Ivory Coast Soul Edits
The Ivory Coast Soul compilations revisited by the best international dj’s of the Afro Soul and Tropical funk scene. A really mind-bending collection of ivorian grooves recorded in the 70 ‘s in Abidjan edited by few of the best contemporary producers .
For the 12 inch release , we include 5 titles: Dj Vas ( France ), Dj “The Reflex “( France), Mop Mop ( Germany) , Alma Negra (Switzerland) , Umoja ( Netherland), add their own flavours with massive new funk mixes , whilst cutting with dexterous percussive textures on the original versions. They bridge the gap between the new and the old , connect the dots and bring a new life on these rare old tracks.
For the digital release we add:
Simbad ( London), Mag Spencer ( France) , Dj Julien Lebrun( France), Afro Jon ( France) ,Cléon& jazzy Pidjay ( France & last but not least Tahira ( Brazil) .From Funk , to Disco , to Soukous, to traditional Ivorian Soul music of the “maquis” of Abidjan here’s a new collection of vintage horn-flanked tunes mixed with future club sounds!
11 mixes and remixes which blend original Afro funk instrumentation with contemporary dancefloor style.
The Ivory Coast Soul Edits are officially licensed!
Out May 13th 2014 on vinyl , May 9 th 2014 on digital.