African Scream Contest: Raw & Psychedelic Afro Sounds From Benin & TogoVarious

Analog Africa
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  • 1. Lokanan Andre – Mi Kple Dogbekpo
  • 2. Picoby Band D'Abomey – Mi Ma Kpe Dji
  • 3. Gabo Brown – It's a Vanity
  • 4. El Rego et Ses Commandos – Se Na Min
  • 5. Napo De Mi Amor – Leki Santiagos
  • 6. Orchestre Poly Rythmo de Cotonou – Gbeti Madjro
  • 7. Roger Damawuzan – Wait For Me
  • 8. Ouinsou Corneille – Vinon So Minsou
  • 9. Orchestre Super Jheevs des Pailotes – Ye Nan Lon An
  • 10. Tidjani Kone – Djanfa Magni
  • 11. Discafric Band – Houiou Djin Nan Zon
  • 12. Le SUper Borgou De Parakou – Congolese Benin Ye
  • 13. Vincent Aheheinnou – Ou Cest Lui Ou Cest Moi
  • 14. Les Volcans De La Capital – Oya Ka Jojo

This is an AWESOME compilation of super-funky, raw, and rootsy African funk from 1970s Benin and Togo! An essential party rocking album of super-rare African funk and afrobeat that shows the influence of American funk and rock alongside Cuban and Congolese music, as well as traditional local styles. Sandwiched between Ghana and Nigeria - the two countries most associated with killer African funk and afrobeat - Benin and Togo are the undiscovered jewels in the West African musical map!

The cd comes with a mammoth 44 page booklet crammed full of extensively researched sleeve notes and photos! Very highly recommended!

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