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3rd Generation Band
Abba Gargando
Ada
Afla Sackey & Afrik Bawantu
Afous D'Afous
African Souls Band / Wganda Kenya
Afro Breaks
Afro National
Afro Soul Prophecy, The
Afro-Haitian Experimental Orchestra
Afrobeat Makers
Aigbe Lebarty
Akale Wube
Akalé Wubé
Akoya Afrobeat Ensemble
Aktion
Akwassa
Aleke Kanonu
Alemayehu Eshete / Girma Beyene
Alemayehu Eshete / Mahmoud Ahmed
Ali Farka Toure & Ry Cooder
Ali Farka Toure & Toumani Diabate
Alma Afrobeat Ensemble
Alma Negra
Alogte Oho & His Sounds Of Joy
Amadou & Mariam
Amadou Balake
Amadou Binta Kont & Tidiane Thiam
Amanar De Kidal
Amanaz
Amara Toure
Amartey Hedzoleh
Amas
Amazones De Guinee / Moussa Doumbia
Aminata Wassidje Traore
Andre Tanker & The Mansa Musa Drummers
Angola Soundtrack
Antibalas
Apagya Showband, The
Apostels, The
Apotheke
Ariya Astrobeat Arkestra
Ata Kak
Atanga Boom
AudioBoyz
Awalom Gebremariam
Ayako Hosokawa
Ayalew Mesfin / Mulatu Astatke
Ayetoro
Ayuune Sule
Aziza Brahim
Azna De L'Ader
Baba Commandant & The Mandingo Band
Baba Sissoko
Bahta Gebre-Heywet / Alemayetu Eshete
Bajka
Bala Miller And The Great Music Pirameeds Of Africa
Bassekou Kouyate & Ngoni Ba
Batida
Batsumi
Bayo Damazio
Bazare D. Pablo et Orchestre Nassima / Atalaku 8
BCUC
Bellyachers, Listen
Benis Cletin
Berkely Ike Jones
Beta Yama Group, The
Bezier
Big Mean Sound Machine
Billy Bao
Bitori
Bixiga 70
Black Children Sledge Funk Co. Band
Black Market Brass
Blassics, The
Blind Willie McTell
Blind Willie Mitchell
Blo
Bobo Yeye
Boddhi Satva
Bola
Botany
Boubacar Traore
Brand New Wayo
Budos Band, The
Burro Morto
C Brennan & Clannad
C.S. Crew
Calypso Rose
Cannibale
Captain Planet
Chancha Via Circuito
Change The Beat
Charlie Allan / Saor Patrol
Cheikh Lo
Chico Mann of Antibalas
Chiemi Eri
Chrissy Zebby Tembo & The Ngozi Family Band
Christophe Lemaire presents
Chuck Willis
Circle & Mamiffer
Cocksure
Commandant Cadet & Les Pythons De La Fournaise
Compound Eye
Congopunq
Cool Knights
Damon Albarn, Afel Bocoum, Toumani Diabate & Friends
Daniel Dzidzonu
Danny Vera
David Nesselhauf
Debo Band
Dele Sosimi
Dele Sosimi Afro Beat Orchestra
Dem Juju Poets
Dexter Johnson & Le Super Star De Dakar
Dexter Story
DJ Katapila
DJ Qbico
DJ Sandji
Djeuhdjoah & Lieutenant Nicholson
Doctor L
Domingo Justus
DRC Music
DrumTalk
Dur-Dur Band
Ebo Taylor
Edzayawa
Eek
Effi Duke & The Love Family
Eji Oyewole
Ekambi Brillant
El Rego
Elcados
Emahoy Tsegue-Mariam Guebru
Emel
Emma Ogosi
Eno Louis
Etienne De La Sayette
Ex & Fendika
Ex, The / Getatchew Mekuria & Friends
Ezy & Isaac
Fantasma
Fat & The Masters Of Haha
Fatou Seidi Ghali & Alamnou Akrouni
Fawda Trio
Fela Kuti
Fela Kuti & Africa 70
Fela Kuti & The Africa 70
Fela Kuti Vs. De La Soul
First Planet
Fontanelles, The
Francis Bebey
Francis The Great
Freedom Family
Friimen Musik Company
Funkees, The
Gabriele Poso
Ghana Soul Explosion, The
Ghana Special
Ghetto Blaster
Ginger Johnson & His African Messengers
Gino Conte
Girma Beyene & Akale Wube
Goddy Oku
Gravity / Matokenya / Jabali
Group Doueh & Cheveu
Gudrun Gut
Guelewar
Guelewar Band Of Banjul
Gulls
Gwigwi Mrwebi
Hailu Mergia & Dahlak Band
Hailu Mergia & The Walias
Harmonious Thelonious
Harry Mosco
Hauntologists
Heads Funk Band
Helado Negro
Hokum Boys (Crumb Cover)
Honny & The Bee’s Band / Gyedu-Blay Ambolley
Hoodna Orchestra
Idris Ackamoor & The Pyramids
Igna Igwebuike (I.G.)
Ikebe Shakedown
International Soleil Band
iZem
Jackie Johnson's Back Beaters
Jagger Botchway Group
Jake Sollo
Janka Nabay & Bubu Gang
Janka Nabay & The Bubu Gang
JariBu Afrobeat Arkestra
JD Twitch
Jean-Marie Bolangassa
Jeich Ould Badu & Ahmedou Ahmed Lewia
Jimi Lee / Mona Finnih & The Sensationals
Jimi Tenor
Jimmy Mawi
Jimmy Reed
Jo Bisso
Jo Tongo
Jo Tongo (Jojo L'Explosif)
Joe Driscoll & Sekou Kouyate
Joe Kemfa
John Foxx & The Belbury Circle
Johnny!
Joni Haastrup
Jonny Greenwood, Shye Ben-Tzur & Rajasthan Expres
Jungle By Night
Junior Kimbrough
Jupiter Okwess
K. Frimpong & His Cubano Fiestas / Ebo Taylor
Kakai Kalonzo
Kaleta & ZoZo Afrobeat
Karl Hector & The Malcouns
Keith Mlevhu
Kelenkye Band
Keni Okulolo
Kevin Drumm
Kevin Reynolds
Kiki Gyan
Kimi Djabate
King Ayisoba
King Kennytone And His Western Toppers Band
Kokolo
Kondi Band
KonKoma
Konono No 1
Kronos Quartet
Kumasi Trio
Kumbaya
KutiMangoes, The
L'orchestre Sidi Yassa De Kayes
Lack Of Afro
Lagos All Routes
Lancelot Layne
Le Sahel
Le Super Biton National De Segou
Le Super Borgou De Parakou
Le Tout-Puissant Orchestre Poly-Rythmo
Les Ambassadeurs
Les Freres Smith
Les Yper Sound
Lijadu Sisters, The
Lily Chao
Livy Ekemezie
Loi Toki Tok
Lord Echo
Lost In Mali
Luis Frank Arias, Raul Planas & La Reina Del
Luzmila Carpio
L’Ochestre Kyaddondo Int. / Mwenge Jazz
M'bamina
M.A.K.U. Soundsystem
Mac & Party
Magnus P.I
Mahmoud Ahmed / Seyoum Gebreyes & Wallias Band
Manuel Volpe / Rhabdomantic Orchestra
Mar Seck
Marijata
Mark Ernestus presents Jeri-Jeri
Mark Ernestus presents Jeri-Jeri with Mbene Diatta Seck
Mark Ernestus presents Jeri-Jeri with Mbueguel Dafa Nekh
Mark Ernestus' Ndagga Rhythm Force
Mark McGuire
Marvellous Boy
Mary Afi Usuah
Matuki
McColl & Noel Mcloughlin
Megaloh x Tony Allen
Melt Yourself Down
Melvin Taylor
Michaela Melián
Mighty Flames
Mixed Grill
Mona Finnih
MonoMono
Monoswezi
Moussa Doumbia / Amadou Balake
Mr. Raoul K
Muddy Waters
Mulatu Astatke
Mulatu Astatke & His Ethiopian Quintet
Mulatu Atsatke / Teshome Meteku
NaHawa Doumbia
Nath & Martin Brothers
Next Stop Soweto
Ngozi Family
Niagara
Niama Makalou Et African Soul Band
Nigeria 70
Nik Weston presents
Nik Weston Presents
Nikhil P Yerawadekar & Low Mentality
Nkengas
Novalima
Nu Guinea
Nubiyan Twist
Obadikah
Odion Iruoje
Ogoya Nengo & the Dodo Women's Group
Ogoya Nengo / The Dodo Women's Group
Omar Khorshid
Onom Agemo & The Disco Jumpers
Onom Agemo And The Disco Jumpers
Orchestra Baobab
Orlando Julius
Orlando Julius & The Heliocentrics
Oumou Sangare
Owiny Sigoma Band
Papas' Got
Pasteur Lappe
Pat Thomas
Pat Thomas & Ebo Taylor
Pazy & The Black Hippies
Peace, The
Pee Pee Dynamite
Peter King
Philippe Baden Powell
Philou Louzolo
Pierre Antoine
Polyversal Souls, The
Prince Buju
Qwanqwa
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Rail Band / Les Ambassadeurs Du Motel De Bamako
Ray Stephen Oche And His Mutambo
Rich Medina
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Something Is Wrong
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Tom Jones
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Tony Allen
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Tony Grey
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Underground System Afrobeat
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Vampisoul Goes To Africa
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Vince Matthews & Jim Casey
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Wild Fire
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Africa Is Not A Country
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Wild Fire - Check It Out / The Dealer
Wild Fire
Check It Out / The Dealer
7" (Black Pearl Records)
Artikel-Nr:511764
Katalog-Nr:BPR-003 SP
Release:2016 / EU – Original
Genre:Organic Grooves
Wild Fire - Check It Out / The Dealer 7"
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Right for the cold season of the year comes another outstanding Island Funk vinyl to heat you up again. Continuing with their series "Message from the Islands" of rare funky & soulful tunes from Trinidad & Tobago, Black Pearl releasing another two outstanding tracks of the legendary band WILD FIRE.Both tracks are carefully remastered for a much fresher sound and an enjoyable listening pleasure. Comes in a wonderful, authentic and special old-fashioned cardboard cover with vintage haptics.
Fela Kuti Vs. De La Soul - Fela Soul Deluxe Editon
Fela Kuti Vs. De La Soul
Fela Soul Deluxe Editon
LP (Fela Soul)
Artikel-Nr:415788
Katalog-Nr:FELASOULDLX
Release:2015 / US – Original
Genre:Hip Hop, Organic Grooves, Electronic / Dance
Fela Kuti Vs. De La Soul - Fela Soul Deluxe Editon LP
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Limited edition for Record Store Day 2015! Gummy Soul's Amerigo Gazaway mashes up Afrobeat legend Fela Kuti with acapellas from De La Soul to killer effect! A fantasic journey into the "world of afrobeat rhythms, funky horn riffs & classic hip-hop gems". Bonus track added, now on colored vinyl in a full color picture sleeve!
L’Ochestre Kyaddondo Int. / Mwenge Jazz - Gkinumanze / Kizunguzungu
L’Ochestre Kyaddondo Int. / Mwenge Jazz
Gkinumanze / Kizunguzungu
7" (Afro7)
Artikel-Nr:518264
Katalog-Nr:AFR7-7-06
Release:2017 / EU – Original
Genre:Organic Grooves
L’Ochestre Kyaddondo Int. / Mwenge Jazz - Gkinumanze / Kizunguzungu 7"
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Two tracks from the Doromy archives in Nairobi. Gkinumanze delivers a knockout bassriff in an uptempo frenzy of a tune sung by Charles Sonko from Uganda. Kizunguzungu is a a funky coastal groover from Mwenge Jazz band of Tanzania. Never before on vinyl! Secure your copy today!
Philou Louzolo - Alkebulan Republic
Philou Louzolo
Alkebulan Republic
12" (Lumberjacks In Hell)
Artikel-Nr:473174
Katalog-Nr:LIH 017
Release:2016 / EU – Original
Genre:Organic Grooves, Electronic / Dance
Philou Louzolo - Alkebulan Republic 12"
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This EP is a dedication to the Amsterdam based Alkebulan Project. Philou and Villy are both members of this project, the project brings artists from Africa & African Diaspora together. The Alkebulan Project is on a mission to change the perception of Africa an it's citizens. Nigerian artist Villy and his group "Villy & The Xtreme Volumes" are on a mission to educate Africans with their message calling for a revolution in Africa, politically and socially in all aspects. Philou has a combination of Congolese, Nigerian and Sierra Leonean heritage and it is in these roots that he has built his sound. His passion for the continent of his ancestors is fervent and his projects are challenging commonly held preconceptions about Africa. His goal is to challenge negative stereotypes, by making African cultures more approachable through music. Much love for Rudy Asibey for founding The Alkebulan Project and bringing the artists together and many thanks to Marcel Vogel for giving us the opportunity to tell our story through
Megaloh x Tony Allen - Regenmacher: Afrobeat Session
Megaloh x Tony Allen
Regenmacher: Afrobeat Session
LP (Nesola)
Artikel-Nr:503144
Release:2016 / DE – Original
Genre:Hip Hop, Organic Grooves
Megaloh x Tony Allen - Regenmacher: Afrobeat Session LP
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Exklusiv bei hhv.de und limitiert auf 1000 Stück: die Kollabo des Jahres!Megaloh ist nicht nur einer der besten Rapper Deutschlands, sondern auch ein leidenschaftlicher Musiker und Musik-Fan, der auf seinem letzten Album »Regenmacher« die Einflüsse der nigerianischen Heimat seiner Mutter in Form von Afrobeat-Samples und Versatzstücken von Drumspuren des Afrobeat-Pioniers Tony Allen verarbeitete.Nun entstand im Nachgang noch eine echte, lebendige Kooperation zwischen Megaloh und Tony Allen: Zwei Tage arbeiteten der deutschsprachige MC mit den nigerianisch-holländischen Wurzeln und der nigerianische »Erfinder des Afrobeat«, der in den 1970er Jahren mit Fela Kuti und Africa 70 spielte, gemeinsam an live eingespielten HipHop-meets-Afrobeat-Versionen einiger »Regenmacher«-Stücke — und einem brandneuen Song, der im Wege einer echten Jam-Session entstand. Nach zwei intensiven, inspirierenden und whiskygeschwängerten Tagen und Nächten war die EP »The Afrobeat Session« schließlich im Kasten: Produziert, arrangiert und gemischt von Elektronik-Legende Christian Prommer, eingespielt mit einer Band von unglaublicher musikalischer Qualität, geleitet durch den preisgekrönten Jazz-Pianisten Kelvin Sholar (u.a. Q-Tip, Carl Craig) und unter Mitwirkung von Alan »Ghanaian Stallion« Mensah (Producer), Charles Sammons (Bass), Johannes Brecht (bass), Sergio Manuel (Gitarre), Loomis Green (Gitarre), Ben Abarbanel-Wolff (Saxofon), Andrej Ugoljew (Posaune), Philip Sindy (Trompete) und natürlich Tony Allen (Drums), zu einer wahrhaftigen Zusammenkunft von Beats, Raps, Musik. »The Afrobeat Session« verfolgt einen der wichtigsten Erzählstränge des »Regenmacher« Albums noch einmal in die Tiefe — als Ergänzung, Fortführung und Dokument einer unvergesslichen Session in den Red Bull Studios Berlin.
V.A. - Akwaba Abidjan: Afrofunk In 1970's Ivory Coast
V.A.
Akwaba Abidjan: Afrofunk In 1970's Ivory Coast
2LP (Oriki Music)
Artikel-Nr:512836
Katalog-Nr:ORK006LP
Release:2017 / EU – Original
Genre:Organic Grooves
V.A. - Akwaba Abidjan: Afrofunk In 1970's Ivory Coast 2LP
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This new Oriki Music compilation includes serious 1970’s Afro dancefloor hits, surely a promising favorite among deejays, Afrofunk and Tropical music revival aficionados.Vinyl diggers can finally play some of Ivory Coast’s hardest to find deep funk, Afrobeat, Manding and Tropical rhythms tunes recorded by such legends as Moussa Doumbia, De Frank Jr, or Francis Kingsley.The consistent liner notes focus on the original label history, Société Ivoirienne du disque, based on interviews with the producer. Original unreleased pictures of the artists and 1970’s Abidjan city, a great artwork and a limited press gatefold double LP and digipack CD make it a beautiful collectible object.Compiled by pioneer African music digger and respected deejay Greg de Villanova, a legend among Afro/Tropical music collectors and deejays, it signs the great return of the dormant French record label, which released such wonders as Orchestra Baobab’s A Night At Club Baobab or Moussa Doumbia’s Keleya.
Mac & Party - Harambe / Liverpool
Mac & Party
Harambe / Liverpool
7" (Afro7)
Artikel-Nr:518262
Katalog-Nr:AFR7-7-04
Release:2017 / EU – Original
Genre:Organic Grooves
Mac & Party - Harambe / Liverpool 7"
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One of the most prolific Kenyan taarab musicians from the 1950s and ‘60s was Yaseen Mohamed. Born in Mombasa in 1922 to a Omani mother and Kenyan father, Yaseen got professionally involved in music while working for a Mombasa-based music store as a radio technician during the second world war. Assanand, which would later grow into a well known music store brand with branches in Nairobi and Dar es Salaam and whose name is still on a store front in Nairobi today, started recording local musicians for Columbia Records to meet demand of a growing market for East African music on 78 rpm shellac records. Around 1950 Yaseen joined the recording sessions at Assanand as a singer, cutting a couple of songs for Columbia Records. In the next fifteen to twenty years many more followed on a number of labels, including Jambo, which released songs he recorded as Yaseen & Radio Singers for Sauti ya Mvita, a local radio station. Towards the early ‘60s Assanand started its own label called Mzuri, which would continue to put out an impressive range and number (hundreds) of songs from Kenya and Tanzania up to the 1970s on 78 rpm records and 45 rpm singles.One of the first releases on Mzuri was indeed by Yaseen; ‘Harambe/Africa Twist’ (Mzuri HL 2) carried the enigmatic name of Mac & Party (a group name that was not remembered by anyone we met in Mombasa) but an early Mzuri master catalog mentions Yaseen as the artist. Other Yaseen releases on Mzuri were under the name of Yaseen & Party. At least some of the songs were available both on fragile 78 rpm records as well as the handy and modern 7 inch format. While many of Yaseen’s releases under his own name (sometimes accompanied by his wife Saada, also known as Mimi) were Swahili songs in a number of styles loosely based around the increasingly eclectic Mombasa taarab, this and following Mac & Party singles were mostly sung in English, and musically the Mac & Party songs related to the international pop styles of the era. As Yaseen explained in the ‘60s to musicologist John Storm Roberts: “There is no certain thing which is tarabu. Even rock is tarabu if people just sit and listen”. Rather than explaining the genre by its borrowing from Arabic or Indian musical traditions, to Yaseen it was mostly the way the audience experienced the performance – sitting down – that made taarab unique, while “style depends on the people’s choice”. This would explain the experimentation and innovation during the era, and the introduction of new instruments such as tabla, a drum kit or the taishogoto, a Japanese harp.
Kelenkye Band - Moving World
Kelenkye Band
Moving World
LP (PMG)
Artikel-Nr:512000
Katalog-Nr:PMG041LP
Release:1974 / EU – Reissue
Genre:Organic Grooves
Kelenkye Band - Moving World LP
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In 1974, a brash young designer called Augustus Kerry Taylor had an idea. He'd gather together the hottest musicians in Ghana and record an album of the heaviest and funkiest sounds coming out of America. And this time, he wouldn't just design the cover, like he'd done with Fela Kuti, he'd even release it on his new label, Emporium, as well. Local Accra legends Joe Wellington, Jagger Botchway, Leslie Addy, Officer Toro, Oko Ringo, Soldier and Steve answered the call. They were christened the Kelenkye Band and gelled immediately. Moving World, is a funky, disparate album that exudes a rare warmth, enthusiasm and togetherness. 'Moving World' and 'Brotherhood of Man' are hard, grinding funk. 'Jungle Music' has a more soulful groove. There's also a bit of reggae, 'Dracula Dance', and old-skool highlife, 'Wale Tobite'. Accra's leading DJ, Charlie Sam, declared his mind 'well and truly boggled.' The Kelenkye Band never recorded another album. Augustus Kerry Taylor shut down Emporium and went back to designing album covers. But in Moving World they delivered a perfect moment of funk alchemy that has rightly become the Holy Grail of 70's Ghanian groove. - Peter Moore, www.africanrevolutions.com / Licensed by the bandleaders and songwriters of the album, Joe Wellington and Jagger Botchway.
Livy Ekemezie - Friday Night
Livy Ekemezie
Friday Night
LP (Odion Livingstone)
Artikel-Nr:506991
Release:1983 / EU – Reissue
Genre:Organic Grooves
Livy Ekemezie - Friday Night LP
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Reissue of the sought after Nigerian disco LP rarity from 1983. Fully remastered and pressed on blue vinyl.
Idris Ackamoor & The Pyramids - Tinoge Ya Ta'a Ba, Part 1 & 2
Idris Ackamoor & The Pyramids
Tinoge Ya Ta'a Ba, Part 1 & 2
7" (Philophon)
Artikel-Nr:511730
Katalog-Nr:PH45010
Release:2017 / EU – Original
Genre:Organic Grooves
Idris Ackamoor & The Pyramids - Tinoge Ya Ta'a Ba, Part 1 & 2 7"
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2016 was the year for Idris Ackamoor & the Pyramids: their album "We Be All Africans" (produced by Philophon and released on Strut Rec.) vaulted them among the global top acts of the current Spiritual Jazz renaissance. The strengh of the group is its deep connection to Africa: not just that their music is inspired by the spirit of Africa, they actually founded themselves on an extended trip to the Motherland in 1972.On that trip Idris Ackamoor visited the tiny town Bolgatanga in Northern Ghana to play with local Frafra musicians - an experiance which changed his life. Now, after 45 years, Idris dives once more into the magical music of the Frafra people by teaming up with master musician Guy One, the no. 1 Kologo artist of the vital music scene of Bolgatanga. On "Tinoge Ya Ta'a Ba" Guy One sings about the power of unity - a unity you hear clearly on this Afro-Euro-American cooperation: a driving rhythm, a eulogizing saxophone, a gripping voice and in total a journey into another dimension.
Igna Igwebuike (I.G.) - Bomp
Igna Igwebuike (I.G.)
Bomp
LP (PMG)
Artikel-Nr:512004
Katalog-Nr:PMG051LP
Release:1980 / EU – Reissue
Genre:Organic Grooves
Igna Igwebuike (I.G.) - Bomp LP
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It takes a lot of swag to wear a hat as big as the hat that I.G. wears on the cover of Bomp. But I.G., a.k.a. Bobby I.G., a.k.a. I.G. New Yorker, had swag by the bucket load. That hat tells you everything you need to know about I.G. and, indeed, about Bomp – it’s a big funky slice of Nigerian cowboy disco magic. I.G. was a player in the thriving Enugu boogie scene, a scene, in the east of the country, that also produced Goddy Oku and William Onyeabor. With Mr Mighty Flames, Willie N’For on bass, Austin Onwurah on drums and all the bells and whistles of the Godiac Studios close at hand, a Nigerian disco classic was inevitable. ‘Disco Bomp’ and ‘Disco Power’ are straight-ahead floor-fillers. ‘Funk ina Ghatto’ has a slower, dirtier groove. ‘World of Misery’ takes a slight calypso reggae detour, before ‘Take Me Home’ brings it on home, with an unabashed plea for ‘loving’ and some delightfully wonky synth lines from another Mighty Flame, Frankie Song. Bomp was I.G.’s only album. It’s a startling one-off disco boogie classic that was clear in its ambition and perfect in its execution. A bit like the hat, really. - Peter Moore, www.africanrevolutions.com
Nu Guinea - The Tony Allen Experiments - Afrobeat Makers Volume 3
Nu Guinea
The Tony Allen Experiments - Afrobeat Makers Volume 3
LP (Comet)
Artikel-Nr:465952
Katalog-Nr:COMET072
Release:2016 / EU – Original
Genre:Organic Grooves
Nu Guinea - The Tony Allen Experiments - Afrobeat Makers Volume 3 LP
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Comet is pleased to announce the third volume of the Afrobeat Makers Series: Nu Guinea - The Tony Allen Experiments.By re-working the original magic drum patterns from the Afrobeat master Tony Allen, Nu Guinea created a compilation of tracks which is charged by a voluminous electronic jazz-Psyche funk imprint.For this release, Comet Records teamed up with Early Sounds Recordings, the berlin label, also home to duo Berliners Nu Guinea.The Naples formed, Berlin-based duo, is a project that arose out of jam sessions, melting synthesizers with instruments, containing a handmade sound that is not aiming for perfection but genuineness. It can be understood as a steadily shaping form, always open for collaborations with other musicians.They've previously collaborated with singer Wayne Snow (fellow berliner artist on Comet) for the vocal edit of Nu-World, also delivered a remix for Wayne Snow’ ʻRosie Epʼ both recently released on Tartelet Records.
Guelewar Band Of Banjul - Warteef Jigeen
Guelewar Band Of Banjul
Warteef Jigeen
LP (PMG)
Artikel-Nr:512002
Katalog-Nr:PMG047LP
Release:1981 / EU – Reissue
Genre:Organic Grooves
Guelewar Band Of Banjul - Warteef Jigeen LP
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The Guelewar Band of Banjul are a band quite unlike any other – an explosive mix of soul and funk with local rhythms like Boogaraboo and Ndaga combined with a defiant insistence on singing in their local language, Wolof. They certainly blew a young Youssou N’dour away. He cites them as his biggest influence. Warteef Jigeen marks the point the band found its groove. The title track sets the tone early with parping horns and psychedelic guitar licks. ‘N.T.C. The Gambia’ and ‘Jilana’ seamlessly blend traditional percussion and plaintive sax. ‘Leen Te Koun’ and ‘President Diawara’ showcase some of the freakiest synth ever to come out of West Africa. It was Laye Ngom’s decision as bandleader to draft in his cousin as singer that elevates Warteef Jigeen. Moussa Ngom had paid his dues singing at traditional circumcision ceremonies and his rough, expressive vocals bring a level of melancholy and intensity to the album. It’s a melancholy and intensity that can only come from years of watching young boys take this painful journey to Gambian manhood, a journey, in a way, that Guelewar Band Of Banjul made on Warteef Jigeen. - Peter Moore, www.africanrevolutions.com
V.A. - GQOM Oh! The Sound Of Durban Volume 1
V.A.
GQOM Oh! The Sound Of Durban Volume 1
2LP (GQOM Oh!)
Artikel-Nr:463421
Release:2016 / ZA – Original
Genre:Hip Hop, Organic Grooves, Rock / Indie
V.A. - GQOM Oh! The Sound Of Durban Volume 1 2LP
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The Sound of Durban Vol. 1' is the first full-length compilation collecting the sounds of the suburbs and townships of Durban, South Africa, known as "gqom". The LP features a host of local talent including Julz Da DeeJay, Cruel Boyz, Citizen Boy and Formation Boyz.
Loi Toki Tok - Chakacha / Mungwana
Loi Toki Tok
Chakacha / Mungwana
7" (Afro7)
Artikel-Nr:518263
Katalog-Nr:AFR7-7-05
Release:2017 / EU – Original
Genre:Organic Grooves
Loi Toki Tok - Chakacha / Mungwana 7"
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Loi Toki Tok band started out as a nondescript musical group. But irrefutably, the band’s star scaled the heights and shone brightly on the early 1970s Kenyan capital, Nairobi’s burgeoning live music circuit. And basking on the top of the pops charts, was vocalist/multi-instrumentalist Leon Kabasela aka Kalle. He also doubled as band’s composer and songwriter – earning credits for among other tracks, this mellow ‘ballad’ aptly titled Mungwana – loosely translated in Swahili, is descriptive of a selfless and conscientious gentleman. Kalle is one of handful surviving remnants of the band, whose lifespan was somewhat short-lived. It lasted barely three years – circa 1971 to mid-1973. Mungwana’s lyrics, sang in Congolese lingala dialect, mirror his roots and musical dream, which lured the youthful artiste during late 1960s to pack bags, and desert the rural fringes of Lubumbashi – then Zaire’s second largest city. On the 45 single flipside is a soulful, funky hit Chakacha – a seemingly timeless afro-soul flavoured cut. Its catchy and hypnotic lyrical refrains, easily grow on the listeners. The vocals of the band’s one-time frontman, singer Kasim Combo, ooze with an unmistakable tinge of late 1960s to early 70s American soul rhythms, propelled onto the global showbiz spotlight by US pop stars Otis Redding, James Brown and Jimi Hendrix. Their popular hits gained massive, almost staple airplay on Kenya’s then sole broadcaster’s twin national radio stations. The fact that this record was pressed on an obscure Athi River label, is perhaps symbolic of Loi Toki Tok’s last band phase – shifting base from Club Arcadia in the heart of Nairobi, to the Small World Club in Athi River – an equally nondescript urban town, tucked away along the Mombasa highway.
Wells Fargo - Watch Out
Wells Fargo
Watch Out
LP (Now Again)
Artikel-Nr:511776
Katalog-Nr:NA5138LP
Release:2017 / US – Original
Genre:Organic Grooves
Wells Fargo - Watch Out LP
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Just as the hippie era came to an end in America, a second 60s was beginning. In what is now Zimbabwe,young people created a rock and roll counterculture that drew inspiration from hippie ideals and the soundsof Hendrix and Deep Purple. The kids in the scene called their music “heavy,” because they could feel itsimpact, and it resonated from Zambia to Nigeria.At its peak in the mid-70s, the heavy rock scene united tens of thousands of young progressives of all racialand social backgrounds. The country was called Rhodesia then, one of the last bastions of white rule in Africa,and heavy rockers defied segregation laws and secret police to make a stand for democratic change.Wells Fargo was at the forefront of the scene, and the title track of this album, Watch Out, was the anthem ofthe counterculture. This is the first time their music has been issued outside of Zimbabwe.Matthew Shechmeister tells the story of Wells Fargo drawing on interviews with the band's remainingmembers and numerous trips to Zimbabwe to investigate the genesis of the heavy rock scene under IanSmith's oppressive government, and its dissipation after Zimbabwe's liberation. Never-before-publishedphotographs and rare ephemera color the vibrant era of which this band was part.Bundled with a download card for WAV files and 72 page digital PDF that details the history of Zimbabwe’sheavy rock scene and the trajectory of Wells Fargo.
Ikebe Shakedown - Stone By Stone
Ikebe Shakedown
Stone By Stone
LP (Ubiquity)
Artikel-Nr:355819
Katalog-Nr:URLP333
Release:2014 / US – Original
Genre:Hip Hop, Organic Grooves
Ikebe Shakedown - Stone By Stone LP
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Recorded at the famed “House of Soul” Daptone Studios in Bushwick, Brooklyn!
Gravity / Matokenya / Jabali - Lost in Love / Mrs. Onyango / Folk Song
Gravity / Matokenya / Jabali
Lost in Love / Mrs. Onyango / Folk Song
12" (Afro7)
Artikel-Nr:521426
Katalog-Nr:AFR7-12-03
Release:2017 / EU – Original
Genre:Organic Grooves
Gravity / Matokenya / Jabali - Lost in Love / Mrs. Onyango / Folk Song 12"
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Only one per customer! Three almost forgotten boogie tunes from Kenia. Exactly the stuff, which makes those weird afro-diggers go wild and dive deep into their wallets!
Lancelot Layne - Blow Way
Lancelot Layne
Blow Way
2LP+7" (Cree)
Artikel-Nr:516258
Katalog-Nr:CLP 1211
Release:2017 / EU – Original
Genre:Organic Grooves
Lancelot Layne - Blow Way 2LP+7"
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In 1971 two songs were released in Trinidad & Tobago that represented completely new directions in the musical and lyrical expression of Trinidad's place in the diaspora, Indian on one hand and African on the other. Nanny & Nana by Sundar Popo and “Blow 'Way” by Lancelot Layne were revolutionary and ground breaking and spawned two distinctly new genres in Trinidad & Tobago music – Chutney music in the case of Sundar Popo and Rapso, in Lance's case. Brother Resistance calls Lancelot Layne the father of Rapso music.During the early 1970s Lance recorded at least a dozen startlingly original songs including “Blow 'Wa”y, “Afro'Dadian”, “Bringing' Off”, “Dat Is Horros” and “Kaiso For Mout' Band”. Each one expanding his talent for musical arrangements and dramatic counterpoint with chorus responses and vocal variation. He enlisted musicians, each exciting and pioneering in their own right, breaking ground in the post 1970 cultural revolution: calypso/jazz pianist, Clive Zanda; composer, guitarist, singer and flautist, Andre Tanker; Mau Mau Drummers including the young Jah Jah Onilu, Mansa Musa Drummers; vocalists, including Ann Marie Innis and Ella Andall.The result is exciting, confident and musically ground-breaking. Until his death in 1990 he kept commenting and educating T&T'ssociety with songs like Get Off The Radio, Kamboulay, Jambalasie Dance and Strike Squad.This release is pressed on 180-gram virgin vinyl and contains an additional 45RPM single. Everything is housed in a deluxe gatefold sleeve with 20-page booklet (8.2” x 8.2”) with extensive liner notes by Lancelot's daughter, Niasha Layne-Forde, and Christopher Laird. Cover and booklet artwork were created by famous Scottish painter, Peter Doig, one of the most renowned living figurative painters who settled in Trinidad since 2002.
Girma Beyene & Akale Wube - Ethiopiques 30: Mistakes on Purpose
Girma Beyene & Akale Wube
Ethiopiques 30: Mistakes on Purpose
2LP (Heavenly Sweetness)
Artikel-Nr:516125
Release:2017 / EU – Original
Genre:Organic Grooves
Girma Beyene & Akale Wube - Ethiopiques 30: Mistakes on Purpose 2LP
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There are stars that fade away, unnoticed. And then one day they reappear, as if by magic…That’s what happened to Girma Bèyènè, a glorious yet painfully shy musician. A lady-killer, yet lovelorn. An expert at fading into the woodwork, yet forever a rebel. Beginning in the early 1960s and for some 20 years, Girma Bèyènè was one of the most creative and prolific artists on the Ethiopian musical scene. And also amongst its most recognised and celebrated. After the fall of Emperor Haile Sellassie (1974) and the turbulence that followed, Girma seized the first opportunity (1981) to slip away from the revolutionary promises that now lay in ruins. Gave in to his absolute fascination with America, and took a chance on an uncertain exile rather than languish in Stalinist paradise. And heedless of the twists of fate that would soon conspire to take Girma away from the public stage.A singer who left behind all too few recordings as a soloist (cf. éthiopiques 8), it was mainly as a pianist and organist, composer and arranger that Girma would leave his mark on what has now come to be known as the golden age of Ethiopian music. His composition "Muziqawi silt" has given rise to more than 30 cover versions around the world, an all-time record for an Ethiopian title.
Sir Waziri Oshomah & His Traditional Sound Makers - Volume 3
Sir Waziri Oshomah & His Traditional Sound Makers
Volume 3
LP (Superfly)
Artikel-Nr:508907
Katalog-Nr:SRLP022
Release:1980 / EU – Reissue
Genre:Organic Grooves
Sir Waziri Oshomah & His Traditional Sound Makers - Volume 3 LP
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Jaw-dropping Highlife all the way, the type of record that will not sleep on your shelf for too long, because it’s such a good listen. This sounds like nothing else and it gets a quality reissue, limited to 1000 copies. Records are pressed on 180-gram vinyl with beautiful hard cardboard sleeves made in Japan with Obi. This release also contains liner notes by Uchenna Ikone.
Funkees, The - Now I'm A Man
Funkees, The
Now I'm A Man
LP (PMG)
Artikel-Nr:486628
Katalog-Nr:PMG023LP
Release:1976 / EU – Reissue
Genre:Organic Grooves
Funkees, The - Now I'm A Man LP
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Few bands out there are more worthy of belonging in the canon of appropriately-named acts than The Funkees. Formed in the aftermath of the Biafran Civil War in Nigeria to raise spirits, the band swiftly conquered the dancefloors of Nigeria and were soon off to London to achieve similar feats at Ronnie Scott's and other such legendary venues. Originally released in 1976, Now I'm A Man was the band's second LP and captured the Nigerian troupe three years into their London-era pomp, delivering a vibrant eight-track salvo of psychedelically-charged music that tightly fused afro, funk, rock, disco and more. Austrian archivists PMG step up with a timely reissue that reminds us just how damn funkee The Funkees were - the jungle bongo of "Salam" and straight-up party jam of "Dance With Me" being particular highlights.
Marijata - Pat Thomas Introduces Marijata
Marijata
Pat Thomas Introduces Marijata
LP (Academy)
Artikel-Nr:481610
Katalog-Nr:ALP-010
Release:1976 / US – Reissue
Genre:Organic Grooves
Marijata - Pat Thomas Introduces Marijata LP
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Born in 1951 in Kumasi, Ghana, the highlife vocalist, Pat Thomas, made his name with his band the Sweet Beans. He began his carreer in 1969 with the Broadway Dance Band, leaving a year later to join the Uhuru Dance Band. Then he played with Ebo Taylor’s Blue Monks and finally formed the Sweet Beans in 1973. They released ‘False Lover’ in 1974, then split and-reformed as Marijata, releasing ‘Marijata’ and ‘Pat Thomas Introduces Marijata’. What a story – to sum it up this rare and famous album that can be sold for more than one thousand dollar as an og press.
William Onyeabor - Crashes In Love (Version 2)
William Onyeabor
Crashes In Love (Version 2)
LP (Luaka Bop)
Artikel-Nr:448935
Katalog-Nr:LB5032LP
Release:1977 / EU – Reissue
Genre:Organic Grooves
William Onyeabor - Crashes In Love (Version 2) LP
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Shadow - Sweet Sweet Dreams
Shadow
Sweet Sweet Dreams
LP (Analog Africa)
Artikel-Nr:507493
Katalog-Nr:AALP082
Release:2016 / EU – Reissue
Genre:Organic Grooves
Shadow - Sweet Sweet Dreams LP
22,99 €
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When it came out in 1984 the far-out album 'Sweet Sweet Dreams' by Trinidad & Tobago's Shadow (aka Winston Bailey) wasdescribed as "way ahead of its time". Undeservedly it was panned by critics and, unable to reach markets, disappearedinto the dusty record collections of a few music aficionados. Now, more than three decades later that cosmic dance-floor UFOis about to take off again, change all that and set the record straight. Remastered and cut by Frank Meritt at The Carvery the album is truly a masterpiece.
V.A. - Kenya Special Volume 2: Selected East African Recordings From The 1970s & '80s
V.A.
Kenya Special Volume 2: Selected East African Recordings From The 1970s & '80s
3LP (Soundway)
Artikel-Nr:492340
Katalog-Nr:SNDWLP084
Release:2016 / UK – Original
Genre:Organic Grooves
V.A. - Kenya Special Volume 2: Selected East African Recordings From The 1970s & '80s 3LP
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Kenya Special was one of Soundway Records’ most popular releases and is considered a milestone in East African compilations.Soundway is now proud to present ‘Kenya Special : Volume Two’. This time the team of compilers have gone to even greater lengths to share a small part of what is slowly being accepted as an essential element of East Africa’s cultural heritage: the history of recorded popular music.The featured songs on Kenya Special : Volume Two bend the rules, break away from existing genres and sometimes experiment with foreign music trends. The approach to musical rediscovery behind Kenya Special : Volume Two has its origins in a youthful movement of vinyl collecting as well as, to some extent, club culture.
Kiki Gyan - 24 Hours In A Disco 1978-82
Kiki Gyan
24 Hours In A Disco 1978-82
2LP (Soundway)
Artikel-Nr:291661
Katalog-Nr:SNDWLP047
Release:2012 / UK – Original
Genre:Organic Grooves
Kiki Gyan - 24 Hours In A Disco 1978-82 2LP
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Soundway Records present ’24 Hours in A Disco 1978 - 82’, 7 cuts of relentless disco grooves from the sublimely gifted Kiki Gyan. Hailed as Africa’s answer to Stevie Wonder, Ghanaian multi-instrumentalist Kiki Gyan was a musical wunderkind who by 1975 had risen from the lowly status of high school dropout to being ranked eighth in a poll of the greatest keyboardists in the world (occupying the rarefied air of the top ten with heavyweights like Steve Winwood, Billy Preston, and Stevie Wonder) as well as becoming an in-demand session player in the top recording studios of London - all before his twenty-first birthday.
Andre Tanker & The Mansa Musa Drummers - Back Home
Andre Tanker & The Mansa Musa Drummers
Back Home
7" (Jamwax)
Artikel-Nr:514754
Katalog-Nr:JAMWAX10
Release:EU – Reissue
Genre:Organic Grooves
Andre Tanker & The Mansa Musa Drummers - Back Home 7"
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Limited to 500 copies.
V.A. - Africa Airways Three - The Afro-Psych Excursion 1972-1984
V.A.
Africa Airways Three - The Afro-Psych Excursion 1972-1984
LP (Africa Seven)
Artikel-Nr:506990
Release:2017 / UK – Original
Genre:Organic Grooves
V.A. - Africa Airways Three - The Afro-Psych Excursion 1972-1984 LP
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For our third flight with Africa Airways our pilot has informed us of some particularly adverse turbulence en-route. Our trip may be multi-coloured, the winds may be swirling and the clouds may be kaleidoscopic. Ladies and gentlemen, please fasten your seat belts for your mind-expanding journey through the Afro-Psych skies.
Sahara All Star Band Jos - Sahara All Star Band Jos
Sahara All Star Band Jos
Sahara All Star Band Jos
LP (PMG)
Artikel-Nr:497843
Katalog-Nr:PMG026LP
Release:1974 / EU – Reissue
Genre:Organic Grooves
Sahara All Star Band Jos - Sahara All Star Band Jos LP
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Based in the Havana Nightclub, in the central plateau town of Jos, the Sahara All Stars of Jos weren't part of the Lagos scene or the one in the east. Their leader, Dan Satch Ayo, had played with Dr Sir Warrior in the Orientals. He'd jammed with Mohammed Ahidjo and Sonny Akpan from The Funkees. Together with the All Stars he took the best of both scenes and created his own tight, hypnotic groove. First released in 1978, Sahara All Stars of Jos is a musical journey through all of those influences. ‘Freedom For Africa' is a potent rallying cry sugarcoated with a sweet reggae vibe. ‘World People' is an Afrobeat gem that condenses a night out at The Shrine into 10 min 43 secs. You can almost feel the steam coming out of New York manholes on ‘Take Your Soul.' And the Highlife-tinged ‘Alikali Adajo' brings it back, full-circle, to the Jos Hotel, just off the roundabout, where it all began. Engineered by Fela Kuti's regular knob twiddler, Emmanuel A. Odunesu, Sahara All Stars of Jos is a tight, funky sonic gem and a timely reminder that, in 70's, the groove was strong all over Nigeria.
Vaudou Game - La Vie C'Est Bon
Vaudou Game
La Vie C'Est Bon
7" (Hot Casa)
Artikel-Nr:486718
Katalog-Nr:HC45
Release:2016 / EU – Original
Genre:Organic Grooves
Vaudou Game - La Vie C'Est Bon 7"
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From the forthcoming album Kidayu, out September 8th 2016 on Hot Casa Records. When faced with the decision to take a different direction at the risk of getting lost in a synthetic sound or to further explore the same musical path, Vaudou Game did not need to consult the oracle for very long when putting together their new album. Since their first acclaimed album, Apiafo and its irresistible single "Pas Contente", these Lyon natives never turned down the heat on over 130 stages across Europe, Africa, America and Asia. Peter Solo has displayed his amulets, charisma and yellow pants around the globe. When time came for them to harness their Afro-Funk sound for the second time, they turned their attention once again to their analog strengths. Vintage material, instruments produced in the 70's and cassette tapes were the "grigris" (or lucky charms) which proved most effective to ward off digital corruption of their music and return them to a tight-knit group with a solid groove.
Francis Bebey - African Electronic Music 1975-1982
Francis Bebey
African Electronic Music 1975-1982
2LP (Born Bad)
Artikel-Nr:270767
Katalog-Nr:BB 039LP
Release:2012 / EU – Original
Genre:Organic Grooves
Francis Bebey - African Electronic Music 1975-1982 2LP
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Cameroonian musician Francis Bebey is truly one of a kind. He entered the music scene with his african compositions for classical guitar. He gave recitals while pursuing a career in journalism and then as an international civil servant. The same creative impulse also led him to write pop songs, and some of which (based on novels he had written) became big hits in Africa and in the french-speaking world. But few people know that in the 1970s, Francis Bebey delved into electronic music. The first electronic keyboards, organs and drum machines offered him new possibilities of totally controlling his compositions. he embraced the technique of 'sound on sound' recording (recording several tracks, sequentially juxtaposed on the same tape). This new stage in his musical career included the production of several records ('savannah georgia,' 'new track', 'haiti'), rarities both for their creative explorations as well as their manifestations on vinyl. This was a particularly rich period for him, as he tested the limitless possibilities of the medium, and made use of surprising and novel instruments.
Ekambi Brillant - African Funk Experimentals (1975-1982)
Ekambi Brillant
African Funk Experimentals (1975-1982)
LP (Africa Seven)
Artikel-Nr:515046
Katalog-Nr:ASVN038
Release:2017 / UK – Original
Genre:Organic Grooves
Ekambi Brillant - African Funk Experimentals (1975-1982) LP
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Ekambi Brillant was born in the village of Dibombari in Cameroon in 1948. In 1962 he attended school in Yaounde and learned his musical craft. In 1971 he heads off to the big city lights of Douala. Here he finds himself in a French TV, music competition hosted at "Le Domino" nightclub. It is here where he brushes shoulders with other Cameroonian music legends such Manu Dibango and Francis Bebey.The music contest win gives him the break he needs and in 1972 and with the support of fellow troubadour JK Mandengue he finds himself with a record deal with Phonogram and his first hits in France.Its in 1975 where we pick up this merry tale. Because it is in 1975 when things start to get a bit funky. Which is just how we like it here at Africa Seven. In partnership with French producer, guitarist and all around hero, Slim Pezin he creates the "Africa Oumba" album. He goes on in the two subsequent years to record the Soul Castle and Djambo's Djambo's ?albums also with Slim.Our compilation focuses on the funkier end of Ekambi's music drawn mainly from the 1975 to 1978 period. Things open up with our theme tune "Africa Africa" (of course). It's tribal twisted psych funk is the perfect start to any album. We then move to "Aboki" possibly Ekambi's finest dance floor filler. Next it's the choppy disco strings and slap bass of "Nyambe" and the swirling African swing of "N'Kondo" and the pulsing chop-funk "Ekila".The flip side starts off with "Soul Castle" an ordinary day tale for our hero. "Massoma" and its funk boogie get things bopping next up before "Machine Ma Bwindea" gives us some punchy brass and low slung funk grooves. "Mother Africa" shows us the songwriting power of Ekambi while also managing to have one of the funkiest flange basslines we have heard in a good while. Things close off with swing-time of "Lambo Lena".Ekambi Brillant would go on to become one of the big name legends of Cameroonian music with nearly 20 albums to his name. He has contributed to the emergence of several Cameroonian artists such as Marthe Zambo, Valery Lobe, Aladji Toure and Africans. He now spends his time in Cameroon and Washington DC.
Ogoya Nengo / The Dodo Women's Group - On Mande Versions EP
Ogoya Nengo / The Dodo Women's Group
On Mande Versions EP
12" (Tal)
Artikel-Nr:514927
Release:2017 / EU – Original
Genre:Organic Grooves
Ogoya Nengo / The Dodo Women's Group - On Mande Versions EP 12"
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V.A. - Space Echo
V.A.
Space Echo
2LP (Analog Africa)
Artikel-Nr:471798
Katalog-Nr:AALP080
Release:2016 / EU – Original
Genre:Organic Grooves
V.A. - Space Echo 2LP
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In the spring of 1968 a cargo ship was preparing to leave the port of Baltimore with an important shipment of musical instruments. Its final destination was Rio De Janeiro, where the EMSE Exhibition (Exposição Mundial Do Son Eletrônico) was going to be held. It was the first expo of its kind to take place in the Southern Hemisphere and many of the leading companies in the field of electronic music were involved. Rhodes, Moog, Farfisa, Hammond and Korg, just to name a few, were all eager to present their newest synthesisers and other gadgets to a growing and promising South American market, spearheaded by Brazil and Colombia.The ship with the goods set sail on the 20th of March on a calm morning and mysteriously disappeared from the radar on the very same day. One can only imagine the surprise of the villagers of Cachaço, on the Sao Nicolau island of Cabo Verde, when a few months later they woke up and found a ship stranded in their fields, in the middle of nowhere, 8 km from any coastline.After consulting with the village elders, the locals had decided to open the containers to see what was inside – however gossip as scintillating as this travels fast and colonial police had already arrived and secured the area. Portuguese scientists and physicians were ordered to the scene and after weeks of thorough studies and research, it was concluded that the ship had fallen from the sky. One of the less plausible theories was that it might have fallen from a Russian military air carrier. The locals joked that again the government had wasted their tax money on a useless exercise, as a simple look at the crater generated by the impact could explain the phenomena. “No need for Portuguese rocket scientists to explain this!” they laughed.What the villagers didn’t know, was that traces of cosmic particles were discovered on the boat. The bow of the ship showed traces of extreme heat, very similar to traces found on meteors, suggesting that the ship had penetrated the hemisphere at high speed. That theory also didn't make sense as such an impact would have reduced the ship to dust. Mystery permeated the event.Finally, a team of welders arrived to open the containers and the whole village waited impatiently. The atmosphere, which had been filled with joy and excitement, quickly gave way to astonishment. Hundreds of boxes conjured, all containing keyboards and other instruments which they had never seen before: and all useless in an area devoid of electricity. Disappointment was palpable. The goods were temporarily stored in the local church and the women of the village had insisted a solution be found before Sunday mass.It is said that charismatic anti-colonial leader Amílcar Cabral had ordered for the instruments to be distributed equally in places that had access to electricity, which placed them mainly in schools. This distribution was best thing that could have happened - keyboards found fertile grounds in the hands of curious children, born with an innate sense of rhythm who picked up the ready-to-use instruments. This in turn facilitated the modernisation of local rhythms such as Mornas, Coladeras and the highly danceable music style called Funaná, which had been banned by the Portuguese colonial rulers until 1975 due to its sensuality!The observation was made that the children who came into contact with the instruments found on the ship inherited prodigious capabilities to understand music and learn instruments. One of them was the musical genius Paulino Vieira, who by the end of the 70s would become the country´s most important music arranger. 8 out of the 15 songs presented in this compilation had been recorded with the backing of the band Voz de Cabo Verde, lead by Paulino Vieira, the mastermind behind the creation and promulgation of what is known today as “The Cosmic Sound of Cabo Verde”.
William Onyeabor - Great Lover
William Onyeabor
Great Lover
LP (Luaka Bop)
Artikel-Nr:448939
Katalog-Nr:LB5036LP
Release:1981 / EU – Reissue
Genre:Organic Grooves
William Onyeabor - Great Lover LP
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Mulatu Astatke - Mulatu Of Ethiopia
Mulatu Astatke
Mulatu Of Ethiopia
LP (Worthy)
Artikel-Nr:170906
Release:1972 / US – Reissue
Genre:Organic Grooves
Mulatu Astatke - Mulatu Of Ethiopia LP
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Oh so classic album of Mulatu, the spearhead of the Ethiopian sound export.
Lord Echo - Harmonies
Lord Echo
Harmonies
LP (Soundway)
Artikel-Nr:518567
Katalog-Nr:SNDWLP090 
Release:2016 / EU – Original
Genre:Organic Grooves
Lord Echo - Harmonies LP
19,99 €
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Finally! Almost four long years after his afro-beat-excursion "Curiosities", Lord Echo steps up for his third and long-awaited longplayer "Harmonies" on the infamous label Soundway. A combination which couldn't fit better and warms our hearts in anticipation!
Pat Thomas & Ebo Taylor - Sweeter Than Honey, Calypso "Mahuno" And High Lifes Celebration
Pat Thomas & Ebo Taylor
Sweeter Than Honey, Calypso "Mahuno" And High Lifes Celebration
LP (PMG)
Artikel-Nr:509018
Katalog-Nr:PMG046LP
Release:1980 / EU – Reissue
Genre:Organic Grooves
Pat Thomas & Ebo Taylor - Sweeter Than Honey, Calypso "Mahuno" And High Lifes Celebration LP
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Pat Thomas and Ebo Taylor are the Jagger and Richards of Nigerian Highlife. Drawn together by a mutual love of the genre – and an equally intense desire to stop it becoming moribund and bereft of ideas – Ghana’s two most progressive musicians added a western twist to this traditional form of African music and gave it relevance again. It was by no means a continuous process. Pat Thomas and Ebo Taylor first came together in 1966. Over the decades they’d venture off to play in different bands and even different countries. Periodically they’d get back together and implement the new ideas and skills they’d developed. In 1980, they met up in London and recorded Sweeter Than Honey, Calypso Mahuno. Composed and arranged by Taylor, burnished by Pat Thomas’s honeyed vocals, the album is a mix of highlife, calypso, funk, jazz, soul and pop. From the title track to ‘Ma Huno’, the album’s undisputed highlight, the ambition – and musicianship – is breathtaking. Sweeter Than Honey, Calypso Mahuno is arguably the purest example of this extraordinary musical partnership. And what Highlife, unshackled, can be. - Peter Moore
Joe Kemfa - Jungle Juice
Joe Kemfa
Jungle Juice
LP (PMG)
Artikel-Nr:509016
Katalog-Nr:PMG042LP
Release:1978 / EU – Reissue
Genre:Organic Grooves
Joe Kemfa - Jungle Juice LP
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Jungle Juice is a paean to the redemptive powers of boogie – a slab of New York ghetto grooves getting its freak on in the jungles of Africa. Joe Kemfa promises a magical party and that's what you get - from the straight-ahead party grooves of ‘Jungle Magic Music’ to the more slinky and sinuous ‘Jungle Juice.’ Hailing from Warra in Nigeria's Delta region, Joe Kemfa made his name with The Junkers and the Don Bruce Band. He recorded a few singles with Larry Ifedioranma from Ofo The Rock Company before disappearing to Europe. He returned in 1978 with two Germans in tow and, together with Cameroonian drummer Ali Ringo, they formed Aura, Joe's backing band on Jungle Juice. The best tracks are the freakiest. ‘I Got To Make It’ bemoans the cost of living, before becoming a stoned plea to the Lenleys, Joe’s very own Lijadu Sisters, to boogie it on a Saturday night. Freaky and funky, Jungle Juice is the sound of James Brown and Parliament jamming after a night on some nasty Delta home brew. One listen and you’ll want to get your hands on some Jungle Juice too. - Peter Moore
Black Children Sledge Funk Co. Band - Volume 3: Aviation Grand Father
Black Children Sledge Funk Co. Band
Volume 3: Aviation Grand Father
LP (PMG)
Artikel-Nr:507697
Katalog-Nr:PMG037LP
Release:1979 / EU – Reissue
Genre:Organic Grooves
Black Children Sledge Funk Co. Band - Volume 3: Aviation Grand Father LP
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In the mid-seventies Nigeria, everybody loved the Black Children Sledge Funk Co. Band. Blasting out of the bustling river port of Onitsha, their infectious, feel-good grooves were the perfect antidote to the dark economic clouds gathering over the country. Nigerians, young and old, lapped it up. Every member of the band had played with The Strangers. Michael Hammedatha Moore, sang and wrote the songs. Daniel Carlos Yakubu played guitar. Jerry Freeman Nwokolo was on keyboards. And Benson Teteh played the drums. As a gimmick, everyone in the band changed their last name to Black. They didn’t need to. Their music ¬– a sunny African blend of jazz, R’n’B, rock and funk – was extraordinary enough. ‘Boogie Saturday’ is a Kool & The Gang-style celebration, guaranteed to get even the most reluctant dancer up on the floor. ‘In Search Of Yesterday’, ‘The Eye That Can’t See’ and ‘Working Together’ bring the meaning to the groove, before an instrumental provides a suitably sweaty finale. Ask any Nigerian and they’ll tell you: Vol. 3 Aviation Grand Father is a party on a platter. - Peter Moore
Apotheke - Hi Baby Out / War
Apotheke
Hi Baby Out / War
7" (Black Pearl Records)
Artikel-Nr:506650
Katalog-Nr:BPR002SP
Release:2016 / EU – Original
Genre:Organic Grooves
Apotheke - Hi Baby Out / War 7"
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Vinyl reissue & first vinyl release ever, quality sound pressing, with restorated & remastered audio material from vinyl & original master tape.A-side was released in 1978, B-side was never released before!!!Comes in a wonderful, authentic and special old-fashioned cardboard cover with vintage haptics.
Pat Thomas - Coming Home (Classics 1967-1981) - Original Ghanaian Highlife & Afrobeat Classics
Pat Thomas
Coming Home (Classics 1967-1981) - Original Ghanaian Highlife & Afrobeat Classics
3LP (Strut)
Artikel-Nr:498624
Release:2016 / EU – Original
Genre:Organic Grooves
Pat Thomas - Coming Home (Classics 1967-1981) - Original Ghanaian Highlife & Afrobeat Classics 3LP
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Ghanaian highlife master and “The Golden Voice Of Africa”, Pat Thomas, returns with his first full career retrospective on Strut this Autumn, covering his late ‘60s big band highlife recordings through to the “burger highlife” movement of the early ‘80s. Growing up with music around him (“my uncle, King Onyina, was an important highlife musician”), Thomas was inspired to become a singer after hearing vocalist Joss Aikins: “He sang with Broadway Dance Band and Decca in Ghana chose him to sing with any group that came into their studios.”When a new incarnation of Broadway Dance Band was created in ‘67, led by Ebo Taylor, Thomas received his first big break. “Ebo started to write new songs. I added the lyrics and sang them and it worked well.” The partnership with Taylor would become one of the enduring forces in Ghanaian music during the ‘70s, creating a fresh, progressive new highlife sound. They played with the Blue Monks band before, in 1974, forming Sweet Beans with the backing of Ghana’s Cocoa Marketing Board: “The album, ‘False Lover’, was the first under my own name and my first for Gapophone,” Pat reflects. “Reggae was “on” at that time - Jimmy Cliff was the guy - so I tried reggae fusions and brought in some soul.” The album established Thomas across Ghana. Sweet Beans disbanded but the musicians stayed together as Marijata. “The guys initially used Jewel Ackah as their vocalist but they involved me and I re-vocalled the album. This became the ‘Pat Thomas Introduces Marijata’ LP. At that time, I would go to George Prah at Gapophone to ask for money and he would say, ‘if you want me to pay you, go and write a song!’ So, tracks like ‘Coming Home’ came about that way, written on the spot.” A second Marijata album followed before a damaging coup in Ghana in 1979. “Jerry Rawlings’ “house-cleaning” was designed to stop corruption but it seriously damaged our country’s music culture.”Thomas left for Berlin and stayed true to his highlife roots, becoming the first Ghanaian to record highlife there. “In Ghana, people ex-pats living in Germany called themselves ‘burgers’, so the scene became ‘burger highlife’.” Thomas travelled to Togo and London, before settling in Canada: “I ended up there for ten years playing for universities, Ghanaian societies and festivals.”
Emahoy Tsegue-Mariam Guebru - Emahoy Tsegue-Mariam Guebru
Emahoy Tsegue-Mariam Guebru
Emahoy Tsegue-Mariam Guebru
LP (Mississippi)
Artikel-Nr:491673
Katalog-Nr:MRP 099
Release:2016 / US – Original
Genre:Organic Grooves
Emahoy Tsegue-Mariam Guebru - Emahoy Tsegue-Mariam Guebru LP
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The second LP in Mississippi Record's ongoing series of releases from Tsege Mariam Gebru! Here are more '60s recordings of her truly unique solo piano performances. Tsege Mariam Gebru (or spelled here as Emahoy Tsegué-Mariam Guèbru) is a true original withb a style somewhere between Erik Satie, Debussy, Coptic liturgical music and Ethiopian traditional music. It is some of the most moving piano music you will ever hear! These original compositions appear on vinyl for the first time since their super rare original releases in the early 1960s. The LP comes in an old school "tip on" cover with gold foil printing.
Next Stop Soweto - Volume 1 - Township Sounds From The GoldenAge Of Mbaqanga
Next Stop Soweto
Volume 1 - Township Sounds From The GoldenAge Of Mbaqanga
2LP (Strut)
Artikel-Nr:491495
Release:2010 / EU – Reissue
Genre:Organic Grooves
Next Stop Soweto - Volume 1 - Township Sounds From The GoldenAge Of Mbaqanga 2LP
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The first volume of Strut’s groundbreaking series of South African music explores lesser known township jive and mbaqanga 45s. Artists include Mahotella Queens, Izintombi Zesi Manje Manje and Lucky Strike Sisters.
Niagara - Afire
Niagara
Afire
LP (Wah Wah)
Artikel-Nr:478881
Katalog-Nr:LPS165
Release:1973 / EU – Reissue
Genre:Organic Grooves
Niagara - Afire LP
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Niagara's third LP Afire is the rarest one from kraut drummer, formerly of Sunbirds, Klaus Weiss' band. An astonishing album which returns to the minimal sounds based on percussion and rhythm of their first album, yet retaining a feel of harmony all through it - this time not provided by the brass instruments that had been added in S.U.B., but though to the high emphasis put on combining a variety of drums each tuned to their perfect pitch, and the contribution of Embryo's bass player Dave King. Also present on the sessions were percussionists George Brown, Sabu Rex and Norman Tolbert. The phenomenal rhythms contained on this LP have made it a very sought after piece among those looking for cool samplers to mix.Klaus Weiss is considered one of the best drummers of the German jazz scene, he was always very active and played with a lot of USA jazzmen travelling Germany like Hampton Hawes, Herbie Mann, Mal Waldron or Johnny Griffin, as well as with German greats as Klaus Doldinger, George Gruntz, Friedrich Gulda, etc.The Wah Wah edition is the first ever vinyl reissue and comes with remastered sound, housed in a nice cover reproducing the original fluorescent ink artwork and an insert with notes. Limited to only 500 copies!
Nigeria 70 - Volume 3: Sweet Times - Afro, Funk, Highlife & Juju From 1970s Lagos
Nigeria 70
Volume 3: Sweet Times - Afro, Funk, Highlife & Juju From 1970s Lagos
2LP+CD (Strut)
Artikel-Nr:477870
Release:2011 / EU – Reissue
Genre:Organic Grooves
Nigeria 70 - Volume 3: Sweet Times - Afro, Funk, Highlife & Juju From 1970s Lagos 2LP+CD
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The third instalment in Strut’s essential trip through the rich archives of Nigerian music brings together ‘70s Afrobeat and highlife from Victor Olaiya, Rex Williams, Zeal Onyia and more.
V.A. - Autonomous Africa Volume 2
V.A.
Autonomous Africa Volume 2
12" (Autonomous Africa)
Artikel-Nr:325472
Katalog-Nr:AA002
Release:2013 / EU – Original
Genre:Organic Grooves, Electronic / Dance
V.A. - Autonomous Africa Volume 2 12"
8,99 €
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More Afro-beat influenced House and edits by JD Twitch and the crew! Huge! Plus all proceeds from the record will be donated to Medecins Sans Frontiers operations in Africa!
Mulatu Astatke - Mulatu of Ethiopia
Mulatu Astatke
Mulatu of Ethiopia
LP (Worthy)
Artikel-Nr:54897
Katalog-Nr:W-1020
Release:1972 / US – Reissue
Genre:Organic Grooves
Mulatu Astatke - Mulatu of Ethiopia LP
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Oh so classic album of Mulatu, the spearhead of the Ethiopian sound export. 180g vinyl!
Steve Black - Happy Birthday To U
Steve Black
Happy Birthday To U
LP (PMG)
Artikel-Nr:518987
Katalog-Nr:PMG059LP
Release:1983 / EU – Reissue
Genre:Organic Grooves
Steve Black - Happy Birthday To U LP
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How do you follow up a stone-cold Afro Funk classic like Village Boogie? Simple. Gather together some of the hottest players in Nigeria, take them down to the Phonodisk studios in Ijebu Igbo and let them loose on a bunch dancefloor fillers you spent the last four years ‘road testing’ in Kaduna. And don’t forget to get Lady Franka and Mariam Pledge in on backing vocals. Those girls know how to fire up a party. It helps, of course, if you’re Steve ‘Dudu’ Black. Steve had a God-given knack for writing combustible dance tunes and the contacts in the industry to get the likes of Willy Nfor, Willy Roy and Felix Lebarty to make them explode. From the opening track, ‘Osasuima’, the heat never stops. On ‘No Stopping Me Now’ and ‘Ololufe/ Stay The Night’, it’s almost too hot to handle. Polished in a studio in London while Musical Youth recorded Pass The Dutchie in the next room, Happy Birthday To U is the gift that keeps on giving – an irresistible blend of Highlife, Afro Beat and Afro Funk that is guaranteed to start a party on any dance floor. - Peter Moore
Papas' Got - I Wanna Love At Kent Edit
Papas' Got
I Wanna Love At Kent Edit
12" (Rocafort)
Artikel-Nr:517923
Katalog-Nr:ROC016
Release:2017 / EU – Original
Genre:Organic Grooves
Papas' Got - I Wanna Love At Kent Edit 12"
11,99 €
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Growing up in Jamaica, young Rowland Abrahams loved dancing to James Brown so much that he earnt himself the nickname 'Papas' Got'. He later moved to Paris and in 1979 more or less single-handedly recorded the 'I Wanna Love' LP on the RGR label. Admittedly not an album with a heavy yield, the only pearl being the title track which Rocafort Records are releasing as a 12" with an exclusive Al Kent edit on the B side.No rocket science involved here, just pure killer afro-disco-funk groove from start to finish.Urgent funky guitar riffs, thumping drums and a strong hint of late 70s euro-disco fueled by the slightly unintelligible lyrics delivered with a Frenchie patois twist
Mulatu Astatke & His Ethiopian Quintet - Afro-Latin Soul Volume 2
Mulatu Astatke & His Ethiopian Quintet
Afro-Latin Soul Volume 2
LP (Worthy)
Artikel-Nr:508839
Release:1966 / US – Reissue
Genre:Organic Grooves
Mulatu Astatke & His Ethiopian Quintet - Afro-Latin Soul Volume 2 LP
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Exact repro vinyl reissue. The second volume of the 'Afro-Latin Soul' releases from Mulatu Astatke & His Ethiopian Quintet. This superb LP ws originally issued in 1966.
Dem Juju Poets - Barabara
Dem Juju Poets
Barabara
7" (Matasuna)
Artikel-Nr:508350
Katalog-Nr:MSR002
Release:2016 / EU – Original
Genre:Organic Grooves
Dem Juju Poets - Barabara 7"
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After releasing the first single Voodoo Jazz end of 2016 the journey of Dem Juju Poets keeps on with Barabara, the first single taken off their forthcoming album Liberated Thoughts out due early 2017 on Matasuna Records.David Hanke aka Renegades Of Jazz, brainchild behind Dem Juju Poets, keeps on with his distinctive Afro sound and delivers a great 45 in various styles. As the Renegades Of Jazz journey will take a step away from Afrofunk music, Dem Juju Poets will be now the main outfit for Hanke to release more Afro driven music in the future.Barabara is a heavy piece of dancefloor Afrojazz goodness, decent horn sections, tough drums and rich percussions combined with vintage vocals. People's Republic is a organ and flute driven Afrosoul tune with a heavy brass riff, thriving percussions and flute solos galore.
Mark Ernestus' Ndagga Rhythm Force - Yermande
Mark Ernestus' Ndagga Rhythm Force
Yermande
LP (Ndagga)
Artikel-Nr:498139
Katalog-Nr:ND-25
Release:2016 / UK – Original
Genre:Organic Grooves, Electronic / Dance
Mark Ernestus' Ndagga Rhythm Force - Yermande LP
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Five years into the project, with two acclaimed albums and dozens of triumphant international performances to its name, “Yermande” announces a thrilling new phase for this Dakar-Berlin collaboration: emphatically a giant step forward.The group of players is boiled down to twelve for recordings, eight for shows; sessions in Dakar become steeply more focussed. ‘This time around I was better able to specify what I wanted right from the initial recording sessions in Dakar,’ says Ernestus; 'and further in the production process I took more freedom in reducing and editing audio tracks, changing MIDI data, replacing synth sounds and introducing electronic drum samples.’Right away you hear music-making which has come startlingly into its own. Rather than submitting to the routine, discrete gradations of recording, producing and mixing, the music is tangibly permeated with deadly intent from the off. Lethally it plays a coiled, clipped, percussive venom and thumping bass against the soaring, open-throated spirituality of Mbene Seck’s singing. Plainly expert, drilled and rooted, the drumming is unpredictable, exclamatory, zinging with life. Likewise the production: intuitive and fresh but utterly attentive; limber but hefty; vividly sculpted against a backdrop of cavernous silence. Six chunks of stunning, next-level mbalax, then, funky as anything.
Awalom Gebremariam - Desdes
Awalom Gebremariam
Desdes
2LP (Awesome Tapes From Africa)
Artikel-Nr:469342
Release:2016 / US – Original
Genre:Organic Grooves
Awalom Gebremariam - Desdes 2LP
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Gebremariam recorded his only LP shortly before leaving war-torn East African nation Eritrea—he made his way to a refugee camp in neighbouring Ethiopia before heading to the US. According to AFTA, "when an agency for asylum-seekers in North Carolina met Gebremariam and researched his background, they saw an Awesome Tapes From Africa blog post of the cassette," leading to the forthcoming reissue. The album, which will be getting its first release on digital and vinyl formats, features traditional folk instruments—the one-string wata and the five-string krar—playing what ATFA's Brian Shimkovitz called "legit modern sounds culled from relatively ancient means."
Pasteur Lappe - African Funk Experimentals (1979 To 1981)
Pasteur Lappe
African Funk Experimentals (1979 To 1981)
LP (Africa Seven)
Artikel-Nr:468988
Katalog-Nr:ASVN028
Release:2016 / UK – Original
Genre:Organic Grooves
Pasteur Lappe - African Funk Experimentals (1979 To 1981) LP
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Next up on Africa Seven is the second edition of our "African Funk Experimentals" LPs. With these we took some of our favourite African artists, choose the most funky we can find and then put together a compilation of their choicest and funkiest tracks. Of course that may not be their most popular or best selling tracks..., but that's just fine. We are digging for the funk.
Niagara - Niagara
Niagara
Niagara
LP (PMG)
Artikel-Nr:468550
Release:1970 / EU – Reissue
Genre:Organic Grooves
Niagara - Niagara LP
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This was more a project than an actual band formed by German jazz drum legend Klaus Weiss. He formerly worked with another jazz legend from his mother country, Klaus Doldinger and gained some fame in the German jazz circuit of the 60s and 70s. His 1971 works with Niagara was the offspring of the vision to create an orchestra made entirely of drummers and percussionists. Despite the fact that there is definitely no regular melody instrument to be heard on this album, the two lengthy compositions are arranged in such an enthralling way, that they have a rather catchy and memorable feel. Among the cult drummers featured on this album are Udo Lindenberg (yes, this icon of German rock and pop started as a drummer) and session hero Keith Forsey. So what both compositions offer is an ever pulsating rhythm inferno, a maelstrom of different grooves and sounds. If you go for this album to find some pop tunes you better change your mind. If you wish to be enchanted and hypnotized by a massive wall of percussion sounds and be dragged deeper and deeper into a state of trance which is utterly addictive you are welcome. This album goes deeper as most psychedelic rock with dreamy melodies and heavy organ work. You cannot compare it to anything ,so open your mind for the ultimate rhythm experience and join in if you dare. Only if you dare.
V.A. - Nouakchott Wedding Songs
V.A.
Nouakchott Wedding Songs
LP (Sahel Sounds)
Artikel-Nr:458530
Release:2015 / US – Original
Genre:Organic Grooves
V.A. - Nouakchott Wedding Songs LP
21,99 €
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Raucous and electrified wedding songs from the desert kingdom of Mauritania! Overloaded by microtonal scales, phaser pedals, and unpredictable polyrhythms, this is a documentation of a little known music scene where disparate influences meet in beautiful permutations. This is loud and unfiltered desert music. The LP comes with a 12-page full colour booklet. Limited to 1.000 copies.
Chancha Via Circuito - Amansara
Chancha Via Circuito
Amansara
7" (Wonderwheel)
Artikel-Nr:438092
Katalog-Nr:WONDER67
Release:2015 / US – Original
Genre:Organic Grooves
Chancha Via Circuito - Amansara 7"
11,99 €
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Brooklyn producer & global bass ambassador Thornato takes "Jardines" up a notch w/thumping drums, heavy synths & swirling middle Eastern guitar,, while Mexican duo Frikstailers pound "Guajaca" into deeper, hypnotic territory.
Mary Afi Usuah - Ekpenyong Abasi
Mary Afi Usuah
Ekpenyong Abasi
LP (Voodoo Funk)
Artikel-Nr:427909
Katalog-Nr:VFLP9
Release:1975 / UK – Reissue
Genre:Organic Grooves
Mary Afi Usuah - Ekpenyong Abasi LP
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A stupendous blend of scintillating highlife, smoking Fela and spaced-out, funkdafied Black Jazz, from 1975 — Mari Affiong Usuah from Oron town, by way of Calabar in southeastern Nigeria, fronting a knockout band led by Daniel ‘Satch’ Asuquo from the Atomic 8 (and formerly of Bobby Benson’s orchestra). The Afrofunk cuts are especially killer — with James Brown just percolating through by the end — but it’s a stunning, magnificent album, through and through. Beautifully sleeved, too, with excellent notes by Uchenna from Comb & Razor. ‘Gob, smacked,’ he recalls, about his first listen; ‘mind, blown’.
Tony Allen - Ole Moritz Von Oswald Remix
Tony Allen
Ole Moritz Von Oswald Remix
12" (Honest Jon's)
Artikel-Nr:93892
Katalog-Nr:HJP36
Release:2007 / UK – Original
Genre:Organic Grooves, Electronic / Dance
Tony Allen - Ole Moritz Von Oswald Remix 12"
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/ Ise Nla Wareika Hill Sounds Remix
Hoodna Orchestra - Yelben / Beza
Hoodna Orchestra
Yelben / Beza
7" (Todres)
Artikel-Nr:518519
Release:2017 / IL – Original
Genre:Organic Grooves
Hoodna Orchestra - Yelben / Beza 7"
8,99 €
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Tel Aviv's The Hoodna Orchestra is a 12-member orchestra that studies and investigates the African origins of western popular music. 'Yelben' (featuring Tesfaye Negatu) was written by the Ethiopian poet and singer Demisu Belete and composed by Ilan Smilan (Hoodna's musical director). The B-side contains the instrumental song 'Beze'.
Jeich Ould Badu & Ahmedou Ahmed Lewia - Top Wzn
Jeich Ould Badu & Ahmedou Ahmed Lewia
Top Wzn
LP (Sahel Sounds)
Artikel-Nr:513190
Release:2016 / US – Original
Genre:Organic Grooves
Jeich Ould Badu & Ahmedou Ahmed Lewia - Top Wzn LP
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Instrumental synth and lute from the Sahara desert. Playful electronic drums combine with gothic tinged organ freakouts and quivering electric "banjo" to create an anachronistic trance music. Griot Jeich Ould Badu, playing a lute with built in phasers and pre-amps, and synth wizard Ahmedou Ahmed Lewla, on an Arabic scaled pitch bending keyboard, are amongh the country's leading artists. Hypnotic and infectious, 'Top WZN' (WZN stands for 'instrumental music') was originally released on cassette only. This LP is the first international release ever of the celebrated regional genre.
Dem Juju Poets - Voodoo Jazz / Watusi Fever
Dem Juju Poets
Voodoo Jazz / Watusi Fever
7" (Radio Krimi)
Artikel-Nr:508381
Katalog-Nr:RK003
Release:2016 / EU – Original
Genre:Organic Grooves
Dem Juju Poets - Voodoo Jazz / Watusi Fever 7"
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“Voodoo Jazz” marks the first release of Dem Juju Poets on French Radio Krimi Records. Their sound is dedicated to raw Afro influenced dance music. David Hanke aka Renegades Of Jazz, brainchild behind Dem Juju Poets, keeps on with his distinctive Afro sound and delivers a great 45 in two different styles. As the Renegades Of Jazz journey will take a step away from Afro Funk music, Dem Juju Poets will be now the main outfit for Hanke to release more Afro driven music in the future. While “Voodoo Jazz” comes with a raw guitar riff, an up-tempo House beat and all that Jazz in a voodoo style, slight electronics and additional scat, “Watusi Fever” is a drum busy piece of magnetic downtempo Jazz goodness flavored with Hugo Kant's unmistakable flute skills.
Emma Ogosi - Nobody Knows
Emma Ogosi
Nobody Knows
LP (PMG)
Artikel-Nr:507699
Katalog-Nr:PMG039LP
Release:1981 / EU – Reissue
Genre:Organic Grooves
Emma Ogosi - Nobody Knows LP
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Emma Ogosi has worn a lot of different hats in his career: former air force officer, guitarist with Benin-based Pogo Limited, and husband and manager of Nigerian reggae superstar, Evi-Edna Ogholi. In 1981, he donned a sequined cowboy hat and released Nobody Knows. Nobody Knows is arguably the Nigeria’s best – and perhaps only – Disco Country album. Country music has always been influential in the country and Ogosi managed to channel Jim Reeves via the bright lights of Lagos’ burgeoning disco scene to produce an album of sparkling mournfulness. The album starts brightly with ‘You And I’ and ends with ‘Orindo,’ a horn-driven dance floor filler. ‘Nobody Knows’ and ‘A Lonely Child’ venture into ‘you done me wrong’ territory. And you can imagine Kenny Rogers covering ‘Give A Little’, albeit wearing flares and platforms and a moustache instead of a beard. Overall, though, Nobody Knows is as disco as the sharp suit and gull-wing collar Emma is wearing on the cover. But don’t be fooled – there are rhinestones on that there glitter ball. - Peter Moore
Harmonious Thelonious - International Dance Record
Harmonious Thelonious
International Dance Record
LP (Italic)
Artikel-Nr:507027
Katalog-Nr:ITA108
Release:2016 / EU – Original
Genre:Organic Grooves, Electronic / Dance
Harmonious Thelonious - International Dance Record LP
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Brighter than the sun of Africa and hotter than the desert wind Scirocco: Harmonious Thelonious returns with his fourth album. It comes with the enticing title “International Dance Record” and as always, much of it revolves around the vertical component of music: Harmony. The Düsseldorf producer has been exploring the infinite possibilities of electronic music production under pseudonyms like Antonelli Electr. since the late 1990s. He has produced contemporary voodoo art as part of the trio The Durian Brothers. Yet the new album is not a standard procedure. Rather, he shifts the harmonies of African music and juxtaposes them by a whole tone, generating simple harmonic changes with a magical effect. His unusual tonal game runs through half of his album, yet is not its major theme. That, rather, is hypnosis. All of his new tracks run through without detailed arrangements, have heavily infectious melodic passages and create a repetitive pull of mythical power.Overall, his music today is airier and more receptive than anything he has presented to the world to date as Harmonious Thelonious. The brute force beats his previous albums “Talking”, “Listen” and “Santos” have been replaced by simple rhythm box grooves. They are repeatedly joined by short highlife guitar themes, bright flute melodies and feathery keyboard hooks. Africa is also only partially a reference for this unclassifiable and cheerful dance sound, which is entitled “International Dance Record” for good reasons. Because this time the priority is on immediate movement and pieces like “Talking About” or the remake of “Muziek”, still crude on his 2012 EP “Ting Tong”, both nod to House without directly being that. A longplayer between worlds that creates its very own – and despite all its exoticism, somehow remains absolutely grounded.
V.A. - Calabar-Itu Road: Groovy Sounds From South Eastern Nigeria 1972-1982
V.A.
Calabar-Itu Road: Groovy Sounds From South Eastern Nigeria 1972-1982
2LP (Comb & Razor Sound)
Artikel-Nr:501698
Katalog-Nr:CRZR1004-LP
Release:2016 / US – Original
Genre:Organic Grooves
V.A. - Calabar-Itu Road: Groovy Sounds From South Eastern Nigeria 1972-1982 2LP
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When most people think about Nigerian music, the first thing that comes to mind is Lagos—the country’s main commercial center, the glittering megacity that spawned Yoruba-speaking music luminaries such as Fela Kuti, King Sunny Ade, Sir Shina Peters and Wizkid. But Nigeria is a country of rich diversity, especially in its music: From the Igbo highlife and rock bands of east-central region, to the deep Edo roots rhythms from the midwest, to the keening, ornamented Fulani melodies of the north. But one region whose music has remained largely underexplored is the south eastern land of the Efik and Ibibio ethnic groups in Cross River and Akwa Ibom State—the region colloquially referred to as “Calabar.” A cradle of culture, this region was one of the earliest outposts of Nigerian popular music. Its primordial rhythms traveled across the Atlantic during the slave trade to provide the part of the foundation for Afro-Cuban grooves that would go on to influence the development of jazz, rock & roll, R&B and funk. With the new Calabar-Itu Road compilation, Comb & Razor Sound presents15 heavy tracks recorded in the decade between 1972 and 1982, spotlighting rare music from “Calabar” superstars such as Etubom Rex Williams, Cross River Nationale, Charles “Effi” Duke, The Doves and Mary Afi Usuah. The package features a magazine-style booklet containing a wealth of information about the milieu with rare photographs and illustrations. The Calabar-Itu Road is the major artery linking modern-day Cross River and Akwa Ibom States. And Calabar-Itu Road: Groovy Sounds from South Eastern Nigeria (1972-1982) will link the region’s music to the rest of the world!Limited edition for Black Friday RSD 2016!
V.A. - Screamers, Bangers & Cosmic Synths
V.A.
Screamers, Bangers & Cosmic Synths
2LP (Triassic Tusk)
Artikel-Nr:501646
Katalog-Nr:TTLP01
Release:2016 / EU – Original
Genre:Organic Grooves
V.A. - Screamers, Bangers & Cosmic Synths 2LP
32,99 €
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Getting finally repressed:Compilation of records played in the early years of the Moon Hop club in Scotland, selected by Stephen Marshall.
Susso - Keira
Susso
Keira
LP (Soundway)
Artikel-Nr:491304
Katalog-Nr:SNDWLP094
Release:2016 / UK – Original
Genre:Organic Grooves, Electronic / Dance
Susso - Keira LP
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Susso, aka bassist / producer Huw Bennett, creates music inspired by, and directly sampling, the magnificent sounds of the Mandinka people, recorded during a recent trip to Gambia. Initially travelling with the aim of gaining perspective as a musician and to discover a new world of music first hand, Huw found himself humbled by such a welcoming community of artists, mostly belonging to the celebrated Suso and Kuyateh griot families. The tracks are composed entirely from original source material, field recordings and Huw’s talents as a multi-instrumentalist; performing tuned percussion from the region including the Mandinka Balafon, Kutiringding drum, aswell drawing on his skill as a professional upright / electric bassist. The music produced has a contemporary electronic sound, whilst still paying homage to a traditional Gambian aesthetic. Keira (meaning peace) guides the listener through Huw’s journey up the River Gambia, being welcomed into remote dusty villages, where your people are the most important thing in life.
Keni Okulolo - Talkin' Bass
Keni Okulolo
Talkin' Bass
LP (Hot Casa)
Artikel-Nr:491175
Katalog-Nr:HC42
Release:1974 / EU – Reissue
Genre:Organic Grooves
Keni Okulolo - Talkin' Bass LP
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Reissue of an ultra-rare Afro-Funk album by KENI OKULOLO. First and rare album from the famous bass player and band leader of MONOMONO Nigerian band. 3 amazing tracks recorded in 1974 at EMI studio, taken from his ultra-rare and so hard to find Talkin' bass experience masterpiece album plus an extra track that we decided with the artist to include here. His funky gem “Funky People” was produced during the famous “Mixed Grill” sessions in Lagos. Fully Licenced with one of a few living Nigerian musicians with roots in both traditional village music and funky West-African popular genres, five times voted Nigeria's best bassist by the Nigerian Association of Music journalists. The original album is so hard to find and cost more than thousand euros, so don’t hesitate to listen to this remastered Afro-Soul gem.
V.A. - Every Song Has Ist End - Sonic Dispatches From Traditional Mali
V.A.
Every Song Has Ist End - Sonic Dispatches From Traditional Mali
2LP+DVD (Glitter Beat)
Artikel-Nr:471066
Release:2016 / EU – Original
Genre:Organic Grooves
V.A. - Every Song Has Ist End - Sonic Dispatches From Traditional Mali 2LP+DVD
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Bamako-based producer/educator Paul Chandler has been documenting the sonic and cultural complexities of Malian traditional music for more than a decade and “Every Song Has Its End” is an out-of-time, visceral collection of sounds from Chandler’s unparalleled archive. Over the past few years, accompanied by a recording engineer and a video-maker, Chandler has ventured to off-the-grid villages and crossroad towns all across the vast Malian landscape. Through a network of long-nurtured local contacts this small team has sought out practicing traditional musicians and their under-documented and often endangered musics. Immersive and exhilarating, these field recordings and videos give us a privileged glimpse into the intricacies of the Malian musical experience. The tracks on “Every Song Has Its End” are in fact as varied as the land that they come from. The haunting modulations of the mostly female Group Ekanzam and the spiky, electrified drone of Super Onze were both recorded in Mali’s remote and embattled northeastern desert region. Conversely, the hypnotic, pulsing sounds of the Mianka Cultural Troupe’s elk horns (buru) and Ibrahim Traore’s warrior harp (bolon) have been recorded more than 1,500 kilometres away in Mali’s more verdant southern hill country. Some of the musicians are playing music that is tied to a specific traditional caste or village function. The declamatory “hunters” music of Sidiki Coulibaly and the “cultivator” balafon excursions of Kassoun Bagayoko are examples of this. And one track in particular, Sigui lé (It’s the Wild Buffalo) from the Nioguébougoula Cultural Troupe, seems to operate in a realm beyond mere music. The recording is a layered, 3D window into traditional village life, the “audience” and the “performers” interacting and fusing in a way that upends contemporary musical hierarchies. While it is ultimately impossible for us to fully grasp the cultural context and depth of the recordings on “Every Song Has Its End: Sonic Dispatches from Traditional Mali,” it also seems nearly impossible not to be hooked in by the mesmeric sound culture that they mirror. Without doubt, this is Malian music at its finest.
V.A. - Hot Shit! Dope Afro Funk Volume 2
V.A.
Hot Shit! Dope Afro Funk Volume 2
LP (Hot Shit)
Artikel-Nr:466061
Katalog-Nr:HS02
Release:2016 / UK – Original
Genre:Organic Grooves
V.A. - Hot Shit! Dope Afro Funk Volume 2 LP
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Volume two of the "Dope Afro Funk" compilation series including some highly sought-after funk obscurities! Excavating another choice batch of rare grooves ranging from afro-rock, boogie-funk, psychedelic beats and beyond!!!
Mixed Grill - Cry For Peace And Love
Mixed Grill
Cry For Peace And Love
LP (Funky Planet)
Artikel-Nr:456125
Release:1979 / EU – Reissue
Genre:Organic Grooves
Mixed Grill - Cry For Peace And Love LP
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William Onyeabor - Atomic Bomb
William Onyeabor
Atomic Bomb
LP (Luaka Bop)
Artikel-Nr:448936
Katalog-Nr:LB5033LP
Release:1978 / US – Reissue
Genre:Organic Grooves
William Onyeabor - Atomic Bomb LP
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Freedom Family - Ayentsoo
Freedom Family
Ayentsoo
LP (Academy)
Artikel-Nr:330328
Katalog-Nr:ALP008
Release:1974 / US – Reissue
Genre:Organic Grooves
Freedom Family - Ayentsoo LP
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Academy Lps and Frank Gossner (Voodoo Funk) continue their fruitful collaboration with the release of AYENTSOO, an incredible Afro Funk record that is rivaled only by the first Marijata record (also released on Academy Lps) in it's sheer power and heaviness. Indeed, this record takes it's rightful place along any funk record from anywhere as a pinnacle of the genre. Absolutely consistent from beginning to end, there is not a dull second here. This deluxe reissue continues the high standards set by the previous Academy Lps releases with beautifully restored artwork, 8 page illustrated 12” x 12” booklet and powerful remastered sound by Tim Warren.
Tony Grey - Time Factor / You Are The One
Tony Grey
Time Factor / You Are The One
LP (Voodoo Funk)
Artikel-Nr:326780
Katalog-Nr:VF1
Release:2013 / UK – Original
Genre:Organic Grooves
Tony Grey - Time Factor / You Are The One LP
12,99 €
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The legendary digger re-ignites the Lagos Disco Inferno and kicks off his own mouth-watering imprint with these two sides of boogie-down bliss. Irresistible Afro-disco, layered with delirious syn-drums and sick keys, and featuring a horn-line bumptiously whipped from Louis 'Thunder Thumbs' Johnson's bass-playing on MJ's Workin' Day And Night. Originally from Warri where he stayed throughout most of his career, Tony's first band was the Famous Latin And His Dominant Seven. He gigged for a while as a James Brown imitator with The Great Peters, before his breakthrough fronting the Magnificient Zeinians, with some amazing 45s on EMI's HMV imprint — best of all the psych-rock-funk monster Ije Udo. From the early to mid 1970s, his EMI sides range from Afrobeat to rock and pop. All Tony's records are great. He came up with various names for his backing bands — the Black 7, the Super 7, the Black Kings... From the early-eighties, with the Ozimba Messengers, Grey's two recordings here were originally released on different LPs. Limited, top-notch pressing from Pallas via Abbey Road; with a lovely 12-by-24-inch poster.
Tex Soul & The Bayonets - Uto Nwa
Tex Soul & The Bayonets
Uto Nwa
7" (Academy)
Artikel-Nr:280410
Katalog-Nr:ASS004
Release:2012 / US – Original
Genre:Organic Grooves
Tex Soul & The Bayonets - Uto Nwa 7"
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This one might even be unknown to the most prolific Afrofunk heads. It's a lost gem from the East-Nigerian city of Aba, where Tex Soul was a local hero in the 70s music scene. Limited to 1000 copies.
JD Twitch - Autonomous Africa Volume 1
JD Twitch
Autonomous Africa Volume 1
12" (Autonomous Africa)
Artikel-Nr:280204
Katalog-Nr:AA001
Release:2012 / EU – Original
Genre:Organic Grooves, Electronic / Dance
JD Twitch - Autonomous Africa Volume 1 12"
9,99 €
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JD Twitch (Optimo) drops Afro-beat influenced House and edits on this new label! Huge! Plus all proceeds from the record will be donated to Medecins Sans Frontiers operations in Africa!
V.A. - African Scream Contest
V.A.
African Scream Contest
2LP (Analog Africa)
Artikel-Nr:134414
Katalog-Nr:AALP063
Release:2008 / EU – Original
Genre:Organic Grooves
V.A. - African Scream Contest 2LP
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raw & psychedelic afro sounds from Benin & Togo 70s ... 14 tracks with extensive liner notes and a poster featuring the cover artwork!
Harry Mosco - Step On / Sexy Dancer
Harry Mosco
Step On / Sexy Dancer
12" (Samba)
Artikel-Nr:513029
Katalog-Nr:SA003
Release:1980 / EU – Reissue
Genre:Organic Grooves
Harry Mosco - Step On / Sexy Dancer 12"
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Voilaaa - African Music
Voilaaa
African Music
12" (Favorite)
Artikel-Nr:512839
Katalog-Nr:FVR131
Release:2017 / EU – Original
Genre:Organic Grooves
Voilaaa - African Music 12"
10,99 €
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Voilaaa is one of the many projects led and produced by Bruno “Patchworks” Hovart, who’s proven over the past 15 years, his place amongst the finest producers of groove music in all genres.This time exploring the wide spectrum of the African and Tropical Disco scene, he received a massive international support for Voilaaa’s first album, On te l’avait dit, released late 2015 on Favorite Recordings.With a second effort already planned for spring 2017, Voilaaa has not finished to feed international dancefloors with heavy Afro-Disco vibes.Here comes the first single from Voilaaa’s upcoming second efforts, made of 3 new killer tunes featuring Lass, Sir Jean, and Pat Kalla.
Tinariwen - ELWAN
Tinariwen
ELWAN
2LP (Wedge)
Artikel-Nr:508390
Release:2017 / UK – Original
Genre:Organic Grooves
Tinariwen - ELWAN 2LP
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Jake Sollo - Coming Home
Jake Sollo
Coming Home
LP (PMG)
Artikel-Nr:507698
Katalog-Nr:PMG038LP
Release:1977 / EU – Reissue
Genre:Organic Grooves
Jake Sollo - Coming Home LP
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In 1977 Jake Sollo returned to Nigeria to record his first solo album, Coming Home. His long-term band, The Funkees, had imploded in London. And his big break with the Afro super band, Osibisa, was cut short when he went on strike with Kiki Gyan and promptly got sacked. Rather than sit at a bar and feel sorry for himself, Jake returned to Nigeria and got his mates together – including the aforementioned Mr. Gyan – and headed into the EMI studios in Lagos. The result was Coming Home, a triumphant album that combined the raw power of The Funkees with the slick tricks he learned in London. The opening instrumental, '404', is the track Carlos Santana would have recorded if he'd been born in Nigeria rather than Mexico. 'Raise Your Hands' and 'I Just Wanna Dance' are slick boogie monsters and 'Deiyo Deiyo' sees Jake displaying some mad synth skills on Africa's only Prophet-5, a hot piece of hardware that was transforming music in Europe and America. Coming Home is the sound of an artist at the heights of his power. And a precursor of the skills and sounds that would make Sollo the most sought after producer in Nigeria. - Peter Moore.
Goddy Oku - One More Chance
Goddy Oku
One More Chance
LP (PMG)
Artikel-Nr:503427
Release:1984 / EU – Reissue
Genre:Organic Grooves
Goddy Oku - One More Chance LP
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Between producing countless albums, Goddy Oku (known as the Eastern Nigerian music scene's Mr Fixit) used his DIY skills and studio acumen to record 'One More Chance', a wonky, synth driven masterpiece that is funky and quaint in equal measures. It will bring a smile to your face and an irresistible urge to dance to your feet.
Aigbe Lebarty - Unity
Aigbe Lebarty
Unity
LP (PMG)
Artikel-Nr:500805
Katalog-Nr:PMG028LP
Release:1979 / EU – Reissue
Genre:Organic Grooves
Aigbe Lebarty - Unity LP
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In 1979, long-time Highlife veteran Aigbe Lebarty decided to try his hand at high-energy disco funk. Checking the Lebartone Aces at the door, he borrowed the Sex Bombers from Prince Omo Lawal-Osula and created Unity, a sure-fire dance floor stomper that channels ‘Ring My Bell’ into a clarion cry for, well, unity ... and a good time. The title track is the undisputed highlight of the album. It rattles along in a wonky, skittish fashion, with the high-pitched toms dueling with the Sex Bombers in a musical game of Space Invaders. ‘His Highness Erediauwa 1 Oba Of Benin (Part 1 &2)’, sees Aigbe slips back into Highlife like a comfortable pair of slippers. The tracks were a gift to Erediauwa, who had just been crowned the 38th ruler of the Edo people in Benin City. Like eastern Nigeria, Benin City had remained a haven for highlife, so no surprises there. Spookily, the re-issue of this album by PMG coincides with the passing of his Highness Erediauwa 1 and the coronation of his successor. There is no word whether a follow-up is in the works. - Peter Moore
Fela Kuti & The Africa 70 - Gentleman
Fela Kuti & The Africa 70
Gentleman
LP (Knitting Factory)
Artikel-Nr:499093
Release:1973 / UK – Reissue
Genre:Organic Grooves
Fela Kuti & The Africa 70 - Gentleman LP
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Bajka - The World / Invisible Joy
Bajka
The World / Invisible Joy
7" (Philophon)
Artikel-Nr:493727
Katalog-Nr:PH45008
Release:2016 / EU – Original
Genre:Organic Grooves
Bajka - The World / Invisible Joy 7"
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Bajka and Max Weissenfeldt first met each other when they both attended the same school in Munich, Germany. Their first recordings - under the name Goldenes Zeitalter - took place in 1998 and have proven to be a homage to the nowadays beloved spiritual-jazz-vibe in the manner of Alice Coltrane and co. and were released in 2005 by Jazzman Records.Now, Bajka has found her way back to her musical family and joined Philophon - the right environment for such a unique voice, joining a growing roster of talented artists including: The Polyversal Souls, Roy X, Guy One, Alogte Oho Jonas, Hailu Mergia, Idris Ackamoor and The Pyramids, Jimi Tenor and Y-Bayani."The World" is driven by the heavyweight drumming of Max, counterpointed by the iridescent voice of Bajka. She reflects the glory of our world by showing the listener through her talent that she in person is for sure part of that glory. On the flip side, "Invisible Joy", Bajka gives her own interpretation of Philophon's own label anthem, which was already the title track of The Polyversal Souls' celebrated debut album.
Tee Mac & Marjorie Barnes - Night Illusion
Tee Mac & Marjorie Barnes
Night Illusion
LP (Soul Jazz)
Artikel-Nr:493492
Release:1980 / UK – Reissue
Genre:Organic Grooves
Tee Mac & Marjorie Barnes - Night Illusion LP
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Soul Jazz Records’ are releasing Tee Mac’s ‘Night Illusion’, a lost classic Nigerian Afro soul meets disco boogie funk album originally released in Nigeria in 1980 as a private-press release of 1000 copies on the enigmatic artists’ own label.Impossibly hard to find, the record remains practically unknown outside of Nigeria. Tee Mac Omatshola Iseli is a multi-instrumentalist, composer and arranger and features on Soul Jazz Records’ recent collection Nigeria Soul Fever – Afro Funk Disco and Boogie alongside Joni Haastrup, Christy Essien and others, as well as on a recent compilation ‘Nepa Oh Nepa’ (released on Hot Casa earlier this year). The timelessness of this soulful, ground-breaking funk jazz lost masterpiece ‘Night Illusion’ leads to comparisons with James Mason’s legendary lost classic album Rhythm of Life, with his unique individualism and intensity hinting at the boogie funk of groups such as Mass Production and Slave so loved by artists such as Moodyman and Theo Parrish. While Fela Kuti isnow a cultural icon of Nigerian music throughout the world, the recent crossover success of William Onyeabor shows just how much undiscovered Nigerian music remains waiting to be explored outside of the country.Tee Mac was born in Lagos, the son of a Nigerian princess and a Swiss diplomat. He picked up the flute at age 7 and ten years later was studying classical musical in Switzerland under his uncle the composer J.J. Direndirger. Returning to Lagos, Nigeria in 1970 heformed the heavyweight afro rock group Tee Mac and Afro Collection (which included Johnny Haastrup on keyboards and The Lijadu Sisters on vocals). This band was famously joined by the legendary Cream drummer GingerBaker who came to Nigeria to play with them in 1971 (captured in the film Ginger Baker in Africa).At age 24, Tee Mac moved to Germany where he co-wrote and recorded the European disco group Silver Convention (whose ‘Fly Robin Fly’ became number one in the USA charts). This enabled him to return to Nigeria where he formed his own label SKJRecords to release his self-financed album Night Illusion, as well as buying two nightclubs and also investing in a number of mineral mining companies!Tee Mac continues to live in Lagos today and travels the world as a composer – one of whose pieces is The City of Mer Kailash (2009), a two-hour ballet featuring over 60 dancers and a 100+ piece orchestra.
Odion Iruoje - Down To Earth
Odion Iruoje
Down To Earth
LP (Soundway)
Artikel-Nr:485777
Katalog-Nr:SNDWLP086
Release:1983 / UK – Reissue
Genre:Organic Grooves
Odion Iruoje - Down To Earth LP
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Thanks to the great Soundway-Team here's another valuable reissue of an impossible-to-find nigerian boogie-gem!
Peace, The - Black Power
Peace, The
Black Power
LP (Now Again)
Artikel-Nr:475608
Katalog-Nr:NA5130-LP
Release:1975 / US – Reissue
Genre:Organic Grooves
Peace, The - Black Power LP
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Essential garage Zamrock/soul/funk: the first official reissue of the celebrated band’s one and only album. The musical style that became known as Zamrock came to embody the economic despair that followed the 1973-1974 oil crisis, which flung Zambia into recession and exacerbated a wide range of social tensions. Much of Zamrock also captured the controversy of wider politics in Africa and the world. Perhaps the finest example of this is Black Power by The Peace. - The Guardian. The Boyfriends, from Kitwe’s Chamboli Mine Township, supplied the founding members for Zamrock’s most famous band, Witch, and kick started one of Zamrock’s best bands, Peace. Their sole Zamrock entry, Black Power, recorded at Malachite Film Studio circa 1973/4 and issued circa 1975, sounds like nothing else in the Zamrock canon: a lost message drifiting from the flower power era, imbued with a fiery Zambian voice.
International Soleil Band - Ta Lassa
International Soleil Band
Ta Lassa
12" (Soundway)
Artikel-Nr:475543
Katalog-Nr:SNDW12022
Release:2016 / UK – Original
Genre:Organic Grooves
International Soleil Band - Ta Lassa 12"
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Composed by Gnamakoron Sidi Diabaté it was featured originally on an album released in 1983 by French Warners offshoot WAM (West African Music) - a short lived label that recorded about 20 releases of West African music released in France. This 12” features an extended Hide & Smile edit on the A side and the original album version on the flip. Better be fast!
Jimi Tenor - Order Of Nothingness
Jimi Tenor
Order Of Nothingness
7" (Philophon)
Artikel-Nr:466068
Katalog-Nr:PH45006
Release:2016 / UK – Original
Genre:Organic Grooves
Jimi Tenor - Order Of Nothingness 7"
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The unique multidirectional artist Jimi Tenor visited Philophon's Joy Sound Studios for the first time and created another example that showcases him as one of the spearheading creative minds of our time.
William Onyeabor - Tomorrow
William Onyeabor
Tomorrow
LP (Luaka Bop)
Artikel-Nr:448937
Katalog-Nr:LB5034LP
Release:1979 / EU – Reissue
Genre:Organic Grooves
William Onyeabor - Tomorrow LP
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V.A. - Africa Airways Two - Funk Departures 1973-1982
V.A.
Africa Airways Two - Funk Departures 1973-1982
LP (Africa Seven)
Artikel-Nr:448185
Katalog-Nr:ASVN010
Release:2015 / UK – Original
Genre:Organic Grooves
V.A. - Africa Airways Two - Funk Departures 1973-1982 LP
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Volume Two with an absolute corker... "Na Real Sekele Fo Ya" from Cameroonian-in-Paris Pasteur Lappe. Produced by Jacob Desvarieux of Kassav fame, this track is an instant grabber, Think of the Blockheads "Rhythm Stick" goes Afro chant with deep, soulful moog grooves and on-point brass stabs. Next up is M'Bamina an Italian / Ivory Coast band who swing things heavy with "Kilowi Kilowi". Sweeting strings, funky bass lines wrapped around a late 70s style disco groove.Ekambi Briallant is next up with his floor tappingly catchy afro soul "Aboki (Mon Copain)", produced by one of our favorite producers Slim Pezin. To round off the A-side of the vinyl we present the first outing from the Makeba family. Here the (sadly prematurely departed) Bongi Makeba, daughter of "Mama Africa" Myriam Makeba, shows the world just what an amazing artist she would have developed into. Bongi wrote a fair number of her mother's tracks in her later years and "Don't Do It" shows us what true talent for the song she was blessed with. The track her powers along with wah-wah guitar and masterful alto sax. A real treat.Friend of Africa Seven and Cameroonian native Jo Tongo opens thing up on Side B. Jo now lives in New York but back in the 70s he was part of the Fiesta label collective who were cranking out great records in Paris. "Piani" is his purest dancefloor moment, here again in full glory.Next up we bend our African remit ever-so slightly and head off to Holland for a James Brown style fuelled funk stomper "Relax.. Before Doing Sex" from Oscar Harris and his crew. Its big, its bold, its brassy...,.. It's fun.The power trio of Bozambo are next up. Between them they have released over 12 solo LPs and here together with "Get it On The Music" they power through with a keyboard/synyh driven afro-funk groove years ahead of its time..., made in 1978 but sounding like 1984. Misse Ngoh is one great guitarist and a masterful adaptor of the Makossa rhythms of his native Cameroun. The title track from his Esperance 1979 LP "Tata Ngoh" mixes in his trademark rhythms and grooves with slap bass and striking brass lines. One heck of a catchy song too.We round off the compilation with the Queen of Queens, Myriam Makeba. Possibly / probably the most influential female musician to come out of Africa..., ever. "Mama Africa's" biography is awe-inspiring and vast, but very hard to summarize in a few sentences... so please check it out for yourself. From breaking the African sound in the West, to the obsessively catchy "Pata Pata" to the influential, focal role she played in helping bring an end to Apartheid in her native South Africa. There are many tracks to feature from Myriam but we aren't about hits here at Africa Seven. Being the crate diggers we are, we thought the best way we could honour the lady was to dig the crate even deeper and go with the most obscure Myriam track we could find. "Toyota Fantasy" was recorded during her exile years spent in Guinea with the Esperance team as a one off promotional 7" single giveaway release. Be aspirational, as the lady says.
Mulatu Astatke - Yegelle Tezeta / Yekatit
Mulatu Astatke
Yegelle Tezeta / Yekatit
7" (Mr Bongo)
Artikel-Nr:435526
Katalog-Nr:AFR45.03
Release:2015 / UK – Original
Genre:Organic Grooves
Mulatu Astatke - Yegelle Tezeta / Yekatit 7"
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Oooohweee! Finally available on 7" vinyl!
Wganda Kenya - Afro Colombia EP
Wganda Kenya
Afro Colombia EP
12" (Autonomous Africa)
Artikel-Nr:415384
Katalog-Nr:AAV001
Release:2015 / EU – Original
Genre:Organic Grooves
Wganda Kenya - Afro Colombia EP 12"
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We are happy to announce the first in an occasional series of fully licensed 12" releases on Autonomous Africa exploring the influence of music from Africa across the globe. The first release comes from Colombia's Wganda Kenya with three tracks recorded in the mid 70s. The Caribbean coast of Colombia has a long relationship with Africa stretching back hundreds of years. Strong trading links and migration from West Africa to Colombia led to a distinct African influence on the music in cities such as Cartagena and the local music (cumbia and champeta) absorbed these influences. This was particularly notable in the 70s as records by Fela Kuti amongst others arrived in Colombia. One of the leading practitioners of this Afro Sound were the mighty Wganda Kenya who were huge there in the 70s and 80s and whose music is still highly regarded to this day.
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