Category Archives: exotica

luv409

luv409 - Mysterious Cosmic Jellyfish

Mysterious Cosmic Jellyfish

you arrive washed out by the sun, covered in salt from sweat and the sea, drifting along the inward journey to your paradise. you followed the call of the mysterious cosmic jellyfish that resides in the center of your own personal Bermuda Triangle, lost between mind, heart and soul. it summoned you so it could impart the wisdom of the deep. open yourself up and let the ancient understanding take you to a dreamy world of fantasy filled with warm sea breezes.
Tracklist:
  1. Siembra – Elisabeth Waldo – Barbary Coast Records / Pleasure For Music (1959/2021) > buy link
  2. Llanura Africanas – Don Gonzalo Fernandez – Toboga Records (1982) > buy link
  3. Advert – Mark Broom – Pure Plastic (1999)
  4. Beribau Variations – Paulinho da Costa – Pablo (1977)
  5. Misnomer – Four Tet – Output (1999) > buy link
  6. Seaweed – Tipsy – Asphodel (2001)
  7. The Moon Over Manakoora – Lenny And The Thundertones – Astra Recordings Company / Numero Group (1962/2018) > buy link
  8. I’ll Be Home – Flamingos – Checker / Chess (1955/1981) > buy link
  9. Sweet Leilani – The Waikikis – Kapp Records / MCA (1967/1973)
  10. Island Girl – Eden Ahbez – Del-Fi Records / Fantôme Phonographique (1960/2018) > buy link
  11. Lessivé – Le Tone – Naive (1999) > buy link
  12. Hotel California – Heineken Pan Vibes Steel Orchestra – ICE (1978)
  13. My Silent Song – Enoch Light And The Light Brigade – Project 3 Total Sound (1969)
  14. Flynn – Ratatat – XL Recordings (2008)
  15. Marihuana – Los Darlings De Huanuco – Rey Records / Repsychled / Lion Productions (????/2018) > buy link
  16. Julie – The Moonlighters – WRL / Death Is Not The End (1961/2019) > buy link
  17. When Beads Spell Power Leaf – Brightblack Morning Light – Matador (2008) > buy link
  18. Rule The Summer Clouds – Bobby Lee – Tompkins Square (2021) > buy link
  19. Blue Beach – Welcome To Your Beach – Steve Hiett – CBS/Sony / Efficient Space / Be With records (1983/2019)

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