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Miles Cleret - Nigerian Rock

Miles Cleret Nigerian Rock

The worldwide 70s Afro revival in music has to be credited first of all to a few diggers and record collectors, who have ignited a flame all over the world that should be burning for many years. Miles Cleret is one of them, he launched the Soundway Records label 10 years ago whose influence cannot be denied (check our article). We wanted to celebrate this anniversary in a special way, with 4 exclusive mixes to be aired in the coming weeks on our podcast, starting with this Nigerian Rock selection by Miles himself. Mixes from Batida, Chris Menist and Quantic are to follow in the next weeks... So happy 10 years to Soundway Records and let's hope it'll last at least another 10 years!

Miles Cleret Nigerian Rock
Miles Cleret - Nigerian Rock
(MP3 Podcast on 2012-06-23

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Tracklisting :
01. The Cranes - Joy (Quantic Edit)
(from 'Ahyewa' 12 inch, 2012 / Soundway)
02. Gnonnas Pedro - How Much Love Naturally Cost (Edit)
(from 'Sweet Combine' album, late 70s / Éditions Gnoinsopé)
03. Dr. Adolph Ahonotu - Ijere
(from 'Odejimjim' album, 1985 / Mirabel, reissued on 'Nigeria Disco Funk Special' compilation, 2008 / Soundway)
04. Keyboard - Peaceable World
(sorry no info on this one)
05. Semi Colon - Chi Chi Lovin'
(from 'Chi Chi Lovin' album, 1978 / EMI Nigeria)
06. The Action 13 - More Bread (To The People)
(from 'More Bread to the People' 7 inch, 1973 / EMI Nigeria, reissued on 'Nigeria Rock Special' compilation, 2008 / Soundway)
07. M.B.T's - M.B.T's Sound
(from 'Tia Lokolo' 7 inch, 1977 / MB Sound)
08. The Comrades - Bullwalk
(from 'Mr. Love' album, 1977 / Clover Records, reissued on 'The World Ends' compilation, 2010 / Soundway)
09. Bendel Volume 50 - Iyeye Man Ni Iye (edit)
(from 'Iyeye Ma Ni Iye' album, 1978 / EMI Nigeria)
10. Jay-U Experience - Some More
(from 'Enough Is Enough' album, 1977 / EMI Nigeria, reissued on 'Nigeria Disco Funk Special' compilation, 2008 / Soundway)
11. Benis Cletin - Jungle Magic
(from 'Jungle Magic' album, 1979 / Afrodisia)
12. Itadi - Live in Another World
(from 'Watch Your Life' album, 1977 / Disques Aziza, reissued on 'Afro-Beat Airways' compilation, 2010 / Analog Africa)
13. Keyboard - Tomorrow We Can't Say
(sorry no info on this one)
Total time : 59:02

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Credits :
Selected and mixed by Miles Cleret (
Audio mastering by Grant Phabao (
Artwork layout by Djouls (

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