrangementsthat draw equally from jazz and Western classical music. (Two of thesix are by Allee, also a sophisticated ... more
JMS124-2CD
Jazz  Allgemein17.98 EUROMarius ApostolStradiMarius QuartetAfter many recordings and concerts alongside great musicians (Angelo Debarre, Thomas Dutronc, Biréli Lagrène, Stéphane Sanseverino, Stochelo Rosenberg, Lulu Gainsburg, etc.) Marius Apostol presents his new project: “StradiMarius Quartet”. This is his new alum after his first one as a leader in 2011, the very successful “Bohemian Jazz Project”.To musically celebrate his 50th birthday, he decided to ... more
TPR202201CD
Jazz  Allgemein17.98 EUROFlorian Ross OctetTunes & ExplorationsYou could characterise Florian Ross' latest endeavour as "new bottles, old wine." He decided to pay homage to the songs from the Great American Songbook after releasing numerous albums of original compositions. The objective was to produce vibrant, modern arrangements that retain or build upon the original melodies without dismantling them. This keeps those wonderful tunes true to their original intent ... more
FA8596CD
Jazz  Latin15.98 EUROManu Le PrinceChildren Of The Night, Tribute To Wayne Shorter“Manu, it is a nice work, it is a good work to hear!...Go ahead, keep going, don’t stop !!!” Wayne SHORTER Her sweet voice in full control, Manu Le Prince remains one of the most wonderful jazz standard performers. A latin jazz ambassador in France and the world, she is paying a tribute to Wayne Shorter, a sparkling tune composer and jazz figure. Adding lyrics to some of the greatest standards penned ... more
FA5826CD
Rock  International15.98 EUROThe Shadows & Brenda LeeLive In Paris - 1959-1962The Shadows: British rock pioneers and one of the greatest instrumental groups of all time. Their smash hit “Apache” was revolutionary rock ’n’ roll when it came out in 1960, and today it’s considered the first foundation of the Britpop movement that conquered the world in the Sixties. Brenda Lee was something else, a child-star born in Atlanta, USA, and one of the first pop singers to reach world ... more
FA58294 CD
Jazz  Rhythm and Blues39.98 EURORay CharlesThe ABC - Paramount Years 1959-1962In 1959-1962, Ray Charles’s career was in the heavens, and this definitive set prepared by Joël Dufour draws on the most intense period of Ray’s recordings. The ability of “The Genius” to produce new things artistically could no longer be judged by the same standards, with Ray showing rare eclecticism. Expressing his talents without reserve, he delivered his greatest hits, from “Georgia on My Mind” ... more
FA8595CD
Jazz  Gypsy Swing15.98 EURODiverseBelles De Nuit - La Bande Originale Du SpectacleThe original soundtrack from the musical “Belles de nuit” sends us back to 1946 and the twilight days of France’s notorious “houses of prostitution,” which had been tolerated but were now threatened with closure by the Marthe-Richard law. The songs here are poetic, and filled with tenderness and mischief in their portraits of the prostitutes, madams and pimps who made up this nocturnal underworld. ... more
FA8590CD
Jazz  Gypsy Swing15.98 EUROMarcel LoefflerSaint-GermainOn this recording Marcel Loeffler pays tribute to the legendary St-Germain des-Prés of the post-war years, when jazz and chanson together belonged in heaven. The material you can hear in this album is the best, with the great melodies of Brassens, Aznavour, Gainsbourg and Trenet brought alive by a famous accordionist whose light, powerful swing has earned him a reputation as a peerless musician. A ... more
FA58302 CD
Pop  Frankreich  Chanson22.98 EUROPierre PerretLes Premieres Chansons, 1957-1962Pierre Perret was spotted early by Georges Brassens, Boris Vian and Eddie Barclay, who all saw his talent for combining a unique feeling for prose and witty words with saucy, tender rhymes that showed his social commitment. His work is part of the heritage of every French speaker, because his mischievous eye and unmistakeable melodies made everyone grow older with a little bit of Pierre Perret inside ... more

News

  • 20/10/2022Willi Carlisle für die erste Runde der GRAMMY AWARDS nominiertDie Recording Academy hat das neue Album „Peculiar, Missouri“ in die erste Runde der GRAMMY Nominierungen aufgenommen. Nominiert wurde Willi Carlisle in der Kategorie Best Folk Album und mit „Vanlife“ für den Best American Roots Song. Der Sänger aus dem Mittleren Westen Amerikas besticht durch seine unersättliche stilistische Vielfalt von poetischen Texten über Honky-Tonk-Songs und American Folk Music bis zu den reichhaltigen Balladen und Melodien seiner Heimat. ...moreLatest release
  • 06/10/2022Der Preis der deutschen Schallplattenkritik Jahrespreis 2022Gratulation an Bernhard Hanneken und sein Label NoEthno, welches für die Edition „Deutschfolk - Soundtrack zum Volksliedrevival in der BRDDR“ einen der begehrten 11 Jahrespreise verliehen bekam. Die Box liefert eine Zeitreise von den Vorläufern des Revivals in den 1960er Jahren bis in die Gegenwart: über 220 Lieder von Folkmusikern aus Ost und West auf zwölf CDs mit ausführlichen Erläuterungen zu den Interpreten und den Liedern in einem Booklet von 172 Seiten. „Noch nie zuvor wurde das deutsch-deutsche F/Volksliedrevival so umfassend und präzise dargestellt, wie von Hanneken: ein schlichtweg definitives Klangarchiv!“ urteilt die Jury. ...moreLatest release
  • 03/10/2022Carmen Souza auf Tour in DeutschlandAm 19. September ist Carmen Souza zusammen mit ihrem langjährigen musikalischen Partner Theo Pascal zu Gast beim Freiburger Jazzfestival. Vom 07. bis 15. Oktober präsentiert die kapverdischen Sängerin dann zum ersten Mal ihr neues Album „Interconnectedness“ in Deutschland. Darin gelingt es ihr eine Kombination aus Verletzlichkeit und unbeschwerter Freude in ihre Musik fließen zu lassen. Eine Kombination, welche die Hörer in einen Bann aus Vertrautem und faszinierend Neuem zieht.

    Carmen Souza & Theo Pascal 19.09.2022 Freiburg, Gasthaus Schützen „Interconnectedness“ Tour 07.10.2022 Kiel, Kulturforum Kiel 09.10.2022 Darmstadt, Agora 11.10.2022 Wuppertal, Bürgerbahnhof Vohwinkel 13.10.2022 Stuttgart, Laboratorium 14.10.2022 Karlsruhe, Tempel 15.10.2022 Nürnberg, Villa Leon
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  • 07/09/2022KLANGfest 2022 am 11. September ab 13:00 Uhr im Werksviertel am OstbahnhofNach zwei Jahren Corona-Pause kann im September 2022 nun endlich die lang erwartete 11. Ausgabe des KLANGfest stattfinden. Dabei gilt es nicht nur die Entwicklungen und musikalischen Entdeckungen von zwei Jahren Pandemie aufzuarbeiten, sondern sich auch auf neue, lokale Gegebenheiten einzustellen.

    Denn nach Jahren im Gasteig findet das KLANGfest nun erstmals im Werksviertel am Ostbahnhof statt. Das bewährte Konzept bleibt – zum Glück! – auch nach zwei Jahren Pause unverändert: Vier Bühnen, auf denen sich 32 Bands der unterschiedlichsten Stilrichtungen vor Musikfreund*innen und Branchenkenner*innen präsentieren können. Der freie Eintritt ermöglicht besonders vielen Besucher*innen, die gesamte musikalische Vielfalt und Qualität der süddeutschen, unabhängigen Musikunternehmer*innen und ihrer Künstler*innen zu erleben. Die Bandbreite reicht wie immer von Jazz, Rock, Pop bis hin zu Ska, Techno und musikalischem Kinderprogramm – für jede und jeden ist sicher etwas dabei.

    Dahinter steht, wie gewohnt, die Regionalgruppe Süd des Verbandes unabhängiger Musikunternehmer*innen e.V. (VUT), die das beliebte und besucherstarke Festival mit ihrer großen Kompetenz in Kooperation mit dem Kulturreferat der Landeshauptstadt München veranstalten und präsentieren.

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  • 08/08/2022Mìsia und Theo Pascal in den World Music Charts EuropeMit “Animal Sentimental” ist die portugiesische Fado-Sängerin auf Platz 5 der World Music Charts Europe eingestiegen. Als Erzählerin ihrer eigenen Geschichten und der Geschichten anderer, schlägt sie auf ihrem Album ein neues, musikalisches Kapitel ihrer Karriere auf. Ebenfalls neu in die Top 20 wurde Theo Pascal mit seinem Album „Quamundos 2“ gewählt. Der Bassist führt ein energiegeladenes Kollektiv portugiesischer Musiker durch den Sound unterschiedlicher Länder Afrikas. ...moreLatest release

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