Irakere, Nick Drake, Charlotte Gainsbourg...

by PopMatters Staff

16 May 2007

 
Irakere

Irakere

Irakere
Bacalao Con Pan [MP3]
     

“An unprecedented combination of socialism and artistic freedom flourished during the mid-years of Castro’s Cuba, enabling musicians to create an innovative body of music based on traditional styles like those made famous by the Buena Vista Social Club. Si, Para Usted: The Funky Beats of Revolutionary Cuba captures the spirit of this time. The music ranges from son, beat, jazz, and funk, and abounds with psychedelic influences, electronic experimentation, and a heavy dose of soul. Communist funk may seem unlikely, but here it is.”—Waxing Deep Records

Nick Drake
They’re Leaving Me Behind [MP3]
     

Charlotte Gainsbourg
The Songs That We Sing [MP3]
     

The Ladybug Transistor
Three Days From Now [MP3]
     

Page France
Hat and Rabbit [MP3]
     

 

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