Afro Funk Gems Volume Three
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||Wganda Kenya - "Bayesa"
||M' Bamina - "Atide O Sika" (Nik Weston edit)
Andrew Pirie (Melting Pot), Powlo Thirsty Ear, Señorlobo (Lovemonk), Nik Weston Mukatsuku Records, Tal Stef, Koichi Sakai - Ghetto Lounge, Spacewalker, AfroBase (Radio Chart), Dom Servini, CABARET MANANA, Craig Charles Funk And Soul, Switch Groov Exp. (Bab Musique), Pat Les Stache (Cabana Disco), DJ DRM (Bastard Jazz / BSTRD Boots), Spark Arrester (Boogieburg), Adam Isbell -Racubah Sound System, Nick Carling (Fruitful/beetroot), Jazzee Loudness, Record Kicks, Dj SoFa, Sir Jarvis - Badass 45 Records, Far Out Recordings, Funky Bompa, Juno Recommends Funk/Reissues, Kriktonite, Killer Funk Records USA, Afro Beat Foundation, Suonho, I Love Disco!, Summer Carnival Chart, Osmose, I Love 45's!, Nicola Conte, The Jazz Meet, Skyline Recordings Chart, Sccucci Manucci, DJ Duff (Soulfood), Renegades Of Jazz, Djs: Most Charted - Funk, Originals, Africa Seven
Gems? Diamonds, more like. Sparkling funky diamonds that shine from every guitar, horn, bass and deep belly-driven chants. First up is a 1976 number from Wganda Kenya who actually come from Colombia. You'd never tell; with vast harmonies and a sonic span that's as wide as the Serengeti plains, its heart beats to a strict Kenyan rhythm. M'Bamina add a French African touch to the B on a specially edited version of "Atide O Sika" by label boss Nik Weston under his MUKAT edit guise. Watch out for the deconstructed percussion and bass break. A finer example of an edit you will not find. The Juno edition of the single comes in exclusive packaging of kraft paper hand stamped inner sleeve,additional branded card sleeve,signed insert,sticker and plastic protective outer sleeve
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