Read an article on a post Bob Stanley on Guardian

"In the summer, the scene would move en masse to Ostend, Belgium's equivalent to Blackpool. DJ Freddy Cousaert played at the Groove, a late night downstairs bar frequented by US marines, lovers of blues and soul music
and tourists, it was Cousaert who later looked after Marvin Gaye during his 80s sejourn in Ostend. The music he played at the Groove included ska, Latin jazz and even Broadway songs such as Stranger in Paradise, or Whatever Lola Wants from Damn Yankees...."

mardi 14 novembre 2017


DIRESA RECORDS  (Spain) 1973                     DLP 1073 

STANG RECORDS 1972                                       ST1017

 notes of the  Martian Shaker blog

 Little known Belgian group from the early '70's who created a fantastic
Latin influenced acid groove instrumental sound with loads of fuzz
guitars, funky arrangementsand exotic atmospherics. 
Easy listening progressive, acid rock funk...


 Written-By – E. Portland (tracks: B3), R. Bells (tracks: A1 to A5, B1 to B2, B5 to B6),
 R. Thyssen (tracks: A1 to A5, B1 to B3, B5 to B6), 
Ronny Parker (tracks: B4)

Producer : Roland Thyssen aka Bun Hunga

track list:

A1 Happy Starting 3:06   
A2 Privilege For Organ 3:05   
A3 Diplomatic Fingers    3:05   
A4 Quiet Ballad 2:48   
A5 Play Thing For Suzy 5:32   
B1 Music In Transit 3:00   
B2 Cabal In The Night 3:28   
B3 Travelling On Rhythms 2:55   
B4 Bangala 3:58   
B5 African Honeymoon 2:41   
B6 Voodoo Dream    3:00

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