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SONG OF THE DAY Ignace de Souza & The Melody Aces – Asaw Fofor

Just over ten years ago Analog Africa’s label owner and avid vinyl collector, Samy Ben Redjeb took a trip to Cotonou, Benin in the hope of seeking out some new and interesting records.  What was unearthed when he arrived and began his … Continue reading

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SONG OF THE DAY Healing Gems – Emerald Village

Whilst we wander the wilderness of the everyday, every now and then a little escapism is something we all crave! So imagine, if you will, a warm, welcoming landscape from which some music reaches out, embracing you in its melodic … Continue reading

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SONG OF THE DAY Tremor – Resplandor

Some songs just sink instantly into your head and nestle themselves away like they’ve been there for years! Today’s song had that effect on me and within the very first few seconds I took to Resplandor immediately! Originating from Buenos … Continue reading

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SONG OF THE DAY Cannibale – No Mercy For Love

Have you ever considered what you  would get if you crossed Fela Kuti, The Doors and The Seeds (perhaps throwing in a bit of Talking Heads for good measure)…and would you believe that the successful cross-pollination of this music is … Continue reading

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SONG OF THE DAY Flamingods – Rhama

“We like to make noise with instruments collected from around the world.” Flamingods. The Flamingods are quite an exquisite blend of 5 musicians, all of whom are greatly inspired by world music and instrumentation. Pronounced ‘fla-min-gods’, they see their calling as … Continue reading

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SONG OF THE DAY Silver Firs – Danse Macabre

Silver Firs are a Swiss quartet whose lightweight and tuneful music floats about inside the dreamy realms of folk, dream pop and psychedelia.  Combining these elements with their affinity to African music, this diverse mix gives them a distinct edge … Continue reading

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SONG OF THE DAY La Mecánica Popular – Móntame En La Tormenta (Riders On the Storm)

Covered by the likes of Nigel Kennedy, Wolfmother and Annabel Lamb, this song has been one of my favourite tracks ever since I can remember.  Originally written by one of my all time favourite bands The Doors, a new rendition … Continue reading

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