• Yebo!

    Yebo!

    https://www.discogs.com/release/574749-The-Art-Of-Noise-Featuring-Mahlathini-And-The-Mahotella-Queens-Yebo A collaboration with the South African mbaqanga supergroup Mahlathini and the Mahotella Queens. Mahlathini was a singer that was well known for his deep voiced ‘groaning’ style. Both he and the Queens formed at the start of the sixties. They were very influential in so called World music around the time of Paul Simon’s […]


  • Art of love

    Art of love

    https://www.discogs.com/release/126403-Art-Of-Noise-Art-Of-Love Although I don’t think anybody can ever call him- or herself a specialist in love, I certainly at this time was not. The art of love that this song is about was not for me at the time. Listening to this song was teaching me as well. Art of love was published on the […]


  • Verdammt ich lieb’ dich

    Verdammt ich lieb’ dich

    https://www.discogs.com/release/498060-Matthias-Reim-Verdammt-Ich-Lieb-Dich It must have been right before I bought this record. It was a brisk evening, and I was outside with my girlfriend. There was a lot of noise around me, both music and people chatting and screaming. I was at the yearly fair on the Damsquare in Amsterdam. She wanted to go there, I… […]