Catalog #AALP 063
ReleaseW 30 - 2008
FormatVinyl - EU2LP
EAN Barcode4260126060647
 € 22,50 incl. VAT, excl. shipping


  1. Lokonon André and Les Volcans - Mi kple Dogbekpo
  2. Picoby Band D´Abomey - Mi Ma Kpe Dji
  3. Gabo Brown and Orchestre Poly-Rythmo - It´s a Vanity
  4. El Rego et ses commandos - Se Na Min
  5. Napo de Mi Amor Et Ses Black Devil´s - Leki Santchi
  6. Orchestre Poly-Rythmo - Gbeti Madjro
  7. Roger Damawuzan - Wait For Me
  8. Ouinsou Corneille
  9. Orchestre Super Jheevs des Paillotes - Ye Nan Lon An
  10. Tidiani Kone - Djanfi Magni
  11. Discafric Band - Houiou Djin Nan Zon Aklumon
  12. Le Super Borgou de Parakou - Congolaise Benin Ye
  13. Vincent Ahehehinnou - Ou c´est Lui Ou C´est Moi
  14. Les Volcans de la Capital - Oya Ka Jojo


African Scream Contest is the third release by the Analog Africa label. The project initially took off in August 2005 when label owner and vinyl collector Samy Ben Redjeb arrived in Cotonou, Benin, without any special expectations, just hoping to lay my hands on few good records - what I found in the process cannot really be described in words". This first trip was followed by eight more to the region. Thirty months and few thousand records later Analog Africa proudly presents this 14-track compilation. Redjeb conducted 16 interviews in various cities in Benin and Togo with artists, producers and sound engineers to reconstruct the history of the 70s music scene for the 44 pages booklet which also features many rare photographs directly received from the artists. Delve into the forgotten raw and psychedelic Afro sounds from 70s Benin and Togo and experience the African Scream Contest. very, very limited copies in, and this might notcome in anymore.... Tip!The cultural and spiritual riches of traditional Beninian music had an immense impact on the sound of Benin's modern music. Benin is the birth place of Vodun (or, as it is known in the West, Voodoo), and some of the rhythms used during traditional rituals - Sakpata, Sato, Agbadja, Tchenkoum and many others - were fused to Soul and Latin music as early as the mid-1960s and later to Funk.

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