I wish Lamin had his own country, because he would make a great dictator.Â – Jace /rupture
Artist: Lamin Fofana
Title: Africans Are Real
Label: Dutty Artz
Release: October 2nd, 2012
Artork: Photo of Oroma Elewa by Mike Brown | Layout by Talacha
Dutty Artz is proud to announce Africans Are Real the latest release from Lamin Fofana. It features remixes from SUB POP recording artist Spoek Mathambo, WIRE Magazine coverboyÂ DJ /rupture, Afro-dashing Chief Boima, and a collaboration with King of Brooklyn Matt Shadetek.
2. Africans Are Real (featuring Matt Shadetek)
3. Africans Are Real (DJ /rupture Enamel Remix)
4. Africans Are Real (Spoek Mathambo Par Express Remix)
5. Africans Are Real (Chief Boima Africans Are Myths Remix)
The impact which created the Caloris Basin was so powerful that its effects are seen on a global scale. It caused lava eruptions and left a concentric ring over 2 km tall surrounding the impact crater. At the antipode of the Caloris Basin lies a large region of unusual, hilly and furrowed terrain, sometimes called â€œWeird Terrainâ€.
Catch SeÃ±or Fofana live this Saturday atÂ WEIRD TERRAINÂ alongside Teengirl Fantasy, Blondes, Huerco S., and Slava! (fbook)
Here’s something I put together recently and gave it to our friends over at WEIRD MAGIC. I forgot to post it here. It’s a bit obscure. It features John Cage,Â Nia Long, Hype Williams, Delany, Gianna, Friday, Freud, Macchi, and more.
“an obscure, psychedelic ride from the masterfulÂ lamin fofana, whoâ€™sÂ consistentlyÂ impressedÂ me with his productions,Â djing, mixes, human presence, and now heâ€™s about to begin playing live shows (and will be playing one of our brooklyn events next month, deets to come). safe to say, this man is the truth.”Â ~Â WEIRD MAGIC
The main track is an original tune by Drexciya and it’s titled “UnknownÂ JourneyÂ I”. I’m not doing very much to it.Â It was recently released on the compilation albumÂ JourneyÂ of the Deep Sea Dweller IÂ which is out now onÂ Clone. The voice is Malian singer Aminata Diabate. She is singing a classic West African Mandinka song “Autorail”. The voice is very beautiful. I apply some effects – a lot of delay and reverb – and I felt guilty so I let it play, nearly completely w/out any fx, for about a minute at the end. It’s from aÂ Sublime FrequenciesÂ release titledÂ Bush Taxi Mali: Field Recordings From Mali. Our friends at Weird Magic and Okayafrica have it up on their sites too.