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Melech Mechaya / Aurora
Album:Aurora Collection:World
Artist:Melech Mechaya Added:09/2017
Label:Felmay 

A-File Activity
Add Date:2017-09-08 Pull Date:2017-11-10 Charts:Reggae/World
Week Ending:17 Sep10 Sep
Airplays:41

Recent Airplay
1.Wed, 20 Sep:Decca
At the Cafe Bohemian
4.Wed, 13 Sep:Mytree
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2.Sat, 16 Sep:Eme O
Music Casserole
5.Tue, 12 Sep:DJ Arid & Hankinstein
Waste FM
3.Wed, 13 Sep:Decca
At the Cafe Bohemian
6.Fri, 08 Sep:sid
Wild Kingdom

Album Review
Margy Kahn
Reviewed 2017-09-06 
“The Party Kings” from Portugal have a fantastic and unique sound, not to mention a great virtuoso clarinetist. They are total originals while unmistakably in the klezmer (and perhaps choro) tradition;

No FCC's: Favorite tracks 1, 2, 3, 6, 7; all tracks are good to play

**1 – Aurora – 5:17 – slow, steamy klezmer with incredible piano from Felipe Melo; music feels as if it's raining down on you and then the sun comes out

*2—Olarecas – 3:40 – bright and happy beat with a Middle Eastern scale

*3 –Boom --3:33 – starts off with syncopated accordion with Noiserv serving up lyrics in English

4-Poca de Domino – 5:25 – almost classical-sounding wind instruments in harmony; with drums underneath; goes to harmonics with dulcimer sound underneath; ethereal; punches up into louder and faster piece and then back to quiet which abruptly ends

5 –Exodus – 3:42 – modulating guitar chords with sticks; violin comes in and then wind instrument; pretty minor key stuff, Ladino sounding

*6- Un Puente –3:31 – starts off with nimble pizzicato with female vocalist singing Spanish lyrics over great accompaniment; mysterious and beautiful

*7 –Fado Salterio –4:36-- starts with dulcimer; guitar comes in; habanera rhythm; steamy

*8—Ricochete – 3:34 – waltz with clarinet and violin in dialogue; delightful

9- Aurora Reprise –:50-- strange little outtake

10 – Circus Nimbus –5:27 –slower; chorus comes in partway through along with strange synth sounds


Track Listing
1.Aurora 6.Un Puente
2.Olarecas 7.Fado Salterio
3.Boom 8.Ricochete
4.Poca De Domino 9.Aurora Reprise
5.Exodus 10.Circus Nimbus