It’s Time For Africa Vol. 4

Great crowd last night at ITFA#4, many thanks to everyone who came down. DJs Plainstone, Richard and Denis all brought some fantastic tunes, I’ll have to get their full playlists later; my list is below. Look forward to the next event this fall at Li-Po!

Mbongwana Star – ‘Shegue’, album From Kinshasa (Congo)

Djessou Mory Kante – ‘Denya’, album River Strings, Maninka Guitar (Guinea)

Cheikh Lo – ‘Jamm’, album Jamm (Senegal)

Oumou Sangare – ‘Magnoumako’, album Oumou (Mali)

Papa Wemba – ‘Bakwetu’, album Molokai (Congo)

Xalam – ‘Ade’, album Beginner’s Guide To African Funk (Senegal)

Orchestra Veve – ‘Baluti’, album Orchestra Veve (Congo)

Orchestra Baobab – ‘Toumaranke’, album Pirate’s Choice (Senegal)

Franco & Tabu Ley – ‘Lisanga Ya Ba Nganga’, album Omona Wapi (Congo)

Nyboma & Kamale Dynamique – ‘Double Double’, album Nyboma & Kamale Dynamique (Congo)

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