|1.||"Ngono Kijiji" (4:35)|
The Highlife crew is remaining tight-lipped about the identity of the producer (or producers) behind the Tanzania Soundsystem project. Whoever it is, they've come up with some genuine dancefloor stormers to kick-start their career. Opener "Msichana", a kind of semi-organic tribal Afro-house bomb built around intoxicating rhythms and wide-eyed chants, is particularly good, though glistening closer "Upotofu" - all dusty old drum machine polyrhythms, sweet vocals and tumbling juju guitars - is almost as good. Furthermore, like most of the rest of the material on the EP, it's wonderfully positive and life affirming. Highlife 12" singles tend to be nigh on essential, and this is no exception.
Mukatsuku Records Chart, Neville Watson, MUSHROOMS PROJECT, AfroBase (Radio Chart), Alex Dallas, Tripeo, Jacques Renault, Adam Isbell -Racubah Sound System, Neil Diablo, WotNot Music, Admin, Benjamin Fröhlich, Cervo (Banana Hill), Blair French, LEGO EDIT
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