There's some sharp jazzy changes at the start of this groove – a mix of instruments on the rhythms that show why Ipa Boogie could almost challenge Kool & The Gang at their sound – but also bring in some deeper West African touches to send the tune over the top! "Africa" ... (Funky 45's) read more7-inch, Vinyl record
Ipa Boogie —
Ipa Boogie ... LP Albarika Store/Acid Jazz (UK), Late 70s. New Copy (reissue)...
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Fantastic funk from late 70s Benin – a set that maybe owes as much to the sound of New York as it does to the West African groove of the time! The album's got a monstrous bassy vibe all the way through – with cuts that often just riff and groove like some of the best clubby funk acts ... (Global Grooves) read moreLP, Vinyl record album
Orchestra Poly Rythmo De Cotonou —
Unite Africaine ... LP Albarika Store/Acid Jazz (UK), 1977. New Copy (reissue)...
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Searing sounds from this legendary group – two side-long tracks that burn with fire throughout! First up is "Unite Africaine" – a tune with a political message in the lyrics, and non-stop grooves in the rhythms – this wonderfully fast percussion that's laced together ... (Global Grooves) read moreLP, Vinyl record album
TP Orchestra Poly Rythmo De Cotonou —
Le Sato ... LP Albarika Store/Acid Jazz (UK), 1974. New Copy (reissue)...
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Stunning early work from the Orchestra Poly Rhythmo – a set that's titled after a set of rhythms used in voodoo rituals in Benin – echoed here strongly by the heavy use of percussion on the record, which includes a giant drum reserved for use only in ritual performance! The sound is ... (Global Grooves) read moreLP, Vinyl record album