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Deserto (Limited Gatefold)


Original Cultures


LPS 167974




LP 24,78 €

2x vinyl lp gatefold edition

Original Cultures present the second album from Oké, a trio from Bologna composed of veteran producer Andrea "Katzuma" Visani, William Simone, and Andrea Calì.

Following a debut release in 2016, they return with a double album inspired by library music, cosmic jazz, and afro-house. Expansive and inspired, Deserto takes listeners on a journey into imaginary landscapes.

The album features 16 new songs from the trio alongside two covers: Tony Esposito's "Rosso Napoletano," a fusion classic from 1974, and Dizzie Gillespie's "A Night In Tunisia," a standard from the 1940s that is reimagined here with an infectious, undulating groove. The rest of the album also features guest turns from various local musicians including Venus Rodriguez, who lands haunting vocals to "Ochosi Ayilodà," Nico Menci on keys, Pasquale Mirra on vibes, Davide Angelica on guitar, Salvatore Lauriola on bass, and Valeria Sturba on the electric violin.

Deserto invites you on a trip with timeless vibes, available on double vinyl with immersive artwork from Andrea Casciu


  • Andrea Visani - (electronic percussions)
  • William Simone - (batá, congas, electronic percussions)
  • Andrea Calì (Rhodes, synths)
  • With additional help from:
  • Venus Rodriguez - (vocals)
  • Nico Menci: Rhodes - (synths)
  • Pasquale Mirra - (vibes, synths)
  • Davide Angelica - (guitars)
  • Salvatore Lauriola - (double bass)
  • Valeria Sturba - (electric violin)


  • SIDE A
  • A1. Oasi
  • A2. Five Tribes
  • A3. Ochosi Ayilodà
  • A4. Arq
  • A5. Il Venditore Di Elastici
  • SIDE B
  • B1. Sons of Cabilia
  • B2. Hammada
  • B3. Queens Of The Supercolony
  • B4. The Secret Baile Of The Maharajas
  • SIDE C
  • C1. Tarantula
  • C2. Serir
  • C3. Tamahaq
  • C4. Tarantula Pt.2
  • C5. Namib
  • SIDE D
  • D1. Equinox
  • D2. A Night In Tunisia
  • D3. Takouba
  • D4. The Tale Of The Web Footed Rain Frog