Afro stands for African music and we are a lovers of music of the continent that has been delivering rhythm and rhythmic ecstasy for centuries in the forms of afrobeat, touareg (a.k.a Desert Blues), etiopian jazz, assiko, benga music, fuji, Tcha tcho, soukous, outsider electronic music of Nyege Nyege Tapes and what not.
A great showcase for Africa's leading lights of the guitar, both past and present. West African blues men alongside South African fingerpicking wizardry
50th-anniversary red Vinyl reissue Side C: Mastered from the original tape and vinyl masters cut by Miles Showell at Abbey Road Studios. Etching of the album artwork on Side D
Compilation by Miles Cleret at Soundway Records with thanks to Duncan Brooker, John Armstrong, John Warr and Ian Harrison
Another long-thought-lost gem from the Fela Anikulapo Kuti archives, Open & Close was originally released in 1971 and is a total groove-fest loaded to the gills with raucous horn blowing
Tracklist A1.Field Negus A2.Pick Up Your Burning Cross A3.Think Of Home B1.Hustle B2.For The Culture B3.To Never Forget The Source C1.In Rememberance Of Those Fallen C2.Let The Circle Be Unbroken D1.Envision Yourself Levitating D2.Throughout The Madness, Stay Strong D3.Black
Debut album by the mystique and prolific UK funk outfit. Tracklist Up All Night Don’t Waste My Time Foot On Necks Why Why Why Why Why Pink Sands Let Me Go Masterpiece A Little Bit Of Sault Something’s In The Air Think About It Wild Hundreds, Pt. 5 We Are The Sun Wild Hundreds, [...]