Sunday, January 3, 2016

Alex Wiska - 1973 - Alex

Alex Wiska 
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Alex
 



01. Ekmek    5:47
02. Patella Black    3:46
03. Turkish Tunes    4:08
04. Big Boss Smile    4:06
05. Derule    2:54
06. Monroe Song    2:29
07. Silent Farewell    3:05
08. Tales Of Purple Sally    7:30
09. Anatoly Highway    2:23
10. Call Of The City    3:34
11. How Half Is The Moon    3:59
12. Billy McGraw    4:03
13. Elements    9:41
14. Istanbulda    5:52
15. Dadaloglu    4:35
16. Kalender    3:47

- Alex Wiska/ guitars
- Holger Czukay / electronics
- Jaki Liebezeit / drums

Baglama [Saz], Guitar, Bass, Vocals – Alex Wiska (tracks: 1 to 11, 13, 14)
Bass, Baglama [Saz] – Seyhan Karabey (tracks: 15, 16)
Bass, Piano – Holger Czukay (tracks: 1 to 9)
Drums – Huseyn Sultan Oglu (tracks: 15, 16)
Drums, Percussion – Jaki Liebezeit (tracks: 1 to 11, 13, 14)
Guitar – Ünol Büyükgönenc (tracks: 15, 16)
Guitar, Bass, Baglama [Saz] – Alex Wiska (tracks: 15, 16)
Performer [All Instruments], Vocals – Alex Wiska (tracks: 12)
Saxophone – Gerd Dudek (tracks: 10, 11, 13, 14)
Strings – Michael Karoli (tracks: 14)
Vocals – Cem Karaca (tracks: 15, 16)


Notes
Songs 1-9 produced 1973 Can-Studio-Weilerswist
Songs 10/11/13/14 produced 1976/77 Studio am Dom-Köln
Song 12 produced 1988 Wiska Records Studio, Much
Songs 15, 16 produced 1970 Studio Electronc, Istanbul

Tracks 1-9 represent Ales Wiska's first LP
Tracks 15, 16 represent Kardaslar's 7"

Also released as Alex Oriental Experience - 1995 - Tales of Purple Sally



Magnificent Kraut meets Oriental albums by one of the considered pioneers of the genre. Members of Can participated in these first two records(inc.Jaki Liebezeit,Helmut Hattler,Horst Stachelhaus and others). These 2 first records of Alex Wiska came with simply his name:Alex and are much more oriental/Turkish rock oriented.His later ones are under the name Alex Oriental Experience and are much more space rock /kraut oriented. Many comparisons were made with the Turkish band Cem Karaca(coming soon here) .Great saz tunes by Alex and good accompanied by some of the brightest names of German rock scene.Highly recommented... not to be missed!

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  1. http://www.filefactory.com/file/1v4yimv5b063/2838.rar

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  2. Very interesting. Thank you!

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  3. Amazing record
    and a discovery for an old fan of Can like me
    More Alex Wiska please
    And thank's again
    Antoine de Paris

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