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Paris DJs Soundsystem - African Mashed Potato Popcorn Vol.9
Paris DJs Soundstem - African Mashed Potato Popcorn Vol.9
(MP3 Podcast on T.I.M.E.C., 2009-04-08

This mix concludes a series of 15 Afro mixes (9 'African Mashed Potato Popcorn' mixtures and 6 '21st Century Afro' cookings) showcasing the current worldwide African music scene and a few bits from its roots. We've already praised before the incredible work of labels such as Soundway or Analog Africa, which appear here again but hey, their compilations were simply the best of last year!! That said, you might want to expect a lot of surprises in the future, since we've sent to Nigeria and Benin some of our diggers to go and fetch the real rare things. That, and new productions with Oghene Kologbo (Fela's guitarist until 1978), Amayo (lead singer from Antibalas) and Tony Allen, among others... so stay tuned!

Tracklisting :
01. Andre Arpino - African King
(from 'Shake Sauvage (French Soundtracks 1968-1973)' compilation, 2000 / Crippled Dick Hot Wax) FRANCE
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02. Herbie Hancock - Afro Boogie
(from 'The Blow Up Extra Sessions' bootleg, 1960s / Warwick) USA
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03. Del Jones' Positive Vibes - Vibe-Ing Theme
(from 'Court Is Closed', album, 1972 / Hikeka) USA
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04. The Hygrades - In the Jungle (Instrumental)
(from 'Nigeria Rock Special' compilation, 2008 / Soundway) NIGERIA
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05. The Sahara All Stars - Take your Soul
(from 'Nigeria Disco Funk Special' compilation, 2008 / Soundway) NIGERIA
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06. El Rego Et Ses Commandos - Se Na Min
(from 'African Scream Contest: Raw And Psychedelic Afro Sounds From Benin And Togo 70's' compilation, 2008 / Analog Africa) BENIN
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07. Phirpo Y Sus Caribes - Comencemos
(from 'Let's Start' 7 inch, 2007 / Soundway) COLUMBIA
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08. Matata - Gimme Some Lovin'
(from 'Independence' album, 1974 / President) KENYA/UK
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09. Victor Uwaifo - Iranm' Iran
(from 'Jackpot' album, 1980 / ) NIGERIA
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Original record covers are available on Paris DJs blog

Credits :
Selected and mixed by Grant Phabao and Djouls from the Paris DJs Soundsystem (
Artwork by Djouls (, photo by Theogeo under a Creative Commons license

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