Afropop likes Carlos Lamartine & semba!
Banning Eyre of Afropop wrote up a very, very instructive piece on Carlos Lamartine’s album Histórias da Casa Velha, and about Angolan semba and its general significance in Angolan culture and history.
“What can I say apart from utter fantastic” – Undomundo!
It seems they like Carlos Lamartine’s album ;p
Who’s they? undomondo.com, a very nice blog based in Turkey who feature all kinds of music, and have featured some of our releases in the past, in particular Mamou Sidibé here and there. Check them out, always on point + loads of freebies!!
08/18 WW: Carlos Lamartine
To balance out our kuduro release, Akwaaba Sem Transporte, here is a beautiful collection of Carlos Lamartine’s recordings, from the mid 1960s til 1975. He was a member of several bands, including Os Aguias Reais, and was backed up by some of Luanda’s best conjuntos: Os Merengues, African Show.