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Sub Rosa
Anthology of urban and tribal music from the late Ethiopian Empire, first issued in 1971. Presented as two volumes—vol. 1, Mindanoo Mistiru (“What is the Unknown?”), and vol. 2, Gold from Wax (referring to the two layers of meaning in Amharic poetry)—these recordings covers over 70 languages and 200 dialects. Recorded by Ragnar Johnson and Ralph Harrisson.

Sub Rosa
Anthology of urban and tribal music from the late Ethiopian Empire, first issued in 1971. Presented as two volumes—vol. 1, Mindanoo Mistiru (“What is the Unknown?”), and vol. 2, Gold from Wax (referring to the two layers of meaning in Amharic poetry)—these recordings covers over 70 languages and 200 dialects. Recorded by Ragnar Johnson and Ralph Harrisson.

Sub Rosa
Ancient Light and the Blackcore was originally published in 1995 as part of Sub Rosa's “Utopian Diaries” series. It gathers 5 tracks of hallucinatory music and extraordinary recordings of shamanic ceremony from the Yanomami communauty. Includes the text Subworld by David Toop. First vinyl issue.

Shiok! Records
This first volume gathers traditional music from different areas of the Indonesian archipelago, featuring music from Sulawesi, The Moluccas Islands (Spice Islands) and Central Java.

Shiok! Records
This second volume dedicated to traditional music from the Indonesian archipelago covers music from the vast island of Sumatra (West Indonesia), The Moluccas Islands and the island of Bali.

Shiok! Records
A musical anthology gathering a collection of recordings featuring traditional instruments from Asia and Oceania—from New Zealand to the Philippines, from India to Burma.

Shiok! Records
An anthology of original recordings from Java, Sumatra, and Bali: a collection of ecstatic and hypnotic sounds, featuring a large panel of musical influences and traditional instruments that represent Indonesia's large heritage of profound cultural differences.

Sub Rosa
More than an hour of ultra-rare documents, recorded in several places in Greenland and Canada from 1905 to 1987: The testimony of a century of Inuits recordings.

Sub Rosa
Two different approaches—the Eastern and Western—to Persian instrument Santur, by musicians Hossein Malek and Leo Kupper.

Sub Rosa
The extraordinary recordings from 1978 by David Toop of Yanomami ritual songs, shamanistic ceremonies and rainforest sounds. The 40 pages booklet recounts the full story of his fascinating journey in 1978 through the Amazon jungle to meet and record the last Yanomami shamen.

Sub Rosa
The extraordinary recordings from 1978 by David Toop of Yanomami ritual songs, shamanistic ceremonies and rainforest sounds. The 40 pages booklet recounts the full story of his fascinating journey in 1978 through the Amazon jungle to meet and record the last Yanomami shamen (LP version mixed by Lawrence English).

texts in English and French
Volume! – The French journal of popular music studies
What is it we call “Black” music? A selection of texts from the April 2010 conference in Bordeaux based on a critical discussion of Philipp Tagg's open letter about “Black music,” “Afro-American Music” and “European Music.”

Sub Rosa
out of print
More than an hour of ultra-rare documents, recorded in several places in Greenland and Canada from 1905 to 1987: The testimony of a century of Inuits recordings.

English edition (French subtitles)
Sub Rosa
out of print
A filmed portrait of David Toop through his records collection (from Pan Sonic to Australian frogs recordings), a conversation about hidden connections between different kinds of music, and about the fine line between music and non music.