Afrobeat Movement

Afrobeat, Lo-Fi and occasional politics

Konono N°1, Pildammsparken

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I think over a thousand people gathered here in Malmö yesterday to see the congolese band Konono N°1. While it’s not afrobeat, I think it’s still worth covering. Kononos music is somewhat vague rhythmically compared to the Afrobeat and rare grooves that I’m used to. Hence, the show didn’t really took off ’til the audience started clapping for entire songs.

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Though not a musical favorite of mine, I’m glad that that many people listened to Konono yesterday. Here’s some photo’s, hopefully I can add som video from a friend of mine later!

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Read a review of their gothenburg show here, or rather, check their myspace out here!

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