Emily ... CD Pathe/RPM (UK), 1972. New Copy ....
A weird and wonderful little record – the only album ever made by American singer Emily Bindiger – cut at the tender age of 16 in France, with backing from the band that usually supported Michel Polnareff! The style here has that sweet mix of acoustic and electric elements we love in ... (Rock) read moreCD
A totally excellent soundtrack! This is one of the maddest we've heard from the 70s – with a baroque mix of wah wah funk and sophisticated orchestrations, very much in the mode of work by David Axelrod or some of the backings heard on Serge Gainsbourg's best records. No surprise it's ... (Soundtracks) read moreLP, Vinyl record album
Wicked work from Jimmy Mawi – one of the coolest cats to work on the Kenyan scene of the 70s! Jimmy hailed from Madagascar, but cut his best work in Nairobi – and steps out here in this really weird, messed-up version of Afro Funk – one that also has plenty of bluesy riffs on the ... (Global Grooves) read moreLP, Vinyl record album
Really dark sounds from the enigmatic Igor Wakhevitch – even darker than his previous albums, and that's saying a lot, given the nature of those sets! This one was done in collaboration with American dancer Carolyn Carlson – but given the moody, offbeat quality of the sounds on the ... (Rock) read moreLP, Vinyl record album
The last French album from Igor Wakevitch – recorded before eventually settling in India – and a very meditative set that possibly marks the trajectory of that move! The songs are longer than before, and filled with very hypnotic lines – somewhere in a space that echoes La Monte ... (Rock) read moreLP, Vinyl record album
Amazing keyboards from Igor Wakevitch – very dark and moody, and with sounds and textures that seem to echo the industrial generation growing up at the same time – but which Igor's music definitely precedes! Wakevitch is a real obscurity – an artist whose influence is only being ... (Rock) read moreLP, Vinyl record album
A fantastic record – easily one of Phil Woods' greatest! The album was cut during a time when Woods was living and working in France – and it's got a French rhythm section backing him up, one that features George Gruntz on piano, Henri Texier on bass, and Daniel Humair on drums, all ... (Jazz) read moreCD