Ronald Langestraat, Apollo  
Ronald Langestraat
Apollo
TIP  
NED 1xLP 
Label: South Of North
Release Year: 2018
Style: Funk & Soul
 
  Tracks  
  1.Yearning to this music 02:18
2.Space train 03:54
3.Music from outer space 04:05
4.Lowdown 04:15
5.Give and take 05:00
6.A fast drive through the universe 03:32
7.Worldwide clarinet 07:00
8.Orpheus 04:29
 
  "Apollo" is a compilation of an Apollo Hotel CD box, that Ronald made himself, for family and friends.

From 1986 until 1992, Ronald had a residency in the lounge of Amsterdam’s Apollo Hotel. He would play there 5 days a week, for 5 hours a day. In 1991, throughout several sessions, he recorded himself on a cassette recorder. The recordings were ranging from re-interpreted cover versions to multiple own compositions.

The Apollo was particularly known for its sophisticated and elegant crowd. Guests would come to meet in the lounge to talk business, or end the day with a drink at the bar - dancing was never an option.

Listening to the album, one must wonder how some of this music would go hand in hand with a place like that. It seems Ronald gets lost in music and returns in unequally balanced patterns. Lounge sounds meet drum computer rhythms, punchy baselines, distorted space noises, reoccurring clarinet interludes and improvised piano solos.

Back then, just as now, Ronald never liked to be the center of attention. He simply tried to interact with the surrounding as a provider of the mood - as he explains himself.
 
      Wish List  
  Price: CHF 28.00   Add to Cart  
  Releases of the same artist  
   Ronald Langestraat, Searching  
Ronald Langestraat
Searching
[South Of North]
TIP  
NED 1xLP  Wish List
CHF 27.00 Add To Cart
 
  Releases of the same label  
  No items found ..  
Al Green
Love Ritual
[Kickin]
Attarazat Addahabia & Faradjallah
Al Hadaoui
[Habibi Funk]
Bobby Oroza
This Love
[Big Crown]
Bunny Brissett
Better Safe Than Sorry
[Message ]
Calman Scott
Lickin Stick
[Negus Roots]
Currensy & LNDN DRGS
Umbrella Symphony
[GDF Records]
Damon Locks Black Monument Ensemble
Where Future Unfolds
[International Anthem]
Elisa Waut
Elisa Waut
[Numero Group]
Fairuz
Wahdon
[WeWantSounds]
Flee Lord
Gets Greater Later
[GGBR Records & Tapes ]
Ghost Vision
Mirador
[Pinchy Friends]
Herbie Hancock
Dedication
[Get On Down]
Holy Hive
Oh I Miss Her So
[Big Crown]
Jason Joshua & The Beholders
Rosegold
[Mango Hill]
Jazzquarterz
Nightfall - Tape
[Haus Und Baum]
Karl Hector & The Malcouns
Mother Seletta
[Field Records]
Karl Hector & The Malcouns
Non Ex Orbis
[Now Again]
Khruangbin
Hasta El Cielo (Con Todo El Mundo In Dub) LP & 7inch
[Night Time Stories]
Lexx
Cosmic Shift
[Phantom Island]
Marcos Valle
Sempre
[Far Out Recordings]
Morrison Kincannon
Beneath The Redwoods
[Spacetalk]
Niki & The Dove
You Want The Sun
[Potions]
Niominka Bi
Wa Diour Yi
[Hornin' Sounds]
Ol' Burger Beats
Daybreaks
[Beat Jazz International]
Ossie All-Stars
Leggo Dub
[17 North Parade]
Penny & The Quarters
You and Me
[Numero Group]
Pusha T
Fear Of God II: Let Us Pray
[Decon]
Ralph Weeks
Let Me Do My Thing (Voodoocuts Edit)
[Matasuna]
Shuggie Otis
Inspiration Information
[Epic]
Skyrager
Magic Wand Special Editions Vol 1
[Magic Wand]
So.Crates, Nelson Dialect, Alnitak Kid
Sunset Cities
[Bedroom Suck Records]
Sugar Minott
In The Ghetto
[Wackies]
Sunny & The Sunliners
Smile Now, Cry Later
[Big Crown]
The Abyssinians
Declaration Of Rights
[Soul Jazz Records]
The Doppelgangaz
Aaaaggghh
[Groggy Pack / hhv.de]
The Doppelgangaz
Beats For Brothels Volume 4
[Groggy Pack / hhv.de]
The Mauskovic Dance Band
The Mauskovic Dance Band
[Soundway]
The Robotiks/ Paulette Tajah
Blood Is Thicker Than Water / Baby, Baby, My Love’s All For You
[Ariwa]
Thee Lakesiders
Si Me Faltaras Tu
[Big Crown]
Torb the Roach & Floppy MacSpace
Square Wave
[King Underground]
Trailer Limon
Love Don't Pay The Bills
[Austin Boogie Crew Records]
V/A
Sunny Side Up
[Brownswood Recordings]
Wailing Souls
Back Back
[Live & Learn Records]
  1. Lexx
Cosmic Shift
 
  2. Danase & Tru Comers
Colt 45
 
  3. Flee Lord
Gets Greater Later
 
  4. Bobby Oroza
This Love
 
  5. Currensy & LNDN DRGS
Umbrella Symphony
 
  6. Daringer
Baker's Dozen
 
  7. Domi Chansorn
Strawberry Moon
 
  8. Mystic Harmony
Night Over Egypt
 
  9. So.Crates, Nelson Dialect, Alnitak Kid
Sunset Cities
 
  10. The Mauskovic Dance Band
The Mauskovic Dance Band