March 14, 2014 6:43 pm

Ibibio Sound Machine: Ibibio Sound Machine

Nigeria filtered through contemporary London
 

The Soundway label has earned its name crate-digging through the riches of the African Golden Age; Ibibio Sound Machine are its first contemporary signing, Nigeria filtered through contemporary London.

The first single, “Let’s Dance”, has chattering keyboard lines and an impossibly low bass riff; elsewhere, the African influences are more apparent, notably in the chiming guitar patterns of “I’m Running”.


Ibibio Sound Machine

Ibibio Sound Machine

(Soundway)

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