||1.||"Uganda Futura 1" (2:27)|
||2.||"Leaving You" (5:51)|
||1.||"When Koaa" (6:41)|
||2.||"Uganda Futura 2" (2:30)|
Helpfully, there's little information about the mysterious artist - or artists - behind this first, four-track missive on the Decent International imprint. Musically, though, there's much to admire - not least the anonymous producer's penchant for combining Ugandan, Liberian and Ghanaian percussion with vintage drum machine hits and humid electronics. While there are some more purist offerings - see the looped indigenous samples, trademark guitars and fluid percussion of "Leaving You", and horn-heavy, vocal rich "When Koaa" - it's the more adventurous offerings that really hit the spot. Both "Uganda Futura 1" and "Uganda Futura 2" are delightfully out-there, pairing original African rhythms with the far-sighted electronics of Motor City techno - it's just a shame they both last no longer than 2 and a half minutes.
Øyvind Morken, Alexis Le-Tan, Flori, Owain Kimber (Owain K), Soft Rocks, Tooli (Local Talk / OMENA), PRECIOUS K, Dj SoFa, Sol Power Sound, Cottam, Doo, Djs: Most Charted - Deep House, WAHEVER, Funkyjaws, RICHEART, Isle Of Jura
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