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Uncut (p.124) - 4 stars out of 5 - "A joyous, uninhibited and painlessly adventurous ride."Magnet (p.105) - "With 00100, Yoshimi makes the kind of space-age tribal music with which Coyne might soundtrack his intergalactic victory party: twirling synths, bursting drum hits, chanted vocals and far-flung Afro funk."Mojo (Publisher) (p.108) - 3 stars out of 5 - "OOIOO instill Boredoms' cosmic clatter with an air of genre-bursting adventure and mischief."0.2943891

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Uncut (p.92) - 5 stars out of 5 -- "Allen's rhythms are mathematically calibrated perpetual motion machines, beneath Afrika 70's chopping guitars and stabbing horns."Global Rhythm (Publication) (p.43) - "[E]ssential for all Afrobeat fans....[There is] a gentler, more lilting feel to its funk befitting Allen's guy-in-the-back temperament."Q (Magazine) (p.117) - 4 stars out of 5 -- "For those who only know of Allen's recent excursions with The Good, The Bad & The Queen, these furiously funky tracks will be a revelation."Mojo (Publisher) (p.121) - 4 stars out of 5 -- "JEALOUSY hypnotises with its JB-styled brass and jazzy highlife, PROGRESS builds on a transcendental template to create a wonderful tension in the brass section..."40.7767

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Uncut (magazine) (p.108) - 4 stars out of 5 -- "[This collection] moves away from funk and jazz to showcase explicit nods to early-'70s psych-rock."20.42944

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Uncut (magazine) (p.101) - 4 stars out of 5 -- "KWANZA is a cracker, shot through with Afro-centric blues and funk."0.4239856

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JazzTimes (10/03, p.88) - "...Jackson's creation is an impressive montage of controlled chaos, exciting solo work and promise of things to come: a febrile fusion of futuristic jazz, contemporary classical, streetwise funk and Afro-Cuban sensuality..."0.3709874

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Uncut (magazine) (p.88) - 4 stars out of 5 -- "Congolese guitarists Dr Nico and Franco add sparkling melodies, and Lubumbashi orchestra La Katuba provide a firm bedrock of raw Afro-funk."0.3709874

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Muzik (10/00, p.81) - 3 out of 5 - "...Trip-hop and slo-mo beats....Sarf London electronic funk at its best..."0.3235416

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Down Beat (5/94, p.46) - 4 Stars - Very Good - "...An intriguingly beautiful and rhythmically riveting collection of tunes....An intoxicating brew of Afro-Cuban pulsings, funk grooves, and jazz passion....[Hanrahan's] crafted lyrics...are at turns introspective, discursive, and sensual..."0.3179892

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Uncut (magazine) (p.90) - 4 stars out of 5 -- "The most striking track here is 'Rip Off,' a shimmering Afro-funk groove coiled around an arch lyric, which wittily deconstructs its own post-punk lineage."0.3179892

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JazzTimes (10/96, p.111) - "...They honk, funk, scream and slow dirge, and come laughingly back on a disc full of ambitious original material. On the way they visit Afro-Cuban, klezmer and New Orleans themes with lots of whimsy and close attention to maintaining the core pulse through creative horn arrangements..."0.3179892

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Q (Magazine) (p.100) - 4 stars out of 5 -- "[T]hrill to itchy funk of 'Aske,' the spiraling guitar lines of 'Me Ton Le Gbe' or the bossa nova-tinged 'Abere Klouklou.'"0.2839713

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Spin (5/00, p.162) - 7 out of 10 - "...Quite capable of raising Atlantis' roof....[Their] sonar-like bleepscapes....appropriate the ocean deep as an ancestral home, proposing a sci-fi scenario...where a race of water-breathing Afronauts deliver whitey a glow-stick beatdown..."The Wire (11/99, p.55) - "...Creating powerful myths out of pop cult flotsam and then relocating them beneath the waves has had some pretty impressive antecedents....a curiously distant and detached proposition....compelling..."Mojo (Publisher) (12/99, p.113) - "...adds melancholy melodies to their Afro-futurist blueprint, lending passion to what could otherwise become sci-fi clichT. A hefty depth charge of liquid digital funk."0.274797

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Rolling Stone (6/1/95, p.62) - "...[Papa Wemba moves] away from a hard-core Zairean sound into smoother, international Afro pop with touches of funk and soul....not the first African artist to attempt to internationalize his sound, but he's the rare artist who pulls it off..."Q (5/95, p.110) - 4 Stars - "...this gets as close as almost anyone to the state of the art."JazzTimes (6/95, p.86) - "...an Afro-pop project that unapologetically criss-crosses African and American vocabularies and goes down easily....dance-happy world music..."0.2677265

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Entertainment Weekly (6/2/00, p.79) - "...Features some of Fela's best works....the tracks stretch on and on, combining intricate Afro-funk with outspoken call-and-response vocal passages that sometimes landed him in prison....you can't go wrong with this album." - Rating: ADown Beat (4/01, p.76) - 4.5 stars out of 5 - "...Attests to how much [Fela's best band] Afrika 70 shared with the advances of jazz at that time....His mixture of raw energy and sophistication is as remarkable today as it was when he first put it all on wax..."0.2119928

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Entertainment Weekly (6/2/00, p.79) - "...Features some of Fela's best works....the tracks stretch on and on, combining intricate Afro-funk with outspoken call-and-response vocal passages that sometimes landed him in prison....you can't go wrong with this album." - Rating: ADown Beat (4/01, p.76) - 4 stars out of 5 - "...His mixture of raw energy and sophistication is as remarkable today as it was when he first put it all on wax..."Paste (magazine) (p.66) - "'Confusion' is the most spaced-out music he ever made -- a lollygagging keyboard fantasia..."0.2119928

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Entertainment Weekly (6/2/00, p.79) - "...Features some of Fela's best works....the tracks stretch on and on, combining intricate Afro-funk with outspoken call-and-response vocal passages that sometimes landed him in prison....you can't go wrong with this album." - Rating: ADown Beat (4/01, p.76) - 4.5 stars out of 5 - "...Attests to how much [Fela's best band] Afrika 70 shared with the advances of jazz at that time....His mixture of raw energy and sophistication is as remarkable today as it was when he first put it all on wax..."0.2119928

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Down Beat (p.61) - 4 stars out of 5 -- "On ALL ONE he applies a comforting light-blue tint to jazz and pop tunes, a stunning Chopin prelude and some infectious originals."JazzTimes (p.108) - "Castro-Neves has his way with 'Naima,' turning that revered Coltrane anthem into a slick, upbeat samba romp underscored by hip-hop and Afro-Cuban rhythms."Global Rhythm (Publication) (p.45) - "Castro-Neves pays tribute to the masters by offering his own nuanced take on John Coltrane's 'Naima' and Thelonious Monk's 'Round Midnight'..."0.2063293

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Uncut (magazine) (p.96) - 3 stars out of 5 -- "[This] set features one CD of downtempo reggae and dub, the second of uptempo funk, soul and house..."0.2033224

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CMJ (4/9/01, p.23) - "...The tunes feature soul, funk, Ellington, downtown avant-garde, rock, blues and Afrobeat music all wrapped up in a smart jazz presentation....listeners will be amazed by how danceable this album truly is..."Down Beat (8/01, pp.75-6) - 3 stars out of 5 - "...A musical world in which classic jazz and African pop co-exist peacefully..."JazzTimes (6/01, p.113) - "...Blake has once again assembled a crack band to bring to life his vividly arranged compositions....demonstrating that the jazz tradition is a palette, not a straight-jacket..."0.1985474

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CMJ (p.7) - "[The album] showcases Bernard's technical proficiency, while accentuating his ever-improving songwriting skills."Down Beat (p.85) - 3.5 stars out of 5 -- "On 'Folding Green' and 'Rattle Trap,' hints at funk are loose and bluesy, propelled by Wil Blades' surprisingly humble Hammond B-3 touches."JazzTimes (p.93) - "[Bernard's] phrasing is amiable and fluid. His tone is reminiscent of Melvin Sparks but his arrangements manage to remain distinct."0.1985474

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Rolling Stone (5/10/01, p.87) - 3.5 stars out of 5 - "...Evokes a distinctively African-American worldview, suffused with the inexplicable....his songwriting accomplishes something new: it records for posterity the subculture he's seen..."Entertainment Weekly (3/2/01, p.70) - "...African-rhythm jazz, blues and funk make up this cornetist-guitarist-singer-songwriter's crowded milieu, and he makes it all sound as inviting as a porch swing..." - Rating: B+CMJ (2/19/01, p.4) - "...Rich, multi-hued charms. The record traverses, song by song, both lyrically and musically, real geographical 'neighborhoods'..."Vibe (4/01, p.172) - 4 discs out of 5 - "...Thoughtful and musically eclectic....pops mightily affirms that the blues are in the genes..."Living Blues (7-8/01, p.61) - "...An aggressively styled melange of Afro-Caribbean and southern US folk....readers of an eclectic bent will find much to savor here..."0.1854937

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Rolling Stone (p.67) - 3.5 stars out of 5 -- "[T]he woozy slowjam 'Julia,' among other tracks, proves the group's polyglot street jams are plenty catchy unassisted."Spin (p.88) - "The trio's official debut further expands their musical palette to include triumphant synth rock and woozy G-funk."Q (Magazine) (p.118) - 3 stars out of 5 -- "WARM HEART OF AFRICA more than lives up to its title, 'Nsokoto' and infectious 'Kamphopo' being worth a place on anyone's shuffle."Paste (magazine) (p.53) - "WARM HEART's Afro-pop jams are influenced by both the polished pop of American and British '80s groups and the more aggressive side of the modern global discotheque."Clash (magazine) - "[An] eminently danceable record that features some inspiring vocal performances and eclectic production that mixes Afrobeat, electro and pop influences to heart-warming effect."0.1854937

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Rolling Stone (p.67) - 3.5 stars out of 5 -- "[T]he woozy slowjam 'Julia,' among other tracks, proves the group's polyglot street jams are plenty catchy unassisted."Spin (p.88) - "The trio's official debut further expands their musical palette to include triumphant synth rock and woozy G-funk."Q (Magazine) (p.118) - 3 stars out of 5 -- "WARM HEART OF AFRICA more than lives up to its title, 'Nsokoto' and infectious 'Kamphopo' being worth a place on anyone's shuffle."Paste (magazine) (p.53) - "WARM HEART's Afro-pop jams are influenced by both the polished pop of American and British '80s groups and the more aggressive side of the modern global discotheque."Clash (magazine) - "[An] eminently danceable record that features some inspiring vocal performances and eclectic production that mixes Afrobeat, electro and pop influences to heart-warming effect."0.1854937

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Rolling Stone (p.191) - 4 stars out of 5 -- "[With] live horns, grooving on some kind of Afro-beat riff over Seventies rumble-in-the-jungle funk..."Rolling Stone (p.108) - Included in Rolling Stone's "50 Top Albums of the Year 2007" -- "AMERICAN GANGSTER is tripped out on a Seventies-funk fantasia."Entertainment Weekly (p.103) - "[Jay-Z uses] the film's story and period vibe to color his own elaborate legend....On 'Fallin',' the record's emotional climax, Jay-Z raps frantically as the walls close in."Uncut (p.91) - 4 stars out of 5 -- "[H]ere his favoured old soul classicism -- say, on 'American Dreamin' or 'ROC Boys' -- provides the best backdrop for his rhymes."Q (Magazine) (p.103) - 4 stars out of 5 -- "AMERICAN GANGSTER sounds reassuringly expensive, with a hotshot production team including Just Blaze, Pharrell and Diddy's Hitmen crew."0.183052

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Down Beat (p.52) - 4 stars out of 5 -- "[H]er consistency helps the brisk and bobbing plena rhythm of 'Plena Y Bomba' sit comfortably next to the more mysterious and dark Peruvian rhythm of 'Yana Runa.'"0.1686623

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Spin (p.102) - 3 stars out of 5 -- "[T]he youngest son of Afro-beat superstar Fela Anikulapo Kuti strikes a commanding pose on his swaggering debut....Many of the interludes are simply thrilling..."The Wire (p.78) - "Seun's vocals have just the right blend of muscle and fire: strong enough to carry the message while searing a path through the clenched interplay of guitar, horns, percussion and supporting vocals."Mojo (Publisher) (p.102) - 4 stars out of 5 -- "[A]n astounding slab of Nigerian funk, from the moment the two rhythm guitars commence jousting at the start of 'Think Africa,' through the samples of Fela's old nemesis Olusegun Obasanjo..."Blender (Magazine) (p.86) - 3.5 stars out of 5 -- "[T]hese seven-minute grooves are so focused you can tell they have something to prove."Paste (magazine) (p.71) - "Providing a rekindled voice for the often voiceless, Seun's courage is gripping and a fitting tribute to his father."Clash (magazine) (p.127) - "[H]ere Seun makes his own mark, leading the super tight band through seven tracks of super heavy yet deftly nimble afro beat rhythms."URB (Magazine) (p.86) - "The result is an album that stands up with the best of any Kuti albums in its vibrancy, urgency and melody."Record Collector (magazine) (p.90) - 5 stars out of 5 -- "The seven tracks are spellbinding as they rumble along, hypnotic in call and response."Record Collector (magazine) - "[The album] features socially conscious lyrics, shedding light on the hardships of Nigerian villages, partnered with traditionally ethereal drumming and celebratory horns..."0.1673291

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Entertainment Weekly (4/2/04, p.66) - "[B]rown's iconic 1962 concert sounds brighter [on the 2004 remaster] than on the 1990 disc." - Rating: A-Entertainment Weekly - "...a scorching live performance..." - Rating: A+Q (5/00, p.134) - Included in Q Magazine's "Best Soul Albums Of All Time"Q - 4 Stars - Excellent - "...remains Brown's finest recorded document..."Q (p.132) - 5 stars out of 5 - "A serious candidate for greatest live album ever, this was the first and best document of Mr. Dynamite's numerous appearances at the Harlem hotspot."Down Beat (9/90) - 5 Stars - Excellent - "...without James Brown's brilliant insight into how to foreground rhythms, music from funk to reggae to rap to Afro-pop would be totally different, if it existed at all..."Goldmine - Highly Recommended - "...Yowww! The greatest live album ever recorded..."NME (Magazine) (10/2/93, p.29) - Ranked #30 in NME's list of the `Greatest Albums Of All Time.'0.1589946

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Q (4/00, p.115) - 3 stars out of 5 - "...a unique cross-fertilization of British beat group blues with the abrasive Detroit power of The Stooges and MC5....touting howled vocals over bass-less proto R&B..."Alternative Press (7/95, p.104) - Ranked #88 in AP's list of the `Top 99 of '85-'95' - "...The groove from Jon Spencer comes from a possession of spirit and soul. There is enough rock 'n' roll there to hold on to but its presence is neither the purpose nor the goal. It's heavy like a hammer and sassy with organ..."Option (9-10/93, p.127) - "...like Mick Jagger and David Johansen before him, Spencer mines all the appropriate blues and soul men, from John Lee Hooker to Al Green. Unlike those, he ain't making a lot of tokens doing it..."Melody Maker (9/25/93, p.34) - "...Jon Spencer plough[s] an even more maverick furrow than before....[EXTRA WIDTH] is a great row....One of the best records in months..."Mojo (Publisher) (p.112) - 4 stars out of 5 -- "[I]t's stewed in funk and soul....Spencer played sinful loverman, his lycanthrope snarl drenched in slapback reverb, sounding gargantuan."NME (Magazine) (9/4/93, p.30) - "...EXTRA WIDTH throws it all up...our Jon is willing to regurgitate 40 years' worth [of rock] any damn way he pleases..."Uncut (magazine) (p.103) - 5 stars out of 5 -- "Bass-less, earnest, witty and fierce, the Blues Explosion mashed blues, rock, soul and punk on this 1993 breakthrough."0.1532822

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Rolling Stone (p.80) - 3.5 stars out of 5 -- "The twelve-member-plus collective's fourth album offers jazzy Afro-Latin jams that are intricately assembled and totally rock in spots."Spin (p.86) - 3.5 stars out of 5 -- "Filibuster 'X' and 'War Hero' channel the fierce individualism of Fela Kuti and Gil Scott-Heron."Magnet (p.94) - "SECURITY brings new elements to the mix without compromising Antibalas' fundamental power. The propulsive guitar figures, layered drum grooves and wall-flattening horn charts are intact..."CMJ (p.38) - "The dozen-member eclectic collage of musicians has been genre-proof for a decade, and on SECURITY, they dodge between Afrobeat, bossa nova, funk, jazz and hip-hop."Down Beat (p.72) - 3 stars out of 5 -- "Antibalas has taken the foundation laid by Kuti and done some remodeling....The band's fourth full-length album explores new, less frantic ways to expand beyond the lock step of Afrobeat."Dirty Linen (p.92) - "[A] percolating mixture of Afrobeat, 70s funk, and Latin vibes....It's lush and the horn harmonies resonate..."The Beat (Magazine) (p.24) - "It's always been striking to hear this band....Probably the closest release yet to capturing the power of their live shows."0.1525433

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