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Active Music Listening Monday October 29, 2012

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I dont understand the music.

Deep In the Music

YTD recordings listened to: 793
Good music, not recommended for purchase: 464
Not good music: 286
Buys: 26 (not all 2012 releases)
Possibles: Zani Diabate, Isaiah Toothtaker (2011), Ondatropica, Sidsel Endresen & Stan Westerhus, The Ones to Blame, Boyd Rivers, Abdoulaye Alhassane Toure, Cryptopsy, Nick Waterhouse, Patterson Hood, Wahid, Wadada Leo Smith ‘Ten Freedom Summers’, Skyzoo, Pig Destroyer, Bettye Lavette, Philippe Petite, Paul Giallorenzo, Chris McGregor, Brother Ali (2009)

@@@  Robert Soko: Balkanbeats Soundlab (Piranha, 2012).  I found this record via WRIR, a big world music station in Virginia.  Soko uses Balkan music as the raw materials for dance floor remixes.  I’m not a huge fan of Balkan music, but I’m going to be open minded and check it out.  Okay, this is much better than I expected.  It’s not just your basic four on the floor electronica stupidness and the tunes are remixed more the way a dub mix might…

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