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Enrico Marcandalli - Temporale Nel Parco

Enrico Marcandalli
Temporale Nel Parco

This is a relatively unknown fingerstyle solo guitar album from the early eighties, out of Italy. Enrico Marcandalli’s music shifts between classical guitar, world music, bits of blues and jazz. I have to admit, this album didn't stroke a chord in …
dfbm #90 - Morning­ Raga­ Pt.­ XII

dfbm #90
Morning­ Raga­ Pt.­ XII

This new edition of Morning Raga is standing in the shadow of some really exciting releases that are coming up on the horizon. Let’s walk torwards them: (Go South for tracklist and download) Large chunks of Jack Rose’s back catalogue wi …
Roberto Menabò - Transatlantic Guitar

Roberto Menabò
Transatlantic Guitar

During the last months I’ve had the pleasure to spend some time with Egle and there are some thoughts I can’t get out of my head since I met him. The subtractive attitude that let you catch the purest and more abstract perception of emotions, the …
V.A. - Basket Full of Dragons: A Tribute to Robbie Basho Vol II

V.A. - Basket Full of Dragons: A Tribute to Robbie Basho Vol II

Till today, the 1986 deceased guitarist Robbie Basho is an enigma. He died by an accident after he was getting worked on by his chiropractor. Basho left a large catalogue of music and a mystery around his person. For a long time he was forgotten. Onl …
dfbm #88 - Morning­ Raga­ Pt.­ XI

dfbm #88
Morning­ Raga­ Pt.­ XI

And welcome to a new Morning Raga edition. Two hours of solo acoustic guitar music, often referred to as American Primitive, like John Fahey called it. It still amazes me that Fahey influenced generations of musicians till today. And it's not onl …
dfbm #87 - Songs of Wild Nothing Pt. III

dfbm #87
Songs of Wild Nothing Pt. III

Songs of Wild Nothing is the series for all the weird and wonderful, old and new tunes I come across. Be it old-timey gospel or hillbilly tunes, bedroom pop, psych rock - I'll find a way to stitch them together. It's starts with an short accapel …
Borealis - Loma Aerea

Loma Aerea

​Asturian guitarist, Eduardo Suarez aka Borealis just released his second full length album Loma Aerea on the local label Truco Espárrago and the Germany based Woodland Recordings. It starts with field recordings from Asturian forests a …
Ethet - Eddy


Mysterious 8-bit American Primitivism. Judging by the cover this could be some midi tracker 8-bit album with retro computer game music. It's not, but wouldn't it be cool if there was a John Fahey 8-bit cover album? Beach Boys, Beatles, Mu …
Nicole Ruggiero + The Spookfish - 2016 - Improvisations

Nicole Ruggiero + The Spookfish
2016 - Improvisations

Dan Goldberg aka The Spookfish is a musician and music curator from New York. As The Spookfish he records all kind of music, from lofi electronica to lofi Fahey covers. As a curator he organizes the Mountain Shows (facebook page) where musicians and …

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