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Sounds like: Fela Kuti, Peter King
Why do we like this?
The main difference between this post and the one I did about Mabuta's lead single, "Welcome To This World," is that I hadn't already watched them play live.
But now I've had the serious privilege of watching this group of jazz musicians really go at it. A performance spearheaded by Shane Cooper, where the amount of sweat in the room, somewhere on Cape Town's Kloof St., was unadulterated.
I say that in a way which hopefully gets across how into the music these guys were, and how physical it can be when an instrument is played at such a level.
I have a new plan for Cape Town and the surrounds, who are currently struggling through a drought: give Mabuta more gigs, collect their sweat, and funnel it back into the water supply.
Streaming source: https://soundcloud.com/mabuta/log-out-shut-down-featuring-buddy-wells
Sounds like: Fela Kuti, Ebo Taylor, Peter King
Tags: Editor's Pick, world music, afro-beat, afro-soul
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