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Kasai Allstars / Beware The Fetish
Album:Beware The Fetish Collection:World
Artist:Kasai Allstars Added:08/2014
Label:Crammed Discs 

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Add Date:2014-08-01 Pull Date:2014-10-03 Charts:Reggae/World
Week Ending:28 Sep21 Sep14 Sep7 Sep24 Aug17 Aug10 Aug
Airplays:1112124

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Album Review
Don Farrell
Reviewed 2014-08-01 
Distortion laden fuzzed thumb pianos with DIY amplification, xylophones, e guitars, drums, vocals and dancers from Kinshasa, Democratic Republic Congo
Disc A
***1: 5:44 mid tempo, very cool instrument trance groove with repeated call & response, distortion laden thumb pianos drone with percussion & e guitars
****2: 7:08 Great trance repeated riff with percussion and distortion drone with vocal calls
***3: 9:20 mid tempo, vocal call & response trance with percussion trance groove without the distortion
4: 9:09 faster thumb piano groove intro. then male voc/call with percussion
****5: 11:30 faster non stop total trance groove e guitar percussion & vocal
6: 5:47 mid to faster thumb piano & percussion with voc/calls.

Disc B
***1: 7:40 a cappella, male shouts & wails for 3 minutes then fast fuzzed out instruments and call & response voc. with resonator drum
*****2: 7:56 Title Track is a GREAT FUZZED out hot & sweaty DANCE TRANCE number. The groove is great with vocal shouts & calls
***3: 8:16 xylophone & drum, male call & response voc. Percussion picks up 2nd half
4: 7:32 mid tempo xylophone & thumb piano, vocal shouts & calls,
****5:12:38 e guitar, metal clave, nice fuzzed out sound, fast vocals, gets into a nice long fuzzed out trance.
*****6: 9:31 fast fuzzed out rockin GRAND FINALE. 30 second low (distant) applause at end. Recorded during the July 2011 Congotronics vs. Rockers tour.

Track Listing
1.The Chief's Enthronement/Oyaye 7.Thus Spoke The Ancestors
2.Yangye, The Evil Leopard 8.Beware The Fetish
3.Salute To Kalombo 9.A Good Husband
4.Down And Out 10.In Praise Of Homeboys
5.He Who Makes Bush Fires For Others 11.The Dead Don't Dance
6.As They Walked Into The Forest On A Sunday, They Encountered Apes Dressed As Hum 12.The Ploughman