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Listen to The Busy Twist's Addictive Remixes of 1970s Angolan Tracks

From the upcoming London Luanda Remix Series.

About 10 years ago, Analog Africa released their initial Angola Soundtrack, a compilation of gems from late '60s and early '70s Luanda. Now, those songs are getting new life courtesy of London-based production duo The Busy Twist.

These psychedelic Angolan guitars and rhythms get revisited in London Luanda Remix Series, a new 4-track release that sees the UK producers digging into the original Analog Africa archives and injecting these throwback sounds with new percussive energy.

Today, we're premiering the London Luanda standout "Africa Ritmo - Olha O Pica," a potent remix made for the dance floor.

"The first time I listened to Angolan folk music was after discovering one of Analog Africa's compilations of '70s Angolan folk," mentions one of the members of The Busy Twist.

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Here's Some Incredible '60s & '70s Psychedelic Rock From Benin

We premiere a new track from Analog Africa's upcoming African Scream Contest 2 and talk to label founder Samy Ben Redjeb.

For a decade now, Analog Africa has been releasing vintage and rarely-found music from across the African continent and its diaspora, some recent highlights include The Cosmic Sound of Cabo Verde and the Afro-Cuban fusion of Amara Touré.

One of the label's most popular releases over the years has been African Scream Contest, originally released in 2008, which featured a compilation of what the label describes as "Vodoun-inspired, psychedelic afrobeat, and heavy funk crossover" from Benin in the '60s and '70s.

Ten years after its release, Analog Africa is prepping the drop of African Scream Contest 2, which will feature 14 rare tracks along with a detailed booklet with liner notes and pictures. The album, which will be available in CD/Vinyl/Digital on June 1 is up for pre-order now.

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9 Vintage African Records You Need in Your Life

From long lost Ghanaian records to Northern and East African record digging finds, this list rounds up our favorite vintage albums.

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Relive the Magic of Angola’s Golden Age of Music in This New Batida Remix

Producer Batida revisits the sounds of 1970s Angolan group Os Bongos’ alluring guitars in this new remix of “Kazucuta.”

Angolan-born producer Pedro Coquenão, better known as Batida, wants you to remember the unique sounds coming out of Angola in the ‘60s and ‘70s.

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