Category Archives: exotica

luv337

luv337 Fantasy Island

Fantasy Island

let sweet daddy luv take you away, far beyond the reef to a fabricated place, a fantasy island of relaxation and pleasures unknown created by exotica played in suburban homes.
image : Don Whoa
Tracklist
  1. Tabou – Lecuona Cuban Boys – Columbia / Stag-O-Lee (1935/2014) > buy link
  2. La Comparsa – Edmundo Ros and His Orchestra – Sound 4 Monophonic / London Records (1962) > buy link
  3. Latin-esque – Esquivel and His Orchestra – RCA Victor (1962/1970) > buy link
  4. Quiet Village – Leo Addeo and His Orchestra – RCA Camden (1966/1971)
  5. Sim Sim – Arthur Lyman – HiFi Records (1958) > buy link
  6. Flamingo – Martin Denny – Liberty Records (1958/1962) > buy link
  7. Wave – Antonio Carlos Jobim – A&M Records / CTI Records / Lilith (1967/2007) > buy link
  8. excerpt from The Psychologically Ultimate Seashore – Environments disc 1 – Syntonic Research Inc. / Atlantic (1970) > buy link
  9. Beyond The Reef – The Waikikis – Kapp Records / MCA (1967/1973)
  10. Ataypura! (High Andes!) – Yma Sumac – Capitol Records (1950) > buy link
  11. The Fakir – Cal Tjader – Verve Records (1963/1967) > buy link
  12. Cascada – Los Machucambos – Phase 4 Stereo / London Records (1961) > buy link
  13. Diamond Head – The Beach Boys – Capitol (1968) > buy link
  14. excerpt from Sailing Into A Hidden Cove – Dan Gibson – Solitudes (1984)
  15. Baia – Willie Rodriguez and the International Stars – Grand Award Record Co. (1960) > buy link
  16. Look For A Star – Southern Tropical Harmony Steel Band – Audio Fidelity (1962) > buy link
  17. Under The Mango Tree – Monty Norman – United Artists Records / Easy Action (1962/2014) > buy link

luv317

luv317-midday-mirage

Midday Mirage

a collection of sounds from around the globe that create an aural mirage reflecting the heat of a lazy day; a Fata Morgana of complex rhythms and unique melodic structures.
photo : David Kristian
Tracklist
  1. Improvisation On The Theme Music From Pather Panchali – Ravi Shankar – World Pacific – DOXY (1962/2013) > buy link
  2. Tezeta – Mahmoud Ahmed with the Ibex Band – Amha Records / Mississippi Records (1974/2012) > buy link
  3. Rapture – The Latin Allstars – Crown Records / Stag-O-Lee (1960/2014) > buy link
  4. N’Niyo – Amara Toure – Sonafric / Honest Jon’s Records (1976/2009) > buy link
  5. Yellow Bird – Arthur Lyman – HiFi Records (1961) > buy link
  6. Desert Spaces – Cam Newton – Inner City (1979) > buy link
  7. Valiha Fombandrazanah – Manatsoa – Mississippi Records / Cultural Know (2007/2011)
  8. Pawky – Dorothy Ashby with Frank Wess – Prestige (1958) > buy link
  9. Baobab Sun 7 – Manu Dibango – Telson (1977) > buy link
  10. Echigojishi (The Echigo Lion) – Ensemble Nipponia – Nonesuch Explorer Series (1978/1987)
  11. Menua – Kwame Nkrumah – Columbia (1969)
  12. Tembele – Jean Mpia – Capitol / Honest Jon’s Records (1957/2008) > buy link
  13. Yèkèrmo Sèw – Mulatu Astatke ft. Fekade Amde Maskal – Amha Records / L’Arôme Productions (1974/2002) > buy link
  14. Il Grande Silenzio (Restless) – Ennio Morricone – Parade / Dagored (1968/2016) > buy link
  15. Dawn – Ananda Shankar ft. Indranil Bhattacharya – His Master’s Voice / Far Eastern Sunshine (1975/2015) > buy link
  16. My Funny Valentine – Martin Denny – Liberty (1960)
  17. Monterey – Eden Ahbez and John Harris (with Paul Horn) – Bear Family Productions Ltd. (1963/2016)
  18. Disse Alguem (All Of Me) – João Gilberto / Caetano Veloso / Gilberto Gil / Maria Bethânia – Philips / WEA (1981) > buy link