Alma Negra “Mageko”
Purveyors of all things tropical – Sofrito are currently readying the release of the ninth instalment in their Sofrito Super Singles Series. For this outing Basel’s Alma Negra deliver three percussion heavy tracks at the crossroads between organic & electronic sounds, inspired by the Carnival celebrations on the Cape Verdean island of Santiago.
The A-side, “Mageko”, sets it’s foundation on a rolling bassline peppered with manic chants, sounding like a long-lost Afro Disco dub. A surefire weapon on any dance floor, especially considering we’re in the depths various different culture’s carnival season right now.
This one drops February 22nd. Grab the preorder here and keep an eye out for much more from Sofrito later this year.
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