• 1. Mass
  • 2. Mon Ecole
  • 3. Diaspora
  • 4. Echoes

Debut release from Londoner, XOA on Soundway. Killer fusion of afrobeat, house, broken beat and jazz incorporating sizzling analogue synths, guitars, deep percussive rhythms, horns and flutes. Dancefloor winners - recommended release from the mighty Soundway records!

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The HeliocentricsA World Of MasksSoundway
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Ennanga VisionEnnanga VisionSoundway
This post-modern African soundtrack follows London producer Jesse Hackett’s heady musical journey into the heart of Uganda - recording with chief collaborator,...
Lord EchoHarmoniesSoundway
Brand new album from Lord Echo on Soundway, following on from the hugely popular 12" - Just Do you. This new album solidifies his already distinctive...
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OndatropicaBaile BucaneroSoundway
Second Soundway album release from Ondatropica, the project behind Quantic and Columbian musician Mario Galeano. 'Baile Bucanero' captures the...
VariousGhana Soundz (2017 Reissue)Soundway
Long awaited reissue of Soundway's iconic debut release from 2002 - Ghana Soundz. A wonderful collection of ultra-rare and previously unreleased afro-beat,...
Kenya Special: Volume 2VariousSoundway
To many outside of East Africa, the Kenya Special Soundway compilation released in 2013 was their introduction to the full spectrum of the musical...
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Odion IruojeDown To EarthSoundway
The only LP by Nigeria's number-one producer of the 70's and 80's, 'Sound President' Odion Iruoje - credited as being the man who signed Fela...
RobMake It Fast, Make It Slow (Repress)Soundway
ROB was an enigmatic recording artist from Ghana who cut two albums for the legendary Essiebons label in 1977. Neither of these were big domestic hits...
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P.R.O.Blacky JoeSoundway
Limited vinyl reissue of 'Blacky Joe' by People Rock Outfit (P.R.O.) - a garage-rock band formed in 1974 from the ashes ofThe Hygrades one of...
Family AtlanticaCosmic UnitySoundway
Family Atlantica blend psychedelic highlife, steel-pan Ethio-funk, calypso, baião and equatorial jazz. 'Cosmic Unity' is the band's second, long-playing...
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FlamingodsMajestySoundway
Flamingods are set to return with ‘Majesty’, the band’s third album and debut release on Soundway Records. Majesty’ is the follow...
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Joe MensahCry Laughter (RSD 16)Soundway
LP Extremely rare Nigerian album available now for the first time in it's entirety since the '70s. Strictly limited to 500 copies for Record Store...
    Highlife On The MoveSelected Nigerian & Ghanaian Recordings From London & Lagos 1954-66Soundway
    ** Includes the first two tracks ever recorded by Fela Kuti - reissued for the first time ever! ** In many ways 'Highlife On The Move' is a prequel...
    • 1. Ginger Folorunso Johnson & His Afro-Cuban Band – Highlife No. 5
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    Muyei PowerSierra Leone In 1970s USASoundway
    Muyei Power or Orchestre Muyei (muyei means ‘our country’) was one of the top dance bands of the1970s in Sierra Leone. Soundway...
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    Nigeria SpecialModern Highlife, Afro Sounds, & Nigerian Blues 1970-76 - vol.2Soundway
    Nigeria Special 2 is the second part to the excellent Nigeria Special album released to critical acclaim in 2007 and further extends the look at the most...
    The World EndsAfro Rock & Psychedelia In 1970s NigeriaSoundway
    The World Ends is the latest title from Soundway Records showcasing a wave of guitar driven and psychedelic groups that sprung up in Nigeria during the...
    Monomono Give The Beggar A Chance Soundway
    Rare afro-rock from Nigerian's 'Soul brother number one'. This is the essential debut album from Joni Haastrup’s band MonoMono originally released...
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    Black Truth Rhythm BandIfetayoSoundway
    Soundway have beautifully reissued afro-centric, Trinidadian band, Black Truth Rhythm Band's 'Ifetayo' album, originally released in 1976. Killer laidback...
    Ghana SpecialModern Highlife, Afro-Sounds & Ghanaian Blues 1968-81Soundway
    The ever excellent Soundway Records follow up on their popular 'Nigeria Special' and 'Ghana Soundz' volumes with a double cd of 33 original, obscure cuts...
    Monomono The Dawn Of AwarenessSoundway
    Rare afro-rock from Nigerian's 'Soul brother number one'. Brillaint second album by Joni Haastrup’s band MonoMono from 1974. This super funky...
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    Kenya Special: Selected East African Recordings From The 1970's & 80'sVariousSoundway
    Soundway return with another instalment in their acclaimed african "special" series - this time focussing on 70's and 80's Kenya!Having delved deep into...
    Bomba EstereoElegancia TropicalSoundway
    New on Soundway, Bomba Estereo hailing from Bogota! Containing the perfect balance of day-glo electronics and earthy cumbia rumbles, the band keeps...
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    Kiki Gyan 24 Hours In A Disco 1978-82Soundway
    Seven, super funky discofied Ghanian stompers from Africa's answer to Stevie Wonder, Kiki Gyan!  Collected here is the best of Gyan’s work...
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    OndatropicaA Modern Classic Of Colombian Music Soundway
    Ondatropica re-interprets the tropical musical heritage of la musica Colombiana mixing cumbia, gaita and champeta with boogaloo, ska, beat-box, dub and...
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    Tunji Oyelana A Nigerian Retrospective 1966-79 Soundway
    Slow-grooving, irresistably funky, uplifting afrobeat - with killer long percussive breakdowns! Soundway Records return to Nigeria once more with ‘Tunji...
    Panama! 3Calypso Panameno, Guajira jazz & Cumbia Tipica On The Isthmus 1960-75Soundway
    This is the brilliant third installment from Soundways 'Panama!' series of super-rare latin gems!!! Panama connects North and South America and its...
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