Sonntag, 26. April 2015

Hassan Abou Seoud

From "This is Orient" by Hassan Abou Seoud (حسن أبو السعود) from Egypt, playing accordeon, organ and synth (my guess: a Roland SH-2000), recorded in Beirut in 1974.

Samstag, 18. April 2015

Fritz Metzger, St. Peter and Paul catholic church, 1966-67

Fritz Metzger (1898-1973) was a pioneer and master of modernist church architecture in Switzerland. He built over 20 catholic churches between 1928 and 1968. Here are some snapshots from a recent visit to the Peter and Paul church in Allschwil near Basel, Switzerland, one of his last projects.

Donnerstag, 9. April 2015

Dispokino on Twitter

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You have already figured it out from the box on the right, of course.

Donnerstag, 26. März 2015

TV ident of the month: TSW opening show 1982

First cell division then human ident then beer tent.
Expert discussion on techniques used in the comments.

Samstag, 21. Februar 2015

Sylvia Moore and Bernard Broere

The unlikely encounter of a Northumberland folk song and an African thumb piano.

"Musical expressions of body, soul; earth, spirit world; love, death."

Image and recording from the 1978 re-issue (as "Windows of the World") of the 1970 album Jungle Magic by the musician/music ethnologist couple.