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Willy N’for’s movements, migration, and the geography of groove
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Willy N’for’s movements, migration, and the geography of groove

Musicians have always travelled. Willy N’for had all the necessary ingredients to want to travel, a troubled past, a complicated life, dexterity with the bass guitar, and an appetite for travelling on the interstellar grooves of funk, with dreams of jamming with giants.

Stix Records announces a fourth Disco Reggae compilation
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Stix Records announces a fourth Disco Reggae compilation

The French label hopes to bring summer back with this new project. Following three precedent acclaimed editions, Stix Records, a sub-label of Favorite Recordings, presents Disco Reggae Vol. 4. From the beginning, the project’s idea […]

International Soleil Band’s West African Disco hit ‘Ta Lassa’ reissued
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International Soleil Band's West African Disco hit 'Ta Lassa' reissued

The International Soleil Band was formed by a bunch of Malian and Guinean musicians who recorded a unique album in 1983 on French label WAM (West african music). “Ta Lassa”, from this unique album, was composed by Gnamakoron […]

Silver Vibrations, Roy Ayers’ mythical post-disco album finally reissued
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Silver Vibrations, Roy Ayers' mythical post‑disco album finally reissued

Californian legendary musician’s major album is given a new lease of life by BBE Music label, to be released on March 22nd. With almost 60 works released during half a century, californian soulman has worked with […]

Soundway Reissues 80s South Africa Disco Hits From Heads Records
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Soundway Reissues 80s South Africa Disco Hits From Heads Records

Heads Records – South African Disco​-​Dub Edits pays tribute to the short-lived Heads label out of South Africa.  Started and run by the late South African producer and singer Emil Zoghby, Heads label was in activity only between […]

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Touareg band Imarhan is getting funky
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Touareg band Imarhan is getting funky

Imarhan’s second album Temet will be released on City Slang on February 23rd 2018. “Azzaman” is the first single. Support by artits like Kurt Vile, Steve Shelley or Usher, touareg band from Tamanrasset – South Algeria – […]

Mr Bongo to release a compilation of Burkina Faso golden age funk, disco and highlife
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Mr Bongo to release a compilation of Burkina Faso golden age funk, disco and highlife

New compilation The Original Sound of Burkina Faso pays tribute to a truly golden age of music.  Following the fantastic The Original Sound of Mali released in March 2017, the new releases compiled by David ‘Mr […]