Psychedelic garage, proto-power pop and psych-funk from Paraguay, 1969-1975!
“Pop Espontáneo” includes a selection of previously unreleased recordings by Joern and Dirk Wenger’s duo JODI, registered at their state-of the-art 8-track home studio in Asunción, Paraguay. Living in their own isolated world and free from any commercial pressure, Joern Wenger, a kind of Paraguayan Brian Wilson or R. Stevie Moore, created a particular, ahead of its time sound, using electric guitars, fuzz boxes, Moog, Mellotron, Clavinet, Farfisa…
RIYL: BEATLES, KINKS, SHOES, JAN HAMMER, UNITED STATES OF AMERICA, CLEANERS FROM VENUS, ARIEL PINK, GUIDED BY VOICES, BEAT HAPPENING, TROPICALIA…
In 2016, we unearthed and reissued the first Jodi album, "Pops de Vanguardia", which is probably the first DIY lo-fi garage / psychedelic album from South America, originally released in 1971. Now, we're over the moon with this incredible collection of unreleased recordings which were hidden in Joern Wenger's basement for several decades.
*Superb sound taken from the original master tapes.
*Insert with rare photos and detailed liner notes by Eduardo A. Elizalde Pietruczyk (a.k.a. Bubbling Minds).
*Digital download coupon including the album plus three bonus tracks.
Tracklist: 1. Loveseller - 2. Altered Termites In My Room - 3. Change Your Mind About Me - 4. Wanna Change This World - 5. Night Dreamer - 6. Save My Soul - 7. Take Me Higher - 8. Instrumental Nocturno - 9. A Sunburst of Bees - 10. Where Are All My Friends - 11. I Will Wait For You - 12. The Mom Kiss First - 13. I Find You In The Night - 14. I Loved You Once - 15. Tell Me Why - 16. Six Feet Over The Rainbow
Bonus Tracks (included on the CD and as digital download / streaming):
17. Hard To Be Alone (bonus track) - 18. Searching For A Figure (bonus track) - 19. Toys (bonus track)ed playing mainly covers on well-known hits by such artists as Black Sabbath, Jimi Hendrix, Rolling Stones. Then they transformed into a typical 70's greek underground rock band writing their own songs and in 1978 they were responsible for one of the best 7" singles ever resurfaced from Greece.