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Analog Africa Selection Vol.5 by Déni Shain & Samy Ben Redjeb

Analog Africa Selection Vol.5
By Déni Shain and Samy Ben Redjeb
(MP3 Podcast on 2014-08-28

A bit more then a year ago I received a message from Déni Shain, a french music producer based in Lisbon. In that mail he asked me if I would be interested in releasing music from Cabo Verde since he was close to Chico and Wilson, the 2 DJs behind Celeste Mariposa (an excellent portuguese/angolan soundsystem specialised in lusophone music). 'I can convince them to make their record collection available to you' he added. I asked him if he could send me a selection, not knowing the amount of work my request would represent. I only later found out that the three-men-team had spent a whole week to pick and choose what they thought was adequate and another few days to wash the record and digitise the music.
I received that selection in March 2013 and I haven't stopped listening to it since. I clearly remember having that wonderful feeling when songs keep growing on you the more you listen. 'Very good sign' I thought! The collection of songs I had received became the base for a whole concept and we all started criss crossing Europe and Cabo Verde looking for more music and looking for the Cap-Verdien artists we loved. Déni Shain became an important asset for the Analog Africa label, supporting us with remixes and mixes but more importantly with an addictive positive energy.
After his first mix for us, the amazing 'Ghana Soundtrack' made out of unreleased and rare tracks from the small west african musical powerhouse, here is his second instalment made of handpicked dancefloor filler. A huge shout goes to legendary african music connoisseur John Beatle and to my close friend Keith Salter for offering us some of the fantastic music included here.
(Samy Ben Redjeb / Analog Africa)

Tracklisting :
01. Vincent Ahehehinnou and Orchestre Poly-Rythmo - Yeye We Nou Mi
(from 'The 1st Album' LP, 1973 / Analog Africa reissue 2011)
02. Iftin Band - Haka Yeelin Nacabkeenna
(from 'Gabar ii Noquee' tape, 1980s / special thanks to John Beadle)
03. Solo Hit - Imoikeme
(from 'Imoikeme' 7 inch, 2013 reissue / Analog Africa)
04. N’Draman Blintch - I First U Last
(from 'Cosmic Sounds' LP, 1980 / Cosmic Sounds)
05. Dina Santos - O Anel
(from 'In London' LP, 1983 / Dacapo)
06. Victor Uwaifo And The Titibitis - Ohue
(From 'I Wanna Be Your No.1', 1980s / Taretone)
07. Africa Negra - Carambola
(from 'Africa Negra 83' LP, 1983 / IEFE)
08. Orchestre Poly-Rythmo de Cotonou - Moulon Devia
(from 'Reveil Disco Dubain' LP, available soon on a forthcoming Analog Africa release)
09. Ondeno - Mayolye
(from 'Ondeno' LP, 1980 / Disque Ledoux - Special thanks to Keith Slater)
Total time : 37mn 35s

All the original cover artworks from records played in this mix are available on

Credits :
Selected and mixed by Déni Shain and Samy Ben Redjeb

Links :
Déni Shain : official | bandcamp | facebook | soundcloud | twitter
Analog Africa : official | bandcamp | discogs | facebook | juno | parisdjs | soundcloud | youtube
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