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  • "Rise Of The Troubadour Warriors" poster + digital download
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    Limited edition poster designed by Ben Hito
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  • Limited edition (300 ex.) 5CDs boxset designed by illustrator Ben Hito

    5 conceptual compilations with various strands of groovy, funky, psychedelic and moving afrofunk, afrobeat, ethio-jazz, highlife, afrojazz, afrosoul, Carribean Funk and other Tropical Grooves from all over the world. All new & exclusive tracks from the best Afro bands today hand-picked by the Paris DJs Soundsystem gang of curators.
     
    Contains 5 "Tropical Grooves & Afrofunk International" CDs in carboard sleeve :
    - Vol.1 - Dis Is Good For You
    - Vol.2 - We Are The Fire Inside Your Mind
    - Vol.3 - Rise Of The Troubadours Warriors
    - Vol.4 - Have you Ever Been To Electric Afroland ?
    - Vol.5 - A House Divided Against Itself Cannot Stand
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about

London Afrobeat Collective's take on Fela’s original blueprint remains traditional but includes modern injections of raw funk, latin and even dubstep in latest single 'Occupy', all glued together by bold brass and dancefloor sweat. With nods to the 'Star Wars' theme, a rock edge, and a rallying cry going like this: 'Occupy the streets and buildings - Say we got to make a change", this is really a unique, exhilarating track! With a catalogue of new material ready for release and the festival season on the horizon, the rise of LAC looks unstoppable - you won’t be able to resist them…


About London Afrobeat Collective :
If, as the great Fela Kuti once said, ‘music is the weapon’, then you’ll need to wear armour to withstand the full sonic force of London Afrobeat Collective (LAC) - this politicised party machine are an incendiary live act who channel the spirit of the Afrobeat founder via bass-heavy rhythms guaranteed to make you move. Their name may include the UK’s capital but their sound goes far beyond the British Isles. A line up including members from as far flung as Nigeria and Iran makes for a unique, global sound sharpened through constant gigging and captured in a self-titled debut album.

Latest Releases :
- Occupy (Digital Single, 2012)
- L.A.C. (CD/Digital, 2010)

credits

from Rise of The Troubadour Warriors - Tropical Grooves & Afrofunk International Vol​.​3, released July 3, 2013
Alex Farrell - Guitar
Alex Szjyanowicz - Guitar
Klibens Michelet - Baritone
Andrew Watts - Trumpet
Richard Zarek Cohen - Percussion
Lee Crisp - Congas/Percs
Alex Sawyer - Drums
Ed Swinburn - Tenor Sax
John Mathews - Bass
Funke Adeleke - Vocals
Chloe Sachikonye - Vocals

Composed by London Afrobeat Collective
Recorded at Smokehouse Studios, London
Produced by London Afrobeat Collective
Mixed and mastered by Sonny Simpson
© 2013 London Afrobeat Collective

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