Doing It In Lagos is a primer on the country's lesser-celebrated s boogie scene. According to the superb liner notes, most of the music on show here - and, yes, it's universally brilliant - was created by a younger generation of musicians who wanted to move away from Afrobeat, and further towards an authentically American style electrofunk sound.
As a result, many of the tracks featured on Doing It In Lagos - not least Hotline's brilliant opener, Livy Ekemezie's disco-funk slammer "Holiday Action" and Sonny Enang's superb "Don't Stop That Music" - are every bit as special as the American-produced records they were trying to emulate. Born Bad France. As usual, Soul Jazz has included a brilliantly comprehensive page booklet, inside which you'll find heaps of historical information, and original photographs sourced from the Ralston Crawford New Orleans Archive.
Outta Sight. Sdban Belguim. The compilation is not indicative of any actual 'scene', as most of the bands featured had probably never performed live. The 16 tracks featured here are the result of a decade of crate digging in flea markets, charity shops and vinyl trades - picking out what might appeal to a contemporary dancefloor or just to their own eccentric tastes. The first volume features R. Band's disco floor filler "Be My Love Tighten Up - Roosevelt Matthews With Billy Ball & The Upsetters - Tighten Up / You Got Me Diggin Yo.
Oriki Music France. Given that Caribbean disco sounds are now all the range, they've decided to reissue the in-demand collection. Funk'n'Shine LP. Born To Shine. This new compilation, Funk'n'Shine, is the imprint's testament to the enlarged genre of funk, and all of its associated sub genres and parallel influences. Six cuts means six fine, house-relied excursions that meander into jazz, breakbeat and beyond; our picks have to be L33's cosmic boogie stepper "I Care 4 You", Paul Whitey's insanely funky house melter ""Zodiac", Kali Boog's downtempo electro swings on "Dreams Of You", and Nightmoves' excellent house trip "Not Tonight".
What a tidy lil' TIP this is! Ostinato US. Allegedly compiled from an array of private collections and radio archives in Brooklyn and several digging trips throughout Haiti, this track selection offers an intriguing Follower - My Dying Bride - Meisterwerk III of the country's musical diversity in this period.
Musical innovation is matched by percussive potency as Ostinato tell the story of a "vibrant laboratory of colliding influences" in the best way possible; with some truly delightful music! They also include a 20 page liner note booklet with vintage photographs mined across Haiti and its vast diaspora, an essay by a scholar of traditional Haitian Vodou rhythms at the School of Arts in Port au Prince, a history of the Haitian sound, and interviews with key figures of the forgotten scene.
Wake Up You! Now Again US. Heavy trade restrictions allowed them to develop their own style without too much US or European influence and the result is an array of national talent who largely remained legends within their own borders. This is a treasure trove of The Battle For Hadrians Wall - Black Country Communion - 2 gems that capture a truly unique time.
This here is the fourth chapter and, much like its previous siblings, there is an extensive collection of excellent - and much sought-after - funk and spiritual jazz from the Tighten Up - Roosevelt Matthews With Billy Ball & The Upsetters - Tighten Up / You Got Me Diggin Yo. With seventeen sublime cuts to go through, you won't be left without choices, especially when the compilation opens with the instantly seductive exotica excursion called "Goodbye Rainbow" by Michael Dues.
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