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Loik - La Sono Mondiale Vol.1

Loik La Sono Mondiale
Loik - La Sono Mondiale Vol.1
(MP3 Podcast on Kraked, 2009-04-28

We couldn't call this 'World Music' cos' the term doesn't mean squatt. We thought it could be some kind of 'Oriental Flavour' thing but then what about the brazilian jazz track in there? Then we remembered Loik Dury used to do the programmation for Radio Nova in France for so many years, bringing to the scene what Jean-François Bizot had called 'La Sono Mondiale'. This mix is perfect example of that spirit. Rare groove with no limits whatsoever.

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Tracklisting :
01. Ananda Shankar - Charging Tiger
(from 'Sa-re-ga Machan' LP, 1981 / Emi India)
02. Airto - Peasant Dance
(from 'Virginland' LP, 1974 / CTI)
03. Usha Uthup - Chhupke Kaun Aya (Michael Jackson cover)
(from '24 Carats' LP, Inrecco India)
04. Monsoon - Ever So Lonely
(from 'Third Eyes' LP, 1983 / Phillips Japan)
05. Ziad Rahbany - Abu Ali (called 'Sumak' on the EP)
(from 'Les Edits du Golem Vol.1' 12 inch, 2007 / Les Edits du Golem)
06. Rahul Dev Burman - Aa Dekhen Jara
(from 'Rocky' original soundtrack, 1980 / Polydor India)

Original record covers :

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Selected and mixed by Loik (
Artwork by Djouls (


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Captain Détendu Captain Détendu ·  28 April 2009, 16:02

Ah ah ! Fantastic cover of Michael Jackson 's "Don't Stop..." !!!! But the greatest track is undoubtly "Aa Dekhen Jara" : listen carefully from 29'45 to 30'30, one of the most stupid instrumental breaks I ever heard :-)

dub dub ·  28 April 2009, 23:45

Awesome mix, and that "Don't stop til you get enough" cover is bad ass.

tight mix & selection as always from the paris djs!

Djouls Djouls ·  29 April 2009, 10:59

'Aa Dekhen Zara' ('Rocky' soundtrack) video is watchable there :

jon jon ·  29 April 2009, 12:54

one of the best, thanks ...

dc donuts dc donuts ·  30 April 2009, 03:23

Heavy spacey fuzzy psyché mix maestro.

GuiGui GuiGui ·  01 May 2009, 04:02

Bon Mr Dury, si je puis me permettre, la track 5 il me semble bien que ce soit Abu Ali de Ziad Rahbany (Liban 1979), et non Sumak de Unknow... :)

loik loik ·  01 May 2009, 17:06

Vous avez raison mon cher guigui, Sumak de unknow c'est la ref du reedit;-)

Hieronyimus IX Hieronyimus IX ·  10 May 2009, 16:53

Very nice mix!

I don´t know if anyone has noticed, but the main riff and beat from 'Aa Dekhen Zara' was used in Jeff Wayne´s Musical version of the War Of The Worlds (

Check it out:

Ive always been a huge fan of this album, so its really strange to find out that Jeff Wayne stole one of the best parts from this song!

Hieronymus IX Hieronymus IX ·  10 May 2009, 16:58

wait up, i just realized i got it backwards: War of the Worlds came out in 1978, ´Aa Dekhen Zara´ was two years later (1980)!

Nobunaga Nobunaga ·  22 August 2009, 16:56

thank you

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