Czech Music CD Distributed with the Songlines MagazineHighlights
The CD sampler with Czech world music 'At the Heart of the Bonfire' is going to be a supplement to the October issue of the prestigious British magazine Songlines, which is distributed in 65 countries. It will also be presented at the music fair World Music Expo 2017 in Katowice.
The project of the Music Section of the Arts Institute is a result of the negotiation among the Arts Institute, Indies Scope Records, and Songlines British magazine. Track samples will be available online on the website of the magazine.
The content of the sampler is based on the dramaturgy developed by Lenka Dohnalová, Petr Dorůžka, Jiří Moravčík, Aleš Opekar and Přemysl Štěpánek, in cooperation with the editor-in-chief Simon Broughton. The magazine has won its prestigious position due to its active and creative attitude to the content. The result of the collaboration is not only the CD sampler but also an article by Petr Dorůžka in the issue.
The CD sampler consists of sixteen tracks with works by Jitka Šuranská, Iva Bittová, Marta Tӧpferová, Beata Bocek, Tomáš Kočko, Ridina Ahmedová, bands like Terne Čhave, Music Folklorica, Ponk, Braagas, Jablkoň, Milokraj, Bran, Clarinet Factory, Dva, Tara Fuki and Hradišťan.
The CD sleeve was designed by Petra Pohlová and its visual style contributed to the success of the Ponk band at their presentation at WOMEX 2016 in Santiago. The visual style is also going to be an inspiration for the Czech booth at WOMEX in Katowice.