London-based reissue label Kalita is here to take you deep into the hidden corners of African grooves, kicking things off in style with this infectious selection of cuts from Ernest Koffi, otherwise known as NST Cophie's, recorded in Paris and released on a private press LP in 1980. "Bian Kou" is a loose and limber disco funk number with impeccable slap bass, while "E Clolo" brings a more rounded, distinctly 80s flavoured production. Taking over the whole B-side, "Miokouna" takes on a more distinctly Afrobeat-minded demeanour and beams the Ivory Coast sunshine into your ears with irresistible force.
Charles Maurice, JOUTRO MUNDO, Mukatsuku Records Chart, Roual Galloway, Aroop Roy, Manu•Archeo, AfroBase (Radio Chart), Rudy's Midnight Machine, Faze Action, Dj SoFa, Disco Tech (DiscoDat), Afro Beat Foundation, Kenneth Bager, Kenny Wisdom, Red Greg, Admin, L'Atelier, Aaron L, Kalita Records, Dynamite Cuts
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