LE TIOKO-TIOKO by IDRISSA SOUMAORO

SKU123227
ArtistIDRISSA SOUMAORO
TitleLE TIOKO-TIOKO
LabelMR BONGO
Catalog #MRBLP 242 / 7C7253
Genre
ReleaseW 20 - 2022
FormatVinyl - UKLP
EAN Barcode7119691280516
Import
 € 24,99 incl. VAT, excl. shipping

Tracks

  1. Fama Allah
    https://objectstore.true.nl/rushhourrecords:files/tracks/m/mrp_092lp_ampsa/sf577498-01-01-01.mp3
  2. Djama
    https://objectstore.true.nl/rushhourrecords:files/tracks/m/mrp_092lp_ampsa/sf577498-01-01-02.mp3
  3. Beni Inikanko
    https://objectstore.true.nl/rushhourrecords:files/tracks/m/mrp_092lp_ampsa/sf577498-01-01-03.mp3
  4. Nissodia
    https://objectstore.true.nl/rushhourrecords:files/tracks/m/mrp_092lp_ampsa/sf577498-01-02-01.mp3
  5. Ben
    https://objectstore.true.nl/rushhourrecords:files/tracks/m/mrp_092lp_ampsa/sf577498-01-02-02.mp3
  6. Bimoko
    https://objectstore.true.nl/rushhourrecords:files/tracks/m/mrp_092lp_ampsa/sf577498-01-02-03.mp3

Description

Seldom heard record from Bamako and not just your average Malian LP, Crazy organ and gutiar solos here.., hypnotic grooves layered with great Malian vocals..Quite unique!

‘Le Tioko-Tioko' is one of the rarest vinyl albums from the already scarce Malian vinyl discography, partly as the album was never released commercially, only independently distributed via the Malian Association for the Blind in Bamako. Though recorded at Radio Mali under the aegis of master engineer Boubacar Traoré; the album was originally released in East Germany. The tapes had been taken by some Malian students to East Berlin as part of a student exchange program. It was then manufactured and released on the East German state-owned label Eterna with only a few boxes of records being shipped back to Bamako.

A true masterpiece, this legendary LP offers some devastating songs such as ‘Djama’ (society), ‘Nissodia’ (joy of optimism), and ‘Fama Allah’ (an ode to god). Hypnotic organ riffs and breakbeats convey an unknown funk quality in Malian music, it now stands as a loving tribute to an unsung Malian golden age. Sadly, like many of the other now desired and prized vinyl rarities, at the time of release, it almost immediately disappeared without a trace due to a lack of promotion, and distribution.

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