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Various Artists / Rough Guide To African Roots Revival, The
Album:Rough Guide To African Roots Revival, The Collection:World
Artist:Various Artists Added:03/2012
Label:World Music Network 

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Add Date:2012-09-28 Pull Date:2012-11-30 Charts:Reggae/World
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Album Review
Don Farrell
Reviewed 2012-10-02 
Rough Guide to African Roots Revival [COLL] WORLD
VARIOUS ARTISTS 2012
Traditional African music with modern and improvised instruments
****1: 5:03 mid to fast guitar, bass & percussion, male vocal/al most wail, features the satonge, a milk can resonator with a guitar string and plastic pipe pitch adjustment.
****2: 4:04 fast Bedouin male vocals with scavenged desert junk (milk & jerry cans etc.) homemade instruments along with 5 stringed lyre.
****3: 8:02 fast mbira with male voc/wail & chorus with whistling.
***4: 5:02 slow bluesy, bass ngoni (lute), vocal/wail
****5: 4:30 fast fast percussion (amplified mbiras (thumb pianos)) & male vocals
6: 4:40 fast light percussion (sticks), fast vocal/chorus
***7: 3:28 mid fast lamellophones and vocal call & response, mild trance
****8: 3:59 fast fast trance frantic dance, percussion, casio organ and vocals
9: 3:38 fast string picking on a five liter oil can guitar with fast male vocal
***10: 5:41 mid fast wood & metal lamellophone, male voc, fem chorus call & response
****11: 5:06 mellow mid fast percussion & biram (5 stringed instrument shaped like a boat) male call & response
*****12: 7:06 slow & low intro then fast trance dance number, 25 piece ensemble, thumb pianos, e guitars with cool distortion, vocal/wails. D  Farrell 09/2012

CD#2 already in the library as "Introducing Kenge Kenge" 06/2007
***1: 9:19 fast fast benga rhythm from Kenya, percussion. one string fiddle & gong and flute, male vocal/wail.
***2: 10:26 fast, percussion & one string fiddle (orutu), male vocal/wail
3: 7:44 fast, percussion, flute, male voc
***: 8:17 mid fast percussion, orutu, flute & male vocals nice perc last half.
5: 7:39 fast percussion, orutu, flute & male vocal
***6: 7:29 slow, orutu,very nice harmonizing male vocals, perc. picks up speed, flute, pounding perc.
7: 10:42 a cappella intro. then fast percussion, orutu, male vocals, flute
8: 7:13 a cappella intro. mid fast percussion, orutu, male vocals

Track Listing
 ArtistTrack Name
1.Staff Benda BililiJe T'aime
2.Bedouin Jerry Can BandYa El Yaleladana
3.Mbira DzenhariraTozvireva Tingaputike Neshungu
4.Bassekou KouyateMoustapha
5.Konono No. 1Nsimba & Nzuzi
6.Seprewa KassaAdowa (Otanfo)
7.Zawose Family, TheNotendachi
8.Jagwa MusicDunia Watu
9.Shiyani NgcoboSevalina
10.Papa KourandPointe-Noire
11.Mamane BarkaBulanga
12.Kasai AllstarsQuick As White
13.Kenge KengeKenge Kenge
14.Kenge KengeAmilly
15.Kenge KengeObare Yinda
16.Kenge KengeOwang' Winyo
17.Kenge KengeOmeme Nyapura
18.Kenge KengeAnyango Mbeo
19.Kenge KengeOtenga
20.Kenge KengePiny Agonda