Label: Celestial Harmonies - 13083-2 • Format: CD • Country: US • Genre: Folk, World, & Country •
Or browse results titled :. Frankfurt Am Main, Germany. A label dedicated to the artist and not to one sole style. Jan Hagenkoetter Eckenheimer Ldstr. Streaming and Download help. If you like Saigon Supersound Vol. I Blue Cee - Charles Mingus - Passions Of A Man: The Complete Atlantic Recordings 1956-1961 this album on cd by release, but as i always checked my phone when a song of this album was playing to see what tune was on at that moment, I thought it was time to get it on vinyl so I can integrate these songs in some worldly dj-sets Mr Crumbone.
Anatolian psychedelic funk at its finest. Altin Gun's masterful fusion results in a highly enjoyable LP. Because the singer has a great voice! I love it. Mighty Atlas by Mighty Atlas. Little Bird Feiertag Remix by Jazzanova. In The Morning by Jazzanova. The Pool by Jazzanova. Meet P. Explore music. Such glad to finally discover some good Vietnamese music. Hannes Meurer. Kevin Cosgrove. Leopold Nacht. Khoa Ha. Gwaka Mole. Naoaki Gonda. Otto J. Giovanni Luca Ciampaglia. Dimitrios Tsiapkinis.
Plifet Jones. Lorin Gabriel. Scratchy Sounds. Rob Richardson. Endo Yusuke. Luan Phan. Jessica R. Andreas Forster. Caleb Mohrhauser. Roman Bernhard Eppstein. Wonkilious Houndstooth. Charles R Coulston. Thomas Dahmen. Michael Frett. Froggy Boogie. Philip Genochio. Anton Kanaev.
David Miller. Luc Paredis. Darius Gray. Purchasable with gift card. Gatefold incl. Shipping of the item will be "registered" Includes unlimited streaming of Saigon Supersound Vol. Sold Out. It usually promoted independence, socialism and anti-capitalism in its lyrics and was the dominant genre in the communist Xe Chi Luon Kim (Spinning Song) - Various - The Music Of Vietnam. These were mostly heroic songs celebrating the men Xe Chi Luon Kim (Spinning Song) - Various - The Music Of Vietnam women who left their families to bravely fight against the French and, soon enough, also the US Army.
There were all female bands too, such as the Blue Stars of whom, unfortunately, no usable recordings have survived who performed at the G. They covered American rock and soul hits, translating or simply making up new lyrics in Vietnamese. These were often made from colored vinyl: yellow and red or brown and sometimes multi-colored, when the raw material became scarce during wartimes.
Such a record usually featured up to four songs, often by different artists and thus can be seen as a kind of mini compilation.
Individual artist albums were the exception rather than Circle Of Hypocrisy - Napalm Death - Harmony Corruption rule. Often only one of the featured artists was visually represented on the cover. The bands were confined to the background, although they really were the backbone and constant of the entire scene.
This became even more obvious with the rise of reel to reel tape recordings from the early seventies onward. From now on, most recordings were released on tape or on Compact Cassettes, and rarely on vinyl. The Shotguns played the clubs of Saigon, in front of South Vietnamese soldiers as well as civilians, featuring nearly all the popular singers of the era.
Like the earlier vinyl singles, the tape series were also mostly compilations, not unlike the Motown principle, employing one and the same backing band for different featured artists. Well-known and popular compositions were often recorded in various versions, featuring different singers.
The individual releases were often based on a theme It also represents a more discerning approach — both musically and with regards to sound quality. His poetic folk tunes were Velkomme Godtfolk Frå Kyrkje Då - Olav Steffen Eide - Kjømeistersongar songs, unlike those of many other composers who often included a pro-war message in their songs.
Of the many popular singer and songwriters who participated in the program, most left the country at the end of the war to avoid persecution. This exodus in April meant nothing less Xe Chi Luon Kim (Spinning Song) - Various - The Music Of Vietnam the end of the South Vietnamese music industry.
Records surviving from this era are Volume 1.2 in a sad and pitiful state, heavily scratched and full of dust so deeply Volume 1.2 in the grooves as to render them virtually unplayable. Due to the lack of paper, many vinyl records were left unprotectd in dusty corners. The few records surviving in reasonably good shape are in the hands of a small group of collectors and protected like treasures.
Those recordings which were originally released on tape are often more easily accessible and in better shape. Master tapes are non-existent.
The fear that these songs might have a corrosive effect on the people of South Vietnam was just too deep-seated. The promotion of immoral attitudes and behavior was another aspect disturbing the new authorities, and western influences did not fit into their socialist view of the postwar world. Nevertheless, the songs persist.
Particularly among the many Vietnamese who fled their homeland these songs became classics or even hymns that were re-recorded again and again in the diaspora.
In recent years, the old songs are finding their way back into the awareness of more and more Vietnamese, although a number of songs can still not be performed publicly. But thanks to the internet and passionate collectors, many of these songs are now available either on Youtube or on Vietnamese websites Even some of the artists who fled right after reunification in have since returned to Vietnam or have received official permission to perform live.
This development created some controversy. Within the exiled Vietnamese community, where many believe that exiled artists who play concerts in Vietnam authorized by the socialist government are actually committing an act of treason. Even today, the lyrics for each and Atualidades - Itiberê Orquestra Família - Contrastes new song must be authorized by the ministry of culture and information before it can be recorded or performed publicly.
The selection of tracks for this compilation is a subjective sample of popular music in that era, informed — of course — by personal likes and influences.
This means, for example, that I was interested in latin, rock Xe Chi Luon Kim (Spinning Song) - Various - The Music Of Vietnam soul-flavored pieces which clearly show elements of fusion with western popular music. My first direct encounter with Vietnam dates back to the year Since then, I have Im An Actor - U.S. Times - Wanna Go To London fascinated by the beauty of this country and the diversity of its culture and history.
With the help of friends in Vietnam I was able to navigate the almost impenetrable jungle of music websites. Thanks to their invaluable support and translation assistance, I came into contact with several collectors who either gave me digitalized recordings or let me record directly from their old reel to reel tapes.
The best recordings from this treasure hunt were then retouched, refined and remastered in the studio for this release. And yes I want to express my special thanks to Kim Loan who emigrated to Germany and who I met last summer. Hers is the Volume 1.2 photo which graces the cover. Tags 60ies 70ies asia electronic exotic funk retro saigon soul vietnam world music eclectic electronic music jazz nujazz world music Frankfurt Am Main.
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