Saturday, June 24, 2017

Dream Weapons present: STAY MY LOVE C60


This mix contains tracks from Moahaha and myself + one track contributed by Prabha Devi. I was going for a summery/folky mix, but as always, it ended up a bit slower and darker than initially planned. Heavy on folk and soundtracks, there should be an uplifting sentimental sense of joy to find here. Goes well with a bottle of red wine on a summer evening. Enjoy! 

- Sadhu Sadhu

A
Finale - Carlo Pes ⟡
September Night Song - Cair Paravel ♌︎
Song to the Sun - Oscar Rocchi ⟡
L' Herbe - Roger Rodier ☾
Vox Humana - Janko Nilovic ♌︎
Sunny day - The Canterbury Music Festival ⟡
Summer Came - Shawn Phillips ♌︎
Tommy Makem Fantasy - Mimi & Richard Farina ⟡
Witch Of The West-Mer-Lands - Archie Fisher ⟡
The Arthurian Trilogy part 2: The Ballad of Bedivere - Jed ♌︎
When The Shy Star Goes Forth In Heaven - Joan Baez ♌︎

B
Naked Island - Hikaru Hayashi ⟡
Harvest Song - Frantz Casséus and Lolita Cuevas ♌︎
Kate's Theme - Les Reed and Barry Mason ⟡
Nella Foresta Vergine - Guido & Maurizio De Angelis ♌︎
Mary (Living Words) - Aslan ⟡
Song About Birds - George Garanian & The Melodia Ensemble ⟡
Steppe (Степь) - Чонкушов, П. ♌︎
Jeg Råde Vil Alle - Skruk & Vårsøg ♌︎
Dragonflies Are Blue & Silver - Fursaxa ⟡

⟡ = Sadhu Sadhu ♌︎ = Moahaha ☾ = Prabha Devi


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Thursday, June 15, 2017

Dream Weapons present: ETHNOPHOBE C60


Ethnophobe is a mix spanning countries and cultures but ending up squarely in the category of "decent vibes". Put it on in the park and light your BBQ

- Prabha Devi

A
Yesu Ka Mkwebaze - Novicat de Soeurs Missionaires
Toomus Meremereh Nor Good - Rogers
Silent Days - Idris Ackamoor
Sunshower - Dr. Buzzard's Original Savannah Band
In My Father's House - Andrew Wartts And The Gospel Storytellers
Raga Rock - The Braz Gonsalves 7

B
Romantic Attitude - John Fitch & Associates
Instrumental 1977 - Karim Shahabuddin
Wings Of Love - Tsvia Abarbanel
Ye Ye So - Jimi Bazzouka
Tiajuana - The Rhythmagic Orchestra
Stambul Djampang - Achmad Zaelani
Queen Of The Spirits - The Pyramids



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Tuesday, June 6, 2017

Dream Weapons present: SAD RAPTURE C60



"Sad Rapture is an ironic attempt to bring some melancholic joy to the summer months. Whether its spent listened to as a whole or certain tracks resonate with that inner listlessness, throw off the shackles of winter and baptise yourself in the soothing waters of strange songs. Salvation is not guaranteed, but there is a great white ocean and we must march towards it"

-Prabha Devi

A
If I Knew You Were The One - Richard Twice
Sister Brother - F. J. Mc Mahon
For You - Barbara & Ernie
Flowers In The Water - Jeannine Otis & Heikki Sarmanto
The Fly - David Axelrod
Jungle Talk - Bob Chance
Journey To The Vast Unknown -  Part 2 - Pythagoras
Sounds Phoney - The Free Association

B
2 Flight - Pulsar
Lady Blue - Wolfgang Dauners Et Cetera
Abracadabra - M
Come Closer - Salma Agha
Stopp, Seisku Aeg! - Velly Joonas
Carry On Through (Glittering Dancer) - Ruthann Friedman
Everyone's Gone to the Moon - Jonathan King
Eyes of Amber - Buffy Sainte-Marie


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Monday, May 29, 2017

Dream weapons present: FARAWAY DANCES C90


It may not be far away from where you’re situated but its far away from my point of view. I could claim that here's my "Intercontinental Trip Through Sound» or something like that. Which of course means: a bunch of tunes from all over the place that has no real relation to each other. Anyway here's ninety minutes of old and new favorites mainly originating either from somewhere on the African continent or the middle-and far eastern parts of Asia.

Summer seems to have arrived and this is very much a «world party» mix of sorts, so I deem it fit to round off joining in on the call from the syrian banger Qoum Ya Nadim - or in english Get up, drinking companion!

- Moahaha

1. Papa Chango - Nightmares on Sax
2. Al Massirieen - Mafatshi Leh
3. Zein Al-Jundi - Qoum Ya Nadim
4. Akalé Wubé - Ashewa
5. The Gomidas Band - Voch Me Dzaleeg
6. Artie Barsamian - Beloved (Siroohis)
7. The Company - Sad Times, Bad Times
8. Krontjong Ensemble Pantja Warna - Krontjong Moritsku
9. Elvy Sukaesih / Orkes Melayu Omega - Badai Asmara
10. Michael Hartophilis & Nick Rassias - Nebile
11. Baligh Hamdi - Esmaouny (Hear Me)
12. Nadia Hakim & Folk Ensemble - Zarzis

13. Salwa Abou Greisha / Mahmoud Fadl - We Daret El Ayam (Moahaha "mix")
14. Homayun Sakhi - Zuhal's Song
15. Orkes Melayu Anari - Hanya Untukmu
16. Letta Mbulu - Afro Texas
17. Miriam Makeba - Liwa Wechi
18. Dérobé Dance Band - Gogoplata
19. Nour El Houda - Ala Oum Almanadiili
20. Fairuz - Âal Hada... Machyet Habibi
21. Charanjit Singh - Chura Liya Hai Tum Ne
22. Noor Jehan - Ik Ik Shai Channan
23. Port of Suez - Stardust at Dawn

Here / Here 

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Saturday, May 20, 2017

Dream Weapons present: HEXADRINE C60



"Hexadrine is a slight departure from what I normally put out on Dream Weapons but i've been listening to a lot of meditative, strange, chants, prayers, mantras lately and it seemed time to make a compilation with some of that thrown in between other normal songs. Take it for what it is, listen to one song or the whole thing. It doesn't really matter anyway"

-Prabha Devi

A
Graham Bond Organisation - Meditation Aumgu
Terence - The Emperor
Perry Leopold - Serpentine Lane
Pauline Oliveros - A Love Song
Christina Carter - The Other Planet
Peter Scion - Johanna Of My Song
Daniel Higgs - Track 1

B
Veronique Chalot - Chant de la Mer
Lela Tataraidze - Tskhrajer Chavshale
Vishudha Kali - Pamir Witchcraft
Harappian Night Recordings - Memoria Makhnovischina
Geinoh Yamashirogumi - Falling As Flowers Do
Phurpa - The Charge To Action


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Tuesday, May 2, 2017

Dream weapons present: ELSEWHERE C90


- Close your eyes, look deep in your soul, step outside yourself and let your mind go (Tom Araya). A nonlinear trip with every new tune gently carrying you a little further elsewhere - which happens to be the place my mind is usually at these days.

- Moahaha

1. Scotty Mckay - Black Cat
2. Alida Chelli - La Dedico
3. Maki Asakawa - Ima Nara
4. Victor Clinton Clinton-Baddeley - And Did Those Feet in Ancient Time by William Blake
5. Paul Roland - Requiem
6. André Hossein - Générique (Le Vampire De Dusseldorf)
7. Alan James Eastwood - Lotus Child
8. The Spoils Of War - Violets
9. Peter Wyngarde - April
10. The Michael Coldin Septet - My Reverie
11. Slim Gaillard - Travelin’ Blues
12. The Katzenjammers - Port of Spain
13. Dia Prometido - Patrulla Cascada
14. The Harmonia /гармонія - Always in This World of Ours / Всегда есть во свете
15. Banda de Cornetas y Tambores Ntra. Sra. del Rosario de Brenes - Himno Cofrade
16. Henry Jacobs - Chan
17. Via Talas - Èarobnjaci Ulice

18. Elias Rahbani - Do You Remember
19. Los Paranos - Le Sureau
20. Jac Berrocal - Seltsame Brucke
21. François De Roubaix - Le Rital
22. Francesco De Masi - Tomorrow is a Foreign Land
23. Gianni Fallabrino - Sognando
24. Nat Adderley Sextet - Krukma
25. Jeremy Steig - Gale
26. Jacques Henry Lévesque - Chanson d'Automme (Paul Verlaine)
27. Cair Paravel - Summers End
28. Quarteto Cedrón - Mi Buenos Aires Querido
29. April Stevens - Soft Warm Lips
30. Zdenek Liska - Jabberwocky  (excerpt)
31. Shorty Petterstein - Things That Go Bang in My Head
32. Woodoo - Hautahymni
33. Merit Hemmingson och Beppe Wolgers - Välsignelsen / Friden / Gammal Psalm Från Ljura / Avslutning


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Tuesday, April 18, 2017

Dream weapons present: SOUTHWARDS C60


Spring is here! Southward, Sunward, Starward, and Skyward* were four norwegian-owned caribbean cruise ships that all started operating out of PortMiami in the late 60's-early 70’s. Southwards in this context means any musical tradition originating somewhere south of Miami.

Plenty of sunshine, dance and love - but with the latter comes heartbreak and desperation + there’s a couple of protest songs.

-Moahaha

1 Rosita Fernandez - Mi Fracaso
2 John Buddy Williams - Alma Llanera
3 Atis Indepandan - Dodinin
4 Roscoe Weathers - Penny Whistle Montuna
5 Beth Carvalho - O Porto
6 Julie London - Yours (Quiereme Mucho)
7 Djalma Ferreira - Se Todos Fossem Iguais a Voce
8 Clarence Curvan Orchestra - Clair de Lune
9 Juan Gelman & Juan Cedrón - Siete
10 Leonor González Mina - La Luna de Piliza

11 Irma Vila - Traicionera
12 John Williams - The Long Goodbye - Mariachi
13 Les Grands Ballets de Tahiti - Toriri E Mai Ne
14 Xavier Cugat - Minsang Lamang
15 Unknown - Aura Waltz
16 Lydia Mendoza - No Sabes Comprender
17 Anibal Sampayo y Los Costeros - A Líber Arce
18 Rafaél Deyón - Y No Me Dejes Corazón
19 Grand Curucaye String Orchestra of Trinidad - Vieje Croix: Pecao Salao
20 Solar Plexus - Children of Bahia (edit)


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*so this might be the beginning of a tetralogy.

Wednesday, April 5, 2017

Dream Weapons present: AFRICANISM C60


Sometimes amidst all the dark and gloom you need a bit of cheering up. African music has a tendency to clear the clouds and make peoples feet do strange things. Here is a compilation of various time-periods of African music mean't to put you in a good mood. That's all. Nothing more.

-Prabha Devi

A
Mi Dou Agbe - Gbessi Zolawadji
Feelings - The Lights of Khartoum North
Waly Sita - Magoo
Meley - Bereket Mengisteab
Facia - Zani Diabate
Caashooy - Sharero Band

B
Bassitray - Boureima Disco et le Super Bonkaney
Binadamu - Prince Khonjo 99 With MIdzi Heritage Sound
Sad Nile (feat. Hailu Mergia) - The Polyversal Souls
Ene Nymae 'A' Mensuro - Ebo Taylor
Gyae Su - Pat Thomas
E Go Betta - Dele Sosimi


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Monday, March 20, 2017

Dream Weapons present: BEFORE WE GO UNDER C90 by Matt Jencik


Matt Jencik is a musician based in Chicago. Jencik has been performing and recording since the early nineties in bands such as Hurl, Don Caballero, and more recently Slint, Papa M and Circuit Des Yeux. His most recent band Implodes has released two records on Kranky and in early 2017 he released his debut solo album Weird Times on Hands in the Dark Records. Jencik is also a 20+ year record store employee & he's been the head music buyer at Reckless Records for over a decade.

"Fuzzy frequencies are one of my favorite things and I was interested in showing how well they can work in different genres of music whether it be lo-fi noise rock, shoegaze, synthesizer music, African rock, folk or black metal. I obviously love all of these tracks, but a few are some of my favorite songs of all time."

- Matt Jencik, March 2017



A
1. My Dreaming Hill - Flying Saucer Attack
2. Movie Mind - Luxurious Bags
3. Old Wave - Laurie Spiegel
4. Soul's Tongue - Greg Sage
5. Bonheur Amputé - Amesoeurs
6. Lithonia - Circuit des Yeux
7. Before We Go Under - The Magick Heads
8. On An Unknown Beach - Peter Jefferies
9. Det Hviskes Blant Sorte Vinder - Strid

B
1. Lexicon Devil - The Germs
2. Keshava Murahara - Alice Coltrane
3. A Walk - Belong
4. My Kimono - Polvo
5. C Word - Bitch Magnet
6. Child of the Sky - The Deviants
7. Crystal Harvest - Higuma
8. History - Amanaz
9. Quiet Joys Of Brotherhood - Fairport Convention

Here / Here

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Monday, March 6, 2017

Dream weapons present: RETURN TO TRAPPIST-1 C90


NASA just recently discovered a whole new solar system filled with atleast seven "earth-sized planets" closely orbiting a dwarf star named TRAPPIST-1. And its only a mere 39 light years away!

On this sci-fi mix Planet Earth is mostly reduced to a toxic waste dump - which is why a spaceship is on its way to search for water or/and possible life on planet TRAPPIST-1b, c, d, e, f, g or h (preferably dumb life, not intelligent). So what is the crew’s soundtrack gonna be like? Cosmic grooves full of space bleeps and swooshes that's occasionally interrupted by meteor showers, comets and unidentified flying objects - obviously.

-Moahaha

1. Jean Pierre Decerf - Anesthesie Penthotal
2. Tomutonttu - Lautta Lähtee
3. Terje Winther - Essinic
4. Starforce 1 - Death Star
5. Cosmic Hoffmann - Sehr Mystich
6. Vulcanus 68 - Melancholy Gaillard
7. Judd Greenstein remixed by Son Lux - In Teaching Others We Teach Ourselves
8. 6LA8 with Sleep Slumber Sleep - They Found and Lost
9 . Fernando Yvosko - En Busca De El
10. Dreamtime Troubadours - Invoking the Spirits

11. Phantom Band - Pulsar
12. Signori Della Galassia - Fermate La Creazione
13. Sylvano Santorio - Imminent KO!
14. Giron - From Outer Space
15. Serge Bulot - Sanctuaire D'eole
16. Clara Mondshine - Raga Des Aufgehenden Planeten
17. Steve Austin - Music From The Withered Orange
18. Kid Baltan - Night Train Blues
19. Redshift - Vega


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Saturday, February 25, 2017

Dream Weapons present: MY DEAR LIFE C60 by Glockenspiel



For the first time in ages, we present a guestmix. Big thanks to mr Glockenspiel for his contribution! 

- Sadhu Sadhu

My Dear Life is an eclectic mix of library music, French baroque pop, some obscure acid folk and some Beatlesque tunes. It makes for a dreamy and at times almost sacral listen. There’s not really a cohesive theme here, but I usually prefer it that way. You don’t really know what’s coming next, and that keeps you from drifting off and forget about what you listen to. Hope you enjoy this mix and share it with others.”

- Glockenspiel

Side A
1.The Mystic Moods Orchestra - Listen To The Warm
2.Inter-Groupie Psychotherapeutic Elastic Band - Coloured
3.Brett and Lori - Lady of Nature
4.La Christmas Choral - Glorification/Le mont des oliviers
5.Mariangela (feat. Vangelis) - My Dear Life
6.Mad Unity - Underground Party
7.Stella - Je ne me reconnais plus dans la glace
8.Fred Lloyd - Kissed Him

Side B
1.Parzival - Marsby Legend
2.Influence - I Admire
3.Mike Steïphenson - Slalom
4.Bernard Ilous - Au pays des cigales
5.Christophe - The Girl From Salina
6.Neil Harrison - Sad Eyes
7.Patric Tarnaud - Son
8.Kaufman & Jerome - Corelia
9.The Liverpool Express - Dreamin’
10.Terry McManus - Gimme a Hand



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Tuesday, February 14, 2017

Dream weapons present: (UN) MODERN C90


This collection of 20/21th century classical/avantgarde music sounded way more cutting edge at its early stages. But these haunting spine-tinglers of otherworldly beauty kept replacing the more challenging ugliness, until the latter material felt like roadblocks on a musical journey. Melancholic and mournful - at times even sentimental and nostalgic-sounding, but then again even mid-century totalitarian brutalist architecture comes across as sort of cozy in 2017. (un)modern or not mind you - for our 50th mix(!) I still compiled a rather dark and brooding hour and a half.

-Moahaha

1. Alan Hovhaness - Koke No Niwa, Op. 181
-Alan Hovhaness, Elden Bailey, Ruth Negri, Melvin Kaplan & Walter Rosenberger
2. Colin Mcphee - Suite In 6 Movements: III. Seduk Maru
-Robert Aitken & New Music Concerts
3. John Cage - In the Name of the Holocaust: A
-Margaret Leng Tan
4. Dobrinka Tabakova - Spinning a Yarn
-Roman Mints
5. Henry Cowell - Ostinato Pianissimo
-Paul Price
6. Tzenka Dianova/Erik Satie - Socrate : I. Portrait de Socrate
-Tzenka Dianova
7. Miklós Maros - Trifoglio: I. Allegro
-Eva Maros
8. György Kurtág - Játékok, Book 6 (Games): Mihály András Emlékére
-Marino Formenti
9. Lou Harrison - In Honor of the Divine Mr. Handel
-Just Strings & HMC American Gamelan

10. Alfred Schnittke - Sonata No. 1 for Piano Solo: I. Lento
 -Illya Filshtinskiy
11. Rene Eespere - Evocatio Fuer Gitarre Solo
-Tiil Peterson
12. Lepo Sumera - Schweigende Odaliske (Vaikiv odalisk)
 -Janika Lentsius
13. Alex Clairmon - Trio for Violin, Cello and Harp: II. Adagio, Pt. 1
-Lily Laskine, Roman Charmy & Jules Lemaire
14. Peteris Vasks - Gramata Cellam - II. Pianissimo
 -Sol Gabetta & Amsterdam Sinfonietta
15. Kaija Saariaho - Mirrors
-Wolpe Trio
16. Hannah Kendall - Regina Caeli
-Benjamin Nicholas & Choir of Merton College, Oxford
17. Patrick Godfrey - Another Door
 -Patrick Godfrey
18. Otmar Schoeck - No. 37: Scherzo
-Minguet Quartet


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Monday, February 6, 2017

Dream Weapons present: PASSING FOR HUMAN C90


A collection of electronic hisses and tunes. Minimal synth and other stuff. Enjoy!

- Sadhu Sadhu

A
Hideaway - David Weinstein
Je tu Nous - Nini Raviolette 
Budapest-Bukarest - Holger Hiller
Marcia dei Robots - Piero Umilian
Karstvīna recepte / Uz pirti / Garām aiziet vīrs ar cigareti - NSRD
Queen Bitch - Comrades Creating
Im Ex - Ceramic Hello
Rayons Magiques - Teddy Lasry
Ukrainian Church - Peter Becker 
Bubble Fantasy - Claude Larson & Manuel Landy
Ray-Dee-Oh - The Android Sisters
Electric Maneges - Sauveur Mallia
No Rule for a Dream : Bali - Bene Gesserit

B
Men In Motion - Roland Barker
Maybe - Chris Carter
Reisen - Ami Marie
A Water #8 - Yximallo
K. On Liberation - Agentss
Loop II - Cinéma Vérité
Trivandrum - Miguel A. Ruiz
Turning And Turning - Anne Dudley
Effritt - Ptose
Verachtung - Anna Gardeck
Ne Cherchez Plus Le... - Mecanique Vegetale
Spirographe - René Roussel
Rendez - Vous With The Upland T - Orfeon Gagarin Miguel A. Ruiz


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Saturday, January 28, 2017

Dream weapons present: THE VACANT STARE C90


A pretend soundtrack to my dreamt up, surreal arthouse mystery/horror-flick... or two - with a design that was supposed to resemble a worn out VHS-cover. I don’t know about you, but in the right context seemingly warm and loving tunes can terrify me more than any deliberate "jump scare scores». So I hope I've conjured an insidious atmosphere mainly through torch-songs and gently hissing shellac oldies, in combination with film-noir/crime jazz and snippets of impressionistic mood music - instead.

All that aside there’s about a dozen of my very favorite vintage songs collected here ('n stuff), and of course your mind is free to make whatever imagery it prefers - light, dark or none at all. I cannot force you to listen all the way through to the "come death and finale", but I can strongly recommend that you do.

- Moahaha

1. Georges Delerue - Charlie et Lena
2. Kazuko Matsuo - Good Night
3. Stan Butcher - Smokey
4. Helen Merill - Blue Guitar
5. London Studio Group - Theme For A Stranger Pt .1
6. Marieclaire Costello - Kitchen Jam (from: Let’s Scare Jessica to Death)
7. H. Renaud & Robet Hermel - Striptease
8. Rose Murphy - Swinging Down The Lane
9. Il Reale Impero Britannico - Kalù
10. Paul Desmond - To Say Goodbye
11. Akinéton Retard - Hawai
12. Comedian Harmonists - Tout Le Jour, Toute La Nuit
13. The Advancement - Moorish Mode
14. Félix Leclerc et Lucienne Vernay - Dialogue D'amoureux
15. Ivor Cutler Trio - I'm Going In A Field

16. Lydia Kavina - Dance in the Moon
17. Rudi Schuricke - Eine Insel Aus Träumen Geboren
18. Jimmy Namaro Trio - Driftwood
19. Dinah Shore with Xavier Cugat - What Ever Happened to You
20. The Swingle Singers - Concerto Pour Hautbois D'amour et Cordes en la Majeur: Larguetto
21. Kay Starr - Snuggled on Your Shoulder
22. Non Credo - Traces of Ether
23. The Four Knights - Wrapped Up in a Dream
24. Ernest J Gillegin - Silver Tide
25. Whispering Jack Smith - When Day is Done
26. Arbete & Fritid - Vind
27. Karen Black - Song of Solomon 1-3 (from: The Pyx)
28. Jimmy Wakely - My Heart Cries for You
29. Amanda's Music Boxes - Lullaby Waltz
30. Anna Maria Alberghetti - Sweet Kentucky Babe
31. Patrick Gowers & John Williams - Come Death and Finale

Painting: Gerald Leslie Brockhurst - Jeunesse Dorée/Gilded Youth (1934)


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Saturday, January 14, 2017

Dream Weapons present: THE GOLDEN DAWN C60



"The Golden Dawn is a mix of songs i've been listening to lately. Nothing really more complicated than that. Some of them seemed to fit together, others didn't but it made for a mix that wasn't just one long hum of similar sounds. Enjoy it for what is is, if you like a song here or there thats a bonus, if you like the whole thing, well, then we might just become friends".  

- Prabha Devi

A
Opadajcy Windokrg - Henryk Debich
Når Mørket Falder - Ulla Neumann
Leggenda - Fiorenzo Carpi/Bruno Nicolai
The Detectives - Alan Tew
Little bits of paper - Inner Dialogue
Gypsy Manou (Sherylee) - Rubba
Universal Mind - Mystic Moods Orchestra
Sommer - Stig And Steen
Conviene Far Bene - Fred Bongusto

B
Ginseng - Les Hurdle & Frank Ricotti
Sadness Theme - Franco Micalizzi
Neizyasnimoe - Yuri Morozov
Nissim (with Amir Yaghmai) - The Gaslamp Killer
Grand Funk - Brian Bennett
Faça De Conta - Azymuth
Calm af the Ocean - Klaus Schønning
The Bell Of St. Mary's (Short Verrsion) - Don Voegeli


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