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It Takes a Little Time

  • Alan Hawkshaw & Brian BennettMon Amour (Synthesizer & Percussion, 1974)
  • VelcroOne Day (One Day, 2011)

I’m not sorry for the absence, because i’ve learned so much in that time. I’ve seen lizards, concrete and blue water. I’ve eaten my weight in chilli many times over.

Here’s a playlist dotted with casually sincere sounds and remarks. Hawkshaw & Bennett “Lords of Library music”, Velcro, a charming and highly adequate Melbournian, Madcliff & Brunelle with their forgotten gems of late 20th century Americana.

“Hello Beach Girls” is in there for good measure. Enjoy whatever weather you’re given, overcast days usually make for better photographs.

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Category: Blues, Electronic, Exotica, Folk

13 Responses

  1. Gordon Maher, Wendake, Québec City. says:

    Andras or anyone else at Motel de Moka : Would you care to explain why you should ever be “sorry for the absence” ?

  2. anth says:

    this is great. thanks for coming back!

  3. Jimmy Moose says:

    great to see a new post, much appreciated.

  4. Cameron says:

    Absolutely love this mix. Great low-key summer vibes. Thanks Andras!

  5. CD says:

    Stellar mix.

  6. Mr Gruff says:

    Finest selection. Merci.

  7. marnie says:

    fantastique! perfect summer mix, cheers!

  8. Old Man Fancy says:

    Solid posts since you came back! Diggin ‘ the vibe.

  9. Gordon Maher, Wendake, Québec City. says:

    You are back ? Well, I cheked my mail at the post office again today and I have not received any postcards from you, yet !

  10. Zay says:

    I love you guys.

    Every song on this list is extraordinary.
    Thank you!

  11. Kelvin says:

    Fantastic set. Really fond of Big Brown Eyes. Cheers!

  12. ellie says:

    This is simply amazing. I love the mix and I think that I’ll enjoy listening to this kind of music everyday. Want another song suggestion? Try this: http://smithiii.weebly.com/smith-iii-born-to-shine.html

  13. Aixa says:

    Moka,i am glad to listen this wonderful music selection. I really like it toooo much!
    Thanks I love you , be here more often!

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]