Karavansara

East of Constantinople, West of Shanghai


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The Age of Style

ageofstylemdBut there’s not just soundtracks, of course.
I’m listening, as I’m writing this*, to The Age of Style, a compilation of 1930s original songs published by Past Perfect in 1999.
Past Perfect is a small independent label that markets remasters of original recordings from the past (roughly 1920s-1950s).

I found out about Past Perfect in the early 2000s, while I was looking for musical references for – of all things – my Call of Cthulhu games. I have a few recordings from their catalog – and they have proved over the years to be both good listening material and highly useful sound references. Continue reading