VA - Synthesize The Soul Astro-Atlantic Hypnotica From The Cape Verde Islands 1973-1988 (2017)
MP3 CBR 320 kbps | 01:16:02 | 192 Mb
Genre: Soul, Latin, Cumbia, Breakbeat, Brokenbeat, Swing / Label: Ostinato US
In Cape Verde, we had no access to electronic instruments, said Tchiss Lopes, a Cape Verdean singer based in Rome. In Europe, we had access, but we had to adapt. Audiences expected electronic sounds, but we still stayed true to our sound. In the 1980s, that feeling transpired across Lisbon, Paris, Rotterdam, and Boston, as one the largest waves of migration from a single country, propelled by political instability and economic uncertainty, sent thousands of Cape Verdeans to the West’s cities.