Kasai Allstars is a collective which regoups members from several other bands, including Masanka Sankayi and Basokin. They all originate from Kasai (a Congolese province of the size of France), but come from very diverse musical traditions, such as the Luba and the Lulua, which were thought to be incompatible until these musicians decide to put their resources together and form this "supergroup".

After recording several tracks for the Congotronics 2 album ("Buzz'n'Rumble from the Urb'n'Jungle"), Kasai Allstars went on to record and release the acclaimed ...

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Konono track premiered on Rolling Stone, Wire cover story


"Wumbanzanga", a first (12-minute) track off Konono N°1's new album Assume Crash Position, was premiered this week on RollingStone.com.

Meanwhile, to illustrate their excellent, 8-page cover story on Konono No.1 and Kasai Allstars, Wire magazine have posted an exclusive live video of Konono performing live at the Saint Nazaire festival in France. This is an excerpt of a 52 minute film on Konono shot and directed by French filmmaker Jacques Goldstein during that festival.

The video is here



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KASAI ALLSTARS - Beware the Fetish
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Beware the Fetish
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KASAI ALLSTARS - Around Felicite (out 28 April)
KASAI ALLSTARS
Around Felicite (out 28 April)
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KASAI ALLSTARS - ...release soundtrack for award-winning film
KASAI ALLSTARS
...release soundtrack for award-winning film "Felicite"
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KASAI ALLSTARS - In The 7th Moon, The Chief Turned Into...
KASAI ALLSTARS
In The 7th Moon, The Chief Turned Into...
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