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Invisible System
Harper Diabate || 2009 || £10.64 USD  EUR  JPY 
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Made in Ethiopia.

'Exotic mythology flung into outer space…' 2008 Ethiopian Music Festival performers Invisible System meld and fuse…

Traditional Ethiopian vocals and instruments meet Euro powerhouse dub, dance, rock, drum 'n' bass, psychedelia, electronica and live music - the modern, the electronic - with brass. The artistic outcome of years of foreign aid work in Mali and Ethiopia, reviews proclaim it startlingly original, wonderfully strange and slightly otherworldly - with sturdy vocals, brooding intensity and moments of electrifying mystique - a mind-blowing rave classic, a pleasing headiness to its rough charm.

Ethiopians such as Mahmoud Ahmed and Bahta Gebrehiwot (Ethiopiques) and Hilaire Chabby (Baba Maal), meet Europeans including current or former members of Eat Static, Ozric Tentacles, Here & Now, Zion Train and many [more…]

Tracks: [64'09]
  1. Hode Baba : I'm Worried He's Moving [6'02] - listen in
  2. Fiten Azorkugn : I Turned My Face Away [5'49] - listen in
  3. Melkam Kehonelish : If That Is What You Want [4'06]
  4. Sewbekagn : How Can I Forget You [7'51]
  5. Giba Wedebet : Come Inside [7'34] - listen in
  6. Min Atefahu : What Have I Done Wrong? [5'19] - listen in
  7. Yeteleye Fikir : Love In Harar [3'49] - listen in
  8. Ewnetun Nigeregn : Tell Me The Truth [4'22]
  9. Gondar [4'26]
  10. Sintun Ayehu Bante : Because Of You I Faced So Many Challenges [4'11] - listen in
  11. Milash Situgn : Give Me An Answer [5'55]
  12. Dankira : Dance City Boy [4'45]
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