Ancient Wisdom I

A sound of the ancient Americas from the Mesoamerican region. Artists include Ricardo Lozano, Jorge Ramos and Xavier Quijas Yxayotl who hand make the instruments of ancient Mesoamerica, including traditional Aztec and Mayan clay instruments, flutes, drums, rattles and wind instruments built according to ancient manuscripts.

Cover illustration drafted by Ricardo Almendáriz in 1787 during the first excavation of pre-Columbian Maya ruins at Palenque in Chiapas, Mexico

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This ambient chill-out tune, built from a mix of guitar loops and electronics has a bit of a double meaning, referring to both travel through the final frontier and also the space between people whether it be a physical, emotional or time-based distance. Check out the article at XLR8R here