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David Toop’s 1978 Yanomami recordings compiled by Sub Rosa

Ritual songs, shamanistic ceremonies and rainforest sounds collected

Sub Rosa are compiling David Toop’s 1978 recordings of Yanomami ritual songs, shamanistic ceremonies and rainforest sounds into an album entitled Lost Shadows: In Defence Of The Soul – Yanomami Shamanism, Songs, Ritual, 1978. Both the double CD and LP include a 40 page booklet with text and pictures that chronicle Toop’s journey through the Amazon jungle to meet and record the last Yanomami shamans.

The double CD edition of Lost Shadows is out now, with the vinyl following in June. More info incoming via Sub Rosa.