With synths, driving drums, prominent repetitive guitar lines, Algerian-born Majid Soula’s music blends the best of Kabyle sounds, disco, highlife and groovy funk into something wholly unique. At the same time for Majid Soula music is a vessel for his political message.
‘Chant Amazigh’ is on Habibi Funk.
Stella Chiweshe – Kasahwa: Early Singles
A captivating collection of early singles by the renowned Zimbabwean Mbira master and a true African music icon. The songs were mostly recorded in the 1970’s, during the buildup to the Chimurenga revolution, and were only ever released in Stella’s home country. Deep resistance & culture.
Gongs Of Cambodia & Laos
A compilation of gongs of ethnic minorities in Ratanakiri and Mondolkiri provinces of Cambodia and in Champasak and Attapeu provinces of Laos.
Georges Condominas had released end of the 50s on the french label Ocora a vinyl containing recordings of gong ceremonies “musiques Mnong gar du Vietnam”, in between so much has happened .More than 50 years later it s time for the world to discover those fantastic minimalist metallic beats, the true music of animist ceremonies of this part of south east Asia. Kink Gong & Tiger Gong are proud to reveal the exciting and rare music of gong orchestras.
Out on double vinyl.