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‘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!
“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!
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
'Cosa Nueva’ by Sonámbulo Psicotropical is a danceable song where wind instruments and drums are the protagonists of the story!
Eight-member, Montreal based Afrobeat / Afro-funk band, Afrodizz, bemoans the social evils of the world in the 11-minute, “Bombe!”
Russian band, Marimba Plus, produces unique music using marimba as their leading instrument, satisfying the taste of musical connoisseurs!
‘Low Profile’ contains all the ingredients of a 1st generation classic of the genre, w/ saxophone solos, trumpet & devastating keyboard!
‘Underground System’ was among the better recordings of Fela’s late career and it’s filled with fast, urgent rhythms and infectious chants!