Our mixtape series focusing on forgotten and undiscovered 80s Afro grooves is now three volumes deep. Afro Cosmic Club brings uptempo grooves from early- to mid-1980s urban Africa and the Afro-European diaspora, with a few Caribbean rarities thrown in.
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In 2011 we released 'Afro Cosmic Club', a mix by Dj Gioumanne (aka J4, editor of Africanhiphop.com) which got 'nuff praise from different angles. The hour-long journey through African and African inspired music from the early eighties finally got a follow-up this month as 'Afro Cosmic Club 2' was...
Dj Gioumanne is back. The enigmatic dj behind last year’s ‘Afro Cosmic Club’ (listen here), a critically acclaimed mix compiling unheard African and Euro-Afro sounds of the early 1980s inspired by Italian Cosmic Disco deejays of the era, had forever been promising an update to his masterpiece. We finally...
In Afro Cosmic Club, dj Gioumanne takes a look at some of the other sounds that came out in the early eighties. The year is 1984, our crates are filled with African records released or distributed in Europe, and even a few Afro-themed dance records by European musicians.
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