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Mirjam Wirz - Sobre El Río (Passage)
2021
bilingual edition (English / Spanish)
Bom Dia Boa Tarde Boa Noite
This publication tells of the journey of a photographic research of the origins of cumbia music along the lower Magdalena river in Colombia.
Sound American - The Folk Issue
2020
English edition
Sound American
Sound American
Sound American's 25th issue celebrates explores the intersections of folk and experimental music practices (edited by Sarah Hennies and Anna Roberts-Gevalt, featuring Throbbing Gristle, Henry Flynt, Suzanne Kite and Scott Benesiinaabandan, John McCowen, Meredith Monk and Peggy Seeger...).
Kparr Dirè - Balafon Music from Lobi Country (vinyl LP + DVD)
2020
Edition Telemark
LP plus DVD with full-length movie (125 minutes) of Balafon music of the Lobi people, recorded in and around Gaoua, Burkina Faso, on a two-week journey in June 2014, by Dirk Dresselhaus (alias Schneider TM), Julian Kamphausen and Arved Schultze. Packaged in a full-colour gatefold sleeve with DVD tray, with numerous photos and an extensive interview with Dresselhaus.
Tarantismo - Odyssey of an Italian ritual
2019
bilingual edition (English / Italian)
Flee
Publication documenting a centuries-old choreo-musical ritual from Southern Italy, used to exorcise women of a mysterious evil caused by the bite of a spider. It gathers contributions by artists, sociologists, anthropologists, scientists, and priests, and features a large ensemble of photographs.
Tarantismo - Odyssey of an Italian ritual – Limited Edition (book + 2 vinyl LP)
2019
bilingual edition (English / Italian)
Flee
65.98 58.99 €
Limited edition including a double LP compilation and a 168-page publication gathering a complete documentation on Tarantismo, a project dedicated to a centuries-old choreo-musical ritual from Southern Italy, to exorcise women of a mysterious evil caused by the bite of a spider.
Tarantismo - Odyssey of an Italian ritual (2 vinyl LP)
2019
Flee
This double LP forms a tribute to Pizzica, an antique music from Southern Italy, used to heal people suffering from tarantism, a mysterious disease caused by a spider. It includes field recordings of musicians-exorcists in the 1950's in Puglia, and six reworks by contemporary electronic musicians.
 Maria Beltsikova & Tatiana Dordzhieva - Kalmykian Archaic and Soviet Folk (vinyl LP)
2019
Sub Rosa
Maria Beltsikova and Tatiana Dordzhieva are two Kalmyk folk musicians, named after the Mongolian descendants living in Russia. This compilation gathers traditional Kalmyks songs (about the deportation of the Kalmyks in 1943-1944) and Soviet folklore.
Michael Snow - The Last LP (vinyl LP)
2019
Song Cycle Records
Michael Snow's The Last LP is an extraordinary collection of tracks “of rare music derived from threatened, obsolete, or now-extinct cultures from around the world” that although the claiming of being field recordings of ancient musical experiences, are in fact pieces played, conceived and recorded by the artist himself.
Hariprasad Chaurasia - Ajanma (2 CD)
2018
Sub Rosa
Solo album of the world legend bansuri master from India. The acclaimed flautist recorded it in a 16th century Church in the Netherlands. The record gathers musical improvisations on bansuri with tanpura and flute as accompanying instruments. Ajanma takes the listener into an intimate and meditative communication with Chaurasia.
Music from Yemen Arabia - Sanaani, Laheji, Adeni and Samar (2 CD)
2018
Sub Rosa
This compilation features traditional songs that originate from the city of Sanaa, the sheikdom of Lahej, and the port of Aden. The term samar, which is the title of the compilation' second part, describes the delicious, luxury time when people gather for relaxation, refreshment and music. Music performed by the Kawkabani brothers and oudh player Hassan al Zabeede.
David Toop - Suttle Sculpture (vinyl LP)
2018
Sub Rosa
Never released before recordings from Logos Foundation live sessions in Brussels, on May 7, 1977. Toop and Burwell's association, which ran during the seventies, was a good mixture of musical decomposition through free improvisation, bioacoustics, environmental sound, raw musics, anthropology, and esoterism.
Benga - A Signature Genre from Kenya (vinyl LP + magazine)
2017
texts in English and French
Flee
A vibrant tribute to Kenya's musical signature genre Benga.
 The Yanomami - Ancient Lights And The Black Core (vinyl LP)
2017
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.
Early Traditional Instruments In Asia (vinyl LP)
2017
Art centers, museums, galleries & varia
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.
Ethiopian urban and tribal music - Mindanoo Mistiru / Gold from Wax (2 CD)
2017
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.
Werner Durand - Diasporagas - Ancient Trends and New Traditions in Indo-European Music (vinyl LP)
2016
Edition Telemark
An overview of the fruitful long-standing collaboration between Amelia Cuni, specialist of Indian dhrupad singing, and minimalist experimental musician Werner Durand.
Hossein Malek - Santur - Occident / Orient (CD)
2016
Sub Rosa
(last copies available!)
Two different approaches—the Eastern and Western—to Persian instrument Santur, by musicians Hossein Malek and Leo Kupper.
David Toop - Lost Shadows – In Defence Of The Soul - Yanomami Shamanism, Songs, Ritual, 1978 (CD)
2015
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.
Volume! - Peut-on parler de musique noire ?
2011
texts in English and French
Volume! – The French journal of popular music studies
Mélanie Seteun - 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.”
Music from Yemen Arabia - Sanaani, Laheji, Adeni and Samar (2 vinyl LP)
2018
Sub Rosa
sold out
This compilation features traditional songs that originate from the city of Sanaa, the sheikdom of Lahej, and the port of Aden. The term samar, which is the title of the compilation' second part, describes the delicious, luxury time when people gather for relaxation, refreshment and music. Music performed by the Kawkabani brothers and oudh player Hassan al Zabeede.
 Sote - Sacred Horror In Design - Persian Electronic Music Vol. 2  (vinyl LP)
2018
Sub Rosa
sold out
Deriving from an eponymous audiovisual performance, this electroacoustic project by Sote (Ata Ebtekar) blends traditional music from Iran with hardcore electronics.
Darren Almond - All Things Pass & Timescape (book + vinyl LP)
2018
English edition
Shelter Press - Records
sold out
This catalogue is a visual journey through the artist's show at Mudam Luxembourg. It centers on Almond's series of cosmos-inspired abstract paintings Timescape. Produced in conjunction with the publication, the record All Things Pass highlights the musical dimension of the artist's eponymous video installation. The soundtrack embodies both the tradition of music in Northern India and an experimental approach, expressing links between cosmic and human existence.


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