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07 June 2014

Desert Dwellers





After listening to Umberto Echo’s Dub the World, I wanted to dub more of the world. This dub selection moves from the Carib/Afro roots to the Middle East & India for its more world music dub..

Desert Dwellers has its roots in the legendary Moontribe full moon gatherings that took place in southern California & nothern New Mexico. Originally a collaboration forged between Amani Friend (Global Dragon) & DJ Treavor Walton (then known as Amani vs. Teapot), Desert Dwellers has grown to encompass virtually every style of electronic music ranging from full on psy-trance, progressive-tribal house, & glitchy breaks, to world fusion downtempo, ambient, & ethnostep dub. Since its creation, Desert Dwellers has brought several other producers into their mix as collaborative partners, including RaRa Avis, DJ Jonathan Grossman, DJ Kepi, & Craig Kohland of Shaman's Dream Music. They have released many albums since 2006 (about one a year).  This from 2009…

Desert Dwellers – Downtemple Dub : Roots, White Swan Records WS 0089, 2009.
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Tracklist –

Saraswati - Amani Friend & Treavor Walton with Ricardin – oud; Dominic Dean Breaux – bansuri; Jeremy Bleich – bass; Michael Knott – cello; & Yamuna Wali – backing vocals.

Snake Charmer – Amani Friend with Stephan Gill – guitar; Jeremy Bleich – bass; Dominic Dean Breaux – flute; & Pandit Birju Maharaj – backing vocals.

More than Anything – Amani Friend & RaRa Avis with Robert Mirabal – flute; & Madi Sato – backing vocals.

New Generation – Amani Friend & RaRa Avis with Meagan Chandler – backing vocals.

Moonlit Horizons – Amani Friend & RaRa Avis with Ricardin – oud & backing vocals.

Taking Flight - Amani Friend & RaRa Avis with Ricardin – oud & backing vocals.

Trail Of Nomads – Amani Friend, Treavor Walton, & RaRa Avis with Meafan Chandler – backing vocals.

Crossing Beyond – Amani Friend & RaRa Avis with Pandit Birju Maharaj – sitar, flute, & percussion; & Pandit & Yamuna Wali – backing vocals.

Dragon's Mist – Amani Friend & RaRa Avis with Martin St. Pierre – violin; & Sarah West – backing vocals.

The Dub Sutras – Amani Friend with RaRa Avis – electric guitar; Jeremy Bleich – bass; & Craig Kohland – flute.

Sukhavati – Amani Friend with Jeremy Bleich – bass; Gregory Gutin – percussion; & Meagan Chandler – backing vocals.

Enjoy,


3 comments:

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  2. More world dub: http://dubophonic.blogspot.com/p/music.html

    All of the Dubophonic label's records are free for download, and they include dub from Latin America, Russia, Japan, the West Indies and the island of Cyprus!

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    1. Thanks for this link. Will be checking this all out. Hope others do as well.

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