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Tuesday, August 30, 2016

Zvuloon Dub System - Anbessa Dub [2014] [isr+eth]









       Zvuloon Dub System is Israel's leading Reggae band. Adopting their name from one of the twelve tribes of Israel, the band was formed in 2006 by the Smilan brothers. They shared the same passion for roots reggae and dub, with influences from a variety of music styles, like Ethiopian jazz and rare grooves from the 70’s, USA's soul, funk and jazz, alongside with Israeli mizrahi (oriental) music.





   Zvuloon Dub System - Anbessa Dub [FULL ALBUM]   



band members:

Gili Yalo - lead vocals, 
Inon Peretz - trumpet, 
Ilan Adiri - tenor sax, 
Ilan Smilan - lead guitar, 
Simon Nahum - rhythm guitar, 
Lior Romano - piano and organ, 
Tal Marcus - bass, 
Asaf Smilan - drums and percussion 


guests artists:

Mahmoud Ahmed - vocals (5), 
Zemene Melesse - vocals (8), 
Yaacov Lilay - vocals (7), krar (1,7,10), 
Dejen Manchelot – masinko (10), 
Roei Hermon - trumpet (6, 9), 
Yonatan Voltzok - trombone ?(1-5, 7) 
Maayan Milo – trombone (6,8,9), 
Omri Abramov - alto Sax (1-3, 5-7,9),
Elad Gellert -? baritone sax (1), 
Shay Sattaman Jacovi - backing vocals (8) 








Friday, August 26, 2016

Taniqo - Wala Aikeseb [2004] [eritrea]









       Temesgen "Taniqo" Gebre Selassie is one of the hottest young Eritrean artists to come out of the Asmara music scene, with his unique blend of Eritrean guaila and pop.





Temesgen Taniqo - Tsebah Megesha





Taniqo - 01 - Tsebah Megesha (9:09)
Taniqo - 02 - Wala Aikeseb (6:01)
Taniqo - 03 - Begahdi Ne'elil (6:14)
Taniqo - 04 - Men Ikhi Men (6:09)
Taniqo - 05 - Debena Yele Serbi (6:15)
Taniqo - 06 - Mgudal Abyu Tsegemey (6:02)
Taniqo - 07 - Teta'isu (4:35)
Taniqo - 08 - Alamdni (7:03)
Taniqo - 09 - Felfalit Fiqhri (6:15)








Thursday, August 25, 2016

Alemayehu Fantaye & Yohanes Afework ‎– Traditionelle Musik Aus Äthiopien [1994] [ethiopia]










One of the best album of traditional ethiopian music.






Alemayehu Fanta, Aklilu Gebretsadik and Yohannes Afework @ Fendika






Alemayehu Fantaye & Yohannes Afework - 01 - Selamta (4:18)
Alemayehu Fantaye & Yohannes Afework - 02 - Sengo Megin - Zerafewa (5:14)
Alemayehu Fantaye & Yohannes Afework - 03 - Ambassel (3:53)
Alemayehu Fantaye & Yohannes Afework - 04 - Fanno Fanno (3:39)
Alemayehu Fantaye & Yohannes Afework - 05 - Medina Zelesenya (5:28)
Alemayehu Fantaye & Yohannes Afework - 06 - Bati (5:18)
Alemayehu Fantaye & Yohannes Afework - 07 - Ethiopia Hagere (3:56)
Alemayehu Fantaye & Yohannes Afework - 08 - Keto Aikerim Motu (3:48)
Alemayehu Fantaye & Yohannes Afework - 09 - Gojam Gonder (5:43)
Alemayehu Fantaye & Yohannes Afework - 10 - Abebayehoi (3:57)
Alemayehu Fantaye & Yohannes Afework - 11 - Bati Bati (4:40)
Alemayehu Fantaye & Yohannes Afework - 12 - Shemonmwane (4:56)



Monday, August 22, 2016

Aster Aweke - Fikir [2006] [ethiopia]




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       Aster Aweke is often called “Africa’s Aretha Franklin” and has in the past few years been based in America. She was born in Ethiopia into the family of a well-to-do government official. In the mid 1970s the young Aster began to orientate herself with the music of her homeland, and sang with several local groups until 1977. 

       She was backed by one of the leading figures in the world of Ethiopian music, Ali Tango, not least financially. 

      Aster Aweke began to sing with the established group, Roha Band, but broke up with them after a short time when Ethiopia was thrown into political and economic chaos at the time of the revolution. After a few years of traveling around she settled down in Washington, USA. Aster Aweke is a very competent vocalist who sings in an American-influenced style but who nevertheless has preserved an undiscovered core of Africa.


    Aster Aweke must be heard! 







01. Aster Aweke - Fikir (6:08)
02. Aster Aweke - And Adirgen (6:52)
03. Aster Aweke - Netsa Negn (5:16)
04. Aster Aweke - Sewenatae (5:52)
05. Aster Aweke - Ayzoh (5:21)
06. Aster Aweke - Emyae (4:17)
07. Aster Aweke - Lishelimew (5:01)
08. Aster Aweke - Yesew-sew (6:17)
09. Aster Aweke - Azezo (5:51)
10. Aster Aweke - Chal-Chal (4:53)
11. Aster Aweke - Yikirta (5:07)
12. Aster Aweke - Yeamral (6:06)
13. Aster Aweke - Nefsae (6:21)
14. Aster Aweke - Murit (5:21)






Wednesday, August 17, 2016

Nebiyu T. Kebede - Mood Swings [2002] [ethiopia]




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       The highlights of "Mood Swings" are its originality, smoothingness and musical variety: Ethiopian, jazz, reggae, African Soukous, ballads and more. Every song, as the title of the album insinuates, possesses its own mood. 










       The album's "Nostalgia" and "Visions of Love" account for a mellow mood, "Eskesta" and "Sweet Soukous" are upbeat songs, "Night Life" and "Urban Life" possess a jazzy groove and the romantic "Berhane Nesh" and "Hiwot" are more reflective. 












"Endegena Degmo" has received high popularity for it's traditional yet modern feel. The last song on the album "All My Love" is a dance music produced in collaboration with a young and talented singer Yolanda Davis.









Nebiyu T. Kebede - 01 - Nostalgia (5:26)
Nebiyu T. Kebede - 02 - Berhane Nesh (5:02)
Nebiyu T. Kebede - 03 - Endegena Degmo (4:39)
Nebiyu T. Kebede - 04 - Hiwot (4:28)
Nebiyu T. Kebede - 05 - Eskesta (4:26)
Nebiyu T. Kebede - 06 - Night Groove (4:12)
Nebiyu T. Kebede - 07 - Visions of Love (4:30)
Nebiyu T. Kebede - 08 - Urban Life (4:03)
Nebiyu T. Kebede - 09 - Sweet Soukous (3:40)
Nebiyu T. Kebede - 10 - All My Love (4:41)