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Upcoming Gigs:

7/17/2014 Vinyl District Monthly w/ Sol Power All-Stars @ Den of Thieves: ALL VINYL ALL NIGHT LONG

Stylus.Meistro.Deep Sang with Hermon Farahi on percussion

Booking:
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9th September 2014

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We're coming Home: Pat Thomas' Stage Two - an afro-funk Masterpiece! →

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Nana Amoo-Mensah I aka Pat Thomas is a national treasure in Ghana, affectionally referred to as “Mr. Golden Voice,” but his success early on, much like the success of many other funky Ghanaian vocalists, was in large part due to his working, and personal, relationship with the legendary Ebo Taylor.

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8th September 2014

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Edem - Only In Ghana

Edem takes us on a fun and exciting lyrical journey that describes his motherland in a creative artistic and realistic way… #onlyinghana

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18th August 2014

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New Sol Power Joint: Ernesto Djédjé “Ziboté (Meistro Sol Power Dub)”

Keep the summer going with this groovy, dubby slice of Ivory Coast soul. The original was  a big hit in its day — Meistro upped the tempo, added a ton of tight percussion, some subby bass, and got loose with some spacey dub effects. Should rock a tropical dance floor near you.

Check out Ernesto rockin it live on Ivory Coast television below. Be sure to wait for the slick dance moves that start at around 3:40

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18th August 2014

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M.anifest - “Someway Bi”

The brother from Ghana just keeps getting doper.

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2nd August 2014

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Shel - “”Como Quisiera”

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1st August 2014

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Jabalí Montuno - Sonámbulo

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1st August 2014

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New Sol Power joint: Arbé De Cadjau (Meistro Sol Power Rework)

Check out Meistro’s dance floor work out of Arbé De Cadjau by the Cabo Verde artist Nhú de Ped’Bia. Don’t know much about the artist, but this slice of synthy, disco-y, funk we think was released sometime between 1978 and 1981. Meistro recently got his hands on the LP, loved the track, and beefed it up for today’s dance floors. Summer time vibes!

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1st August 2014

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Quantic does it again, this time dipping into his own deep vinyl collection of morna and coladeira from Cape Verde.

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24th July 2014

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Airto Moreira is total freedom.

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24th July 2014

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Slimkid3 & DJ Nu-Mark - “Bom Bom Fiya”

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