The Rough Guide to African Disco is a world music compilation album originally released in 2013 featuring mainly 1970s and '80s African disco. Part of the World Music Network Rough Guides series, the album contains two discs: an overview of the genre on Disc One, and a "bonus" Disc Two highlighting Cameroonian artist Maloko. Disc One features five South African tracks, four Nigerian, two Ghanaian, and one each from Cameroon and France.
The title African Disco probably refers more to the discotheque, a club specifially for dancing, than the actual style of music known as disco. Not that there aren't similarities: funky bass, made for dancing, and so on, but this is African music first and foremost. All tracks date from the '70s, concurrent with the American and European disco scenes, but come from all over Africa, providing a range of styles. The highlight of the set comes from the best known artist: Tony Allen playing with Fela Kuli's band throws down on the nearly 12-minute-long "Afro-Disco-Beat
New label Akuba Records bringing you the very best in Deep, Cosmic, Soulful & Funky African Disco Music.
New label Akuba Records bringing you the very best in Deep, Cosmic, Soulful & Funky African Disco Music. The B side is a more laid-back affair, cosmic dubbed out afro disco with a very tropical feeling going on, plenty of acoustic and electric guitars, copious amounts of effects and ending with some jazzy piano, a true desert island disc and perfect hula dancing material. Format: 12inch Vinyl GBRelease : 1. 2. 2014 Last In: 2 years ago. 11,56 €11,56 €. out of Stock. Various ArtistsAfrican Disco Special.
Cultures Of Soul US. VARIOUS. Boogie Breakdown: South African Synth Disco 1980-1984. Cultures Of Soul US. Format: gatefold 2xLP + insert Cat: COS 018LP Released: 20 Sep 16 Genre: Disco/Nu-Disco. From Evans Pyramid to the recent black gospel compilation they've released, we have nothing but good stuff to say about them, and this is equally true of this new South African disco collection from the years 1980-1984
Download Album (MP3). Download Album (WAV). 12" Vinyl Triple Album. Spread out over two CDs and one triple LP, Kenya Special is accompanied by detailed liner notes, original artwork and photographs. It follows on from Soundway’s much acclaimed African ‘Special’ series that to date has focused on the highlife and afrobeat output from 1970s Nigeria and Ghana. Kenya Special is a collection of 32 recordings (most of which were only ever released on small-run 45rpm 7" singles) that stand out as being different or unique as well as some classic genre standards.
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Special offers and product promotions. Compiled by DJ Adrian Gibson (Jazz cafe) these 10 tracks fuse disco with african poly-rhythms by mainly Nigerian artists. The best known track is afro-beat originator Tonny Allen's Afro-disco-beat and Ephraim Nzeka brings 2 interesting covers of Fela Kuti hits: Shakara and Zombie. The best tracks are the instrumental Asheo ara by Kabballa, the joyous Kaloule woman by Malinga Five and the familiar melody of . All in all a good and interesting overview of how, after soul and funk, disco was reafricanised. 4 people found this helpful.
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|A||–Unknown Artist||He's The Man (Squeeze Me Tight Edit)
Remix – Voodoo Edits
|B||–Unknown Artist||Atik-A (Double Trunk Space Control Edit)
Remix – Double Trunk Edits