Category "moods"

yas-kaz . jomon-sho LP

This is a really peaceful album for ambient lovers. Made in 1984 by Japanese composer Yas-Kaz, the record features a spread of field recordings and acoustic instruments. The real ear fruit on this album is in the way it incorporates gamelan music, which Yas-Kaz studied and mastered. Everything is played beautifully and produced tastefully. There are so many idyllic scenes in this recording. I hope you enjoy it!

Feature Image: Frank Bowling Giving Birth Astride a Grave (1973)

alemayehu eshete . temar ledje

- - african, feeling good, jazz, relax, soul, world

A warm, foxy tune here for you. Originally released in 1973 by the great Ethiopian soul/jazzman Alemayehu Eshete, here, freshly re-produced and rejuvenated by the Philophon label for a new 7″ re-issue . They did a great job

For fans of: Henry Thomas, Gabor Szabo, Sister Nancy


Feature Image: Oskar Kokoschka Pietà (Poster for Murderer, Hope of Women) (1909)

various artists . mono no aware (compilation)

Perfectly curated ambient compilation on the PAN label. Features unreleased ambient tracks from a long list of familiar and unknown artists. A must listen.

For fans of: Visible Cloaks, Yves Tumor, Holger Czukay


Feature Image: Antonio Frasconi Moon (plate, folio 14) from Oda a Lorca (1962)