The World of Travel (Argo SPA 212)


The World of Travel

The World of Travel

A simply excellent LP this one  released in 1973 – an age before Sublime Frequencies performed the same (perhaps more detailed) crate digging – an audio snap-shot of times gone and places I personally wish to explore more …    I must confess to being addicted to these long-forgotten recordings, preserved in long forgotten slabs of wax – and this one in particular satisfies more than most ..  everything on here is good – but the track ‘Music from Iraq’ with Abdul-Karim Al Azawi playing the Tabl to very fine effect, is stunning – a snippit to drop mid-dubstep set – and if I believed in the concept – a staple-sample moment if ever there was one …!


Published in: on October 5, 2009 at 8:22 pm  Comments (4)  
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  1. oh what a beautiful sleeve- pure portal

  2. I think this must be a compilation of tracks from more region-specific ethnographic Argo records, because I’ve got one called ‘Music from the Middle East’ with the same (I presume) Iraqi tabl track.

    Great blog btw!

  3. Great sleeve for sure ..

    And yep – I think this is a compilation from other released LPs all on Argo Records – would like to track down more from them – glad you like the blog …

  4. […] Angel Face 9. Jack Larson – I Love The Way She Laughs 10. Bedlam – The Beast 11. Abdul-Karim Al-Azawi – Tabl Improvisation 12. George Blackmore – Fly Me To The Moon 13. Geoff Love – Space Patrol 14. Cameron […]

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