[LAU] Out Now: The Magnetophon Sessions, by Munk!

Ken Restivo ken at restivo.org
Tue Nov 5 17:58:49 UTC 2013

On Mon, Oct 28, 2013 at 09:53:22AM +0100, rosea.grammostola wrote:
> Munk!, a jazz/ska/funk band from Groningen, The Netherlands, has
> released an album made with free software, The Magnetophon Sessions.
> During the hot part of summer 2013, Munk! stayed at the cultural
> freezone Landbouwbelang in Maastricht (The Netherlands) for a week
> and recorded seven new tracks in the unique and inspiring studio
> Magnetophon. During the recordings we played with the whole band at
> once, to get the most musical results. All tracks are
> one-take-recordings, no edits where made when mixing the album.
> The Magnetophon Sessions is produced with opensource and free
> software on GNU/Linux.
> Most notably: Ardour2 for recording and mixing, LADSPA plugins for
> mixing, Gimp for graphics, Lives for video art.
> Recorded & mixed by Bart Brouns at Studio Magnetophon Maastricht
> www.magnetophon.nl <http://www.magnetophon.nl>
> Video clip Off The Chart:
> http://www.munk050.com/
> The Magnetophon Sessions, music & artwork:
> http://www.munk050.com/music/
> Our advise on price for the digital download would be in the range
> of 5 -- 10 euro, but there's no minimum or maximum, so feel free,
> thanks for your support!

I liked it, bought it, downloaded it.

Only complaint is that the flute sounds out of tune on track #3.

Other than that, I enjoyed the ska jazz!


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