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Format: DVD+CD
Released: Dec 2010
Catalogue Number: SSRCD274
Tracks for: Pena
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various / secret stash - Pena

Stunning CD/DVD package of 17 original Afro-Peruvian recordings made in spring 2010 by Secret Stash label owners Eric Foss and Cory Wong. It comes not long after their ace 'Peruvian Funk' LP but documents a rather more unique and entirely indigenous sound which has been in evolution ever since the first Spanish conquistadors brought West African slaves to the mines and plantations of Peru some 500 years ago. Despite being stripped of their traditional musical instruments the displaced population developed a complex percussive music based around a style of precise foot tapping called Zapateo, which eventually gave way to the Cajón, basically a wooden box struck rhythmically which gives much of Afro-Peruvian music its distinctive hollow, sharp, percussive resonance. Nowadays those base rhythms have become fused with ornate Latin guitar and Spanish lyrics, but this is still a very distinct strand of the Afro-Latin diaspora unique to this region. Most of the songs you'll encounter were recorded using "Guerilla Recording Tactics", namely tracking in classrooms, offices, balconies or simply on the street, at once stripping the illusion of studio magic, and hugely increasing the innate beauty and sublime nature of the songs themselves, from the endearing summery swirl of 'Tarumbero', to the lazy porch recline of 'Quizas Un Dia Asi' and intricate instrumental narrative of Andres Prado's 'Chincha'. With the DVD and hugely impressive wooden box casing, this is a must for the world music traveller.

VARIOUS / SECRET STASH - Persian Funk, SECRET STASH
Featured Vinyl

VARIOUS / SECRET STASH

Persian Funk

SECRET STASH

Format_dot_vinylLP // £14.99

 

*Includes a download coupon for entire album redeemable from the label*

DéROBé DANCE BAND - Gogoplata / Kem Dahg, SECRET STASH
PETER KING - Omo Lewa, SECRET STASH
NKENGAS - Destruction, SECRET STASH
K. FRIMPONG & HIS CUBANO FIESTAS - K. Frimpong & His Cubano Fiestas, SECRET STASH
PETER KING - African Dialects, SECRET STASH
PETER KING - African Dialects, SECRET STASH
PAZY & THE BLACK HIPPIES - Wa Ho Ha, SECRET STASH
PAZY & THE BLACK HIPPIES - Wa Ho Ha, SECRET STASH
MICKEY MURRAY - People Are Together, SECRET STASH
GEORGE DANQUAH - Hot and Jumpy, SECRET STASH

DéROBé DANCE BAND

Gogoplata / Kem Dahg

SECRET STASH

Format_dot_vinyl7" // £5.49

 

Featured Vinyl

PETER KING

Omo Lewa

SECRET STASH

Format_dot_vinylLP // £14.99

 

Includes digital download voucher redeemable from the label.

Featured CD

NKENGAS

Destruction

SECRET STASH

Format_dot_cdCD // £13.49

 

**Vintage, rare Afro dance heat reissued for the first time. Includes liner notes and photos**

Featured CD

K. FRIMPONG & HIS CUBANO FIESTAS

K. Frimpong & His Cubano Fiestas

SECRET STASH

Format_dot_cdCD // £13.49

 

The second of K. Frimpong’s two self-titled albums released during Ghana’s music explosion of the 70's

Featured CD

PETER KING

African Dialects

SECRET STASH

Format_dot_cdCD // £13.49

 

Peter King's heavyweight fusions of reggae, highlife and and Afro-funk, originally recorded 1979 in London.

Featured Vinyl

PETER KING

African Dialects

SECRET STASH

Format_dot_vinylLP // £14.99

 

**Faithful recreation and reissue of Nigerian legend Peter King's heavyweight fusions of reggae, highlife**

Featured Vinyl

PAZY & THE BLACK HIPPIES

Wa Ho Ha

SECRET STASH

Format_dot_vinylLP // £14.99

 

**Badass, hybrid Afrobeat/reggae/highlife rarity from Benin City, Nigeria circa 1978**

Featured CD

PAZY & THE BLACK HIPPIES

Wa Ho Ha

SECRET STASH

Format_dot_cdCD // £13.49

 

**Badass, hybrid Afrobeat/reggae/highlife rarity from Benin City, Nigeria circa 1978**

MICKEY MURRAY

People Are Together

SECRET STASH

Format_dot_vinylLP // £14.99

 

Featured Vinyl

GEORGE DANQUAH

Hot and Jumpy

SECRET STASH

Format_dot_vinylLP // £18.49

 

*First ever reissue of this rare LP of '70s reggae and soul from Ghana. Includes download code*

LAGOS DISCO INFERNO - Volume 2, Voodoo Funk
AUGIE COLóN - Sophisticated Savage, Trunk Records
ATA KAK - Obaa Sima (Vinyl Edition), AWESOME TAPES FROM AFRICA
+ Free MP3
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MAALEM MAHMOUD GUINIA / FLOATING POINTS / JAMES HOLDEN - Marhaba, Border Community
HALLELUJAH CHICKEN RUN BAND - Take One, ANALOG AFRICA
LE PARODY - Saetas en el Aire, New Hispanic Music
MARTIN DENNY - Forbidden Island, Trunk Records
FLAVIA COELHO - Por Cima, Mr Bongo
TAL NATIONAL - Zoy Zoy, FatCat Records
KANAKU Y EL TIGRE - Si Te Mueres Manana (Radio Edit), Strut
DANNY STEWARD AND HIS ENSEMBLE - Musique d'Hawaii, Trunk Records
THE VERY BEST - Makes A King, Moshi Moshi

LAGOS DISCO INFERNO

Volume 2

Voodoo Funk

Format_dot_downloadMP3 Download // £6.99
Format_dot_download_flacFLAC Download // £7.99

 

AUGIE COLóN

Sophisticated Savage

Trunk Records

Format_dot_downloadMP3 Download // £6.99
Format_dot_download_flacFLAC Download // £7.99

 

Featured Vinyl

ATA KAK

Obaa Sima (Vinyl Edition)

AWESOME TAPES FROM AFRICA

Format_dot_vinylLP // £17.49

 

Ata Kak's debut album of dibby Ghanaian hiplife at long last resurrected by Awesome Tapes From Africa.

Featured Download

MAALEM MAHMOUD GUINIA / FLOATING POINTS / JAMES HOLDEN

Marhaba

Border Community

Format_dot_downloadMP3 Download // £2.99
Format_dot_download_flacFLAC Download // £3.99

 

Floating Points and James Holden's collaboration with Mahmoud Guinia on their recent trip to Morocco.

HALLELUJAH CHICKEN RUN BAND

Take One

ANALOG AFRICA

Format_dot_downloadMP3 Download // £6.99
Format_dot_download_flacFLAC Download // £7.99

 

LE PARODY

Saetas en el Aire

New Hispanic Music

Format_dot_downloadMP3 Download // £0.99
Format_dot_download_flacFLAC Download // £1.10

 

MARTIN DENNY

Forbidden Island

Trunk Records

Format_dot_downloadMP3 Download // £6.99
Format_dot_download_flacFLAC Download // £7.99

 

FLAVIA COELHO

Por Cima

Mr Bongo

Format_dot_downloadMP3 Download // £0.99
Format_dot_download_flacFLAC Download // £1.10

 

TAL NATIONAL

Zoy Zoy

FatCat Records

Format_dot_downloadMP3 Download // £6.99
Format_dot_download_flacFLAC Download // £7.99

 

KANAKU Y EL TIGRE

Si Te Mueres Manana (Radio Edit)

Strut

Format_dot_downloadMP3 Download // £0.99
Format_dot_download_flacFLAC Download // £1.10

 

DANNY STEWARD AND HIS ENSEMBLE

Musique d'Hawaii

Trunk Records

Format_dot_downloadMP3 Download // £6.99
Format_dot_download_flacFLAC Download // £7.99

 

THE VERY BEST

Makes A King

Moshi Moshi

Format_dot_downloadMP3 Download // £8.99
Format_dot_download_flacFLAC Download // £9.99