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A Lazy Afternoon at the Edge of Time

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Loving tenderness abounds for all
from the darkest
to the most eminent one beyond the stars,
- Hildegard of Bingen

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Afternoon Easter 2012

01. Anouar BrahemEté andalous
Le Voyage De Sahar (ECM, 2006)
02. Art TatumLover
Body and Soul (A Jazz Hour With, 1996)
03. Sarah VaughanEasy Living
How Long Has This Been Going On? (1978)
04. Blossom DearieOur Love Is Here to Stay
Once Upon a Summertime (1958)
05. FridgeDrum Machines and Glockenspiel
Happiness (Temporary Residence, 2001)
06. Múm - Away
Summer Make Good (Fat Cat, 2004)
07. The RootsThe Return to Innocence Lost
The Roots (1999)
08. Explosions in the SkyGreet Death
Those Who Tell the Truth Shall Die, Those Who Tell the Truth Shall Live Forever (Temporary Residence, 2001)

note: Happy Easter everybody. First, is everybody still in one piece? earthquake and all a while back. second sorry for not posting anything lately, but what’s new. Anyway, a little lazy afternoon list. It doesn’t have new songs, but made it fresh, so it should actually be “lazy afternoon”. As for the theme, maybe easter-ish. Love, redemption and death. I personally find it odd right now that life has to be redeeemed with death, seems so dark. With war going on and stuff. Why can’t they create a religious holiday to remind people not to be so bloody and destructive. sort of “chill” day. Nobody shall die holiday. It may not be all that grand, but at least it won’t be so dark. And yeah, the list is a bit dark at closing in keeping with my “see what I mean” mood. Love, death and destruction.. where is the redemption here and now? … ok. I am shutting up now. :D happy holiday everybody.

image: Ed Yourdon

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Category: Acoustic, Experimental

14 Responses

  1. schils says:

    You’re wrong squashed, this playlist is better :)
    Anouar Brahem is a great discovery. Thanks

  2. aboombong says:

    Lovely mix.

    A new one that has lazy afternoon written all over it.
    http://aboombong.bandcamp.com/album/atrophic

  3. godoggo says:

    I first heard Brahem in Jan Garbarek, Anouar Brahem, Shaukat Hussain. Really beautiful music.

  4. Daniel Rubin says:

    missing the moka something fierce. each morning i click, like a dog who passes the butcher shop that is now an apple store, hopeful.

  5. amy says:

    Missing your music. Patiently waiting for my afternoons to be enhanced by your playlists. xoxo

  6. Belle Du Jour says:

    Also patiently waiting for a new playlist to appear…

  7. Daniel Rubin says:

    would happily volunteer to help out, having learned at your beatific feet.

  8. Benzin says:

    R.I.P. Moteldelmoka.com
    Fun while it lasted

  9. Thomas says:

    MAKE A NEW MIX!!!!!!

  10. Gordon, Wendake, Québec City says:

    Hope you all are well, have a great summer…8)
    Espero que todos están bien, tienen un gran verano…8)
    J’espère que vous êtes tous bien, passez un bel été…8)

  11. James says:

    A Lazy Blog at the Edge of the Blogosphere

  12. Kat says:

    At some point you just have to stop checking for updates and accept that all good things must come to an end.
    So long!

  13. LaPlaylist says:

    This is sad indeed. You managed to make something special out of this blog, and it will be missed.

The song makes its imprint
in the air, making itself felt,
a felt world. Here, there,
the stunned silence

of knowing I will not remember
what I heard;

futures that will never happen,
a fluidity we cannot achieve
except as a child
creating possibility.

This is the untranslatable song
hidden in the earth.

-Untranslatable Song [1]