Roger Damawuzan & Les As Du Benin —
Wait For Me ... LP Hot Casa (France), New Copy ...
About July 15, 2015 (delayed)
(Global Grooves) LP, Vinyl record album
DjeuhDjoah & Lieutenant Nicholson —
T'Es Qui ... CD Hot Casa (France), 2015. New Copy ...
French vocals, funky rhythms, and loads of sweet keyboards – a contemporary album, but one that really takes us back to our favorite global crossover years of the 70s! These guys almost have a vibe that reminds us of Seu Jorge at his funkiest – and certainly share this universal appeal ... (Global Grooves) read moreCD
Rare late 70s Afro soul from Cameroonese bassist and singer Brigth Engelberts – insistent, hypnotic and danceable grooves that points the way to myriad trends in soul in the decade to come, well beyond easily categorizable Afro funk & soul! Some numbers have a punchier, hypnotic rhythmic ... (Global Grooves) read moreLP, Vinyl record album
Surprisingly great work from an artist who was very young at the time – Paris-born Francis Mbarga, who cut this Afro groove classic when he was only 7 years old! Despite that age, though, the sound is very fully-formed – thanks to tight studio backing from a combo of sharp guitar, ... (Global Grooves) read moreLP, Vinyl record album
(Heavy tip-on cover, and great vinyl – with insert too!)
Latin funk & soul from Paris – with a very tight groove and plenty of love for classics that they spin with fresh verve! The work works on some far reaching Latin touches, from Nuyorican salsa to Columbian funk and Chicano soul – the drums and percussion always prominent in the ... (Deep Funk) read moreLP, Vinyl record album
Wicked work from Stanislas Tohon – a sweet batch of skittish grooves that occasionally include some William Onyebor-like electronics! The tracks are all upbeat and uptempo – fast-riffing rhythms that spin out wonderfully right from the start – with some vocals on most numbers, ... (Global Grooves) read moreLP, Vinyl record album
(Heavy vinyl, heavy cover, and inner sleeve with notes!)
Vaudou Game —
Apiafo ... LP Hot Casa (France), 2014. New Copy ...
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A cool contemporary group with roots in Tojo – hotbed of African voodoo culture, which is a strong inspiration on their sound! The music takes an older style of voodoo chants, and fuses it onto a more funk-based approach – one that draws on inspirations from 70s west African funk, but ... (Global Grooves) read moreLP, Vinyl record album
A set of sweet edits of some of the best tracks on the Ivory Coast Soul collection – all re-cut and re-worked for the dancefloor! These are edits, not remixes – so they never play too much with the best elements of the originals, and instead pull out all the best bass bits, beats, ... (Global Grooves) read moreLP, Vinyl record album