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Love & Resistance
‘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!
‘Money Palava’ opens up side 2 of The Afro National Band’s album with its infectious highlife beat and hooky vocals from Sierra Leone!
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
‘NAATH’ is a vivacious, Afrobeat album highlighting the unique sounds of Sudan; interweaving traditional folklore, love songs, dance tunes
LoKkhi TeRra & Dele Sosimi teamed up for a majestic multi-cultural blend of sounds fusing Afro-Cuban grooves, raga rhythms & Acid Jazz/funk
‘Underground System’ was among the better recordings of Fela’s late career and it’s filled with fast, urgent rhythms and infectious chants!

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