With an early 80s disco sound, ‘Just A Place’ is a horn driven, stand-out track by Underground System from their latest album What Are You!
‘Free Fallin’ from Meu Kota EP has some nice berimbau samples during the chorus, adding some extra tropical flavor to the hard & bassy beat!
Ritteri’s edit of “Zinabu” is a psychedelic lift off into space, w/ trippy sound effects, chunky drums, bass line & guitar solo w/ vocals!
“Neckbone’ is a track made for the dance floor with a big catch bassline! Anthony Joseph chants poetically in pure Caribbean style!
Shrouded in mystery, Bacao Rhythm & Steel Band’s album, The Serpent’s Mouth, is sure to please. Enjoy the slow & spacey track, “Touchdown”!
“Ilha Vizinha” starts with a scratchy funk guitar riff along with a high keyboard pattern before hitting extended patches of repeated notes!
Dionisio Maio’s ‘Dia Ja Manche’ of Cape Verde is a full on funky banger with scratching guitar, cutting synths and harmonised vocal hooks!
10-piece collective, Bixiga 70’s new album Quebra Cabeça - African music will always be the root, and Brazil it’s beautiful, vibrant flower
Franco, Sorcerer of the Guitar’s, ‘Likemba Ya Ngana’ is an elegy for his late brother that features an all-female chorus and an accordion!
‘NAATH’ is a vivacious, Afrobeat album highlighting the unique sounds of Sudan; interweaving traditional folklore, love songs, dance tunes