Monday, February 28, 2011
Atero Amy Babana
Zaho Tanora + Iadan'i Toto
Eka Lemarijy (1ère partie)
Dance the night away like you're in Tananarive, Madagascar. This tape is from 1991. Thanks to Jon for the hook up.
Wednesday, February 16, 2011
Penny Penny—Yogo Yogo
Yogo Yogo (Fooling)
Kulani Kulani!! (Remix)
Got my hands on another Penny Penny tape. This shit is pretty much game over as far as South African dance-pop from the '90s goes.
Awesome Tapes from Africa DJ set tomorrow (2/17) at the Akron/Family (and Delicate Steve) show at the Knitting Factory in Williamsburg.
Monday, February 07, 2011
Cheikh El Meskine
Fatma El Hob Saib
Shab El Mehahel
More ill smokey flute incantations from Algeria. Why not?
Belated link to Awesome Tapes from Africa mention in this New York Times story about American indie labels confessing their collective crush on African music.
Big ups to the people of Baltimore, who seriously brought the ruckus at the STR8 CAVIN party over the weekend.