Check out our picks of World Music that was released in February 2020.
French label Atangana Records re-issues “Talon Haut” by Midnight Groovers, originally released in 1976, and “Ce Bon Comme Ca” by Dominique Panol, originally released in 1984.
Soul Jazz Records new various-artist compilation “Apala: Apala Groups in Nigeria 1967-70” is the first ever collection of Apala music to be released outside of Nigeria. This album features on a wide selection of songs recorded in Nigeria in the 1960s, when Apala music was at the height of its popularity.
- Release Date: February 21, 2020
- Label: Soul Jazz Records
- Copyright: Pioneer Records Ltd.
- Total Length: 56:38
Disques Debs International is a Guadeloupe-based record label, which started producing music in the 60’s. Last month, Strut released a compilation of Cadence music produced by Disques Debs International between 1973 and 1981. The first volume of this series of compilation is available for purchase on iTunes.
- Release Date: February 14, 2020
- Label: Strut
- Copyright: ℗© 2020 Strut Records – a division of K7 Music GmbH
- Total Length: 1:13:46
Swiss-based label Bongo Joe releases a various-artist compilation of 70’s & 80’s songs recorded in the islands of Sao Tomé & Principe.
- Release Date: January 31, 2020
- Label: Bongo Joe
- Copyright: ℗© Bongo Joe
- Total Length: 1:18:04