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First World Music

Name
First World Music
URL
http://firstworldmusic.com
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PO Box 30932 Seattle, WA 98103
Profile
Seattle-based label run by musicians for musicians.
Releases on file (12)
Jeff Greinke — Ride Jeff Greinke — Ride
(First World Music FWD 99.05, 1999, CD)
Jeff Greinke & Anisa Romero — Hana Jeff Greinke & Anisa Romero — Hana
(First World Music FWD 99.02, 1999, CD)
Trey Gunn — Raw Power: Surfacings, Vol. 1 Trey Gunn — Raw Power: Surfacings, Vol. 1
(First World Music FWD 99.01, 1999, CD)
Rieflin Fripp Gunn — The Repercussions of Angelic Behavior Rieflin Fripp Gunn — The Repercussions of Angelic Behavior
(First World Music FWD 99.06, 1999, CD)
Bill Rieflin — Birth of a Giant Bill Rieflin — Birth of a Giant
(First World Music FWD 99.03, 1999, CD)
Radio Chongching — Radio Chongching Radio Chongching — Radio Chongching
(First World Music FWD 99.04, 1999, CD)
Land — Road Movies Land — Road Movies
(First World Music FWD01.09, 2001, CD)
Bill Rieflin & Chris Connelly — Largo Bill Rieflin & Chris Connelly — Largo
(First World Music FWD 01.10, 2001, CD)
Stackpole — Stackpole Stackpole — Stackpole
(First World Music FWD 01.08, 2001, CD)
The Trey Gunn Band — Live Encounter The Trey Gunn Band — Live Encounter
(First World Music 0113, 2001, CD)
The Trey Gunn Band — Road Journals 2002 The Trey Gunn Band — Road Journals 2002
(First World Music FWD J12002, 2002, 2CD)
Jeff Greinke — Soundtracks Jeff Greinke — Soundtracks
(First World Music FWD 04.16, 2005, CD)

Latest news

2019-06-05
Legendary Co-Founder of The 13th Floor Elevators Passes Away at Age 71 – Sadly, Roky Erickson passed away on May 31, 2019. Known as the father of psychedelic music and co-founder of the ground breaking 13th Floor Elevators, Roky had a profound influence on music from the 60s to today. Plagued by his own personal demons, Roky had a difficult life and is now free of these burdens. » Read more

2019-04-24
Help MoonJune Bring Great Music to Life – Like many music lovers around the world, we’ve been thrilled and amazed to hear the recordings that have been released by MoonJune from sessions at La Casa Murada in Spain. Such label stalwarts as Mark Wingfield, Markus Reuter, Asaf Sirkis, Tony Levin, Dusan Jevtovic, Vasil Hadzimanov, and many more have gathered in various combinations at the studio to produce some of the most creative music in recent years. Now, label head Leonardo Pavkovic is offering a compilation, La Casa Murada - MoonJune Sessions, Volume One, as a fundraiser for upcoming sessions. » Read more

2019-04-10
The Pineapple Thief to Tour North America – November and December of 2019 will see The Pineapple Thief bringing their music to Canada, Mexico, and the US, and famed drummer Gavin Harrison will be on board. The band has been touring extensively in Europe, but North America will be new territory for them. » Read more

2019-03-25
Scott Walker RIP – Noel Scott Engel, better known as Scott Walker, was one of the most intriguing and enigmatic musical figures in the second half of the 20th Century. His strange career started with The Walker Brothers, an American pop group that featured no one named Walker and no brothers. After moving to England in 1965, they had a series of hit singles. Scott's solo work started with Scott in 1967. Starting in the 80s, his work took an increasingly avant-garde turn. » Read more

2019-03-20
Freedom to Spend Unearths June Chikuma's Archives – Jun (June) Chikuma is well known for her video game and anime soundtracks, but she also released an album of experimental electronic music back in 1986 called Divertimento where she indulged the kind of spontaneity that wouldn't work in a soundtrack. RVNG Int'l label Freedom to Spend is bringing this overlooked item to broader attention with a deluxe reissue. » Read more


Previously in Exposé...

Kit Watkins - Beauty Drifting – The title of this work is as apt a description as you'll come by for this music. Using mostly grand piano, electronic treatments, a mite of sampling, and a nice sense of space, Kit has fashioned an...  (1996) » Read more

Jackhammer Trio - Sonarchy and Synergy – Seattle’s answer to the NY Downtown jazz scene is part fusion and jamming entourage, but also a tight trio too. Rik Wright is the guitarist in these ten work-outs, and his style reminds me of...  (2003) » Read more

Graham Collier - Hoarded Dreams – On a purely practical level, this release is hard to categorize. It is the first wide appearance of a performance from the Bracknell Jazz Festival in 1983, so it is both a new release and an archival...  (2008) » Read more

S/T - Catatonic Airkraut – The spirit of the original German space rock "untirirdisch" lives on in the musik of S/T. This 10" mini-klassik of neo-psychedelic, space rock flashes back to the early days of Amon...  (1995) » Read more

La Société des Timides à la Parade des Oiseaux - Le Combat Occulté – This French avant-garde troupe has been around for a while, and though I’ve seen the name around for ages, this odds-n-sods collection is the first I’ve really heard of their strange...  (2006) » Read more



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