Penguin Readers books are works that aim to teach English as a foreign language ("graded readers"). We find a lot for children but also for young adults and adults. There are 6 different levels, defined as the number of words: …
We are delighted to welcome back our family member Gradient. After two years he returns for our fifth chapter and he picks where he left off with ‘Dub Iterations’. ‘Dub Trips’ is a hypnotic, 65+ minutes journey into his lush, dubby and minimalist grooves. Close your eyes and be ready for this seriously deep trip!
In 2001 the U.K.-based Westside reissue label began releasing CD two-fers featuring '50s and '60s folk crooner Jimmie F. Rodgers. His albums for Roulette Records had been out of print for well over three decades. Rather than reissuing the discs chronologically, however, Westside chose a thematic approach. For some artists, such could easily be considered historic hara-kiri. However, this is not the case with Rodgers – as this initial installment amply demonstrates.
This is Grigory Sokolov’s “debut” recital on Deutsche Grammophon, an outstanding live recording from the Salzburg Festival 2008 of central repertoire: W.A. Mozart, F. Chopin & 6 encores. At last - after 20 years - the maestro has agreed to allow his recordings to be released on CD - now as an exclusive DG artist. Regarded as one of the world’s leading pianists, and adored by his public in sold-out concerts, Grigory Sokolov is the real thing – an artist dedicated to his art, and nothing else.
This is a diverse compilation of a wide variety of music styles predominantly from the 1920's and 1930's, compiled from Robert Crumb's personal collection of 78's. Music is predominantly from equatorial regions such as Central America and the Caribbean but also from North Africa, Mediterranean Europe and the Middle East. Locations & approximate dates are given for each recording. Transferred from original Shellac records, booklet and credits by Robert Crumb.