* Digipak held in large slipcase with extensive 44-page booklet. Subtitled “The Cosmic Sound of Cabo Verde 1977-1985″ rather than longer cover title on spine of slipcase.
In the spring of 1968 a cargo ship was preparing to leave the port of Baltimore with an important shipment of musical instruments. Its final destination was Rio [...]
* CD Edition
Boasting twenty one pulsating tracks drawn from the northern coasts of Colombia, ‘Palenque Palenque!’ reveals a unique and fascinating story of how Afro Colombian music developed from the 1970s onwards and how the local sound-systems in Cartagena and Barranquilla played such an important role in shaping the sound of the Colombian champeta.
* Comes in gatefold sleeve. Printed inner sleeves with extensive liner notes / informations and photographs.
* Includes unlimited streaming of Diablos Del Ritmo: The Colombian Melting Pot 1975-1985 via the free Bandcamp app, plus high-quality download in MP3, FLAC
There are a number of theories as to how, in the mid-20th century, African music [...]