Dur-Dur Band Vinyl, CD & tapes from this artist at Norman Records
Similar to Dur-Dur Band:
Mulatu Astatke, Ebo Taylor, William Onyeabor, Tony Allen, Hailu Mergia, Amanaz, Francis Bebey, The Funkees, Ofege, Ata Kak, Marijata
Ohhhhhhhhhhhhh damn! Look, if you’ve never heard Dur-Dur before, then stop what you’re doing and fix that this instance. The Somali group were one of the most famous bands in their home country during the 80’s and early 90’s before a civil war put paid to their career. A recent resurgent interest in their work has led to a great Awesome Tapes From Africa reissue, but not much beyond that. However, now Analog Africa have really gone the extra mile to get some more of the band’s finest work out. We mean that literally - AA boss Samy Ben Redjeb flew to Mogadishu to get these tapes. And we’re so glad he did. Dur-Dur were a mighty band, capable of cooking up a totally unique funk sound, and to now have not one but two more of their LPs (and some bonus tracks!) excavated for re-release is a true pleasure. Honestly, just listen to the thing.
- Vinyl Triple LP (AALP087)
- Vinyl Double LP (ATFA004LP)