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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

2019-04-24
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

2019-03-03
Seaprog 2019 Lineup Almost Complete – The Seaprog festival in Seattle is scheduled for June 7-9 this year, and they've announced their lineup of performers. The revitalized Trettioåriga Kriget will cap Friday night, perennial favorites Marbin are on Saturday, and District 97 will finish off the fest on Sunday night. In support, they've booked a stellar variety of artists from the Northwest and around the world, including EchoTest, Markus Reuter and Trey Gunn, and the live debut of the amazing Troot project. » Read more


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Frágil - Avenida Larco – Peru’s entry into the symphonic rock genre came in 1981, when Frágil (named for some obscure British prog album) made their recorded debut, now reissued by Rock Symphony. Stylistically,...  (2000) » Read more

P.L.J. Band - Armageddon – This is the second reissue for this Greek prog-psych classic, the first being a horribly scratchy vinyl transcription on the Second Battle label about six years ago. This latest is from the master...  (1996) » Read more

Ron Boots - Acoustic Shadows – Boots loves to do albums with themes – here he has tried to capture the atmosphere of the battlefield. It’s a darker album than one is used too, but of course Boots’s optimism...  (2007) » Read more



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