domingo, 15 de julio de 2007


«World-music is some term like New Wave: journalists invented it for music that didn't fit in their pigeon-holes. World music sounds to me like some fatso in fucking sandals paying $25 for an import-cd thinking he bought a piece of purest Africa. "World-music" is the worst name ever. It as shitty as "emo" or "hardcore". With all respect due to Peter Gabriel, but not everyone has got his lifestyle or financial circumstances. "World-music" doesn't stand for stands for the dirt under the poorest man's fingernails in Africa. If you say "world-music" you think of the people listening to it. A lot of great albums fail in this context. Some might say Fela Kuti is world-music...for me it's the purest punk-rock».
Cedric Bixler-Zavala (The Mars Volta, At The Drive-In).

Fela Ransome-Kuti and the Africa '70/Ginger Baker: "Live!"
Fela Kuti: "Monkey Banana/Excuse O"
Cinco canciones, dos de las cuales - Lady y Shakara (Oloje) - conforman el disco Shakara:

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