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KOKOKO!

by Editor | 23rd August 2017

Described as “the soundtrack of Kinshasa’s tomorrow”, KOKOKO! are an incendiary collective who make future-facing music out of discarded objects from the past, including old type-writers and pitched water bottles. The pumping, percussive grooves they conjure have been dubbed ‘tekno kintueni’, music fit for the dancefloor but also indicative of a cultural uprising against falling […]

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Kasai Allstars

by Editor | 11th May 2017

Kasai Allstars are a 25-piece musical collective hailing from the capital of the Democratic Republic of the Congo. The 15 core members belong to five different ethnic groups, each with its own language and musical tradition. ‘Kapinga Yamba’ is a track taken from Around Félicité, the soundtrack album from Alain Gomis’ film Félicité, released on […]

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Baloji

by Editor | 21st October 2016

Raised in Belgium, but currently residing in the DR Congo, Baloji takes his name from the Swahili word for “man of science.” Producing music that exists at the intersection between funk, traditional African rhythms and deep house, ‘Spoiler’ is a technicolour celebration of music itself.

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KOKOKO!

by Editor | 23rd August 2017

Described as “the soundtrack of Kinshasa’s tomorrow”, KOKOKO! are an incendiary collective who make future-facing music out of discarded objects from the past, including old type-writers and pitched water bottles. The pumping, percussive grooves they conjure have been dubbed ‘tekno kintueni’, music fit for the dancefloor but also indicative of a cultural uprising against falling […]

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