We have sometimes been asked why we chose the name DiscorD Distribution when the word discord apparently signifies strife or conflict, an approach we certainly neither practise nor advocate. The explanation is that the name was borne out of conjuncting the words 'disc' and 'order' so discorder became DiscorD, which alliterated comfortably with what we do and have done successfully for more than 18 years now: Distribution of music and spoken word recordings.
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Singing in Tongues is the sixth release from Canadian global fusion combo Eccodek, and it delivers their most potent blend of dub, tribalism, electronica and the exotic to date. Bathed in the sound of Africa, the place that inspired Eccodek's future globalism over ten years ago, it is anchored by the vocal and instrumental double threat of Mali's Jah Youssouf. These Eccodek/Youssouf collaborations are a visceral, poetic blend of African storytelling, deep bass, mile-high grooves, dubwise sensibilities and widescreen production.
Singing in Tongues picks up the trail from Eccodek's Juno-nominated Shivaboom release and continues pushing the musical and geographic limit. Jah's impassioned voice and furious ngoni playing sit at the heart of these songs, while Eccodek creator Andrew McPherson weaves together a musical travelogue with a stunning array of vocal and instrumental contributors. The songs are seeded in the creative soil of Bamako, Mali, teleport to Turkey's seductive marketplaces, traverse the in-between ... more