Archive for the ‘Man Recordings’ Category

MC THA “BONDE DA PANTERA” (PROD. OMULU + KING DOU DOU)

Wednesday, October 18th, 2017
MC THA "BONDE DA PANTERA" (PROD. OMULU + KING DOU DOU)

MAN 102 DANIEL HAAKSMAN “FUNANÁ REMIXES”

Friday, October 13th, 2017
MAN 102 DANIEL HAAKSMAN "FUNANÁ REMIXES"

We are happy to present the remix version of Daniel Haaksman´s much hyped summer release, the “Fun fun fun / Aná Aná Aná” single, Daniel´s take on the Cape Verdian high speed dance sounds Funaná and Kotxi Pó – as not all dance music from Africa necessarily has to be Afro house these days.

The remix package is also breaking boundaries in the Afro sounds we hear today. Three of 2017´s hottest tropical music acts put their hands on the Funaná tracks: DJ Marfox, Freak De L´Afrique and Populous.

DJ Marfox, a long time supporter of the original “Fun Fun Fun” track kicks off the remixes with a hypnotic, Portuguese Kuduro inspired version of “Fun Fun Fun” that brings every dancefloor to the boil. Just check the Instagram feed of the Principe DJ crew, there´s various ocassions where the Marfox version gets played out the somewhere around the world, even Berlin´s Berghain went nuts on this (believe it or not!).

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From left to right: DJ Marfox, Daniel Haaksman, Tony Amado, Kalaf Angelo

Freak De L´Afrique from Berlin, who are currently getting a lot of love for their recent Afro club bomb “Mama Eh”, released on Man Recordings, also did their take on “Fun Fun Fun” and turned it into a festival style UK funky anthem with hands-up-in-the-air build ups – accordion included!

Last but not least, Italy´s Populous, whose recent album “Azulejos” was internationally acclaimed, put “Aná Aná Aná” in dembow mode with his hip shaking version.

DANIEL HAAKSMAN “ANÁ ANÁ ANÁ” FT. PUTO ANGOLANO

Tuesday, October 3rd, 2017
DANIEL HAAKSMAN "ANÁ ANÁ ANÁ" FT. PUTO ANGOLANO

DANIEL HAAKSMAN “SEMBENE” (HAPPY COLORS REMIX) FREE DL!

Monday, September 25th, 2017
DANIEL HAAKSMAN "SEMBENE" (HAPPY COLORS REMIX) FREE DL!

MAN 101 Freak De L´Afrique “Mama Eh”

Monday, August 28th, 2017
MAN 101 Freak De L´Afrique "Mama Eh"

Man 101

Berlin, the capital of Germany, has birthed a new sound: Berlin Afro House. Yes, you wouldn´t associate the techno focussed city with an African diasporic community nor with the rhythmical magic tracks that currently emerge from countries such as Angola, South Africa or Mozambique. Yet, a small but very well connected group of DJs and party promoters recently put Berlin on the international Afro House map.

With their monthly party-series such as “The Afro House Experience” or “Black Paper” the Berlin based DJs Mista Wallizz and Cambel Nomi have created a unique set of club nights that focus on the current club sounds emerging from across Africa that re-define the club sound of Berlin. Not being satisfied with their successful nights and increasing international DJ bookings, Wallizz and Cambel decided to start their own artist project and called it Freak de l´Afrique (The freak from Africa). The debut single is here now, and it´s called “Mama Eh”. In this club banger you hear the best of Afro House clashing with the melodies of UK grime and the grumpy attitude for which Berlin has become internationally known.

Cambel and Wallizz travel regularly to Luanda, a global capital for Afro House Music, and recently they also shot the video for “Mama eh” there together with the local dance community.

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Of course “Mama Eh” is released on Man Recordings, Berlin´s only record label championing club sounds from the Southern hemisphere for more than a decade. Two remixes accompany the single release. First up is Jowaa from Accra in Ghana, the producer and DJ team consisting of Benjamin Lebrave of Akwaabaa Records and Accra allround talent Gafacci. The second remix dives into deep Afro house with X-Trio from Luanda, Angola who smoothed out the in your face sound of the original into tribal territories. A stunning debut track plus two hot remixes – Freak De L´Afrique are here to stay!

DJ support by Toddla T, Branko, Feadz, Poirier, Popoulous, JSTJR and many more!