May 26, 2020
Records from Senegal, Guinea, and Benin, featuring some of West Africa’s most important dance music orchestras.
With quarantines and lockdowns due to the Coronavirus pandemic ongoing around the world, artists are finding new ways to connect with people worldwide.
In VF Live – our favourite collectors take you inside their homes and record shops, for intimate mixes and performances.
Following on from sound artist Peter Adjaye’s first VF Live set, he continues his journey through post-colonial African music pioneers. This includes a selection of records from Senegal, Guinea, and Benin featuring several of West Africa’s most important dance music orchestras.
1. Balla et ses Balladins – Paulette
2. Orchestre Baobab – On Verra Ca Ce Soir
3. T.P. Orchestre Poly-Rythmo – Ne te faches pas
4. Super Mama Djombo – Sur Di No Pubis
5.Tony Allen – Mambo