Kala

I haven’t got much to say today, feel a bit blogged out and uninspired. If you haven’t got around to listening to the Mbongwana Star album yet, I thoroughly recommend it. This song is like having jump leads attached to you and then the engine left running- deep, electric energy from Kinshasa.

Kala

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Malukayi

I got the Mbongwana Star album a few weeks ago but haven’t got around to listening to it until recently. It’s a bizarre and brilliant record, straight out of Kinshasa mixing Congolese African style with a hypnotic, trippy acid house vibe and making something very new. In this stew there are fluid guitar lines, thumping drums and percussion, strange samples, techno beats, all sorts. This single, Malukayi, is funky as you like, but ominous too with more than a little menace.