Idris Ackamoor & The Pyramids’ Rare ’70s Recordings Mixed By We Are The Horsemen

Pyramids_1974_squareThe world’s introduction to Idris Ackamoor’s music came via three otherworldly recordings as The Pyramids, self-released in the 1970s on the band’s on Pyramid Recordings label. Though the original vinyl presses are quite rare, the strength of the music endured, leaving Ackamoor with an international following. Following the release of the Pyramids’ new album We Be All Africans, DJ duo We Are The Horsemen have rounded up some of their favorite nuggets from throughout Ackamoor’s career for a retrospective mix, as well as a brief interview on Mass Appeal.

Stream the mix below for a look back on a career of pushing the boundaries of consciousness through jazz improvisation. We Be All Africans is available now.

Tracklist:
THE PYRAMIDS – MEMORY RITUAL
THE COLLECTIVE – THE SHEPHERDS TUNE
THE PYRAMIDS – QUEEN OF THE SPIRITS
IDRIS ACKAMOOR ENSEMBLE – CUBANA
THE PYRAMIDS – JAMAICAN CARNIVAL
THE PYRAMIDS – BIRTH/SPEED/MERGING SUITE PART 2: BIRTH/SPEED/MERGING
THE PYRAMIDS – NEBULOSITY
THE PYRAMIDS – NSORAMA (THE STARS)
THE RIVER GANGES
THE PYRAMIDS – INDIGO (PART 1)
IDRIS ACKAMOOR QUARTET – SPIRITUAL REBIRTH
THE PYRAMIDS- YA A YA A
THE PYRAMIDS – BLACK MAN AND WOMAN OF THE NILE
THE PYRAMIDS – LAND OF ETERNAL SONG SUITE (PART 3)
THE PYRAMIDS – REINCARNATION
THE PYRAMIDS – BIRTH/SPEED/MERGING SUITE PART 3: REAFFIRMATION

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