Music on Mondays: Buraka Som Sistema – General

This is another recommendation from Duck (half of Bam Bam Sound – go and download their podcast now – I’ll wait for you…)

He played this Buraka Som Sistema track when, I went to hear him at the Big Chill Bar a week or two ago, and I loved it straight away.  I’ve since bought their awesome album Black Diamond, and it’s been on heavy rotation on the CD player. Think Afro-Portuguese dance music with filthy basslines, and you’re almost there.

(NB Rather bizzarely, there’s about 2 mins of silence at the end of this video. I have no idea why.)

Also, this track – Kalemba – is totally ace too:

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