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Dieuf Dieul de Thiès – Aw Sa Yone Vol. 1 (Teranga Beat)

“Three singers Assane Camara, Bassirou Sarr, and Gora Mbaye together with their chef d’orchestre and guitar player Pape Seck compose traditional rhythms from all the regions of Senegal, with fuzz guitars, horn sections and hallucinatory percussion.” This group never had a proper release until now!  Recorded in 1982 in Thies, Senegal.  Enjoy the bootleg, psychedelic […]

Orchestra Poly Rythmo de Cotonou Volume 3: The Skeletal Essences of Voodoo Funk (Analog Africa)

The third in a series of re-issues by Analog Africa of Orchestra Poly Rythmo of Benin:  a band active from 1969-1983.  These releases have continually showcased the versatility of this band, as they meld and groove through the musical lineages of their region with what they were picking up from abroad.  The raw, fuzzed recordings […]

CSC Funk Band – Funkincense (Electric Cowbell)

Second release from this eclectic Brooklyn-based collective has roots in Afro funk & Ethiopian jazz, but shows its NYC colors with a tight but irreverent horn section, prominent guitar, funky bass, rockin’ percussion, plus organ & flute taboot! Spoken intro on track #4. Free live tracks from the CSC Funk Band here