He calls his music ‚cosmopolitan Kurdesque‘ it´s a hugely enjoyable, knowing mix od styles where Kurdish meldoies and instruments meet upbeat rock, with elements of Western art music thrown in…One imagines a great live atmosphere, a festival winner, where everyone dances together deliriously, proclaiming universal love.
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Trikont is Germany’s oldest independent record label. The Munich company was founded at the height of the student rebellion at the end of 1967, initially as a publisher for radical left wing books including Che Guevera’s Bolivian diaries. In 1971 Trikont added a record label to its operations, documenting outsider music from around the world. … Continued
„Ther’e s a yodeling boom in Munich. For six years the city’s Volkskulturdepartment has organized Yodel workshops, but they can’t keep up with the demand. With the help from local anarchist imprint / record label Trikont and music writer Christoph Wagner, they devised two weekend of wide ranging acts, all avoiding the slapstick cliche of … Continued
SOUND OF THE CITY „HUGS AND KISSES“ The Outbursts of Everett True This week: Attention shifts to a meticulous German independent label Damn, Trikont get me every time. Last year, it was a whole flotilla of scintillating reissues: perhaps not so surprising from Germany’s oldest independent record company (it originally started in 1967 as a … Continued
The song Deutsche Freunde (German Friends) by Ozan Ata Canani starts with a furious riff on the electric saz, a traditional Turkish string instrument. Its refrain, sung in German, is a quote by the Swiss writer Max Frisch, summing up the ambivalence with which German-speaking countries met Gastarbeiter, or guest workers, from southern Europe: „We … Continued
Mick Farren, der den Booklet Text zur TRIKONT CD „Creative Outlaws UK“ geschrieben hat ist tot. Ein Nachruf auf www.theguardian.com „Music journalist, singer and novelist who incarnated the spirit of rock’n’roll Mick Farren did not invent the punk rock movement, but he certainly sounded the alarm with a June 1976 essay in the New Musical … Continued
The trial of Bradley Manning, the US soldier who leaked a trove of state secrets to WikiLeaks, could set an ominous precedent that will chill freedom of speech and turn the internet into a danger zone, legal experts have warned. https://www.theguardian.com/world/2013/jun/03/bradley-manning-wikileaks-trial-aiding-enemy
Country music remains soul’s guilty secret, though as this second compilation of crossover cuts confirms, the artists themselves love its narrative style, whether it’s Lou Johnson taking “She Thinks I Still Care” to church or Joe Tex proclaiming himself “King Of The Road”…indeed, so authentic were Solomon Burke’s country records that it’s said he was … Continued
„The German company Trikont has for several years now assumed the mantle of the world’s leading archivist label… All killer, no filler, quite literally in this case.“ The Independent / London / oct 2006 „We can always rely on the Trikont label for irresistable themed compilation!“ Andy Kershaw (BBC Radio 3) in his radioshow on … Continued