Availability: In stock
PRE-ORDER ITEM : Expected June 10th 2015. This item will only be shipped to you on or after the official release date. Please note any orders containing pre-order items won't be shipped until all items are available, so please order this separately to avoid delays. Please remember that release dates are at the mercy of labels, distributors, and pressing plants and will change constantly.
FORTHCOMING ITEM : Expected June 10th 2015. Please click the 'EMAIL ME WHEN AVAILABLE' button to be notified when the item is in stock. Please remember that release dates are at the mercy of labels, distributors, and pressing plants and will change constantly.
Founder member of the seminal Afro Disco group M'Bamina, JM Bolangassa comes through with 3 tracks of raw and unadulterated percussion, pairing virtuoso playing with complex drum machine arrangements and sparse synths that sit on the fault line between traditional Congolese rhythms and techno.
About the artist
Percussionist Jean-Marie Bolangassa arrived in Paris in 1967 as part of the Ballet Nationale du Congo and has been a lynchpin of the European scene for over 40 years - heading up the cult Afro Disco band M'Bamina and playing with a legion of stars including Tabu Ley Rochereau, Koffi Olomide and Ryco Jazz as well as supplying drums for innumerable Coupé Décalé and Ndombolo crews.
Use the form below to perform an advanced search of our database.