L’AMOUR CHOCOLAT

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=IdvVr2VXVNw&feature=youtu.be Cécilia - Chocolat From Cécilia - Si Me Olvidas Released on Saravah, 1983, France The way how some records reach a cult statut amongst a specific local digging scene is a complex processus, responsible for a lot of the excitement surrounding the hunt for records. We guess that, in every countries, if not every cities…Lire la suite L’AMOUR CHOCOLAT

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UK STREET SOUL 4 EVER #2

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=GjMqNkzvHaM Special Touch - I Want You (Dance Mix) From Special Touch - I Want You Released on TSR, 1990, UK We've already shared our love for what has been called "UK street soul" - a form of lush and bouncy R'n'B born on the streets of London - in one of our very first…Lire la suite UK STREET SOUL 4 EVER #2

IF MUSIC BE THE FOOD OF LOVE…

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ZufjmjFxZOE Bertrand Richard - Kunuonadivi / Enaow From Bertrand Richard - Amandine Léopard Released on Transat, 1984, France French fusion records can be deceitful: often hidden in intriguing sleeves, with appealing names of synths on the back cover and a mysterious artwork, they can be really deceitful once they’re being played, especially for those of…Lire la suite IF MUSIC BE THE FOOD OF LOVE…

SOUTH-AFRICAN MADNESS #3

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=M8qZfv3W5a0 Splash - I've Lots Of Money To Spend From Splash - Peacock Released on Celluloid, 1986, France Summer is coming back and so is our passion for South-African Kwaito, Bubblegum, Proto-House, etc. So we thought we needed to share with you this little-known song from one of the biggest South-African dance acts from the…Lire la suite SOUTH-AFRICAN MADNESS #3

FIRST DIP IN THE POOL

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=L1MqDU18aj4&feature=youtu.be Safari - Brass Monkey From Safari - Safari Released on Vap, 1984, Japan Safari is a Japanese one-off fusion band, and as you can guess by taking a look at their record's sleeve, its eponymous release is filled with summer mellow tunes. Brass Monkey, the track we chose to upload, has a sweet Latin…Lire la suite FIRST DIP IN THE POOL

NIGERIAN GIRL

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=GrbRuAKWBh0&feature=youtu.be Stella Monye - Sallie Girl From Stella Monye - Change Of Hearts Released on Tabansi Records, 1990, Nigeria Though you may have never heard of Stella Monye, the singer known as Samba Queen was quite a star in Nigeria in the late 1980's - early 1990's and is still highly respected by the Nigerian Music…Lire la suite NIGERIAN GIRL