Friday, November 25

Africafunk: Return To The Original Sound Of 1970s Funky Africa

"The second Africa funk compilation is similar to the first, in appearance, sounds as well as artists. If there is a difference it is that the most R&B-influenced numbers have left place for purer funk. But that is just a little shift, and an artist like Fela Kuti of course plays Afro-beat and nothing else. As a dance record, this is more solid than the former collection, but doesn't reach the same ecstatic heights. And in a way that makes it a little less interesting, and the distance to American '70s funk a little shorter. The question is probably if you want to discover how modern African '70s music was, and how close to its counterparts across the seas, or if you want to discover unique African sounds. This album is a little more geared at the first."
YouTube: Africa Funk - The Original Sound of 70´s ( Full Album )
01-The Rwenzori's - Handsome Boy (E Wara) (Pts. 1 & 2) 02-Buari - Ku Ka Maria 03-Matata - I Feel Funky 04-Ice - Time Will Tell 05-Kongas - Anikana-O 06-Vecchio - Nsambei 07-Wisdom - Nefertiti 08-Fela Kuti - Roforofo Fight 09-Tony Allen - N.E.P.A. (Never Expect Power Always) 10-Manu Dibango - Big Blow 11-Antibalas with Jojo Quo - Uprising (Pts. 1 & 2)