Friday, December 15, 2017

ZAPPA BOX

Still waiting for the announcement that says that Halloween 1977 will be issued as a 12 CD box set, and now there's this :




BABENKO / PAWLOWSKI / DE WACHTER


Painter Andrej Babenko,
Musician Mauro Pawlowski,
and psychiatrist Dirk De Wachter.


Place to be :

Kunsthal Extra City,
Antwerp, Belgium,
February 24, 2018 - 19h00
"Paintings & Performance"

http://www.babenkobelgium.com/


PRINCE - PURPLE RAIN PICTURE DISC



Browsing through my Prince stuff, I came across this picture disc from 1984.
A good enough reason to add a picture to the United Mutations Archives.


HAM SESSIONS 2018

The 13th edition of the Ham Session festival will take place in Ghent, Belgium, from May 19 to May 21.

First names:

May 19 - Ralph Alessi Quintet
May 21 - Manu Hermia

https://www.hamsessions.be/


DUSAN JEVTOVIC

Dusan Jevtovic's latest album is called "Live At Home".
Available as a download from Bandcamp and in a very limited edition of 200 copies on CD.

Recorded live in Serbia in 2016. Sounds great.

DUSAN JEVTOVIC guitar 
VASIL HADZIMANOV keyboards 
PERA KRSTAJIC bass guitar 
PEDJA MILUTINOVIC drums 



NEW ALBUM BY THE LEVIN BROTHERS

Tony (Peter Gabriel, King Crimson) and Pete (Gil Evans, Charles Mingus, Jaco Pastorius) Levin have released a second album.
Straight-ahead jazz.
Out on Lazy Bones Recordings / MoonJune.




WINTERLAND 76


Winterland 76 is the Belgian tribute to The Band.

January 26, 2018, in concert at 'De Roma' in Antwerp, BE,
with special guests Mauro Pawlowski, Pascal Deweze, Jan De Smet, Neeka, Iwein Segers, Annelies Van Dinter and Koen Kohlbacher.



BROKKENFESTIVAL IN AMSTERDAM ON DECEMBER 30, 2017


Saturday evening, December 30, 2017,
In Amsterdam, NL

"Brokkenfestival", curated by Corrie van Binsbergen.


SOLIN
Roosmarijn Tuenter violin/vocals, Sjoerd de Roij bass, Mees Siderius drums

TOO NOISY FISH
Peter Vandenberghe piano, Kristof Roseeuw bass, Teun Verbruggen drums

HIDE & SQUEAK
Alan Purves percussion/toys

LAVALU
Lavalu piano/vocals

LA DIANTENNE
Dianne Verdonk La Diantenne/Bellyhorn/vocals

OLIJVEN MOET JE LEREN LEZEN
Ellen Deckwitz poetry/performance, Corrie van Binsbergen guitar, Martijn Grootendorst video

DIMLICHT
Morris Kliphuis horn/cornet, Mete Erker bass clarinet/tenor sax, Alexander Hawkins piano, Jasper Slijderink synthesizers, Ricardo Lekatompessy bass, Mischa Porte drums




PRINCE - ULTIMATE PRINCE

Talking about Prince compilation albums, "Ultimate Prince" is worth checking out.

It's a 2CD set of which the first disc has the classic hits and disc two presents an excellent batch of remixes taken from various 12"- and maxi-singles.

  1. let's go crazy (special dance mix, from 12" single)
  2. little red corvette (dance remix, from 12" single)
  3. let's work (dance remix, from 12" single)
  4. pop life (fresh dance mix, from 12" single)
  5. she's always in my hair (12" version)
  6. raspberry beret (12" version)
  7. kiss (extended version, from 12")
  8. u got the look (long look, from 12")
  9. hot thing (extende remix, from 12")
  10. thieves in the temple (remix, from maxi-single)
  11. cream (n.p.g. mix, from maxi-single)

Nice.


PRINCE - 4EVER


  • prince: 4ever
        (2016, 2cd, eu, npg records  / warner brothers 9362-49146-0)

This Prince compilation album got released last year.
2 CD's with some of the man's finest songs.
The sales rap says that it does include some tracks that were previously unavailable on CD, and also one track, 'Moonbeam Levels', that was previously unreleased.

Data has been added to the United Mutations Archives.