this cover track (of Brian Eno’s ‘Golden Hours’ from the album “Another Green World”) was premiered on Aquarium Drunkard’s Lagniappe Sessions.
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ETERNITY OR BUST: A Short Film about Laraaji
Laraaji is a musician, mystic and laughter meditation practitioner based in New York City. He began playing music on the streets in the 1970s, improvising trance-inducing jams on a modified autoharp processed through various electronic effects. Brian Eno saw him playing one night in Washington Square Park and invited him to record an album for his seminal Ambient series (Ambient 3: Day Of Radiance, released 1980). Laraaji has gone on to release a prolific series of album for a wide variety of labels, many of which he recorded himself at home and sold as cassettes during his street performances. In recent years he has been collaborating with a new generation of underground musicians, most notably on the album he recorded for the acclaimed FRKWYS series with Blues Control. This short documentary has been made to coincide with a series of reissues being released on the All Saints label. — All Saints Records
Produced by Chris Hall for Start Productions.
taken from the previously unreleased recording featured on the Laraaji compilation “CELESTIAL MUSIC 1978 – 2011″ (2011, All Saints Records)
taken from the “Laraaji Remixes” 12″ EP released 12 May 2014 on All Saints Records. Features the music of legendary electronic mystic Laraaji re-interpreted by Bee Mask (Spectrum Spools), Ela Orleans (Night People), Sun Araw (Not Not Fun/Drag City) and Motion Sickness Of Time Travel (Digitalis/Boomkat Editions).
NY Guitar Fest : The Apollo Project, 2012-01-06
“In honor of the 30th anniversary of Brian Eno’s tribute to the NASA moon landings, Apollo: Atmospheres & Soundtracks, the New York Guitar Festival presented a live re-imagining of this sonic masterpiece featuring the ambient ensemble itsnotyouitsme, guitar master Larry Campbell, and special guests including David Torn, Noveller, Phish’s Mike Gordon, and Tortoise’s Jeff Parker. The performance also features scenes from Craig Teper’s documentary, Man In The Right Seat, about Apollo 14 astronaut Edgar Mitchell.”
New York Guitar Festival “The Apollo Project” (Part 1)
Part 2, HERE.
Stream the collaborative album “Apollo,” Icebreaker with BJ Cole perform music by Brian Eno, Daniel Lanois, Roger Eno. Available via Cantaloupe.
“With support from Brian Eno, the recording of Apollo by Icebreaker with BJ Cole was completed following a series of sold out and highly acclaimed live performances of the piece, including the IMAX cinema at the Science Museum on July 20th and 21st 2009. Each performance is accompanied by NASA footage of the landing.”
Release date: Jun 26, 2012
Acute Records will be releasing Trypes‘ compilation “Music for Neighbors” on vinyl, featuring the entire “Explorer’s Hold” EP (Coyote, 1984) and the digital download code for their seven additional rehearsal recordings. Also it includes a large-format 8 page booklet with notes from John, Marc and Glenn, and an introduction by Ira Kaplan (of Yo La Tengo). Due out on April 27th. Tracklisting and album teaser, HERE.
Trypes has been known as a psychedelic folk rock band from suburban New Jersey, in the early 80s. The band was formed in 1982 by John Baumgartner, Toni Paruta, Marc Francia and Elbrus Kelemet, and later joined by some Feelies, Glenn Mercer, Bill Million, Dave Weckerman, Stan Demeski and Brenda Sauter. Later… in 1984, Speed the Plough rose out of the ashes of The Trypes.
Cindy D’lequez Sage – The Moons Lament (The Lovely Bones Soundtrack)
Rare track taken from ”The Lovely Bones” film directed by Peter Jackson and Steven Spielberg, original music by Brian Eno. ‘The Moon’s Lament,’ written and performed by Cindy D’lequez-Sage, Courtesy of Opal Ltd. Who is Cindy D’lequez Sage?
(via Dangerous Minds)