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

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1990

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=R0Z3XTUmIC8 Sammy Massamba - Azali From Sammy Massamba - Beni Soit Ton Nom Released on SM Productions, 1990, France We all know that one mention of a song, somewhere online or offline, can dramatically change its destiny : from an overlooked tune soundtracking a lousy YouTube video, posted 6 years ago, it can become a hit…Lire la suite 1990

CONGOSSA

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Mehdz5R4HcM&feature=youtu.be Sweetmary - Congossa From Sweetmary - The Song Of Freedom  Released on Jengou Records, France In our opinion, listening to some quality classic Afro Boogie tunes from time to time won't hurt anybody... And laying hands on a tight Boogie 12" is always a nice feeling ! Congossa by Sweetmary is no more than…Lire la suite CONGOSSA

MALOYA

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=YNsno8fzXqU&feature=youtu.be Ti-Fock - Lo De From Ti-Fock - Mafate Released on 102P Production, Reunion, 1985 Réunion seems to still be a virgin island for diggers, and as far as we know Ti-Fock is one of the only examples, with Alain Peters, of a Reunionese musician who successfully recorded great Maloya-influenced fusion music. His second album,…Lire la suite MALOYA

TRIBUTE TO TRIBUTE

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=I2puq_bxs3s&feature=youtu.be Tribute - A Kumma Ki Yidi From Tribute - Breaking Barriers Released on Rekord, 1986, Germany It feels like Young Marco just took over OYT ! This one is a pure bomb for the clubs ! This percussive afro killer track is well hidden on an album by Sweden symphonic rock band, Tribute, and…Lire la suite TRIBUTE TO TRIBUTE

INTERNATIONAL LOVE

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=UvSopsDP17w&feature=youtu.be Grammacks International - Children Take Good Care From Grammacks International - Ou Pa Bon Cauchemard Released on 3A Productions, 1977, France There have been quite a lot  of French Caribbean compilation LPs or reissues since for a few years new, mainly focussing on Funk-influenced music, and it's still going on. We already discussed it…Lire la suite INTERNATIONAL LOVE