Some essential function of my dna compels me to say yes. A little off topic, perhaps, but i saw this group from kinshasa play the other night and they were mindblowingly good. Staff benda bilili are a group of musicians whose home base was originally the kinshasa zoo in the democratic republic of the congo. Their songs tell stories of everyday life in a city that has an estimated. Meetings of the rotary eclub infinity are held online.
The story and people are life affirming and the music is excellent. Staff benda bilili tres tres fort 2011 critically acclaimed by the press, tres tres fort is for sure an album not to miss from 2011. Escape from the pigeon hole is on every monday night between 11 and 12pm on cardiff universitys xpress radio. I am quite picky with music submissions to my blog, but this is a good one. Say what you will about listmaking, but they can serve as a quick introduction to a persons likes andor dislikes.
I recently came across a remarkable congolese band called staff benda bilili. Jetaime sex machine the fourth in the congotronics seies from crammed discs is by staff benda bilili look beyond appearances who hail from the streets of kinshasa and live in the grounds around kinshasa zoo. One of the great global success stories of the past two years, staff benda bilili have become an unstoppable force in international music. Staff benda bilili are a group of street musicians in the democratic republic of the congo. Jul 21, 2017 lyrics for polio by staff benda bilili. Staff benda bililis music style is congolese rumba with a hint of funk and soul.
Here about 30 popular good blogs, good links, rapidshare download sites such as calamarfarci. I gotta wonder aloud, how the hell could they narrow their best songs down to 12 tracks, let alone the 17 tracks on the digital releases, but. Thanks to the bloggers and reissue labels making this wealth of music available once more. The maestro from his juke via the classic documentary deep blues. The western producer of this bustling new project from former members of staff benda bilili eschews the respectful approach to african music and its all the better for it. Staff benda bilili moto moindo lyrics genius lyrics. Select any poster below to play the movie, totally free.
Alhaji bai konte kora melodies from the republic of the gambia, west africa 1973 rounder records first foray into african music came with this record, released in 1973 to coincide with bai konte s concert tour, thought to be the premier solo kora performances in north america. All other files or specials posted here have a limited download of 100. This is a remarkable debut that will no doubt earn staff benda bilili much deserved attention and respect. Staff benda bililis profile including the latest music, albums, songs, music videos and more updates. Critically acclaimed by the press, tres tres fort is for sure an album not to miss from 2011. Je taime by staff benda bilili from the album tres tres fort label. Sala mosala staff benda bilili tres, tres fort crammed discs guerre civile alpha blondy yitzhak rabin tuff gong brothers tommy t the prester john sessions easy star selassie bring it on midniteyoussoupha sidibe for all sacred sounds the call tommy t. Digipack includes unlimited streaming of bouger le monde. Below are the slideshare slides followed by related links that i used for general research, reading, and. Winner of the most farfetched and inspiring band of the day goes to staff benda bilili. For me, too, i like to keep track of what ive been enjoying. Controlclick mac or rightclick windows on the download arrow icon and choose copy link address. Staff benda bilili listen and stream free music, albums.
Congopunq has been around since 2008, inspired by congotronics, the series of discs released by crammed discs featuring acts from congo kinshasa like konono no1, kasai allstars and staff benda bilili who mixed traditional african music with an electro groove, a rural african trance sound played out using modern urban means. In the year 2004 two young french filmmakers met them and made a film of the band and their history, which was extreme successful at this years cannes film festival. Shaking the other side of the globe, staff benda billi continue to make the world shake on their first north american tour. Tune in to uk every monday for a truely enlightening hour of eclectic music. Over time, they developed a local following and were eventually picked up by the label that discovered konono no 1, another congolese band from the same city. Dec 27, 2017 the legendary flower punk zen variations 2016 we have very talented members here in our little community.
The incredible rise of staff benda bilili they wanted to be the best handicapped band in africa. Careers blog about amazon press center investor relations amazon devices amazon tours. This address will be copied to the embed music player. And, of course, that is what all of this is all of this. Emi is suing music streaming service grooveshark for the third time this year, citing breach of contract and unauthorized use of emi recordings. Staff benda bilili roughly translates as look beyond appearances. They used to live around the grounds of the zoo in the countrys capital city, kinshasa, and play music. One of the most inspiring success stories in the global music scene, fearless congolese band staff benda bilili is back with its longawaited followup album bouger le monde, which bears witness to the spectacular musical evolution of the group, and to its intent to keep making. S hegue, one of many highlights on the from kinshasa album, is frantic, eerie and joyous all in equal measure and quite unlike anything ive ever heard before. Staff benda bilili music, videos, stats, and photos. Great cd plus, buying the cd as opposed to the mp3 downloads, you get a couple of bonus videos. Includes unlimited streaming via the free bandcamp app, plus highquality download in mp3, flac and more. Ardmore radio is an internet radio station created in january 20 by dj thomas james, a dj from the production team ardmore music.
A group of street musicians who live in and around the grounds of the zoo in kinshasa, congo, they make music of astonishing power and beauty. Staff benda bilili listen and stream free music, albums, new. The bosses of the brighton branch of blues recently returned seaside from their mighty newfriendmaking jaunt around the countryside with irish pals the bonnevilles, following the release of their, ahem, greatest hits set, waiting for the tide to rise. The name means put forward what is hidden not to be hidden much longer, one might feel froots, uk even if the tale so far of staff benda bilili wasnt such an inspiring one, tres tres fort still wouldnt fail to melt the coldest of hearts incredible hmv choice, uk. The music on this blog is intended to promote artists and labels and. Soundcheck 1 staff benda bilili 1 studio 360 1 sugar minott 1. The core of the group is four singerguitarists polio, who use customized tricycles to get around.
This selftitled 1968 francoise hardy lp is probably the single best collection of her early work ever released. Staff benda bilili see exclusive interview on, and play them alongside some. Nel 2006, in vista delle elezioni nella repubblica democratica del congo, lo staff ha composto il suo primo singolo di successo. Staff benda bilili is a group of homeless middleaged paraplegics and street children who gathered together for music sessions at a park in their home city of kinshasa. The film follows the kinshasa street musician group staff benda bilili, whose core members of the group are disabled due to polio.
A new project paying tribute to the late cal tjader is making its way to the west coast later this. One of the great global success stories of the past two years, staff benda bilili have become an unstoppable force i. Last night i saw the wonderful david byrne ex lead singer of talking heads at oxfords new theatre. Zimbabwean band mokoomba fuses african and tongan rhythms on rising tide. You are invited to listen to mavuela somo interviewed by frank wouters on afro bouro at radio centraal. Stream adfree or purchase cds and mp3s now on amazon. Oct 24, 2012 time to sit back, relax and enjoy some tropical sounds that have been rocking the matsuli hifi over the past few months.
Nov 22, 2019 staff benda bilili are a group of congolese street musicians. Staff benda bilili tres tres fort 1 stardeath and white dwarfs 1. Crammed discs record label for adventurous quality music, indie to electronic to world. Staff benda bilili is a group formed by homeless and disabled polio victims living in the grounds of kinshasa zoo. Each radio program posted on this page is available on this page for only two weeks, but all programs are always available via the ambiance congo audio archives link. The elmira college rotaract club has contributed significantly to rotary internationals mission to eradicate polio and asked that i present my experiences as a peace corps volunteer in the congo and how polio has affected that country as part of the global eradication initiative. Mbongwana star have really caught my attention recently, the former members of kinshasas staff benda bilili have mixed the perfect splash of dub, electronica and congolese rhythms to create something quite unique of an album. Apart from looking real cool and producing new sounds, its another example of the resourcefulness of low income people see also the congos konono no. Baroness get back on the bus what was the plan here.
Staff benda bililis new album bouger le monde came out earlier this week to much critical acclaim. They used to live around the grounds of the zoo in the countrys capital city, kinshasa, and play music which is rooted in soukous, with elements of oldschool rhythm and blues and reggae. Buy it cheap here and while yr at it yr gonna want to pick up the fat possum records story you see me laughin here featuring rare performances by cedell davis, rl burnside, tmodel ford, junior kimbrough, kenny brown, iggy, john spencer and more. So far as i know, there havent been any recordings. Playing some of the finest beats from the world, jazz, funk, afrobeat, reggae, soul, ambient and electro styles. A welcome recent trend in mexican and mexicanamerican music is playing instruments made out of recycled garbage. Download christmas photos, public liability insurance, premium themes. The legendary flower punk zen variations 2016 we have very talented members here in our little community. Explore releases from staff benda bilili at discogs. They live around the grounds of the zoo in kinshasa, and play music which is rooted in rumba, with elements of oldschool rhythmnblues and reggae. Di sime darby berhad adalah sebuah syarikat besar yang handle benda benda management untuk menkonsolidate kan segala jenis benda yang jadi kat bawah tu. All songs and albums from staff benda bilili you can listen and download for free at. Staff benda bilili music free mp3 download or listen.
Ambiance congo broadcasts every other sunday on wrir 97. Staff benda bilili release their new album bouger le monde. Staff benda bilili listen and stream free music, albums, new releases, photos, videos staff benda bilili. From the democratic republic of congo, its worth hearing bouger le monde, by a group of street musicians called staff benda bilili. In a society where culture is hidden by a mass education, it seems necessary to us to contribute, in our scale, to preservation and sharing of world musical patrimony. Staff benda bilili is best known for being comprised of paraplegics and street kids but their story of triumph shouldnt overwhelm the fact that they lay down some serious afrofunkd rumba. May 14, 2015 free movies and tv shows you can watch now. Straight out of congo, staff benda bilili is composed of a group of poor paraplegic street performers riding custom made tricycles who happened to take an 18 year old homeless kid who plays a homemade one string electric lute formed from a tin can under their wing. A group of paraplegic street musicians who live in and around the grounds of the zoo in kinshasa, congo, they make music of astonishing power and beauty. May 31, 20 staff benda bilili avramandole staff benda bilili polio. A mixture of current happenings such as moving house, the prospect of being offline for two weeks whilst aol reconnect me and worse still, the unintentional deletion of all files on my mp3 player goodbye sony sonic stage means i wont be blogging for a while. Feb 06, 2009 staff benda bilili rehearsing at the zoological garden of kinshasa.
If you find any content that is violating the law, please send an email to. This blog is an effort to share the love of rare, underappreciated and oddball music of many kinds. Pendek kata sime darby berhad sememang nya raja yang memberi perintah kepada syarikat bawahan nya untuk buat apa yang patut dan approve kan sama ada bonus tahun ni berapa banyak dan lain lain. The heartbreaking rumba of staff benda bilili walker art center. They have become one of the most exciting live bands on the planet. They are street musicians who live in and around the zoo in kinshasa, not far from where christian aids offices are.
The band, staff benda bilili in english, look beyondis a group of street. Check out sweatshop union, a h ip hop crew from canada. Staff benda bilili avramandole staff benda bilili polio. The afrobeat blog is a global music forum dedicated to the legacy of fela anikulapo kuti, the founder of afrobeat and international protest figure. On imdb tv, you can catch hollywood hits and popular tv series at no cost. Nihiloxica, doctor fluorescent, acid arab, zenobia. If you need to get in touch or have any questions about matsuli music please drop me an email. Staff benda bilili s profile including the latest music, albums, songs, music videos and more updates. Shop for vinyl, cds and more from staff benda bilili at the discogs marketplace. About 30 websites of calamarfarci blogspot at topalternate. Rotary is also releasing end polio now, an eclectic album of songs performed by its celebrity polio eradication ambassadors from the music industry. The ensembles name staff benda bilili can be roughly translated to mean look beyond appearances, and it absolutely holds truethe groups music holds.850 1018 289 456 1074 1367 1168 242 123 788 149 278 172 430 775 579 931 1475 1532 1118 345 529 355 1451 1496 800 497 351 1319 1200 239 1327 1580 1197 1317 1061 1280 1408 1583 101 1342 907 1202 424 147 1495