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✨✧ VariousGuitars Of The Golden Triangle – Folk & Pop Music Of Myanmar Burma Vol 2 (2017 Record Store Day Release) ... LP
Sublime Frequencies, 1970s. New Copy 2LP Gatefold ... $28.99
Unusual guitar sounds from Myanmar – all pulled from obscure cassette recordings, and presented here in a wonderful package that was maybe one of the first great compilations from the Sublime Frequencies label! The music is a compelling mix of east and west – slight exotic currents coming into play with more familiar electric guitars – in a way that echoes some of the better-known Southeast Asian material of the time – but often with some surprisingly wild guitar work! In fact, the guitars here are definitely the main draw – especially on some of the more trippy numbers – and titles include "Naung Ywe" by Kuhn Kan Chwain, "A Girl Among Girls" by Lashio Thein Aung, "Sequence 2" by Khn Paw Yann, "Hopes & Goals" by Khn Paw Yann, "Khin Kam" by Saing Saing Maw, "Moon" by Khun Hla Maung Law, and "Mistake Of A Small Bird" by Lashio Thein Aung. LP, Vinyl record album

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VariousHassaniya Music From The Western Sahara & Mauritania ... LP
Sublime Frequencies, 2006. Near Mint- Gatefold ... $24.99
Amazing sounds from the west Sahara – music recorded on the initial exploratory trip that forged the famous relationship between the Sublime Frequencies label and Group Doueh – served up here in a batch of work that also includes many of that group's contemporaries too! The music here is as mindblowing as that on any of the full albums from Group Doueh – a really unique modern hybrid of Saharan roots and contemporary guitar – electric and acoustic elements dancing together beautifully, in some very striking styles. Most tracks include vocals, and titles include "Wanyey Allah Idumo" by Group Marwani, "Hanun" by Sadoum Grouop, "Kar Akhal" by Sadoum Ouled Aida, "Beyt Kar Labyad" by Group Doueh, "Beyt Kar Akhal" by Abdul Rahman Al-Gheid, and "Bismi Lahi Lahi Namdah" by Group Marwani. LP, Vinyl record album

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VariousIshq Ke Maare – Sufi Songs From Sindh & Punjab, Pakistan ... LP
Sublime Frequencies, 2016. New Copy ... $19.99
Contemporary Sufi music from Pakistan – recorded in the field, but with a really beautiful sound – crystal-clear presentation of the hypnotic vocals, reed instruments, and percussion that really drive the performances! The song styles vary – so that some are heavily vocal, if not all performed by voice – while others have a driving rhythmic core, which seems to whip the singers into a frenzy, which is captured beautifully by the spontaneous quality of the recording. One track features an extended performance of the "murli been" – a really mindblowing reed instrument – and the package is part of a great new wave of ethnographic recordings from the Sublime Frequencies label. LP, Vinyl record album

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VariousKwangkay – Funerary Music Of The Dayak Benuaq Of Borneo ... LP
Sublime Frequencies, 2011. New Copy ... $19.99
A other-worldly set of funeral music from Indonesia – sounds that are quite different than anything you'd ever hear in an American funeral home or church! The music is very earthy, and almost feels like witchcraft at time – with some sounds that echo the ringing bells and tones of gamelon music, but others that are almost electro-acoustic, even though generated from organic sources – a really weird mix of modes that almost puts the record somewhere in the sphere of 20th Century avant projects that tried to combine the modern with the primitive. Titles include "Nocturnal Soundscape", "Titi Mati", and two versions of a "Ngerangkau" dance. LP, Vinyl record album

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VariousMusic Of The Bahnar People From The Central Highlands Of Vietnam ... LP
Sublime Frequencies, 2016. New Copy ... $19.99
Wonderfully weird sounds that are unlike anything we've ever heard from Vietnam before – music made by one of the nation's most ancient indigenous people, located in the country's central highlands – far removed from the culture of the cities! The instrumentation features familiar forces, but often used in different ways – such as a combination of bamboo fiddle with mouth resonator, or a zither made of bamboo – mixed with a few other songs on gongs, and others with acoustic guitar and vocals, but light years from any American folk. The set's got some helpful notes that briefly explain the different tracks – and the recording quality is excellent, especially on the "resonator" tracks, which may well be the highlights here. Titles include "Gong Playing In Funeral #2", "Bamboo Zither Song", "Blang Tree", "Bamboo Fiddle With Mouth Resonator Solo #2", "Bamboo Zither With Bowl Resonator", and "Bahnar Easter". LP, Vinyl record album

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VariousWhere The Mountains Meet the Sky – Folk Music Of Ladakh ... LP
Sublime Frequencies, 2017. New Copy ... $19.99
The title definitely gets the setting right – as the music here is from the Himalayas, where the high altitude seems to really produce something special in the culture! Many of these tracks have a spare, almost meditative feel – as a good deal of the music comes from spare pairings of stringed instrument and voice, percussion and reeds, or even just a solo instrument. A few longer passages have a fuller vibe – but still, there's a feel to most of the music that really makes you feel like you're on the edges of civilization. The music here comes from an archive of folkloric recordings from the radio station of Ladakh – documenting a culture that vanishes more and more as the years go on. Very well-done – in the recent Sublime Frequencies mode! LP, Vinyl record album

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✨✧ VariousCambodian Cassette Archives – Khmer Folk & Pop Music Vol 1 (2016 Record Store Day Release) ... LP
Sublime Frequencies, 1960s/1970s/1980s/1990s. New Copy 2LP Gatefold ... Out Of Stock
A massive assemblage of raw, percussive Cambodian music recorded between the 60s and the 90s! The blend of styles is pretty impressive – raw found-folk elements prevail throughout, but a pretty staggering array sounds throughout the years find their way into the mix – from traces of organ funk, to 60s psychedelia, lounge, and pop vocals! The tracks were culled from over well over 100 cassette tapes found at the Asian Branch of the Oakland Public Library in California – many of the artists are unknown! 20 tracks including "Blue Basket", "Sat Tee Touy (Look At The Owl)", "Srey No", "She Doesn't Need Your Money", "Birds Are Singing But My Lover Won't Return" and lots more. LP, Vinyl record album
 
 
 



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