Bonne Arrivée ! “Ivory Coast Soul” is back, with Djamel Hammadi aka Afrobrazilero and DJ Julien Lebrun have dug deeper into the country’s vinyl archives! Bandcamp ITUNES After much painstaking research and investigative work, we are finally able to catch-up and gather together some key members of seminal Afro and Psychedelic outfit. We selected 13… Continue Reading
Laolu Akintobi was born in 1946 in Abeokuta in the Western part of Nigeria. He spent his childhood in a village close to the city where his father was a farmer and a hunter and also had been a soldier in a colonial army. His mother was a produce dealer, she sold palm nuts and… Continue Reading
HOT CASA RECORDS is back with a sublime and explosive 7 inch including two original edits from obscure AFRO FUNK and SOUL SOUKOUS dancefloor gem recorded in Ivory Coast in the late 70′s. Hardly and fully licensed, this material is a unique piece, bringing together SORO N’ Gana aka the prince of Kpeuye & Yatchana… Continue Reading
THE BOOGIE GENTLEMEN is a new fresh funky band composed of two beatmakers and a keyboard player based in Rouen & Paris . The concept of the band is to make new boogie tracks and stylish soul songs composed with loops , old vintage sounds , keys from the 70s and 80s and guest vocals… Continue Reading
Gatefold Vinyl , HC 16, HOT CASA RECORDS 2011, release date 2011-09-26 Growing up in a royal household in Nigeria, Joni Haastrup began his musical journey performing for his brothers band Sneakers and was quickly snapped up as a vocalist for Orlando Julius Ekemode and his Modern Aces’ Super Afro Soul LP, one of Afro-beat’s… Continue Reading
New release from Akeeb Kareem out June 11th, limited vynil edition. Itunes link here.