APARTHEID NOT

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=N9meuI9woj8 Exodus Supreme - Eager To Free South Africa From Exodus Supreme - Eager To Free South Africa Released on West 52nd Records & Tapes, 1987, US What a heavy one it is, isn't it ? Exodus Supreme, during their long career (the band is still active), developed a thumping sound, but this politically engaged…Lire la suite APARTHEID NOT

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INTERNATIONAL LOVE #2

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=nUKbRy5VWDs&t=4s Martha Bruining - I'll Love You Wherever You Are From Martha Bruining - Reflections Released on CB Records, 1986?, Netherlands We've already introduced the geopolitical history behind the Netherlands-Surinam connection in a previous article about Cynthia and Family. As one can easily guess, Cynthia and her parents' stories are only one of the few stories that intertwine…Lire la suite INTERNATIONAL LOVE #2

KYOTO, BELGIUM

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ZDiZ3gWBrHM&t=200s Kyoto - Venetian Blinds From Kyoto - Venetian Blinds Released on ARS Records, 1984, Belgium There's a lot about this record that is immediately appealing, and most importantly an artwork which does not deceive: a band named Kyoto, which name is written in a mock Japanese font, a drawing which symbolically recall the name…Lire la suite KYOTO, BELGIUM

GHANAIAN STREET SOUL

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=0C-B0WpRSPA&lc=z22kixip0licvzvwx04t1aokgswr4m0dlumrxk40fl5hbk0h00410 A.B.Crentsil's Ahenfo Band - Sika Be Ba From A.B.Crentsil's Ahenfo Band - Gyae Me Life Ma Me Released on Black M Sounds, 1992, Germany   We have already shared a couple of times (here and here) our fascination and love for the unique sound that Ghanaian musicians crafted and that is usually labeled under…Lire la suite GHANAIAN STREET SOUL

JUNG ANALYSTS : HAMSTER RECORDS AND TAPES PART 2/4

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=PWc-LtkTMIc Jung Analysts - Here's Lucifer From Jung Analysts - The Wishing Balloon Released on Hamster Records and Tapes, 1984, UK After quite a long break, we're finally ready to continue our journey into Hamster Records And Tapes' catalogue. This time, we have Terry Burrows telling us about his debut in the musical industry as…Lire la suite JUNG ANALYSTS : HAMSTER RECORDS AND TAPES PART 2/4

UFO’S OVER NEW YORK

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=QR4STfeAhW0 Konstruktivits - New York From Konstruktivits - Glennascaul Released on Sterile Records, 1985, UK When you go through records, checking the back of the cover for familiar names, some are invitations to give those records a listen while a few almost urge you to buy them on sight. Needless to say that the name…Lire la suite UFO’S OVER NEW YORK

DUB DEM SILLY

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=kl2pHZoeljs&t=305s Continental Research Orchestra - Naboko Samba (Dub Version) From Continental Research Orchestra - Naboko Samba Released on Disques Dreyfus, 1986, France Seriously, how is it even possible that this dub version of Naboko Samba ever got released ? No one gave it a proper listen before giving the green light ? It's not as if…Lire la suite DUB DEM SILLY