VARIOUS - Kinshasa 1978 . LP+CD

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V. A. - Kinshasa 1978 . LP+CD


Original recordings of Konono N°1 and other Congotronics bands, freshly remixed by Martin Meissonnier, the highly-respected French producer who worked with the likes of Fela Kuti, King Sunny Adé, Don Cherry, Khaled, Manu Dibango & many more, and who has recently resumed his DJ activities.

The album comes as a vinyl LP containing the remixes, plus a download code for 1h45 worth of previously-unreleased original recordings made in Kinshasa by Bernard Treton, in 1978, as part of the same sessions which spawned the "Zaïre: Musiques Urbaines à Kinshasa" which was released by the Ocora label.

Featuring Konono N°1, Sankayi (which was to become one of the components of the Kasai Allstars collective), Orchestre Bana Luya (also featuring future Kasai Allstars members) and the accordion-led music of Orchestre Bambala.

> download card included...

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