Tag: psych

Les Frères Bouchenak – Trouble (Morocco, 1983, Edition Hassania)

For today, I wanted to share with you “Trouble“, an uplifting Rock Soul Synth Twist Pop track, taken from the 1st album recorded in 1983 on K7 tape format by the morrocon band “Les Freres Bouchenak” a band of 4 brothers (Hamid, Omar, Mohamed and Reda Bouchenak) from the city of Oujda (Morocco), nicknamed “The Raï Knights“.

Quite obscure & hard to find unusual sounds for this country & era, hope you’ll like it – Enjoy !

Les Frères Bouchenak – Trouble (Maroc, 1983, Edition Hassania)

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Armand de Preseau

Alpay Nazikoglu – Seni Dileniyorum (Turkey, 1973, Yonca)

For today, I wanted to share with you “Seni Dileniyorum“, a wild Psychedelic Turkish Funk Rock Soul with heavy fuzz guitar parts, recorded in 1973 by the legendary Turkish composed & musician Alpay Nazikoğlu – Enjoy !

Alpay Nazikoglu – Seni Dileniyorum (Turkey, 1973, Yonca)

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Armand de Preseau

Papa Wemba Le Kuru Yaka & Les Djamuskets De Paris – Zea (Democratic Republic Of The Congo, 1982, Le Passeport)

For today, I wanted to share with you “Zea“, an awesome deep African Soukous from the Democratic Republic of Congo (former Zaire), that quickly turns after the first part to a Psychedelic Funky Soul track with mind-blowing guitar parts, taken from an album privately recorded & released in 1982 by the legendary Congolese composer & musician Jules Shungu Wembadio Pene Kikumba, better known as “Papa Wemba“.

Serious dancefloor stormer here, hope you’ll like it !

Papa Wemba Le Kuru Yaka & Les Djamuskets De Paris – Zea (Democratic Republic Of The Congo, 1982, Le Passeport)

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Armand de Preseau

The Jets – With Love Everything Is Easy (Nigeria, 1976, Anodisc Records)

For today, I wanted to share with you “With Love Everything Is Easy“, a killer Psychedelic 70s Afro Soul Funk track with mind-blowing synth & fuzzy guitars, taken from the only album recorded in 1976 by the Nigerian band “The Jets” on the legendary record label “Anodisc Records“, leaded and composed by Maxcy Chuku and that was composed with :

Macxy Ludwig (Lead Vocals, Tambourine, Percussion, Tom Tom) ;

Jimi Henshaw (Bass Guitar & Multi Bass, Backing Vocals) ;

Simeon “Sim” Anaba (Congas, Bongos, Gong, Bells, Backing Vocals) ;

Charlie Eze (Drums, Percussion, Bongos) ;

Beni “Ben” Tudumey (Keyboards, Synthesizer, Piano, Backing Vocals) ;

Ken Okogbue (Lead Guitar, Rhythm Guitar, Pedalboard) ;

Really hard to find album in the same vein as the Nigerian band “Black Children Sledge Funk Band“, hope you’ll like it !

The Jets – With Love Everything Is Easy (Nigeria, 1976, Anodisc Records)

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Traoré Amadou dit Ballake & L’Orchestre Super Volta – Kambele Ba (Burkina Faso, 1970s, CVD Club Voltaïque du Disque)

Following to this former article, I wanted to share with you for today “Kambélé Ba“, a splendid deep West African slow Psychedelic Soul Funk track back with gorgeous electric guitar parts from the Super Volta Orchestra, recorded in the 70s by the legendary Burkinabe (Upper Volta) composer & musician Amadou Traoré Ballaké.

Amadou recorded and performed in different parts of Africa as well as New York and Paris and was part of the mythical Afro Latin Salsa Band “Africando” in the early 21st century before his death in 2014.

Gorgeous song and really hard to find single nowadays, enjoy !

Traoré Amadou dit Ballaké & L’Orchestre Super Volta – Kambele Ba (Burkina Faso, 1970s, CVD Club Voltaïque du Disque)

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Armand de Preseau

El Rego Et Ses Commandos – Dis Moi Oui (Benin, 1970s, L.A Aux Ecoutes)

Following to this former post, I wanted to share with you for today “Dis-Moi Oui“, a devastating psychedelic Afro Soul Jerk Mod Funk, recorded in the early 70s by the legendary beninese composer, musician, boxer & cabaret owner Theophile “El Rego” Do Rego and his “Commandos” backing band.

Starting music very young, he played in dozen of bands, included “Les Panchos de Cotonou” along with Gnonnan “Gnonnas Pedro” Sossou Pierre Kouassivi, another mythical beninese musician.

This post is dedicated to El Rego’s memory, who passed away the last Wednesday 11 of October at the age of 86.

May is Soul rest in peace, sure he’s still jamming in heaven – Enjoy !

El Rego Et Ses Commandos – Dis Moi Oui (Benin, 1970s, L.A Aux Ecoutes)

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Armand de Preseau

Le Diamono – M’Diaye Kandiourane (Senegal, 1975, Soul Posters/Musiclub)

For today, I wanted to share with you “M’Diaye Kandiourane“, a stunning psychedelic Afro Mbalax Soul Funk Jazz track, recorded by the mythical Senegalese band Le Diamono (or “Super Diamono” or “Super Diamono de Dakar“) founded by the mythical composer & musicien Omar Pene.

This song only appears on that single out in 1975 and distributed only in Senegal & France at the time, and that is probably the first recorded of the group.

This song tells the story of three young people who left the village of M’beri in search of fortune, but who found nothing but disappointment along the way.

This debut single of the band is virtually impossible to find nowadays, hope you’ll like it – Enjoy !

Le Diamono – M’Diaye Kandiourane (Senegal, 1975, Soul Posters/Musiclub)

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Armand de Preseau

Willy Roy feat. Rational Men – Christian Community (Nigeria, 1978, ACB Sounds)

For today, I wanted to share with you “Christian Community“, a dope Psychedelic Afrobeat Funk Gospel Soul track driven by catchy guitar riffs & cool organ parts, taken from the 1st album recorded in Nigeria by the Ghanaian composer & musician (organ, synth & lead vocals) Kwesi Wilson (better known as Willy Roy) and accompanied by Nigerian & Ghanaian musicians such :

Allwell Marcel (Percussion, Backing Vocals) ;

Eddie Korsah (Backing Vocals, Bass) ;

Johnson Hart (Drums, Percussions, Cymbals) ;

Jon John Dukes (Guitar) ;

George Black (Vocals) ;

Willy Roy feat. Rational Men – Christian Community (Nigeria, 1978, Nigeria)

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Armand de Preseau

Les Gypsies de Petion-Ville – Carnaval (Haiti, 1973, Macaya Records)

For today, I wanted to share with you « Carnaval », a dope frantic uptempo Tropical Island Funk Compas with nervous guitar parts, recorded in 1973 by the mythical Haitian band “Les Gypsies de Petion-Ville” leaded by Robert Martino, and taken from an hard to find single that came at the time with « Patience 2 », the second album of the band – Enjoy !

Les Gypsies de Petion-Ville – Carnaval (Haiti, 1973, Macaya Records)

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Armand de Preseau

Vincent Ahehehinnou & l’Orchestre Poly Rythmo De Cotonou – Kourougninda Wendé (Benin, 1970s, Disques Tropiques – Satel)

For today, I wanted to share with you “Kourougninda Wendé“, an awesome deep psychedelic Afro Soul Sato Funk track with devastating horns parts, taken from an early & ultra hard to find single from the all mighty Poly Rythmo de Cotonou legendary Beninese orchestra, driven by the warm voice of Vincent Ahehehinnou & out on the mythical “Disques Tropiques – Satel” local record label – Enjoy !

Vincent Ahehehinnou & l’Orchestre Poly Rythmo De Cotonou – Kourougninda Wendé

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