selected by Brian Shimkovitz (AwesomeTapesFromAfrica | NewYork)
Orl 'Muzzical Trips' (Palmwine Records | Paris).
Orchestre Laye Thiam "Massani Cisse"
"Les Mains Noires" is a project with multiple facets destined to all curious and to music & images lovers.
In a society where culture is hidden by a mass education, it seems necessary to us to contribute, in our scale, to preservation and sharing of world musical patrimony.
That's why this place is dedicated to worldwide forgotten musical gems, contemporary music company and people who give their life to find, preserve and share music & culture.
We also find in this approach a field to create links between music and images.
So here you'll be able to Read, Watch & Listen!
Keep it curious ....
We love digging, writing, creating and editing each unique feature that we publish.
This whole process of researching records, buying, selecting and compiling them, researching more infos, creating proper artwork, taking and editing pictures takes a lot of man hours every month.
If Les Mains Noires is a frequent destination for you, If you enjoy our work and would like to see more material in those pages, we would greatly appreciate a modest donation of whatever you can afford. Wether it is $5 or $500, it will help us a very lot to keep digging and dedicate ever more time to this project. All donations will be reinvested in the development and curating of content on Les Mains Noires.
We sincerely thank you in advance for your support.
You want to get in touch and share some words with us!
We'll be glad to hear from you!
Just write us to this email firstname.lastname@example.org and we'll answer as soon as possible!
Through those pages, our goal is simple; promote forgotten music from the past ans contemporary record labels working hard on making available again the global musical patrimony and on releasing some of the best bands from nowadays.
Nevertheless, if you're an artist ot the copyright owner of works posted on this blog but you would prefer not to, please just send us an email and we will remove your work.
We hope that you'll enjoy the blog and his content anyway.
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We wish to support the official issuing and reissuing dynamics of musical works from past and present.
It is for this purpose that we have created the topic "Tracks Of The Weeks" (TOTW).
There, we offer you to discover or rediscover different works made available again by the dedicated work of contemporary labels runned by true passionate people.
And of course, in case you would be pleased by the music offered, please run to your favorite record shop to buy a copy. Independent music labels needs your support!
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