Musi O Tunya – N’Gombe Shalaya (Zambia, 1970s, Pathé)

For today, I wanted to share with you “N’Gombe Shalaya” a slow trance & deep psychedelic Afrobeat-esque track from Musi O Tunya, one my favourite Zambian band – Enjoy !!

Musi O Tunya – N’Gombe Shalaya

You can also listen to this track on my Youtube channel here : https://youtu.be/u3cvfIIxI1c

Have a really nice sunday !

Armand

José Versol – Ti Chimen Yan (Martinique, 1985, JVN 001)

For today, I wanted to share with you “Ti Chimen Yan“, a jazzy biguine folk song from Martinique (French West Indies) from the singer José Versol with beautiful flute parts – Enjoy !!

José Versol – Ti Chimen Yan

You can also listen to this track on my Youtube channel here : https://youtu.be/walL_R9G0VQ

Armand

Les Rapaces – Journée Dans Mon Pays (Comoros, 1980, Piros)

Les Rapaces” was one of the few bands from Mayotte (one of Comoros archipelago islands, in the Indian Ocean), whose musical scene is too little known.

They released one album and a few singles at the end of the 70s, and I decided to share with you for today “Journée Dans Mon Pays“, a tropical uptempo blend of Cadence & N’Gondro (Comorian musical style), personal favourite and that never leaves my DJ bag – Enjoy !

Les Rapaces – Journée Dans Mon Pays

You can also listen to this track on my Youtube channel here : https://youtu.be/JlbQUV_KUsg

Best regards,

Armand

Los Camaroes – Boo A Nun Muna (Cameroun, 1973, Sonafric)

For today, I wanted to share with you “Boo A Nun Muna“, a raw afro jerk track sung by “Los Camaroes” a band from Cameroon founded by the guitarist Jean Gabari, and who recorded around 40 singles and 3 albums from 1968 to 1981 and who revolutionized the Bikutsi musical genre – Enjoy !!

Los Camaroes – Boo A Nun Muna

You can also listen to this track on my Youtube channel here : https://youtu.be/_0D2XGAwQdU

Best regards,

Armand

Sammy Clark – Instrumental (Lebanon, 1980, EMI Voix de l’Orient Series)

For today, I wanted to share with you an instrumental song from the Lebanese singer Sammy Clark, a sad & beautiful track that reminds the bests songs of the legendary Italian western movies composer Ennio Morricone – Enjoy !

Sammy Clark – Instrumental

You can also listen to this track on my Youtube channel here : https://youtu.be/6TBK4Wo1onQ

Armand

Pascal Atangana “Quelqu’un” – Ye Mot Ai Kare Mot (Cameroun, 2019, Nanga Boko Records)

Recorded in 1979 in one night after midnight at “Le 5-6“, a nightclub of Yaoundé (Cameroon), “Ye Mot Ai Kare Mot” is one of my favourite Cameroonian album, full of raw and intense energy, very danceable Bikutsi and Soukous tracks.

I’be just reissued it on my reissue record label “Nanga Boko Records” (a hand-written edition, limited to 300, that includes a poster and a download card), and I decided to share with you today the title track of the album, “Ye Mot Ai Kare Mot” – Enjoy !

Atangana Pascal “Quelqu’un” – Ye Mot Ai Kare Mot

You can also listen to this track on my Youtube channel here : https://youtu.be/cX1StbUaays

If you’re interested in, you can purchase a copy here : https://nangabokorecords.bandcamp.com/

Armand

Danyel Waro – En Ti Gin Do Lo (La Réunion, 1985, 102 Productions)

Mouv’ment Pou L’Afrik” is a 4 tracks album recorded in 1985 by a collective of several musicians from La Réunion (Indian Ocean) in the aim of raise funds to help needy Africans.

The big surprise of that album is that the B Side contains the very beautiful and deep Maloya (Reunionese musical genre) “En Ti Gin Do Lo“, the first recording appearance of the very well known musician and poet Danyèl Waro, that I wanted to share with you today – Enjoy !

Danyèl Waro – En Ti Gin Do Lo

You can also listen to this track on my #Youtube channel here : https://youtu.be/834z3r4ZTLY

All the best,

Armand

The Henry Wenceslas Thenard Band – An Ho (In The Heaven) (Guadeloupe, 1984, LM Production)

Today, I wanted to share with you “An Hô” (which could be translated in Creole language by “In The Heaven“), an awesome 8min long Caribbean Disco track by the Guadeloupean artist Henry Wenceslas Thenard and his band, always in my DJ Bag – Enjoy !

The Henry Wenceslas Thenard Band – An Hô (In The heaven)

You can also listen to this track on my #Youtube channel here : https://youtu.be/snNyMII2yBM

Have a nice day !

Armand

Les Melodix – Machan Tienette (Martinique, 1974, 3A Production)

Les Melodix” was a band of musicians from Martinique island (French West Indies) led by Michel Pavilla and that recorded 2 albums in the 70s.

For today, I wanted to share with you “Machan Tienette“, a sweet jazzy biguine track with mellow guitar solos – Enjoy !

Les Melodix – Machan Tienette

You can also listen to this track on my #Youtube channel here : https://youtu.be/FVl4EaC4VcY

Armand

Mohamed Mazouni – La Madrague (Algeria, 1970s, Oasis Disques)

For today, I wanted to make you rediscover “La Madrague“, a beautiful melancholic song by one of the most prolific Algerian composer and singer, Mohamed Mazouni – Enjoy !

Mohamed Mazouni – La Madrague

You can also listen to this song on my #Youtube channel here : https://youtu.be/ZmSrVecxwh8

Armand