Category Archives: World Music

Arhoolie Records Go’s To Smithsonian

Since 1960  Arhoolie Records boss Chris Strachwitz has been one of the music world’s best known collectors and record producers of US music styles including blues, country, cajun music, Tex-Mex and and other music styles. Since 1960, Arhoolie has released … Continue reading

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Trailer: All Things Must Pass – Tower Records

Established in 1960, Tower Records was once a retail powerhouse with two hundred stores, in thirty countries, on five continents. From humble beginnings in a small-town drugstore, Tower Records eventually became the heart and soul of the music world, and … Continue reading

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Record Store Day 2015

April 18th sees the eighth annual Record Store Day – a day record when record collectors, vinyl freaks and independent record shops come together to celebrate the art of music – and to support small and specialist record shops not … Continue reading

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BBC Radio 3’s World Music Archive

From The Old Time Party Blogsite Praises to BBC Radio 3’s World Music Archive, which makes available a decade of site-specific programming from across the globe, compiled and presented by the indefatigable Andy Kershaw  and Lucy Duran. Given the financial … Continue reading

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Robert Plant and the Sensational Space Shifters Vive Latino complete Mexican Concert : March 13th.

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Robert Plant And The Sensational Space Shifters, Brooklyn Academy Of Music

Robert Plant and his Sensational Space Shifters played a stunning set of music consisting of American blues, British rock and North African rhythms on September 28th. Plant’s band is proving to be a real crowd puller and the played to a sold … Continue reading

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This Ain’t No Mouse Music!

‘This Ain’t No Mouse Music!” is a feature length documentary made by Chris Simon and Maureen Gosling on Arhoolie Records boss – the legendary Chris Strachwitz. Strachwitz has been described “as a detective of sounds, an archaeologist of the deep American music, … Continue reading

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Record Store Day Exclusives List

The 2014 Record Store Day (RSD) exclusives list is now available. There are 608 records that will only be available on this year’s Record Store Day, which will take place on April 19th. Its a long, long list, too many … Continue reading

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Record Store Day 2014

Record Store Day came into being in 2007 when over 700 independent records stores and outlets in the USA came together to celebrate their unique culture. The UK followed suit and 2014 will see the seventh celebration of the UK’s unique … Continue reading

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DUST & GROOVES – Adventures In Record Collecting

‘Dust & Grooves – Adventures In Record Collecting’ is a forthcoming 416-page coffee-table book illuminates over 130 vinyl collectors and their collections in the most intimate of environments—their record rooms by Eilon Paz.  It will consist of “compelling photographic essays” which are … Continue reading

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