2016-07-22 Afrobeat Flavors from Across the Globe

Afrobeat - Spin The GlobeAfrobeat drumming pioneer Tony Allen celebrated a birthday July 20, and STG follows that up with a survey of the contemporary Afrobeat scene, from Nigeria to Europe to the USA to some corners of the world where you might not expect to find Afrobeat groups.

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Hour 1
“Who Is This America Dem Speak of Today?” from Who is This America?

Tamedun “Tamedun Don Come” from Nu Afrobeat Experience

Kokolo “Mama Don’t Want No Gun” from More Consideration

Hard Proof “Painted Flowers” from Public Hi-Fi Sessions 03 – EP

Marabout Orkestra “L’affreux beat” from Seven Lives

Kokolo “Talk-Action = Zero” from Fuss and Fight

Tragavenao Orquesta Afrobeat “Caramelo del Diablo” from Tragavenao Orquesta Afrobeat

Set break — KAOS Community Billboard

Hoodna Afrobeat Orchestra “violence” from Let Go

Cacique ’97 “Eu Quero Tudo” from Cacique ’97

Warsaw Afrobeat Orchestra “Your Way (Masala Sound System Remix)” from Wëndelu

Tony Allen “Elewon Po” from Secret Agent

Toli Nameless & The Femm Nameless “Ibajekbe (What If)” from The Rough Guide to Afrobeat Revival

Hour 2
Akoya Afrobeat
“Star Wars” from Introducing the Akoya Afrobeat Ensemble

Chicago Afrobeat Project “Inner city blues” from Nyash Up!

Karandila Gypsy Brass Orchestra “Gypsy Afrobeat” from Cyclops Camel

The Daktaris “upside down” from Soul Explosion

La Chiva Gantiva “Cosmeticos” from Pelao

Boom Pam “Ars Meduplam” from Rock Gitano: Pandemonium Gitano (A Compendium of Global Gypsy Tunes)

Cocek! Brass Band “Town Tax Man” from Round Two

Magnifico “Dalmazia” from Charlatan de Balkan

Set break — Spin The Globe world music concert calendar

The Souljazz Orchestra “Mista President” from We Love Afrobeat!

The Ukrainians “Vorony” from Evolutsiya!

Fatoumata Diawara “kanou” from Fatou

Leni Stern “hide and seek” from Dakar Suite

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