“Aman Aman” is a new project by the two leading members of the Catalan group L’Ham de Foc : multi-instrumentalist Efren Lopez and singer Mara Aranda. L’Ham de Foc are widely acclaimed for their 3 albums of traditional folk and early music. This new album is another remarkable example of how erudite musicological research can breathe fresh life into a tradition instead of reducing it to dry history. The tradition, in this case is of the Sephardic Jews, expelled from the Iberic Peninsula in 1492, and whose musical influence in the subsequent centuries, spread through the cultures of Greece, Turkey, Arabia, Bulgaria, and the whole Mediterranean area.
Infiltration d’agents au cœur des organisations ennemies, sabotages clandestins, éliminations ciblées, raids de commandos… autant de missions menées par les services secrets israéliens, considérés comme les meilleurs du monde. Mais cette réputation est-elle justifiée ? Comment fonctionnent-ils ? Comment leurs opérateurs sont-ils formés ? Quels ont été leurs succès et leurs échecs ? …
Zen-Men, Fous De La Mer, Lenny Ibizarre, Chris Le Blanc, Jean F. Cochois, Lemongrass, Jens Buchert, Blank & Jones, Chris Zippel, Guardner, Bliss and many more. Compiled by DJ Jondal.
Compiled and mixed by Ben Sowton and Sebas Ramis. Back in the Autumn of 2007, Puro descended on Marrakesh for what has become know as Desert Lounge Weekend. Sited in the middle of this bustling, energetic and atmospheric city is the ancient setting of the magnificent Palais Baldi. The weekend was packed with some of the biggest acts and DJs in the world with live performances by Brian Ferry and The Egg and DJ sets from Basement Jaxx, Dimitri from Paris, Giles Petterson and Ben Sowton, the compiler of the Purobeach series.