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The Liberators - Paris DJs Mix



The Liberators Paris DJs Mix
The Liberators - Paris DJs Mix
(MP3 Podcast on ParisDJs.com) 2011-05-23

This is quite unique: an afrofunk/afrobeat band from Australia signed to an Italian label!!! Well African grooves are now everywhere and people who never heard of Fela must feel quite a huge lack or awareness in music. Knowledgeness or not, here's an opportunity to discover what's Afrobeat all about over there in Sydney, with a few tracks from The Liberators self-titled album interlaced with a selection of their influences: Sir Victor Uwaifo, Fela, Ebo Taylor, Dan Satch, The Daktaris, Antibalas...
You can buy The Liberators album on recordkicks.com/releases/The-Liberators.

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Tracklisting :
01. Sir Victor Uwaifo and His Melody Maestros - Osalobua Rekpama
(from 'Guitar-boy Superstar 1970-76' compilation, 2008 / Soundway; originally released on 'Expo '70' album, 1970 / Philips Nigeria)
02. Dan Satch and His Atomic 8 Dance Band of Aba - Alabeke
(from 'Nigeria Special: Modern Highlife, Afro-sounds & Nigerian Blues 1970-76' compilation, 2007 / Soundway; originally released on 'Alabeke parts 1 & 2' 7 inch, 1971 / HMV Nigeria)
03. Fela Ransome-Kuti and The Africa 70 - Water No Get Enemy
(from 'Expensive Shit' album, 1975 / Soundwork Nigeria)
04. The Liberators - Monkeyface
(from 'The Liberators' LP, 2011 / Record Kicks)
05. Ebo Taylor Jr. & Wuta Wazutu - Mondo Soul Funky
(from 'Ghana Soundz 2' compilation, 2004 / Soundway; originally released on 'Gotta Take It Cool' album, 1978 / Polydor)
06. The Liberators - Let It Go feat. Roxie Ray
(from 'The Liberators' LP, 2011 / Record Kicks)
07. The Liberators - Deleb
(from 'The Liberators' LP, 2011 / Record Kicks)
08. The Daktaris - Super Afro Beat
(from 'Soul Explosion' album, 1998 / Desco)
09. Antibalas - Big Man
(from 'Who Is This America?' album, 2004 / Ropeadope)
10. Christie Azumah and the Uppers International - Naam
(from 'Ghana Soundz 2' compilation, 2004 / Soundway; originally released on 'Din Ya Sugri' album, 1976 / Uppers)
11. The Liberators - Denga
(from 'The Liberators' LP, 2011 / Record Kicks)

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Credits :
Selected by The Liberators (official | facebook | soundcloud | myspace | itunes | parisdjs)
Mix and audio mastering by Grant Phabao (grantphabao.com)
Artwork layout by Djouls (djouls.com) using the album artwork and a press photo
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