2017 / Deano Sounds / Cultures Of Soul

In 2017, Deano Sounds` Cultures Of Soul continued its globe-trotting musical mission. This year saw them stopping off in Nigeria, South Africa, Trinidad and Tokyo. Reissuing Electro-Boogie, Funk, and J-Pop. 

The Apostles – Banko Woman

Benjamin Ball – I Just Keep Dancing

Three Tracks For Dancing

Not necessarily new tracks released this year but tracks I’ve played in clubs this year.

Junior Byron – Trying to Hold On – Gerd Janson Megamix

Glenn Riccs – Keep On Dancing

Crydajam – If You Give Me The Love I Want


Tomorrow’s People – Open Soul – Melodies International

Livy Ekemezie – Friday Night – Odion

N’Kouri Percussions – Superfly Records

SJOB – Friendship Train 

Three 12s

Steve Monite / Tabu Ley Rochereau Edits – Soundway Records

Orchestre Poly Rythmo de Cotonou – Bosq Meets Poly Rythmo Uptown – Sol Power Sound

Senyaka – Bayanyonyoba – Rush Hour


Pop Makossa: The Invasive Dance Beat Of Cameroon 1976-1984 – Analog Africa

Pantsula! The Rise Of Electronic Dance Music In South Africa 1988-1990 – Rush Hour

Ethiopiques Box. 7” – Heavenly Sweetness

Tokyo Nights: Female J-Pop Boogie Funk – 1981 to 1988

Three Discoveries 

Some of these tracks might not be discoveries for everyone, but they were new to me this year!

Eduardo Ballesteros – Mamadatu Furisun

Specialist Cole – Sweetest Taboo

Specialist Cole - Sweetest Taboo

Sony Enang – Where Were You

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