This festival is organized every year since 7 years. It was born of the desire of some fans to promote the gypsy music to an amateur audience, offering the widest panorama of this culture, and inviting the best European groups on the matter. Translated from the editor
Freezone 1: The Phenomenology Of Ambient (1994). The debut in the Freezone series looks at the world of mostly beatless ambient, courtesy of tracks by Porcupine Tree, Pete Namlook's Air, David Byrne, Deep Space Network, Moby, Deep Forest, Young American Primitive and Terre Thaemlitz…
In the winter of 2012/13, the Haus der Kunst in Munich – one of Europe’s most important museums for contemporary art – hosted the exhibition ECM – A Cultural Archaeology. The goal of curators Okwui Enwezor and Markus Müller was to show the range of the label’s artistic endeavours in music, graphic art, and photography and its creative interchanges with film, theatre and literature. For this exhibition, Manfred Eicher and Steve Lake created this box-set accentuating directions in ECM's rich musical history. Many themes and streams are touched upon here including the range of composition in the New Series, music for and from films, imaginative historical reconstructions, trans-cultural music, ambient minimalism, and jazz and improvisation of many hues, in a collection with a playing time of more than seven hours.
Luxury Blue Note collection on 10 CDs as selected by 2Sounds, spanning the history of the great Blue Note label. Packaging: Clamshell box, 10 CD, 12p booklet. I new this would be good,but I am so glad I stepped up and purchased this collection. My wife and I play through the list of CD's daily. Yes,the standards are there,but it's the players we are unfamiliar with that make this a great buy!