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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 Elite Beat – Nook Lyfe

Elite Beat are an experimental 6-piece from Portland whose sound is inspired by music from around the globe! Coming together nearly a decade ago, Elite Beat have perfected the art of creating a live sound that is heavily based on rhythm…and, … Continue reading

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SONG OF THE DAY Kamal Keila – Taban Ahwak

The story of the label that has reissued today’s glorious song goes back to 2012 when Berlin DJ, record collector and Jakarta Records label owner, Jannis Stürtz was touring round Morocco in search of old vinyl records. (See more from this label on … Continue reading

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SONG OF THE DAY Al doum & the Faryds – Solchi

Expanding into just over 8 minutes of glorious psychedelic mysticism, Solchi really feels like a journey!  One that extends over pensive dusty lulls before expanding into the exotic terrains of misty mountain highs.  This track sounds like you’ve just tuned into … Continue reading

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SONG OF THE DAY Guy Conquette — Assez Fait Cancan

Next month London’s Strut Records are to release the first ever compilation series that will access the archives of one of the greatest of all French Caribbean labels, Disques Debs. Originally established by Henri Debs during the late 1950’s, the … Continue reading

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SONG OF THE DAY John Johanna – Fold In The Light

How to travel into worlds afar and explore spiritual dimensions without even having to leave your home…or your seat for that matter! Yes, the answer to all of your escapism fantasies are right here, waiting to be unlocked and all … Continue reading

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SONG OF THE DAY Hailu Mergia and the Walias — Eti Gual Blenai

Born in Debre Birhan, Showa Province, in 1946, Hailu Mergia is a master accordionist, veteran bandleader, arranger and keyboardist whose massive contribution to the jazz-funk sounds of Ethiopia spans over decades.  So impressive is this artist that at the tender age … Continue reading

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SONG OF THE DAY Franck Biyong – Fai Mbuh

“We were booked to perform at this outdoor festival in Orleans and as we were about to depart from Paris, our percussionist still was nowhere to be found. We eventually had to travel without him, as we couldn’t afford to … Continue reading

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SONG OF THE DAY Ali Farka Touré ft. Taj Mahal – Roucky (Remastered)

World Circuit Records are known for producing some of the finest world music albums in the last two decades. Specialising in music from Cuba and West Africa the label is best know for the Grammy winning Buena Vista Social Club album … Continue reading

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SONG OF THE DAY Vula Viel – Yes Yaa Yaa

Three years ago London-based Vula Viel released their eponymous debut album as a 6-piece band and whilst the date of its follow-up is yet to be announced, it has been confirmed that a new record is due sometime this year. … Continue reading

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