Articles tagged benin

Orchestre Poly-Rythmo: Cotonou Club

It's really them, rising out of the past, slightly tamer, the sound not as tight as it used to be, but, still, them.

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‘Lost Kingdoms of Africa’: The Very Concept of ‘Kingdom’ May Have Originated In Southern Africa

The world needs to comprehend the complex, bloody history of the so-called 'Dark Continent', with all its attendant ironies and contradictions.

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Various Artists: Africa Boogaloo: The Latinization of West Africa

Thirteen songs, 55 minutes, and a time frame stretching from 1960 to the end of the '70s were never going to leave us with anything more than a sketch.

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Orchestre Poly-Rythmo de Cotonou: Echos Hypnotiques: From the Vaults of Albarika Store 1969-1979

The relentlessness of this music is exhilarating, the thickness of it, the groove, the band's refusal to let the listener slow down.

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Various Artists: Legends of Benin

At the heart of Legends of Benin lies the spiral, the curve, the unfinished circle that leads to its replica.

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'Sugar Hill' Breaks Out the Old-School Zombies

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"Sugar Hill was made in a world before ordinary shuffling, Romero-type zombies took over the cinema world.

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