London, England – British label electric Melt will release May 14 an album titled Sanscapes – Visions of the Bushmen that draws its inspiration from the ancient culture of the San Bushmen of Southern Africa. The CD features raw recordings from the Pops Mohamed Presents the Bushmen of the Kalahari that have been remixed by some of the world’s best producers and remixers: Raj Gupta, Simon Emerson, Kirk Degiorgio, Smadj, and many others.
This project is to raise awareness and financial support for the San Bushmen of Southern Africa. A non-profit venture, all proceeds from the album sales and gigs will be donated to WIMSA (Working Groups of Indigenous Minorities of Southern Africa). For more information visit melt200, www.loudtruth.com, www.theoctobergallery.com and WIMSA’s home page: www.san.org.za.
Author: Angel Romero
Angel Romero y Ruiz has been writing about world music and progressive music for many years. He founded the websites worldmusiccentral.org and musicasdelmundo.com. Angel produced several specials for Metropolis (TVE) and co-produced “Musica NA”, a music show for Televisión Española (TVE) in Spain that featured an eclectic mix of world music, fusion, electronica, new age and contemporary classical music. Angel also produced and remastered world music and electronic music albums, compilations and boxed sets for Alula Records, Ellipsis Arts, Music of the World, Lektronic Soundscapes, and Mindchild Records. Angel is currently based in Durham, North Carolina.