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10/12/19 Album Review which appears in Songlines Jan/Feb 2020 issue: Louisa Lyne & Di Yiddishe Kapelye – “LUST”.

Maestro Music (35 mins) Winning Der Yiddisher Idol 2019 with fifth track, the keening ‘Trern’ (Tears), has brought Louisa Lyne…
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10/12/19 Album Review which appears in Songlines Jan/Feb 2020 issue:  Petreikis – “Jūrėse”  

  Self-released (38 mins) With its New Agey, Celtic feel, at times Jūrėse (meaning ‘In the Lagoon’, referencing his home region)…
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3/10/19 Album Review: Go: Organic Orchestra & Brooklyn Raga Massive – “Ragmala. A Garland of Ragas.” As appeared on London Jazz News webzine today 3/10/19

Meta Records. Release date: October 18, 2019. Pioneer of world music, master percussionist, composer, band leader and teacher Adam Rudolph…
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27/8/19 The Allan McKeown Quartet – “PJ’s Donut Club”

Allan McKeown (g), Paul Harrison (org), Stuart Brown (d), Steve Foreman (per). Rec. 2017 (PIN records) This has to be…
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31/7/19 Album review: Okan Ersan  – “NIBIRU”.  Self-produced.  As appeared in DooBeeDooBeeDoo – New York today, 31/7/19.

Genre: Jazz Fusion Music available at: CDBaby, iTunes, Apple Music, Amazon, Tidal, Google Store and major streaming platforms. Release Date:…
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4/7/19 Album review: Zhenya Strigalev & Federico Dannemann  – “The Change “. Rainy Days Records. As appeared in London Jazz News webzine on 4/7/19.

The album title, The Change, is apt.  After a decade based in London where he has gained a significant following,…
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20/6/19 Album Review: Herschel 36 – “ASTROPHYSIK – Music for the film Wunder Der Schopfung”.

Lickety Split Paul Harrison (p, electr), Stuart Brown (d, electr). Rec 2016. On 22 June, Scottish improvising avantronic duo, Herschel…
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CD Review: Daniel Tarrab “Otra Mirada”. As appeared in DooBeeDooBeeDoo – NY on 14/6/19.

Genre: Tango Music available from: Silva Screen Records; Amazon; Spotify Buenos Aires based, award winning film composer and double bassist…
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5 Miles From Town by The Ebony Hillbillies 11/3/19

Artist: The Ebony Hillbillies Title: 5 Miles From Town Label: EH Music Genre: String Band Music available on: itunes, Amazon…
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Trikala by Simon Thacker 24/1/19

CD Review, 24/1/19: Trikala, by Simon Thacker’s Svara-Kanti, which appeared in March 2019 Songlines magazine.   Simon Thacker’s Svara-Kanti Trikala…