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Jonathan Ward is the collector, researcher, and writer behind Excavated Shellac, an incredible online resource for folkloric and vernacular music from around the world. In addition to offering digitized 78rpm recordings for free at his website (and preserved on the Free Music Archive), Excavated Shellac has begun to curate compilations for Dust to Digital. Last year's Strings LP compiled "guitar, oud, tar, violin and more from the 78rpm era". On deck is Opika Pende: Africa at 78rpm, a 4-disc set of over 100 previously unissued recordings dating as far back as 1909, accompanied by a 112-page softcover book.
Music behind DJ:
|Flying Pea v1||Thingy||Black Lantern Music||Free Music Archive|
|Mbongue Diboue||Tu Nja Tengene Elie||Opika Pende: Africa at 78rpm||Dust-To-Digital||Dust-to-Digital|
|Orbert Nentambo Zahke||Nongqangoa Lishonile||Opika Pende: Africa at 78rpm||Dust-To-Digital||South Africa|
|Abdu Owiti||Stephen Opio||Opika Pende: Africa at 78rpm||Dust-to-Digital|
|Sundaram Balachander||Dayapayonidhe Pt 2||Excavated Shellac: Strings - Guitar, Oud, Tar, Violin, And More From The 78 RPM Era||Parlortone/Dust-to-Digital|
|Semmangudi Sirinvasa Iyer||Ethavunara, Pt 2|
|T.N. Rajarathinam Pillai||Raga Alapana Todi|
|Cheikh Said Relizani||Denhar Mabrouk (Blessed Day)||Algeria, 1940|
|Zohra El-Fassia||Erraad||Morocco, b. 1905|
|Raoul Journo||Tekellemit Kelemtine ("Spoke two words"|
Music behind DJ:
||talking about jewish north african musicians, and the female rai performer Chikhah Remitti, and more!|
|Rizaja + Islami||Lace Kolonja||Albanian musician, recorded in Turkey about 1928|
|Myskal Omurkanova||Oilo Sen||w/ komuz (fretless lute) 1954|
|An ki-ok + Kin Yin Kua||Janggochum||North Korea 1947|
|Ranaivo + Troupe||Avelao My Fonay!||Madagascar|
|Les Tamarii-Tahiti||Haere Roa Roa||1963 Tahiti|
|E.K.s Band||Suro Onipa (Be Careful of People)||Opika Pende: Africa at 78rpm||Dust-To-Digital||comes out Oct 25th! http://dust-digital.com/africa||*|
Sat. 10/22/11 12:01pm
Listened to it this morning while doing the laundry. Fantastic show! Respect due to Jonathan Ward and him linking up with Dust-To-Digital. Few labels treat archives with more care and attention than that one. Thoroughly enjoyed this episode...
Fri. 12/16/11 5:23pm
Wow! Cool to hear Mr. Ward actually speaking about this passion he shares with the world. I am grateful for the voyages he guides through time and distant places. Thank you for this thought-provoking, interesting show.
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