I’D LIKE MINE TRIBAL

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=SQAlQRC8oCo&feature=youtu.be Nyles-Jarvis Project - Tribal Juice (The Ritual Version) From Nyles-Jarvis Project - Tribal Juice Released on Jazz Club, 1997, US Nyles-Jarvis Project was a very short-lived project - as only three songs and their various mixes were released under this moniker - by Nyles Arrington, who had a few house hits in the 1990's,…Lire la suite I’D LIKE MINE TRIBAL

EYE IN THE SKY

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=0D29UAFD8mI&feature=youtu.be Rico - Mysteries Of The World From Rico - Mysteries Of The World Released on Debut, 1990, UK We've always been fascinated by the people who are working behind the scenes, the ones with the names written in a bold font on the record sleeves, and always in a very discrete way. Amongst them…Lire la suite EYE IN THE SKY

THE DIGITAL HIGHLIFE

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=K7vvLujkzY4 Mr. Cee - Kaba From Mr. Cee - Kaba Released on Ceeko Records, 198?, Ghana How is it possible that all those Ghanaian records are almost  "ungoogleable" ? We mentioned a Ghanaian artist, Paa Solo, a few weeks ago, who released a very mysterious record in Berlin, and now, Mr. Cee, as impossible to…Lire la suite THE DIGITAL HIGHLIFE

QUAND TE REVERAIS-JE ? …

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=qQP86-iFa6o Pierre Eliane - Où Que Tu Ailles From Pierre Eliane - Littérature Released on CBS, 1984, France We're back with our favorite French priest of the Roman Catholic Church, Pierre Eliane (if you don't know his story you can read it here), with a super sultry slow electro boogie jam with slightly scandalous lyrics. Depicting…Lire la suite QUAND TE REVERAIS-JE ? …

RAP MASTER

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=3ACyZWwW3jc Rap Master Lexy Mella - On The Air Rap From Rap Master Lexy Mella - Special Night  Released on Ire-Oha-Zim Records, 1985, Nigeria The first Rap hit in Nigeria - like in many other countries - was Sugarhill Gang's Rapper's Delight, released in 1979. After the release of the song, many wannabe rappers tried their chance…Lire la suite RAP MASTER

LONDON UNDERGROUND

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=LW7BYVMgnNg&t=2s London Underground - Motivation From London Underground - Current Affairs Session Released on On-U Sound, 1983, UK Released in 1983, London Underground's final album, Current Affairs Session - like many Adrian Sherwood's productions for his label - was way ahead of its time, providing some of the most satisfyingly freshly sounding piece of the unique blend…Lire la suite LONDON UNDERGROUND

DANCE NOT DANCE #2

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=aiJMc12Vtvw Elli Medeiros - Fugu From Elli Medeiros - Bom Bom... Released on Barclay, 1987, France One year ago we mentioned Ramuntcho Matta in a post about his 1985 debut album. In this post we also mentioned what we considered his most important "commercial" success, Elli Medeiros's Bom Bom... Well, maybe some of you already…Lire la suite DANCE NOT DANCE #2

SEX… ENERGY… STAR

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=dEWPKhv-P2w&t=45s F.O.E. - Total Eclipse From F.O.E. - Sex, Energy and Star Released on Non-Standard, 1986, Japan For those who wouldn't know, F.O.E.(which stands for Friends Of Earth)  is "just" another band lead by the mastermind, Haruomi Hosono, teaming with some of his long-time musical contributors like Jotaro Nonaka and Miharu Koshi... ... Don't think we need to…Lire la suite SEX… ENERGY… STAR