Category Archives: Music

The Cosmic Journey


The soundtrack for your midnight electronic cosmic journey

tracklist
Kaytranda - Track Uno
Kashif - The Mood
Azymuth - Fenix
Sun Palace - Rude Movements
Taeko Ohnuki - Le Courant De Mecontentment
Herbie Hancock - Stars In Your Eyes (12 Mix)
Voilaaa - Spies Are Watching Me (feat. Sir Jean)
Atmosfear - Dancing In Outer Space
Casco - Cybernetic Love
Sultan Shakes - Interstellar Love
Charlie - Spacer Woman
Tall Black Guy - Come With Me And Fly
Curtis Mayfield - Superfly
Freeez - Keep in touch
Tall Black Guy - Floating
Fruit - If You Feel It, Say Yeah
Ozo - Anambra

Auroville Youth Choir

For the end of the interaction of faculty and students of California Institute of Integral Studes San Francisco – Integral Living with Sri Aurobindo Centre of Studies… India and The World Bharat Nivas we had a chance to hear Auroville Youth Choir at Sri Aurobindo Auditorium, Bharat Nivas, Pavilion of India.
Repertoire was consisted of different songs from all corners of the world – from Africa, over the Balkan to the North of Europe and Americas…..
 
Auroville Youth choir is led by Nuria Casanova since 1995. Today the choir is consisted of 30 singers from 10 different nationalities, aged from 9 to 17 years.
 
Director: Nuria Casanova
Keyboard: Matthew Littlewood
Light: Jean
Sound: Matthias


Comments: 0 Date: 12 Jan 2017

Nalaikki Fair – Amando Band


For the very end of musical program we heard Amando Band with Amando, Dhani and Peter.
Audience was on their feet, thrilled, and let them go off the stage reluctantly.
But the evening has not concluded yet ... still fire juggling was offered, some more music....
After some years , we can clearly say , yes, regardless the date, Christmas spirit is back in town

Nalaikki Fair – Blue Soul

As the afternoon was going on the Blue Soul came on the stage. Kranti on vocal, Edoardo on guitar, Joel on bass, Peter/Robert on drums and Egmont on trumpet with some soft jazz pieces. Audience was getting numerous, and delighted by their perfomance. At the same time tones of delicious food was cooked, giant butterflies were parading trough the Peaceful City, items were sold, games played, ...performace of kalaripayattu and capoeira of Ginga Saroba......


Comments: 0 Date: 08 Jan 2017

Lefteris and Friends

At SveDame at Well Cafe Leftersi and friends offered last night a night of dancable music with beats from around the globe. Lefteris Grigoriou hailing form Greece is visiting Auroville with his family, and had found here a "fertile" forest ground to share his music. All the event was more or les jamming or improvised on the spot by either local or visiting musicians joining Lefteris and his wife at the moments. The audience, mostly of guests and volunteers was very excited to the rhythms, and it didn't take long that they would move by them.


Comments: 0 Date: 22 Jan 2017

18 and Over


Trench Town Status or "You have to 18 and Over"
takes us way back in time featuring tracks from The Aggrolites, Home T & Cocoa Tea & Shabba Ranks, Gappy Ranks, Slightly Stoopid and more

tracklist
The Aggrolites - Complicated Girl - Rugged Road
Gappy Ranks - Put The Stereo On
Cocoa Tea - 18 And Over
Frankie Paul - Stuck On You
Lady Saw - Sycamore Tree
Shabba Ranks, Cocoa Tea & Rebel Princess - Just Be Good To Me
Macka B - Never Played A 45
Lee 'Scratch' Perry - Disco Devil 12
Slightly Stoopid ft. Capleton - No Cocaine Remix
Leroy Smart - Waiting In Vain Version -1974
Linval Thompson - Holding On To My Girlfriend
Cocoa Tea - Good Life
Dennis Brown I Don_t Know
John Brown's Body feat. Peetah Morgan - The Gold
Cocoa Tea & Shabba Ranks & Home T - Pirates Anthem
Sly & Robbie- Crazy Baldhead
Cocoa Tea & Shabba Ranks - Rumors
Alpha Steppa & Gregory Isaacs - Crucial Steppa + Officer Dub
Lee Scratch Perry - Jungle Roots Dub

Nalaikki Fair – Blues


After the Can of Worms - Johnny's play we had a short intermezzo by a blues man - Tirion pays his debt.
Although it was getting late, and many left the Youth Centre, many more has just come to enjoy the last few act of the Nalaikki Fair, which has prove once more that community does want to, and need to celebrate together. .... Christams spirit has returned...

Trenchtown Connection – Dub Shack

Trench Town connection ... a continuation of a story of dub , originated in 60is in Jamaica where music in this genre consists predominantly of instrumental remixes of existing recordings[3] and is achieved by significantly manipulating and reshaping the recordings, usually by removing the vocals from an existing music piece, and emphasizing the drum and bass parts (this stripped-down track is sometimes referred to as a 'riddim'

tracklist
Dennis Bovell - Rowing 12
Scientist - Dub Bible
Inner Circle & Jacob Miller- Wanted (Dub)
Mighty Two - War Is Over
Fatman Riddim Section - 1190 Rock
Mad Professor - Open Door Dub
Wackies Rhythm Force - Addis Ababa Dub (African Roots. Act 1)
Gregory Isaacs - Cool Down The Pace [12'' Version]
Sheriff Lindo-Centrifugal
Sister Nancy - BAM BAM
Linton Kwesi Johnson - Bitch Dub
Dawn Penn No, No No
Barrington Levy - Murderer
Yellowman Zungguzungguguzungguzeng
Daweh Congo - Provherbs
Hugh Mundell - Run Revolution A Come [c.1978]
Barrington Levy - Bounty Hunter
The Revolutionaries - Roots Man Dub
Black Uhuru - Sodom
Linton Kwesi Johnson - Fite Dem Back
King Tubby- Zion Gate Dub

Bossa Nova and Rock

Visitor's Centre last night, under the moonshine of almost full moon was quite busy with music lovers, friends. Old time aurovilian Eliane has decided that during her visit "back home" will share with the community a concert of Bossa Nova tunes since she hails from Brasil. With the same set of musicians also Shakit shared some of the latino jazz tunes; Jivatman joined for a song. In the other part Band Rock with Amando Israel, Dhani and Peter has started, late been joined by Edo(ardo)..... Eliane; and the audience expressed their excitement through vigilant dance.


Comments: 0 Date: 09 Jan 2017

Nalaikki Fair – Dinner Jam


While dinner has been served with abundance of very diverse and good food, Dhani, Eduardo and Egmont were jamming on the main stage of the Youth Centre.
Giant Butterflies has paraded once more through - this time with the lights on.

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