You might know the DeAngelis name from other funky Italian work of the 70s – thanks to the soundtrack genius of Guido & Maurizio DeAngelis – but this DeAngelis is their sister Emma, who had a much shorter career – but one that was equally groovy overall! The set begins with ... (Funky 45's, Sound Library)read more7-inch, Vinyl record
You may not be able to say his name that easily, but you'll definitely be singing the praises of Gokcen Kaynatan after you hear this groovy little record – a totally amazing bit of moogy electronics recorded on the Turkish scene in the 60s and 70s! There's plenty of guitar in the mix, too ... read moreLP, Vinyl record album
Gerardo Iacoucci —
Le Avventura ... LP Deneb/Finders Keepers (UK), 1970. New Copy (reissue)...
The masterpiece by one of the most obscure artists in the Italian sound library scene of the early 70s – music that easily moves from funky sounds to cosmic styles to jazzy moments and beyond – sometimes within the space of a single tune! Gerardo Iacoucci's music is a huge change from ... read moreLP, Vinyl record album
Heavy electro work from Suzanne Ciani – an artist who peaked a bit later than some of her sound library contemporaries – which means she was able to contribute music experimental films, record productions, and video games – and not just the usual mainstream outlets! Ciani's ... read moreLP, Vinyl record album
Zalla (Piero Umiliani) —
Suspense ... CD Liuto/Schema (Italy), 1972. Used ...
One of the coolest records ever cut under the Zalla alias of Italian soundtrack composer Piero Umiliani – a set that definitely lives up to the suspense promised in the title, but with lots of groovy touches along the way! Think of the album as kind of an update of older "scare" ... read moreCD
Nick Ingman —
Big Beat ... LP De Wolfe/Modern Harmonic, 1973. New Copy (reissue)...
A funky sound library gem from Nick Ingman – not to be confused with the other Big Beat records from the KPM label – as this set's got an even sharper, hipper vibe overall! Keyboards are in the lead on most numbers – although they get lots of support from the beats promised in ... read moreLP, Vinyl record album
The genius of Charlemagne Palestine, served up as part of the Moog Recordings Library – on a set that has all the legendary Palestine approach, served up on moogy instrumentation! The piece leaps in right from the start, then sustains this tremendous glow of electric energy – all while ... read moreLP, Vinyl record album
A really dark little piece from Charlemagne Palestine – quite different than his long acoustic progressions, and instead almost a paean call to dark demons from the electronic underworld! In his usual fashion, Palestine creates a shifting shape out of a small cluster of notes – but in ... read moreLP, Vinyl record album
Chris Watson's got a long legacy of experimental electronics – including work in The Hafler Trio and Cabaret Voltaire – and that certainly comes to bear here, as he turns out one of the noisiest sets we've heard from the Moog Recordings Library! Tracks have lots of those earthy ... read moreLP, Vinyl record album
A mighty nice meeting of giants – Scandinavian funk and jazz wizard Jimi Tenor, and the legendary Afro Funk drummer Tony Allen – coming together here in a set of duos that are way more than the sum of their parts! Tony plays live drums, and Jimi adds in lots of keyboards and ... read moreLP, Vinyl record album
Wonderfully groovy sounds from the great Bernard Estardy – the made French studio genius who certainly lives up to his image on the cover! Despite the large date range on the front, most of these tracks feel like our favorite style of late 60s/70s French grooves – the kind that are ... read moreLP, Vinyl record album