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The best new reissues of 2022 so far
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The best new reissues of 2022 so far

Inventive labels are revealing to the world forgotten musical gems, full of history and lost to the archives. Here’s a selection of some of the best African reissues of 2022.

5 albums to discover this week
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5 albums to discover this week

Our week’s selection includes a rebajada compilation, Tuareg blues, Mzukulu’s latest, the good vibes of Trazyx and the afrofuturist techno of Dopplereffekt.

5 albums to discover this week
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5 albums to discover this week

This week, an initiation to Tsogho ritual music with Papé Nziengui’s Kadi Yombo, a dive into Egyptian history with the collaboration album of Sun Ra Arkestra & Salah Ragab, Youssoupha’s deluxe version of the rock solid NEPTUNE TERMINUS album, Jamaican reggae legend Horace Andy’s latest and dndSection’s afrobeats in Atlanta.

Analog Africa reissues Orchestre Massako with Mack-Joss
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Rediscover Orchestre Massako, a pillar of Gabonese music

Analog Africa announces the release of a new limited dance edition of Orchestre Massako with band leader Mack-Joss and features of Amara Touré available on June 3rd . The latest LP from Analog Africa compiles […]

Analog Africa takes Mexican pitstop for rebajada compilation
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Analog Africa takes Mexican pitstop for rebajada compilation

Analog Africa explores the sounds of the Mexican sonideros and slowed down Cumbia sound systems for their new 14 track Saturno 2000 compilation. Rebajada, meaning “to reduce” or “slow down” in Spanish is a slowed […]

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Analog Africa unveils unreleased highlife from veteran producer Essilfie-Bondzie
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Analog Africa unveils unreleased highlife from veteran producer Essilfie‑Bondzie

The Berlin-based label has announced the release of Essiebons Special 1973 – 1984, a compilation of music gathered by the legendary Ghanaian producer.  For most of the 1970s, Dick Essilfie-Bondzie’s Dix and Essiebons labels were […]

Analog Africa teases historic Cameroon Garage Funk compilation
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Analog Africa teases historic Cameroon Garage Funk compilation

The legendary label pays tribute to Cameroonian tracks from the 1970s with this new project, recalling a time that was both highly creative and very difficult for artists.  In the buzzing Yaoundé of the 1970s […]

Analog Africa trace the footsteps of Nigerian Edo funk on compilation
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Analog Africa trace the footsteps of Nigerian Edo funk on compilation

The EDO FUNK Explosion Vol. 1 compilation focuses on the greatest pioneers of this highlife music hybrid, which appeared at the dawn of the 80s. It was in Benin City, in the heart of Edo […]