Anthology of contemporary music from Middle East

by Various Artists

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krikor kouchian Fantastic compiling work on this, to go further I'd say the three compilation from the series "Anthology" are a must have. It's great that the label is digging those gems and making them available. Unlimited love for this. Favorite track: Ahmed Saleh - Feryal.
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Q-Burns Abstract Message This is Venn diagram music, connecting a circle of tradition with one of bold exploration. The tunes wander from ambiance to hypnotic drones to heady collages, combining into a fascinating if sometimes divergent whole. For starters, check out Nilüfer Ormanli’s “Art of Dying,” one of the few tracks with a vocal, though it quickly gives way to synthesized mantra. (8sided.blog) Favorite track: Nilüfer Ormanli - Art of Dying.
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Following the Anthology of contemporary music from the African continent, this new collection released by Unexplained Sounds Group, focuses on experimental and alternative music from the Middle East and includes artists from Egypt, Lebanon, Turkey, Bahrain, Kuwait, Iran, Israel, Iraq, Palestine, Jordan, Afghanistan, Cyprus. A kaleidoscope of sounds by artists rooted in their traditions, but at the same time projected towards the new frontiers of music. The minimal melody of Ahmed Saleh introduces us to the exploration of sound paths that unfold through the electronic experimentation of Cenk Ergun, the radical improvisation of Mazen Kerbaj, the pulsating and disturbed electronic of Tony Elieh, the noise drone of Nyctalllz, the tribal and psychedelic music, in the Velvet Underground style, by Afghan musician Naujawanan Baidar, the lysergic ambient of Bloom Tribe, just to mention some projects included in the compilation. An intricate and exciting sound puzzle in which the listener will find his favorite way to a new promised land of sound.


Raffaele Pezzella

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released September 7, 2019

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Avant Music News
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Edited by ©Unexplained Sounds Group
Curated and mastered by Raffaele Pezzella (Sonologyst)
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Design: Francesco Di Stasio
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Part of the profits coming from the release will be donated to charity and medical associations to help the countries where medical cares, medicines and food are much needed.

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Unexplained Sounds Group is a platform run by Sonologyst (Raffaele Pezzella) to investigate the experimental worldwide music scene.

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