On April 20, 1993.

On April 20, 1993, “Axiom” label released “Ekstasis”, the second Nicky Skopelitis studio album. It was recorded 1992 – 1993, at “BC Studio”, “Greenpoint Studios” and “Platinum Island Studios” in New York, and was produced by Bill Laswell and Nicky Skopelitis.

Personnel:

  • Nicky Skopelitis – electric guitar, twelve-string guitar, bağlama, coral sitar, dobro
  • Amina Claudine Myers – Hammond B-3
  • Bill Laswell – bass guitar 
  • Jah Wobble – bass guitar
  • Jaki Liebezeit – drums 
  • Ziggy Modeliste – drums 
  • Aïyb Dieng – ghaṭam, talking drum
  • Guilherme Franco – cuíca, electric berimbau, whistle, cowbell, tambourine, congas
  • Zakir Hussain – tabla
  • Bachir Attar – flute, ghaita 
  • Simon Shaheen – violin, oud
  • Foday Musa Suso – harp, kora
  • Martin Bisi – engineer
  • Bruce Calder – engineer
  • Robert Musso – engineer
  • Oz Fritz – engineer, mixing
  • Chris Flam – engineer assistant
  • Imad Mansour – engineer assistant
  • Howie Weinberg – mastering
  • James Koehnline – cover art
  • Aldo Sampieri – design
  • Ira Cohen – photography

Track listing:

All tracks by Nicky Skopelitis, except where noted.

  1. Tarab – Bill Laswell, Nicky Skopelitis, Jah Wobble
  2. Meet Your Makers
  3. Ghost of a Chance
  4. Proud Flesh
  5. Sanctuary – Bachir Attar, Bill Laswell, Nicky Skopelitis
  6. One Eye Open – Bill Laswell, Nicky Skopelitis
  7. Heresy – Nicky Skopelitis, Foday Musa Suso, Jah Wobble
  8. Jubilee – Nicky Skopelitis, Foday Musa Suso, Jah Wobble
  9. Witness – Simon Shaheen, Nicky Skopelitis, Jah Wobble
  10. Telling Time

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