Tony Allen & Afrika 70 —
Jealousy ... LP Comet (France), 1975. New Copy (reissue)...
The start of a legend – the tremendous debut of drummer Tony Allen as a leader, after some key 70s work in the group of Fela Kuti! Fela's group is backing Tony up here – the key Afrika 70 lineup – and even Fela gets in on the action by laying down some piano solos and tenor ... (Global Grooves) read moreLP, Vinyl record album
Pivotal Afro Funk tracks from Tony Allen – a masterpiece! Allen is recording here as the leader of the Afrika 70 group, but with Fela in the band, and handling production chores as well. The groove is very similar to Fela's, but with the drums higher in the mix, and a bit more of an ... (Global Grooves) read moreLP, Vinyl record album
Tony Allen & Afrika 70 —
Progress ... LP Comet (France), 1977. New Copy (reissue)...
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An Afro Funk classic – killer solo work from Tony Allen – originally known as the drummer for Fela during his key years – stepping out here on his own with the Afrika 70 band! The album's a monster all the way through – every bit as great as any of Fela's 70s classics, but ... (Global Grooves) read moreLP, Vinyl record album
Tony Allen & The Afro Messengers —
No Discrimination ... LP Comet (France), 1979. New Copy (reissue)...
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Tony Allen steps out onto his own – moving away from the Afrika 70 group who accompanied him on his first three solo albums – nicely cooking here into a whole new groove! The tracks are a bit shorter than the side-long jams of previous records, but no less funky – as Tony somehow ... (Global Grooves) read moreLP, Vinyl record album
The first full length set from a group we love for their earlier singles on Comet Records – and who step out here with a well-crafted approach to dancefloor Brazilian! Nutropic have a soulful sensibility that goes way beyond simple bossa remix tricks – a style that balances Brazilian ... (New Grooves) read moreCD
A nice full length debut from Rare Moods – a pastiche of sample-based funky soul, righteous jazzy riffing and angular soundscapes! The album's inspired by all those soulful and funky characteristics that we dig crates hoping to find – propulsive, crackly beats, soulful vocals, and ... (New Grooves) read moreCD
A totally groovy gem from the great Piero Umiliani – and one of his rarest soundtracks of the 70s – and a set that brings together so many different wonderful strands of his sound! Some tunes have sweeping strings, others have offbeat vocals, some have quirky instrumentation, and a few ... (Soundtracks) read moreCD