June 22, 2021
“Radioactive techno-dancehall beats.”
Rey Sapienz & The Congo Techno Ensemble are releasing a new album, called Na Zala Zala, via Nyege Nyege Tapes this July.
Across its nine tracks Na Zala Zala brings together “radioactive techno-dancehall beats” with vocal loops, sci-fi-influenced sounds and metallic electronics.
The album aims to speak “to the past, present and future of the DRC.”
It follows Nyege Nyege Tapes’ release of Metal Preyers’ 432+, as well as albums by Scotch Rolex and Don Zilla on its sister label, Hakuna Kulala.
Pre-order Na Zala Zala here in advance of its 16th July release, check out the artwork and tracklist below.
1. Dancehall Pigme
2. Esala Rien
3. Eza Makambo
4. Posa Na Bika
5. Zuwa Ba Risk
7. Na Zala Zala