NTS – JANUARY 2021 W/ PAM, BELEC & SAINTE-RITA

The price to pay for a promotional article on OYT was to contribute to our monthly radio show on NTS. Sainte-Rita & Belec did their part admirably by submitting an exhilarating mix of 1990's Europe optimist house pop and quirky downtempo cuts. https://www.mixcloud.com/NTSRadio/okonkole-y-trompa-w-pam-belec-and-dj-sainte-rita-27th-january-2021/ I did little to respect the theme as the first hour of…Lire la suite NTS – JANUARY 2021 W/ PAM, BELEC & SAINTE-RITA

DYNAM’HIT

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=NZ7j5d3EMMU&feature=youtu.be Fred de Fred - En Amour (Edit 2020)From Various - DYNAM'HIT Europop Version Française 1990-1995Released on Born Bad Records, 2020 France The Big Sleep. That would be quite ridiculous to compare the long period of inactivity on this site to Raymond Chandler's novel : nothing out-of-the ordinary prevented me from writing on this blog – even if the Covid crisis didn’t help. This hibernation had more…Lire la suite DYNAM’HIT

ENTRY #10: WELCOME TO THE EURO HOUSE ZONE PART.4 (MEETING H. ZAZOU)

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=N3KFqWDJyEU Hamid Baroudi - Caravan II Bagdad (1001 Nights Mix) From Hamid Baroudi - Caravan II Bagdad Released on TanTric Records, 1990(?), Germany This series could probably have gone on for ever, but I like to make things look balanced, and for some reasons, there's nothing that look more balanced to me than a series…Lire la suite ENTRY #10: WELCOME TO THE EURO HOUSE ZONE PART.4 (MEETING H. ZAZOU)

ENTRY #9: WELCOME TO THE EURO HOUSE ZONE PART.3 (TUNISIAN TWIST)

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=jzLRvPWWbEM Amina - Atamé (Remix) From Amina - Atamé (Promotional 12") Released on Phillips, 1992, France Here's a new chapter in our random exploration of Euro House  - or should I say French Euro House? But, considering that it's been recorded by Tunisian and Senegalese musician in Paris, does it make it Tunisian-Senegalese-French “Euro” House? What…Lire la suite ENTRY #9: WELCOME TO THE EURO HOUSE ZONE PART.3 (TUNISIAN TWIST)

ENTRY #6 : WELCOME TO THE EURO HOUSE ZONE PART. 1

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=k0i34pxHHxA Sweet Control featuring Georgie Ô - Lighter Than The Wind (Wind Mix) From Sweet Control - Lighter Than The Wind Released on WMC, 1992, France One of the mixes of Sweet Control's only song, Lighter Than The Wind, was meant to land on YouTube sooner or later - and, in all probability, around these days.…Lire la suite ENTRY #6 : WELCOME TO THE EURO HOUSE ZONE PART. 1

Entry #2 : DO WE LIKE JAZZ FUNK ?

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=J1y8v252fJE Vyacheslav Preobrazhensky - Lullaby Of A Sea From Vyacheslav Preobrazhensky - Only Yesterday... Released on Melodia, USSR, 1991 When one shares music on the Internet, one makes the assumption that it can appeal to at least a few people. With this one I'm not so sure, and writing about it might be a way…Lire la suite Entry #2 : DO WE LIKE JAZZ FUNK ?

SUGAR DADDY

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=G5nLwNQ3dHg Emmanuel Ezeagu - African Problem From Emmanuel Ezeagu - Sugar Daddy Released on Melody Records, 1992, Nigeria we  have always believed that there's still a huge amount of undiscovered great music out there and especially in the motherland, Africa. This statement seems particularly right if you take into account the incredible amount of music recorded…Lire la suite SUGAR DADDY