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Elektro Hafiz

LP (Item 818116) Pharaway Sounds (Spain), 2016 — Condition: Sealed
(€10.16 || £8.88 || ¥1352) (approx.)
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A cool set by an artist who's clearly influenced by all the older trippy styles issued by the Pharaway Sounds label – especially that imprint's strong focus on fuzzy psych from the Mid-East! In fact, the overall sound of this set's so cool, you could easily pass it off as some lost Turkish rock from the 70s – as there's just the right sort of psych guitar lines and local instrumental currents to take us back to the glory days of the Anatolian scene – right down to the percussion, which is free of any too-contemporary modes that might hurt the pedigree of the sound. A few cuts pick up some of the slight electro elements that were in the early 80s Turkish scene – and titles include "Hayat Bu Malum", "Belki Son Kez", "Ne Diyeyim", "Dubb I Akbar", "John Dere", and "Destur III". (Hype sticker is peeled.)  © 1996-2017, Dusty Groove, Inc.


This is what it says, that the record is still held fast in shrink-wrap. We tend to be pretty suspicious about these things, so if the shrink-wrap doesn't look original, or if the record seems to have undergone some damage over time, we'll probably take it out of the wrapper to ensure that it's in good shape — which is why we don't have more of these. In some cases the shrink-wrap may be torn in spots, but if it's not possible the record has been taken out and played, the record will still qualify as "Sealed".

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