Orchestra – Poly Rythmo De Cotonou. Rights Society: SACEM. SAT 039. Joachim Boya Et l' Orchestre Poly-Rythmo. Joachim Boya Et l' Orchestre Poly-Rythmo - Tinkpon Bo Wa, Ma Yolo Mio (7", Mono).
Orchestre Poly-Rythmo. The 1st Album (1973). Orchestre Poly-Rythmo. This album has an average beat per minute of 104 BPM (slowest/fastest tempos: 104/104 BPM). Tracklist The 1st Album (1973).
Listen to music from . Orchestre Poly-Rythmo like Noude Ma Gnin Tche De Me, Ne Te Fache Pas & more. Find the latest tracks, albums, and images from . From the Republic of Benin, West Africa, . Orchestre Poly-Rythmo is one of Africa’s least-known big-bands outside of their home country. Here, it’s hoped to redress the balance with a collection that reflects their many poly-rhythmic moods. A mixture of hard Afro-Funk, driving Afrobeat, deep Afro-Latin and Cuban grooves all with a unique flavor that ruled the dance-floors of 70’s urban Benin.
Orchestre Poly-Rythmo de Cotonou is a band from Cotonou, Benin which plays afrobeat, funk, soukous and other styles, often based on Vodun rhythms. The group is sometimes referred to as "Tout Puissant" (French for "All Mighty") Orchestre Poly-Rythmo de Cotonou. Orchestre Poly-Rythmo de Cotonou first formed by bandleader Clément Mélomé in 1968 under the name "Orchestre Poly-Disco" in the coastal town of Cotonou, Benin. Their debut album was originally released in 1973
The ageing players of Orchestre Poly-Rythmo have regrouped – with the help of Franz Ferdinand. Following a successful first trip to Europe last year, Orchestre Poly-Rythmo are releasing their first new album for 20 years next week and are setting out on a world tour. I got goose bumps when we had a standing ovation in England last year," said Ahehehinnou. Before the country was colonised by France at the end of the 19th century, Benin was a collection of independent states economically dominated by a thriving trade in slaves and then in palm oil. Benin still ranks among the world's poorest countries. As a young musician Ahehehinnou soaked up the sounds of Wilson Pickett, Elvis Presley and Jimi Hendrix, as well as James Brown, on the radio: "We didn't understand the lyrics but we tried to copy it.
Orchestre Poly-Rythmo de Cotonou from Benin are a monster ensemble mixing lots of worldly influences including a heavy dose of psych funk into their native Afrobeat Vodoun magic for an infectious pulse-pounding poly-rhythmic musical (sex) machine. We can thank Analog Africa founder Samy Ben Redjeb for our introduction to Orchestre Poly-Rythmo and for tracking down impossible to find super rare recordings including previously unreleased music in what can only be described as a labor of love. You can pick up Orchestre Poly-Rythmo de Cotonou The 1st Album (1973) (or any of the others) from Boomkat in FLAC format. I have the Vodoun Effect, and it's an album I have been listening to a lot lately, it's really awesome and it swings like hell.
- Published By – Satel
- Photography By – Rouille*
- Vocals – Lohento Eskill*
- Written-By – Boya Joachim*