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Archive for September, 2008

Mr. Hossein and Bobak Salehi 0

John Cale – Big White Cloud 1


Mirror – Places Of Light 12

‘Places Of Light’
Three Poplars, 2004


A raga of a different type….

Carl Sagan – 4th Dimension Explanation 1

Zia Mohiuddin Dagar – Shuddha Todi 3

Zia Mohiuddin Dagar
Shuddha Todi

01. alap (34:25)
02. jor and jhala (35:24)


Speaking of Z.M. Dagar….This is the second disc from the ‘Raga Yaman’ CD. Not sure why I didn’t put this one up at the same time??  Just as stunning.

Hariprasad Chaurasia – Rag Ahir Bhairav 0

Hariprasad Chaurasia

01. Rag Ahir Bhairav (50:58)
02. Marriage Song from Uttar Pradesh (16:08)


For those of you who enjoyed Z.M. Dagar’s ‘Raga Yaman’, take note. Although ‘Rag Ahir Bhairav’ kicks up a little dust eventually, the alap runs a good half hour and just melts the brain….

Chieko Mori – 火の鳥 (Phoenix/Firebird) 0

Ustad Bismillah Khan – First LP – 1961 0

Raga Todi – 14:38
Mishra Thumri – 14:46


thanks to G & M for this one.

Scott Goodwin, Gregg Kowalsky & Jefre Cantu-Ledesma, 9.20.08 @ Totally Intense Fractal Mindgaze Hut 1

Scott Goodwin
Gregg Kowalsky
Jefre Cantu-Ledesma
Sat Sept 20th
Totally Intense Fractal Mindgaze Hut
671 24th street apt b
Oakland, ca 94612
8 pm

Axolotl – Illiaster 0


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