Recommended Recordings - Other
Vlatko Stefanovski and Miroslav Tadic
World (Balkan/Flamenco/Jazz/Blues Instrumental)
I first read about this album in "Audio" magazine, where it was touted as one of the finest recordings of acoustic guitar the reviewer had ever heard.
The album was recorded...
So this definitely falls into the 'Other' camp. If you like ECM's Jan Garbarek (I don't) then this is not technical enough, if you like New Age, this leans towards jazz, if you like jazz, this is too 'ambient', when I crank up some tracks my neighbours think rock music.
This is all of the above...
Artist: Jamie Cullum
Year of Release: 2004
Genre: Lounge Singer??
Never heard of this artist before.Picked up this CD cause the cover caught my attention, looked at the track listing and found it to be very eclectic, old classics like Singing in the...
Artist: Rodrigo Y Gabriela
Title: Rodrigo Y Gabriela
Year of Release: Oct 3rd 2006
This CD starts of with some super flamenco rolls and running straight into high speed jazz/flamenco/rock guitar, Rodrigo y Gabriela's third and eponymous album picks up from where "Live in Manchester and Dublin"...
Artist : Ry Cooder & VM Bhatt
Title: A Meeting by the river
Year of Release: February 16, 1993
Record Label: Water Lily Acoustics
average rating: 5 stars
Let me start with this... This is a pure analog recordiing done exclusively with custom built triode vacuum-tube...
Artist: Patrick Ki
Title: Journey into Paradise
Year of release: 2000
Record Label: Desert Series Music Company
Genre: New Age
Easy listening New Age music by a local Arizona artist who is a transplant from Hawaii. Check out his web-site where you can hear his music and read up on...
Artist: Robin Pecknold, Skyler Skyelset, Christian Wargo, Casey Wescott, and Josh Tillman
Title: Fleet Foxes
Year Released: 2008
Record Label: Bella Union, Sub Pop
I stumbled across this band when a friend brought over the LP and started listening. After a couple of...
Artist: Junior Homrich
Title: The Emerald Forest
Year of Release: July 3, 1985
Audio CD: October 25, 1990
Record Label: Varese Sarabande
Genre: Motion Picture Soundtrack
One of my all time favorite percussion discs.
The CD transfer was so well done that it sounds almost as good as the...
ARTIST - Multiple
TITLE - Thorens 125 Years(complulation LP)
YEAR RELEASE - 2008
RECORD LABEL - Thorens / Blue Heaven studio
GENRE - Multiple
You know I never thought I would buy a 'compulation' alblum.....but I did !
This alblum (3 Lp's, 180 gram pressing) while not an engaging piece of...
ARTIST - Karunesh
TITLE - Call of the Mystic
YEAR RELEASE - 2004
GENRE - New Age
I came across Karunesh a few years back when I had the opportunity to travel to India for a few months. He was born in Germany and now lives in Hawaii but has mastered the sounds of India.
I have 6 of his CDs...
Jeff Wayne's Musical Version Of The War Of The Worlds
SACD Release Date: July 5, 2005
Number of Discs: 2
Format: Hybrid SACD
Ok I got this SACD on a whim and am totally blown away by it. A double album *rock musical* version of H.G. Wells' sci-fi classic, "The War Of The...
1998 Narada Records
Genre: New Age/Flamenco
Artist info: Jesse Cook is a Rumba flamenco artist that blends the exotic
Spanish music form with elements of new age, jazz, and easy listening.
Ministry of Sound: compilation
CD: Karma Collection
Audio CD: (February 26, 2002)
Number of Discs: 2
Karma collection is an album of spiritual beats for an enlightening chillout experience. This stunning set comes in a beautiful felt covered clam-shell box with gold foil block detail &...
Artist: Dead can Dance
Original Release Date: June 25, 1996
Number of Discs: 1
Label: 4ad / Wea
My thoughts: Spritchaser takes you way back in time to a more primal state.
Artist: Jean Michel Jarre
Title: Oxygene: Live In Your Living Room (ENHANCED)
Year of Release: 2008
Record Label: Capitol
Genre: Ambient / New Age
2. Oxygene, Pt. 1
3. Oxygene, Pt. 2
Tom Waits - Mule Variations
Year of Release - 1999
Record Label - Epitaph
Genre - Uh, I don't know, how do you categorize Tom Waits' stuff? - story teller?
This is one Tom Waits album that you don't have to be a fan (I unashamedly am) to love. This vinyl album was recorded, mixed and...
Artist: Alison Krauss & Union Station
Title: Alison Krauss & Union Station LIVE
Label: Rounder Records
I'm not much of a country music fan, and by extension I'm also not a huge fan of bluegrass. I have over the last few years however become a fan of people like David...
Artist - BeeGees, Peter Frampton, other artists
Title - Sgt.Peppers Lonely Hearts Club Band--Soundtrack
Year of Release - 1978
Record Label - Polydor/Polygram
Genre - Soundtrack--Rock
The first copy of this soundtrack I ever owned was a 2-tape 8-track cassette, which I practically played to...
Artist: Johnny Cash
Title: Live from AustinTx
Year of Release: recorded Jan 3, 87
an excellent mix of Cash hits and covers, captured in very good audio and video. What really comes through is the relaxed attitude sitting on top of nearly infinite confidence and power. This is American music at...
Artist / Title: Richard Julian
Year of Release: 2006
Record Label: Manhattan Records
Genre: Jazz / Pop / Folk
This is a wonderful collection of Richard Julian's latest tunes. As most of you know, I had the great pleasure of hearing Richard Julian in concert. He opened for Madeleine Peyroux...
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