Author: Oliver

Santo & Johnny – Sleep Walk {1959}

Sleep Walk by Santo & Johnny is an universal message. There’s no need for words. Is it kitschy, sentimental or just beautiful? You decide. It’s not easy to believe in anything without a doubt. I personally...

Ahmed Malek & Flako – The Electronic Tapes {2017}

Berlin based reissue label Habibi Funk announces the collection The Electronic Tapes of unreleased electronic music by Algerian composer Ahmed Malek compiled by London based producer Flako. Listen to two preview tracks of the album...

Nora Dean – Angie La La (Ay Ay Ay) {1970}

It’s always a good sign if you can’t find the right words describing music or any kind of art. If you would want to paint Nora Dean’s “Angie La La (Ay Ay Ay)”, it would...

Batsumi – Lishonile {1974}

Batsumi by Batsumi The perfect state to listen to “Lishonile” could be the one between asleep and awake, maybe sitting in the train heading home from work or alone at home in the dark too tired to...

Vytas Brenner – Araguaney {1973}

Soul Jazz Records just released the incredible compilation Venezuela 70 – Cosmic Visions Of A Latin American Earth: Venezuelan Experimental Rock In The 1970s. The track I picked is by Vytas Brenner. Born in Tübingen, Germany, he migrated to Venezuela...

Abdel Halim Hafez in 1971

Abdel Halim Hafez – Mawood {1971}

I haven’t been so touched by music for a long time. It is really strange how secluded the popularity of certain music sometimes is, how come I’ve never heard of Abdel Halim Hafez before? Just imagine: when...

Mounir Mourad – The Factory Theme {1975}

To be fair, I don’t know much about this great up-beat track from Egypt and I rely on information from the amazing Radio Diffusion blog. Mounir Mourad‘s track appears on the soundtrack of the Egyptian movie...