PETER POWER

AFRO DAMBA

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Multi Culti’s lucid-lifestyle dreamer Peter Power takes us on a free-wheeling trip to the motherland on AFRO DAMBA. 

The Irish-born Voodoohop resident has returned from the jungles of Bahia with a fresh ep of primal party tracks sampling voices and rhythms from across Africa and it’s neighbouring islands, producing what is easily his most club-oriented work to date. Whereas his tracks for Voodoohop were spiritual flute-heart-openers, these are neo-pagan mating-ritual floor-fillers. The rhythm is set to tribal chug, with rollicking percussion, reverb-soaked vocals, and all the fun jangly bells & bits you expect to be hanging off such a well-traveled producer. 

If that weren’t enough, we enlisted Romanian-dance-duo Khidja to double-down and remix both Adama Waro and Dansakoni (available as a digital-exclusive). Resident mix-lord Dreems also weighs in with a subtle remix of Dansakoni, gently upping the tempo and tweaking the knobs in selfless service of the original groove. 


• ‘Dansakoni’ samples Guinea’s Famadou Konaté  
• 'Mori Baka’ samples a song of the Baka people, traditionally sung to help children fall asleep 
• ‘Mori' comes from Moribyassa; a  traditional malinke rhythm of West Africa 
• ‘Adama Waro’ features a vocal sample from Danyel Waro from Reunion Island 
• Djembe percussion on 'Dansakoni' and 'Adama Waro' by Adama Dramé  

Released June 15, 2017

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