Exeter Respect 2008 Part 3

Exeter Respect 2008 Part 3

Flamenco guitarist at the Exeter Phoenix. Recorded on 13th July 2008 ← Exeter Respect 2008 Part 2 The abstract drone and hum of a fridge...
Exeter Respect 2008 Part 2

Exeter Respect 2008 Part 2

Another musical act encountered at this year’s Exeter Respect Festival. Didn’t float my boat as much as the Indian music, but was still an interesting listen. Recorded on 12 July 2008 ← Exeter Respect 2008 Part 1 Exeter Respect 2008 Part 3...
Exeter Respect 2008 Part 1

Exeter Respect 2008 Part 1

This month I’ve replaced my clunky old Sony MZ-R50 minidisc recorder with a Zoom Handy Recorder H2. One of the benefits is that it records direct to SD card in a choice of formats, which I can then just drop on to my desktop in seconds. I had a good opportunity...
Jali Suso – Kora player

Jali Suso – Kora player

This was another performer I saw at the Exeter Respect Festival, playing the Kora. He was accompanied by two youngsters on guitar, which I thought a bit incongruous at the time but I really think the combination of instruments worked. Recorded on 7th August 2006...
Turkish Music at the Phoenix

Turkish Music at the Phoenix

On the weekend of 8 July, the Exeter Phoenix hosted the annual Respect Festival. Among the many performers was a guy playing Turkish folk songs on a Saz. I found the sound of the instrument and the vocal melodies hypnotic and compelling. ← Parc Guell, Barcelona...

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