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Various Artists Africa Oscura Reloved, Vol. 1

Four Flies

  • £26.10

Format: 12" Vinyl
Catalogue No.: FLIESDJ07
Barcode: 0652733212153
Release Date: 19th February 2021
Genre: Electronica/Dance (Dance)

01: Giuliano Sorgini & pAd Oasi nella Giungla (Afro Temple Mix)
02: Giuliano Sorgini & Painé Africa Oscura (Drums of Passion Mix)
03: Giuliano Sorgini & L.U.C.A. Iniziazione (Ritual Quirky Mix)

Back in 2018, Four Flies Records unearthed the previously unheard 'Africa Oscura', considered by many as the "dark side" of 'Zoo Folle' – Giuliano Sorgini's masterpiece (reissued by Four Flies Records in 2016) – and partly recorded during the same session in 1974.
The original work portrays a fictional and mysterious continent, providing a soundtrack tinged with dark
moods and cosmic shades. 'Africa Oscura' was entirely recorded by the composer, who played all instruments in his studio in Rome. This resulted in a formal spareness, a minimalism that gives it a
modern quality, something which makes it stand the test of time, or at least resonate with contemporary taste.
Since its release, 'Africa Oscura' has become a classic – a pivotal release not only within Sorgini's discography, but also one that made his name more known and accessible to a new generation of music professionals, DJs and fans of electronic music.
Four Flies have thus decided to celebrate its modernity with a double 12" featuring 7 reworks by six of Italy's most visionary DJs/producers: Jolly Mare, L.U.C.A. (aka Francisco), pAd, Painé, and Quiroga & Dario Bass.
The original tracks have been reworked with different approaches, sometimes into full reinterpretations, and with demanding dance floors in mind. The result is a stunning collection of electronic, cosmic, downtempo and Balearic reworks that preserve the spirit of the original versions while projecting them into the future.

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