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Darbuki Kings / Doumtekastan
Album:Doumtekastan Collection:World
Artist:Darbuki Kings Added:10/2007
Label:Massive Music 

A-File Activity
Add Date:2007-11-11 Pull Date:2008-01-13 Charts:Reggae/World
Week Ending:13 Jan23 Dec16 Dec9 Dec2 Dec25 Nov18 Nov

 Recent Airplay
1.Jan 15, 2008:At the Cafe Bohemian
4.Dec 16, 2007:New World Disorder
2.Jan 08, 2008:At the Cafe Bohemian
5.Dec 14, 2007:No Cover, No Minimum
3.Dec 21, 2007:Asterisk Radio
6.Dec 11, 2007:At the Cafe Bohemian

Album Review
Reviewed 2007-11-07 
Despite the humorous liner notes, this is some pretty serious music. A wandering through the Middle East on traditional instruments (strings & percussion). One of the “Kings” was a founding member of 3 Mustaphas 3. Great musicianship that conjures up images of belly dancers, souks, and snake charmers. All instrumentals.

*1. Relaxed Indian-influenced drone w/a a snaky kind of hipness.
2. Downtempo and lushly atmospheric. Slightly dark & romantic.
*3. Midtempo belly dance wiggle w/shades of Egypt.
*4. Slow, spare strings for a minute, then mid/up & slinky.
5. Relaxed and spiraling w/a touch of Arabian nights.
6. A rich, soundtrack-y feel with sweeping melodies. Mostly mid/down
*7. Tight, mid/upbeat percussion jam that’s just so cool.
8. Midtempo w/a traditional folk dance sort of sound.
9. Afro-Arabic blend that hints of the desert. Midtempo & warm.

Track Listing
1.Bollywood 5.Laouto Romantico
2.Subata 6.The Darbukiator
3.Sphinx 7.Jurjuna
4.The Seven Thieves 8.Traditional