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Rare Laraaji Tape To Be Released On Vinyl For First Time
Christian Eede , December 12th, 2017 11:40

Numero Group will oversee the first-time vinyl release of Laraaji's Vision Songs - Vol. I

A rare 1984 tape from Laraaji is set to be made available on vinyl for the first time early next year courtesy of Numero Group.

The label describes Vision Songs - Vol. I as "the Laraaji album like no other," adding that it's "located at the intersection of new age and gospel" and was "recorded at spiritual retreat guest rooms and a tiny bedroom on the Upper West Side in 1984". The original version of the cassette was self-released by Laraaji four years after the release of his Brian Eno-produced album, Ambient 3 (Day Of Radiance).

The reissue comes off the back of a pair of new albums from the composer, as well as a collaboration with Sun Araw and a number of other reissues of his older material. Numero Group will release Vision Songs - Vol. I on January 19.

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