BUBUJ BULAN / NAGHM EL UNS by RULLY DJOHAN / MUNIF
|Artist||RULLY DJOHAN / MUNIF|
|Title||BUBUJ BULAN / NAGHM EL UNS|
|Catalog #||SNDW 7024|
|Release||W 17 - 2023|
|Format||Vinyl - UK7'|
|Benelux exclusive, Import|
|€ 17,50||incl. VAT, excl. shipping|
- Rully Djohan - Bubuj Bulan
- Munif - Naghm El Uns
Late 1960s psychedelic jazz and arabic funk from indonesia!
Following on from Soundway’s 2022 compilation, Padang Moonrise, are two late 1960s tracks from Java, Indonesia. one instrumental psychedelic organ version of Classic Indonesian track ‘Bubuj Bulan’ and the other a raw funk cut sung in Arabic.
Rully Djohan recorded this unique, psychedelic instrumental version of Benny Corda’s classic ‘Bubuj Bulan’ for his albuof instrumental organ versions of popular Indonesian songs recorded in 1971-72. With echoes of Indian, Ethiopian and Egyptian jazz melded with traditional Javanese music this version is a shimmering, dubbed-out take on a song thathas been recorded by many Indonesian vocalists. Djohan is backed by The Galaxies Band, and led by one of Indonesia’s most original band leaders and arrangers Jopie Item, who also plays sitar and guitar alongside Djohan’s electric organ.
On the flip-side, Munif Bahasuan delivers a deep funk track sung in Arabic. Munif was a Jakarta-based vocalist who sung mostly in Arabic and English. Jakarta has a small population of Arabic, ethnically Middle Eastern people who settled in Indonesia via connections with Islam and Islamic culture, the dominant religion in Java, Sumatra and many other of the main islands in the Indonesian archipelago