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AFI USUAH, MARY - AFRICAN WOMAN

AFI USUAH, MARY - AFRICAN WOMAN

Mary Afi Usuah trained as an a opera singer at the prestigious St. Cecilia Academy in Rome and spent 13 years touring Europe with artists like Duke Ellington and Deep Purple. She matched vocal chops with Robert Plant performing with Led Zeppelin and blew away the top names ... read more »

€ 9.95

 

AKTION (NIGERIA) - CELEBRATION

AKTION (NIGERIA) - CELEBRATION

Reissue of Nigerian psychedelic rock/funk album, originally released by Clover Sound in 1977. Mix righteous fuzz guitar, bad-ass keyboards and ecstatic African rhythms and what have you got? 'Celebration' by Aktion, a slab of of heavy Afro-funk-pysch-rock from the hardest ... read more »

€ 12.95

 

BLACK CHILDREN SLEDGE FUNK CO. BAND - VOL. 3: AVIATION GRAND FATHER

BLACK CHILDREN SLEDGE FUNK CO. BAND - VOL. 3: AVIATION GRAND FATHER

In mid-'70s Nigeria, almost everybody loved the Black Children Sledge Funk Co. Band. Blasting out of the bustling river port of Onitsha, the band's infectious feel-good grooves were the perfect antidote to the dark economic clouds gathering over the country. The music is a ... read more »

€ 9.95

 

APOSTLES (NIGERIA) - THE APOSTLES

APOSTLES (NIGERIA) - THE APOSTLES

The Apostles were disciples of a heavy kind of psychedelic soul/rock fusion. After The Funkees left for London, they stepped into the breach to become the champions of East Nigeria's flourishing post-war music scene. This album from 1976, containing a heavy mix of wailing ... read more »

€ 12.95

 

ROCK TOWN EXPRESS - ROCK TOWN EXPRESS

ROCK TOWN EXPRESS - ROCK TOWN EXPRESS

What we have here is a reissue of a truly exciting Afrobeat and psych-funk album from Nigeria. This self-titled work by Rock Town Express was originally released in 1977 by Awoko Records. There was a time in the 1970s when the best band in the Nigeria was actually from ... read more »

€ 9.95

 

AHANOTU, ADOLF - SENSATION

AHANOTU, ADOLF - SENSATION

A reissue of a cool Nigerian album, originally released in 1986. 'Sensation' reeks of dance floor freakiness and from the freaked-out opening seconds of the title track you are left in no doubt: the doctor is in the house.

€ 9.95

 

AKTION (NIGERIA) - CELEBRATION

AKTION (NIGERIA) - CELEBRATION

Reissue of Nigerian psychedelic rock/funk album, originally released by Clover Sound in 1977. Mix righteous fuzz guitar, bad-ass keyboards and ecstatic African rhythms and what have you got? 'Celebration' by Aktion, a slab of of heavy Afro-funk-pysch-rock from the hardest ... read more »

€ 4.95

 

AKWASSA - IN THE GROOVE

AKWASSA - IN THE GROOVE

Reissued on vinyl officially for the first time, this is the second album from Nigerian outfit Akwassa, with the same line-up as The Heads Funk Band. The main difference between 'In The Groove' and the earlier records by The Heads Funk Band is a more slick and polished ... read more »

€ 12.95

 

AMAS - GRILL

AMAS - GRILL

For all ya Afro freaks out there, here's a reissue of a highly rated 1981 Afrofunk LP from Nigerian artist Amas. 'Grill' originally appeared on the Phonodisk label. Articulate, cultured and classy, Gbubemi Amas' 'Grill' is proof that in the '80s Nigeria was producing a ... read more »

€ 9.95

 

BUCKNOR, SEGUN - SEGUN BUCKNOR

BUCKNOR, SEGUN - SEGUN BUCKNOR

A reissue of the awesome self-titled Afro-funk LP by Nigerian star Segun Bucknor. On this 1975 album, his final one (originally issued by Afrodisia), Bucknor returned to his soul roots. The sound is sophisticated instead of sweaty, and comforting rather than confronting.

€ 9.95

 

HEADS FUNK - COLD FIRE

HEADS FUNK - COLD FIRE

This superb Afro-beat, funk and psych-rock album, originally released by EMI Nigeria in 1976, sees a deserved reissue. 'Cold Fire' was the second album under the flag of the Heads Funk Band. Where their first album, 'Hard World', was in a hurry to get you on the dance ... read more »

€ 9.95

 

KANONU, ALEKE -MEETS TOLBERT, THE MIRACLE MAN- - HAPPINESS/NWANNE, NWANNE

KANONU, ALEKE -MEETS TOLBERT, THE MIRACLE MAN- - HAPPINESS/NWANNE, NWANNE

Bringing together the undisputed talents of Nigerian percussionist Aleke Kanonu and Alabama soul legend O.C. Tolbert, this 12-inch created quite the buzz when it was released in New York in 1982. Shops and leading DJ's were clamouring for it, but short supply saw it ... read more »

€ 8.95

 

BEST, MANFORD - I'VE BEEN LOVING YOU

BEST, MANFORD - I'VE BEEN LOVING YOU

Reissue of Nigerian boogie funk album, originally released on Tabansi in 1980. 'I've Been Loving You' sees Manford Best finally laying the ghosts of The Wings to rest and emerge as a serious player in the glittering new world of Afro boogie. Recorded in London, with ... read more »

€ 9.95

 

BETA YAMA GROUP - FREE LOVE

BETA YAMA GROUP - FREE LOVE

It's hard to get a handle on Nigerian musicians Nash Dodoo, Charlie Cuul and Jonas Caulley. In 1980 they released an album of face-melting gospel boogie as the BML chapels. And in the same year, calling themselves the Beta Yama Group, they put out 'Free Love', a belated ... read more »

€ 9.95

 

CLETIN, BENIS - ALPHA & OMEGA

CLETIN, BENIS - ALPHA & OMEGA

Reissue of Afro reggae/funk album, originally released by EMI Nigeria in 1978. End '70s-mid '80s FM radio stations took over the airwaves in Nigeria. They wanted fresh new styles to play andin creasingly radio personalities like Bisi Olatilo, Ruime Effetie and Shea Martins ... read more »

€ 12.95

 

CLETIN, BENIS - JUNGLE MAGIC

CLETIN, BENIS - JUNGLE MAGIC

Considered an acid boogie classic, 'Jungle Magic' is a cosmic transmission from the early days of Nigerian disco. The bass lines are lethal. The synths are fat and squelchy. And the groove is non-stop and primal. Channeling the jungle gods of funk and introducing them to ... read more »

€ 12.95

 

GUELEWAR BAND OF BANJUL - WARTEEF JIGGEN

GUELEWAR BAND OF BANJUL - WARTEEF JIGGEN

At last, here's a reissue of the third album by the Guelewar Band Of Banjul, a group that presented a new approach to the traditional Sene-Gambian music, known today as the Afro-Manding-Sound. The album was first released by the French Discafrique label in 1981. An ... read more »

€ 9.95

 

MIGHTY FLAMES - METALIK FUNK BAND

MIGHTY FLAMES - METALIK FUNK BAND

Featuring an energetic mixture of Afrobeat, Afroboogie, funk and disco, this 1978 album from Nigeria (originally out on Foss Sound) now at last gets its deserved reissue. The Mighty Flames were a crack bunch of Cameroonian musicians, drawn to Nigeria by the heavy funk ... read more »

€ 9.95

 

MOSCO, HARRY - COUNTRY BOY

MOSCO, HARRY - COUNTRY BOY

Harry Mosco's 'Country Boy' is a certified floor-filler, bursting with Studio 54-era disco-funk as well as a token reggae monster, complete with its own dub version. Harry Mosco always had swagger. A founding member of London-based Nigerian unit The Funkees, he'd stride out ... read more »

€ 9.95

 

SOLLO, JAKE - COMING HOME

SOLLO, JAKE - COMING HOME

In 1977 Jake Sollo returned to Nigeria to record his first solo album 'Coming Home'. His long-term band The Funkees had imploded in London and his big break with the Afro super band Osibisa was cut short when he went on strike with Kiki Gyan and promptly got sacked. 'Coming ... read more »

€ 9.95

 

VARIOUS - MOGADISCO (2LP)

VARIOUS - MOGADISCO (2LP)

'DANCING MOGADISHU - SOMALIA 1972-1991' - After being blown away by a few tunes -probably just as you will be after listening to this- Samy Ben Redjeb travelled to the infamous capital city of Somalia in November of 2016, making Analog Africa the first music label to set ... read more »

€ 25.95

 

AKTION (NIGERIA) - GROOVE THE FUNK

AKTION (NIGERIA) - GROOVE THE FUNK

'Groove The Funk' is an essential and influential early Afro-funk LP. The album was originally released in 1975 by the Clover Recording Organization from Aba, Nigeria. The music is top notch Afrobeat mixed with amazing funky-psych grooves and featruring lots of fuzz guitar ... read more »

€ 4.95

 

ARIGO, ROBO -& HIS KONASTONE MAJESTY- - SEXY THING

ARIGO, ROBO -& HIS KONASTONE MAJESTY- - SEXY THING

As a founding member of Pogo Ltd, Robo Arigo played bass, guitar and organ on both of that band's albums. And on his own 'Sexy Thing' he even played the cowbell. However, listening to this record it's pretty clear that playing bass is where Robo's heart really was. ... read more »

€ 9.95

 

BEST, MANFORD - COME GO WITH ME

BEST, MANFORD - COME GO WITH ME

With the Super Wings in mutiny and a trail for the manslaughter of his former bandmate, Spuds Nathan, still hanging over his head, Manford Best came out swinging with 'Come Go With Me'. It's a chirpy, calypso-influenced insight into the state of his mind and his first solo ... read more »

€ 9.95

 

BLACK, STEVE - HAPPY BIRTHDAY TO 'U'

BLACK, STEVE - HAPPY BIRTHDAY TO 'U'

How do you follow up a stone-cold Afro Funk classic like 'Village Boogie'? Simple. Gather together some of the hottest players in Nigeria, take them down to the Phonodisk studios in Ijebu Igbo and let them loose on a bunch dancefloor fillers you spent the last four years ... read more »

€ 9.95

 


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