Sunday, 30 January 2011

Mali & Salif again...

Few pics from Mali...


Kids in Djenné

Bandiagara falls, up to Burkina Faso

U need an haircut in Sévaré?

Before beeing known as the golden voice of Africa, Salif Keita has been a member of the most popular group in the history of malian music: Super Rail Band also known as the Bamako Rail Band.
This track was written by Mory Kante and appears on the album Rail band realeased in 75. I'm pretty pround for having digging this during my last trip in wetern africa. Check this out!

Rail Band - Mamadou Boutigui

Sunday, 16 January 2011

Superstar Quamallah - California dreamin'

Hey folk's.
Son of a jazz legend - the hard bop organist Big John Patton- Superstar Quamallah released an ep on ABB records in 99'. Then nothing happened for almost 10 years...
In 2009 Superstar Quamallah came out with the LP Invisible man on Brick records. He also release a 7' produced by Izznyce California Dreamin' that doesn't appear on the full lengh. A very cool boom bap track with a soul and jazzfull atmosphere. Check it out this is exclusive:
Superstar Quamallah - California dreamin'

Monday, 3 January 2011

Happy New Year!

That one comes from my last trip in Africa. Lp from Lokassa Ya M'Bongo, famous soukouss guitarist from RDCongo.
Happy 2011!

Lokassa Ya M'Bongo feat African All Stars & Sam Mangwana - Bonne année