Yakatit Skywriting Offen

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Oh Messy Life – June 13, 2024 Show Notes

Track 1: Bunchuang Denduang – Prakat chue (Announcement of names)

Canary Records back again with another amazing compilation: Fables, Flirting, and the Forest: 1960s Thai​-​Isan Mokhaen & Molam from 78rpm Discs

Track 2: Mulatu Astatke – Yakatit

Taken here from the Strut Records release New York – Addis – London: The Story of Ethio Jazz 1965​-​1975.

Track 3: Don Plok & Baja Frequencia – Abajo

Found this one via BandCamp promo email.

Track 4: the lost trio – Hornin’ In

It sounds like Phillip Greenlief is moving out of town after decades in the bay area, and a few farewell shows are being organized.

Track 5: Janel Leppin – As Wide As All Outdoors

Another BandCamp promo email find.

Track 6: Bonfire Madigan – Mad Skywriting

The cello in the previous track made me think of Bonfire Madigan. This selection is from the album Saddle the Bridge.

Track 7: Emahoy Tsege Mariam Gebru – Woigaye, Don’t Cry Anymore

Rad to see Emahoy’s music in the KZSU A-File!

Track 8: Kaila, Ilari (The Aizuri Quartet and A. Kim, Piano) – Taonta

Another KZSU A File track. (I think this is the the Aizuri Quartet with pianist Adrienne Kim playing music of the composer Ilari Kaila).

Track 9: Drew McDowall – In Wound and Water

From the album A Thread, Silvered and Trembling. McDowall has worked in the past with Psychic TV and Coil.

Track 10: Arushi Jain – Exquisite Portraiture

From the album, Delight.

Track 11: Firnis DC – Augen Offen

One more BandCamp promo discovery.

Track 12: The Homobiles – Which Side Are You On?

Rad bay area band fronted by Lynn Breedlove of Tribe-8.

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