Swiss fusionists with previous on Highlife and INI Movement, Alma Negra make the logical leap to Sofrito with three rich tribal workouts: "Mageko" squares our focus on a deep cry that punctures the snake-like percussion with a yearning soulful urgency. "Tabanka" adds more dancefloor appear with a off-beat arrangement that you could imagine eclectic acts such as Optimo utilising really creatively. Finally we hit "Ramboia", a track where Doc Martin-style pads breeze through a small African village, shrouding the percussion and chants with a great sense of mysticism. Rich.
Buscemi, Owen Jay, Doorly, Mukatsuku Records Chart, Flori, John Heckle, J.Morrison, Roual Galloway, Mehmet Aslan, AfroBase (Radio Chart), Jose Manuel, NightMoves, Dj SoFa, Sol Power All-Stars, Funky Bompa, Galletas Calientes, Richard Zepezauer (RZ-1), Petr Serkin, Ex-Friendly (Truth & Lies Music), Doo, Bodhi, Joe Montana, Djs: Most Charted - Deep House, Rulefinn, KS French, Last Mood, Hugo Mendez, Anaxander, Shaka (KolourLTD, Balance Alliance), FUNKYJAWS, Iga, Terrence Pearce, LK, Peter Croce (Rocksteady Disco), Cultures Of Soul US
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