|1.||"Everybody Wants To" (4:38)|
|1.||"Everybody Wants To" (12" disco dance mix) (6:58)|
Hot on the heels of the release of their brilliant debut album, Basar, Africaine 808 drop a fresh single. Intriguingly, "Everybody Wants To" is something of a departure from the polyrhythmic, global fusion style explored on Basar. Instead, it sees the Berlin-based duo explore the world of synthesizer-heavy space-funk. Of course, there's still plenty of Latin and African influences amongst the loose and organic percussion, but these seem to play second fiddle to the vocoder vocals, bustling bassline and intergalactic synthesizers that dominate. Of the two versions, it's the flipside 12" Disco Dance Mix that really hits the spot, with DJ Nomad and Dirk Leyers extending the groove and emphasizing the superb bassline for greater dancefloor enjoyment.
Charles Maurice, GK Machine [Invisible, Inc.], MUSHROOMS PROJECT, AGCP/Dr Cuts(Plus Seven), Matt Trousdale, Cedric Woo, OK Jones / Love Glove, Dreamtime Records, Frank Booker, JKriv (Razor-N-Tape), NICOLA CONTE, Barnaby Bruce, Justin Gg Green, Orphidal, LesYeuxOrange, Discovery
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