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THE RARE ROOTS RECORDS
A DRAWN HISTORY OF BLACK MUSIC
by Andreas Peeters
4th of July - 29th August
opening: 4th of July, 14.00 - 18.00
@ Tune Up
Melkmarkt 17 (above IMS)
“These series are a tribute.
They bundle up six years of inspiration which comes from a journey through black music - from the first time I left with bags full of vinyl, until the day I had the privilege to talk to some of these musicians in person. Some of these drawings are inspired by record covers or found photography, some by pictures I took on concerts, some came right out of my head. I want to express my gratitude to those musicians, for they have kept me drawing and offered me a project. Their message has intentionately been neglected for years by radiostations and TV, for it tells the half that has never been told.
A few of these images might appear to you as iconic, as they are rooted in the dark origins of Rastafarianism. I do not share this belief and I hope these images reach an unprejudiced eye. They represent a heritage too valuable to sacrifice to a mentality that is omnipresent today : the idea that whatever becomes popular, should claim all attention from the people. What is presented to us today as eclectic, results from an unrespectful attitude towards the roots of this music. I hope these pictures might encourage you to dig and find these roots, that they will make you take your time to truly
View of the shop
Marcus Garvey portrait