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Master Musicians Of Jajouka, The / Primal Energy That Is The Music And Ritual Of Jajouka, Morocco, The
Album:Primal Energy That Is The Music And Ritual Of Jajouka, Morocco, The Collection:World 12"
Artist:Master Musicians Of Jajouka, The Added:03/2012
Label:Sol Re Sol 

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Add Date:2012-05-05 Pull Date:2012-07-08 Charts:Reggae/World
Week Ending:10 Jun3 Jun20 May13 May6 May

 Recent Airplay
1.Nov 14, 2019:Hella Mixed Radio Hour
4.Jun 07, 2012:Nathin' To Do - MID/WEST Light
Jajouka Black Eyes
2.Jun 14, 2013:Catharsis continued
Sidi Hamid Sherk, Prayer
5.Jun 06, 2012:maximum entropy
3.Jun 09, 2012:The Mongrel's Stoop
Teasing Boujeloud
6.May 31, 2012:Nathin' To Do - Soft Shoulders
Jajouka Black Eyes

Album Review
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Reviewed 2012-04-30 
Master Musicians of Jajouka
The Primal Energy That Is The Music And Ritual of Jajouka, Morocco
Sol Re Sol Records

Berber Sufi trance music. Associated with the Beat Generation (e.g. Burroughs) Timothy Leary called them a "four thousand year old rock'n'roll band". Awesome stuff. Sounds like they're straight out of the Western Sahel. Which makes total sense. There is a slot of swirl to this music.

A1. Short prayer, clapping
*2. (5:38) Ancient bassoon sounding like instruments (rhaitas), bag pipe drone, drums kick in and beat picks up
*3. (1:56) Strings, sounds like an oud (gimbres)
4. (3:15) Swirling flutes and drums
5. (5:40) Male vocals (lead and backing beat), violin end it with a bang
6. (3:34) More rhaitas - bassoon bazaar camel bagpipe drone, drums

7/B1 (2:09) Teasing group female vocals, hand clapping
8/B2 ? (3ish?) Raga like timbres, male vocals (lead and backing), drums
9/B3 (5ish?) Bagpipe rhaitas, boring doodling around builds into this great intense drone
10/B4 (5:12) Flutes, drums
*11/B5 (4:32) Rhaitas, insistent drums, again builds into incredible drone
12/B6 (3:11) Soft gimbris and drums playing catch up together

Track Listing
1.Prayer 7.Teasing Boujeloud
2.Sidi Hamid Sherk 8.Jajouka Black Eyes
3.Waving 9.Brian Jones
4.Jajouka Black Eyes 10.Boujeloud
5.Brian Jones 11.Boujeloud
6.Jajouka Black Eyes 12.Boujeloud