Thursday, February 19, 2009

Honkey Cong - Fuzzed-Out International Soundz

Honkey Cong - Fuzzed Out Intrenational Soundz

For our first download installment, Magnetic South is proud to present our first out-of-print cassette - Honkey Cong's "Fuzzed-Out International Sounds". Honkey (Lord Fyre) and Cong (BA) make up Magnetic South's in-house DJ team and this release is an exclusive look into their live sets. Released as part of a ceremony on the Bloomington, IN downtown square during the 2008 Lotus Festival, this tape was limited to 15 hand-made copies. Enjoy.

1. Celestin Ukwu & His Philosophers National - Okwukwe Na Nchekwube (Nigeria '74)
2. S. E. Rogie - Do Me Justice (Sierra Leone '67-'72)
3. Mustafa Ozkent - Uskudar (Turkey '73)
4. Asha Bhosle w/ R.D. Burman - Dum Mar Dum (Live India ?)
5. Can - Pnoom/19th Century Man (Germany '68-'69)
6. Sinn Susamouth - Maxy Maxy (Cambodia '66-'75)
7. The Gam of P.M. - Luk Tung Klong Yap (Thailand '60s)
8. Caetano Veloso - Soy Loca Por Ti, America (Brazil '68)
9. Sakura & the Quests - My Boy Lollipop (Singapore '67)
10. Unknown - Chemirocha (? Africa ?)
11. Pete Young - If You Got Soul (Jamaica '67)

1. Soundscape From India
Suarasama - Sang Hyzng Guru (Sumatra '89)
Soundscape From India
Konono #1 - NDONGA (Africa '04)
2. Erkin Korey - Mesafebra (Turkey '70s)
3. The Exciters - The Exciters Theme Song (Panama '69)
4. Chang Siao Ying - Come Back To Me (Singapore ?)
5. O.P. Nayyer - Kismat (India '68)
6. Jean-Pierre Massiare - Space Woman (France '74)
7. Secos E. Molhados - Amor (Brazil '70s)
8. Don Nadie - Caota (Spain '72)

Like all of the records in our series, this tape will only be available for one week.


Tuesday, February 17, 2009

John Wilkes Booze Video Trailer 1

We are happy to announce Magnetic South's first video project. Summer 2009, look for the John Wilkes Booze Summer 2003 live video, as yet untitled. The video features footage of shows from their Bloomington, IN home and on their summer 2003 Five Pillars of Soul West Coast tour. A soul shakin' and shatterin' experience for sure. Below is the first trailer for the film. More info will be available through the spring.

Monday, February 16, 2009

First 12 Releases From Magnetic South (2008)

First 12 Magnetic South Releases

Here we are at our first post and we're already at 12 releases. Needless to say we are keeping busy. Even as I type, Quincy Quartz is plugging away on his Funmachine in the Magnetic South Studio. Here is a list of what you see above:(clockwise from top)
Spacewalk - Flux Balcony
Voices of the Dust Bowl - Comp.
Reuben & Vanessa - Reuben & Vanessa
Cha Cha Cha - Apache Dropout
Weetoww - Wee Giant
Science of Satan - OS
All Tangled Up - Gospel Comp.
International Psych Mix 1 - BA
Around Whitsuntide - Wee Giant
Fuzzed-Out International Soundz - Honkey Cong
Sitar Outreach Ministry
Surrealisten - Wee Giant

Most releases are still available. Look alittle and you'll find where.
Much more to come.