Guitarissimo

April 16th, 2017

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I love moody guitar music with a bit of dust and twang. In an earlier mix, Mysterioso, I included a cut by Dead Combo.  Their music was new to me.  I was interested to learn from a listener that they are from Portugal and have achieved cult status there. 

 

That listener directed me to a mix he'd done with a Dead Combo track.  I love the mix, you find it here...  https://www.mixcloud.com/jorgempaulino/here-it-begins/   His other mixes are excellent as well.

 

After hearing that mix I just knew I had to create a guitar based mix that was a bit spaghetti western and dusty, moody, twangy with a little Latin feel.  The result is this new mix - Guitarissimo.  I stole that title from an album by Roxy Music guitarist, Phil Manzanera, who also has a track in the mix.  I tried not to steal too much from the "Here It Begins" mix but I just had to use the Yo La Tengo song from that mix in this one too.

 

I really like how this turned out and I hope to do a follow up sometime.

 

Cheers!

 

T R A C K L I S T :

  • 00:00    Dead Combo - Aquele Beijo Eterno
  • 01:50    Ry Cooder - Paris, TX
  • 04:15    Daniel Lanois - Satie
  • 08:14    Yo La Tengo - Green Arrow
  • 13:18    Ocelote Rojo - Untitled #1
  • 15:55    Phil Manzanera - Criollo
  • 20:42    Calexico - The news about William
  • 23:10    TSU! - The Sun Club
  • 26:10    David Sylvian - Silver Moon Over Sleeping Steeples
  • 27:55    Matt Borghi - Truth and Being
  • 32:20    The MDH Band - Bathtub
  • 33:15    Eraldo Bernocchi and Prakash Sontakke - From Star to Star
  • 38:15    Dead Combo - Quando a alma nao e pequena
  • 40:50    Brian Eno - Weightless
  • 45:00    Cyber Zen Sound Engine - No East, No West
  • 50:30    Danial Lanois - Plains of Abraham
  • 52:43    William Ryan Fritch - Siri Song
  • 54:38    Peals - Blue Elvis
  • 59:03    Calexico - Amor Adolescente
  • 59:40    Dead Combo - Ana
  • 61:55    TSU! - Dadebe
  • 63:50    One Mile North - Parents Arrive
  • 69:22    end

 

 

 

 

 

 

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