“BITORI” – Legend Of Funana

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Echos Hypnotiques, Vol. 2 Vinyl

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Analog Africa #ad - -. Label: Analog Africa. Published: 2009 ships in certified Frustration-Free Packaging. Neu / verschweisst.

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Orchestre Poly-Rythmo de Cotonou "The Skeletal Essences of Afro Funk"

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Analog Africa #ad - Take funk, psychedelia and rumba, soul, mix it up with a thick dose of heavy local rhythms and throw everything in a Benin grinder. Some people bang their heads, others jerk their feet or feel an urgent need to get up and start shaking their hips. Of voodoo groove". The brew is then mixed up with hypnotic Farfisa solos, distorted bass lines, warm horns and the result, gritty guitar riffs, of exorcizing proportion, will lead to frenetic body movements.

Starting in 2005, made several trips to benin, samy ben redjeb, in a total of 500 songs! with all that material in hands and the astonishing richness of the group's meterial, where he dug up most of the orchestra's output recorded between 1969 and 1983: hundreds of vinyl records and a few master tapes, Analog Africa's founder and compiler, choosing the songs proved to be a tough task.

The 14 tracks presented here have never been issued outside of africa and most of them follow the spirit and sound of the first volume, "The Vodoun Effec", which was a selection of songs released by small and obscure labels from this tiny country which was once known as Dahomey Ships in certified Frustration-Free Packaging.

Orchestre Poly-Rythmo de Cotonou "The Skeletal Essences of Afro Funk" #ad - Ships in certified Frustration-Free Packaging. One thing is common, though, to everyone who submits their ears to a spinning record by the mighty Orchestre Poly-Rythmo de Cotonou: you simply can't stand still. And this new compilation is proof of that - here are 14 funky tracks by the legendary ensemble from Benin that has been deemed as "West-Africa's best kept secret", or as the "The D.

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Rhythmo de Cotonou, Vol. 1: Vodoun Effect - Funk and Sato from Benin'sobscure Labels 19 Vinyl

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Pop Makossa: Invasive Dance Beat Of Cameroon / Var

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Analog Africa #ad - His journey from the port city of douala to the capital of Yaound brought him in contact with the lives and stories of many of the musicians who had shaped the sound of Cameroon's dance music in its most fertile decade. Indeed, all the tracks on Pop Makossa are a revelation. Ships in certified Frustration-Free Packaging.

. Analog africa proudly present - pop makossa - the invasive dance beat of cameroon 19761984 in 2 beautiful packages cd with 44-page Booklet & 2XLP Gatefold LP 140grwith 20-pages LP size Booklet The Pop Makossa adventure started in 2009, when Analog Africa founder Samy Ben Redjeb first travelled to Cameroon to make an initial assessment of the country's musical situation.

What had happened to bill loko, scan photographs, license the songs, the teenage super-star whose monster hit 'nen lambo' caused such a sensation that he was forced to flee to the other side of the world How did bandleader Eko Roosevelt go from Cameroonian prodigy to chief of an idyllic seaside village And who exactly was Mystic Djim, the dreadlocked producer and mercurial hit-maker whose wizardry on a simple home four-track recorder could outshine even the mighty studios of Cameroon's National Radio station It was not until DJ and music producer Dni Shain was dispatched to Cameroon to finalise the project, and interview the artists that some of the biggest question marks began to disappear.

Pop Makossa: Invasive Dance Beat Of Cameroon / Var #ad - He returned with enough tracks for an explosive compilation highlighting the period when funk and disco sounds began to infiltrate the Makossa style popular throughout Cameroon. Ships in certified Frustration-Free Packaging. So why has it taken almost eight years from that first visit to the final compilation From the very beginning, there were several mysteries hanging over Pop Makossa.

The beat that holds everything together has its origins in the rhythms of the Sawa people; Ambassey, Assiko and Essew, Bolobo, a traditional funeral dance Ships in certified Frustration-Free Packaging.

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