Sublime Frequencies


Sublime Frequencies

Sublime Frequencies is a record label that focuses exclusively on "acquiring and exposing obscure sights and sounds from modern and traditional urban and rural frontiers", mostly that from Southeast Asia and the Arab world. Most of the releases are sound collages of music, frequently taken from local radio, and thus without track listings and artist names. The label is headed by Hisham Mayet and Alan Bishop of the band Sun City Girls, with the help of his brother Richard Bishop and others.

The label's releases are produced in limited quantities (usually 1,000 copies), and are generally not reprinted after these copies sell out; thus, many of the label's releases are out of print. However, the first 39 releases have been compiled as an on-demand DVD-R in mp3 or flac.

Releases

CDs

*SF 001 - Folk and Pop Sounds of Sumatra Vol.1
*SF 002 - Radio Java
*SF 003 - Night Recordings From Bali
*SF 006 - Princess Nicotine: Folk and Pop Music of Myanmar (Burma)
*SF 007 - Radio Morocco
*SF 008 - Radio Palestine: Sounds of the Eastern Mediterranean
*SF 009 - I Remember Syria 2-CD
*SF 011 - Cambodian Cassette Archives: Khmer Folk & Pop music Vol. 1
*SF 012 - Bush Taxi Mali: Field Recordings From Mali
*SF 013 - Brokenhearted Dragonflies: Insect Electronica from Southeast Asia
*SF 014 - Radio India: The Eternal Dream of Sound 2-CD
*SF 016 - Streets of Lhasa
*SF 017 - Harmika Yab Yum: Folk Sounds From Nepal
*SF 018 - Folk and Pop Sounds of Sumatra Vol. 2
*SF 019 - Molam: Thai Country Groove From Isan
*SF 020 - Radio Phnom Penh
*SF 021 - Radio Sumatra: The Indonesian FM Experience
*SF 023 - Radio Pyongyang: Commie Funk and Agit Pop from the Hermit Kingdom
*SF 024 - Guitars of the Golden Triangle: Folk and Pop Music of Myanmar Vol. 2
*SF 025 - Choubi Choubi! Folk and Pop Sounds from Iraq
*SF 027 - Ethnic Minority Music of Northeast Cambodia
*SF 028 - Radio Thailand: Transmissions from the Tropical Kingdom 2-CD
*SF 029 - Radio Algeria
*SF 031 - Omar Souleyman: Highway to Hassake (Folk and Pop Sounds of Syria)
*SF 032 - Thai Pop Spectacular (1960s-1980s)
*SF 033 - Molam: Thai Country Groove From Isan Vol. 2
*SF 035 - Music of Nat Pwe: Folk and Pop Music of Myanmar Vol. 3
*SF 036 - Ethnic Minority Music of Southern Laos
*SF 037 - Ethnic Minority Music of North Vietnam
*SF 038 - Proibidão C.V: Forbidden Gang Funk From Rio de Janeiro
*SF 039 - Latinamericarpet: Exploring the Vinyl Warp of Latin American Psychedelia Vol. 1
*SF 043 - Bollywood Steel Guitar
*SF 044 - Radio Myanmar (Burma)

DVDs

*SF 004 - Nat Pwe: Burma's Carnival of Spirit Soul
*SF 005 - Jemaa El Fna: Morocco's Rendezvous of the Dead
*SF 010 - Folk Music of the Sahara: Among the Tuareg of Libya
*SF 015 - Isan: Folk and Pop Music of Northeast Thailand
*SF 022 - Niger: Magic and Ecstasy in the Sahel
*SF 026 - Phi Ta Khon: Ghosts of Isan
*SF 040 - Sumatran Folk Cinema
*SF 041 - Musical Brotherhoods From The Trans-Saharan Highway

LPs

*SF 030 - Group Doueh: Guitar Music From The Western Sahara
*SF 034 - Group Inerane: Guitars From Agadez (Music of Niger)
*SF 042 - Shadow Music Of Thailand

ee also

* List of record labels

External links

* [http://www.sublimefrequencies.com/default2.asp Sublime Frequencies homepage]


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