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Electric Vocuhila presents “Kiteky”

Electric Vocuhila will unveil their new album "Kiteky" on its release on October 21, 2022 on Another Record / Capsul Records / L'Autre Distribution. This new work will be presented live on stage on Tuesday November 8, 2022 at Le Studio de L’Ermitage (Paris). Electric Vocuhila are : - Maxime Bobo: saxophone alto and composition - Arthur Delaleu: electric guitar - François Rosenfeld: electric and acoustic bass - Etienne Ziemniak: drums   For the past ten years, Electric Vocuhila has been developing a singular, powerful and voluble music, inspired by various contemporary African urban or ceremonial musics, combined with an orchestration and a relationship to improvisation rooted in (free) jazz, and a search for saturation of the sound coming from rock. This 4th album is dedicated to the tsapiky musicians met during a tour in Madagascar, just before the recording. The band was deeply marked by this trip, the concerts and the time spent with the Malagasy musicians. The song "Kiteky", which gives its name to the album and whose first video was released in 2021, has become a hit in Tuléar (Toliara, the cradle of tsapiky), covered by many tsapiky groups in « bal-poussière » ceremonies. This new version of Kiteky as well as the songs Kidola Dola (named by singers from Tulear), Swift and Arthur Never Sleeps have been reworked after the tour in Madagascar by assimilating modern tsapiky sounds and rhythms. Steeped in trance and celebration music, this new record also offers some quieter, more written pieces (duet and trio with acoustic bass and no drums on Toliara and Kasaï Charm), electronic sounds on Kin, and an exploration of rhythms inspired by East African music (Swift, 445), Congolese tradi-modern music (445), and music from southeastern Madagascar (Mangaliba), sometimes layering or juxtaposing them.
6 July 2022

Balimaya présente “Balimaya”

Sorry, this entry is only available in French. For the sake of viewer convenience, the content is shown below in the alternative language. You may click the link to switch the active language.Le groupe Balimaya révèlera son dernier album éponyme sur la scène du Studio de L'Ermitage,  à l'occasion d'un concert exceptionnel le vendredi 9 septembre 2022 à 20h30. Cet opus est sorti chez Buda Musique / Socadisc le 8 novembre 2019.   Le groupe est composé de :  - Julien André : compositions, arrangements, djembé, batterie - Ibrahima Diabaté : dundun, n’goni, tama - Boris Blanchet : saxophones - Vincent Limouzin : vibraphone, marimba - Felipe Cabrera : basse     BALIMAYA Dans les langues mandingues d’Afrique de l’Ouest, Balimaya signifie “parenté”, “fraternité”. Une famille au sens large qui s’exprime ici, réunie autour d’un duo de percussionnistes formé par Julien André et Ibrahima Diabaté, mêlant djembé, dundun et batterie. Cette collaboration a débuté en 1994 à Bamako et s’est poursuivie à Paris. Elle a permis de développer une façon de combiner les jeux un peu "tout terrain", dans un éventail allant du style formaté des cérémonies traditionnelles à l'improvisation la plus libre. Inspirée par le jazz et l’improvisation, elle prend aujourd’hui une nouvelle direction. Balimaya se nourrit de rythmes mandingues joués pour la danse. Ils ne sont pas repris dans leur format originel mais demeurent néanmoins une source d’inspiration, pour créer une musique où les voix s’entrecroisent. Basse, saxophone, vibraphone et marimba se joignent à cette famille, dans des compositions pensées comme des jeux, variant grooves, timbres, dynamiques, ouvrant la voie à l’improvisation.
5 July 2022

Berikely & Zama presents “Elaela”

Berikely & Zama will unveil their new album "Elaela" on its digital release September 2, 2022 and physical release on September 30, 2022 on Abrazik / InOuïe Distribution. This new work will be presented live on stage on Wednesday October 5, 2022 at 360 Paris Music Factory (Paris). After a few years of absence, the singer Berikely, who has already made his reputation on the island of Madagascar with in particular the title “Tara Avion” returns with a new album entitled “Elaela”. Berikely & Zama are: - Berikely: voice, kabossy - Eric Doboka: guitar, back vocals - Samuel Ratovondrahery (Bema): percussions, back vocals - Thomas Boucherie: bass - Jean-Yves Boucherie: drums, back vocals   A mixed and authentic sound Berikely & Zama is a new Franco-Malagasy band made up of four musicians and singers gathered around Berikely, Malagasy songwriter, singer and player of kabossy, the emblematic guitar of Madagascar. It is the meeting of musicians with very different backgrounds but who have in common, the love of mixed music. It will take more than two years to forge an experience of Malagasy music which is not an easy approach for Westerners. This requires personal technical work and then band work. The band takes advantage of the stage to consolidate the music, the objective being the recording of an album. With Eric Doboka (Tue-Loup, March Mallow) on guitar, explorer of different musical universes. Thomas Boucherie (Ibrahima Koné), young bass virtuoso who forged his experience in African music. Bema Ratovondrahery (Mami Bastah), Malagasy percussionist who, through his perfect technique, links the two cultures, and Jean-Yves Boucherie, enriched by a long musical career in jazz and Latin music, provides a solid rhythmic foundation. The band offers a mixed and authentic musical color strongly influenced by traditional Malagasy rhythms.   A project born from two cultures encounter After a few years of absence, the singer Berikely, who has already made his reputation on the island of Madagascar with in particular the title “Tara Avion” returns with a new album entitled “Elaela”. An opus which proves that he is not yet ready to definitively put down his kabôssy, which is his favorite instrument. It is the meeting with Eric Doboka, artistic director of the project, which motivates his desire to mix his music which usually finds its foundations in a traditional style. Things happen naturally through the contribution of the culture and experience of each musician. The result is a music carried away by resolutely Malagasy melodies and texts, supported by an accompaniment with sometimes Western colors. The choice are based on an exclusively acoustic sound to approach the different styles of Malagasy music such as salegy, tsinjaka or banaiky. Also with some afro-beat influences. The songs are about adventure, nostalgia, love and humanity. It is also for Berikely the way to export his music by offering it to an international audience.
5 July 2022

Radio Tutti & Barilla Sisters present “Queimadelos”

Sorry, this entry is only available in French. For the sake of viewer convenience, the content is shown below in the alternative language. You may click the link to switch the active language. Le groupe Radio Tutti & Barilla Sisters révèlera son nouvel EP « Queimadelos » à l'occasion de sa sortie le 24 juin 2022 chez Lamastrock / L'Autre Distribution.   Le groupe est composé de :  - Pierre-Alexis Lavergne : direction artistique, claviers, guitare, banjo, mandoline, chant, programmation- Baptiste Sarat : trompette, mélodica, bugle, chant- Pauline Rivière : direction artistique, chant, tambourin, percussions- Judith Chomel : chant, accordéon, percussions- Leo Ouillon : saxophone baryton    « À l’aise sur la vague de transe créée par leur album XOGO, véritable feu d’artifices électros dédié aux musiques populaires de Galice, Radio Tutti & Barilla Sisters reviennent avec un nouvel EP.  Sur la forme, c’est simple. Trois titres : deux inédits enjaillants et un remix épique. Sur le fond, la Galice est toujours la matrice d’un folklore 2.0 à base de voix féminines euphorisantes et de nombreux épices-additifs. Et pour rehausser le plaisir, le groupe offre des clips classieux pour ces deux morceaux : Queimadelos & Imende. Ces deux nouveaux titres, nommés d’après des villages galiciens, nous embarquent pour un autre périple vers cette contrée septentrionale de l’Espagne où se mêlent chœurs et polyrythmies. Cet alliage de traditions musicales celtes et méditerranéennes glané par les Barilla Sisters fusionne avec les arrangements et les embardées instrumentales ou électros de Radio Tutti. L’énergie vitale déployée dans Imende, morceau frénétique aux paroles entêtantes, se déploie en écho avec la transe ludique contenue dans XOGO, comme l’hymne d’une nouvelle fête de village-monde. Avec Queimadelos, le combo lève les pieds et leur musique prend une autre ampleur. La transe devient extase et l’on se prend à fredonner un refrain inédit venu des mondes anciens, porté par les pépites sonores de l’électro d’aujourd’hui. Une autre belle surprise de cet EP : le remix de la Rumba Morena qui posait le décor de XOGO. C’est le beatmaker Léo Buffet qui s’y colle, moitié du duo élecro Lazärr, artiste multi-pistes et esthète du son. Il offre ici une ascension jouissive par un versant alternatif de ce titre emblématique de l’œuvre de ces artistes transe-frontières.  Deux clips accompagnent la sortie de ces deux nouveaux morceaux. Celui de Queimadelos, réalisé par Pauline Rivière, une des chanteuses du groupe, est un bijou de montage de films d’archives de la cinémathèque de Saint-Etienne, alternant le meilleur et le pire de l’humanité en noir & blanc, exhumant des merveilles de culture populaire. Imende est une création plus personnelle de la vidéaste Coline Godinot, remplie de l’énergie de l’adolescence et de la recherche de la liberté : un clip déambulatoire à l’issue lumineuse, collective et festive. Une quintessence de cette union détonante : Radio Tutti & Barilla Sisters ! » Amaury Ruillere
5 July 2022

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