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Various Artists / Space Echo
Album:Space Echo Collection:World
Artist:Various Artists Added:06/2016
Label:Analog Africa 

A-File Activity
Add Date:2016-06-06 Pull Date:2016-08-08 Charts:Reggae/World
Week Ending:7 Aug31 Jul24 Jul17 Jul10 Jul3 Jul26 Jun19 Jun
Airplays:34313724

 Recent Airplay
1.Jul 27, 2017:melange
Pomtin & Pontin
4.Aug 06, 2016:Music Casserole
Marti Sta Bidjacu
2.Aug 10, 2016:Laptop Radio
Dia Ja Manche
5.Aug 05, 2016:World Sampler
Sintado Na Pracinha, Ilyne, Marti Sta Bidjacu, Pinta Manta
3.Aug 06, 2016:Emergency Crew (sub for Goggles Optional)
Dia Ja Manche, Po D'terra
6.Jul 30, 2016:Narnia
Pinta Manta

Album Review
Margy Kahn
Reviewed 2016-06-01 
Late 60's and early 70's music from Cape Verde where a bunch synthesizers were shipwrecked offshore and appropriated by the inhabitants; called “Classic pop archeology” by The Guardian; mixture of African and Portuguese

NO FCC's, Favorite tracks: 3, 4, 7, 10, 11, 12, 14

1-(4:28) – “Pinta Manta” – sounds African but the beat and synthesizer give a kind of bolero effect

2-(4:37) “Dia Da Mancha” – piano intro w/call and response

*3- (5:23) – starts w/drum solo; horns come in; synths; organ; mysterious, rhythmic, tuneful, happy

*4- (4:16) – trumpet, glissando start, nice rocking rhythm, very Portuguese sounding lyrics; interesting acoustic effects

5-(5:02) – “That Day” – electric guitar begins; English lyrics; Cape Verde style reggae

6- (6:04) – unusual melange of synth sounds, rocking beat, speeds up, fast dance music

*7- (5:53) --”Mino Di Mama” – nice singer; cool accompaniment

8-(3:05) – “Mundo D'Marguro – Caribe type sound

9—(5:38) – 60's style rock segues into island sound; drum solo

*10-(3:08) – call and response in Portuguese, catchy rhythm

*11- (3:50) – horns with singing; call and response; tuneful

*12- (2:53) – treble synths open; happy-sounding

13-(3:15) – more Caribbean sounding

*14-(7:21) –makes you want to get up and dance; nice piano work, catchy, syncopated

15 – (4:31) – descending chords intro; reggae sound

Track Listing
 ArtistTrack Name
1.Antonio SanchesPinta Manta
2.Dionisio MaioDia Ja Manche
3.Jose CasimiroMarti Sta Bidjacu
4.BanaPomtin & Pontin
5.Fany HavestThat Day
6.PedrinhoOdio Sem Valor
7.Qurino Do CantoMina Di Mama
8.Tchiss LopesMundo D'margura
9.Joao CiriloPo D'terra
10.Abel LimaCorre Riba, Corre Baxo
11.Os ApolosIlyne
12.Americo BritoSintado Na Pracinha
13.Elisio VieiraCapchana
14.Antonio Dos SantosDjal Bai Si Camin
15.Abel LimaStebo Cu Anabela