Koichi Sakai, Afla Sackey – Wono – ORLP004
Released by Olindo, 2020
the debut collaborative album from Koichi Sakai & Afla Sackey. The album is a deep exploration of Koichi's love of both electronic and West African music, in close collaboration with Ghana-born master percussionist, singer, band leader, teacher and songwriter, Afla Sackey.
The album features 7 tracks ranging from the meditative Yamb, which features master Kora player Kadialy Kouyate, to the acid infused, slow house workout of Niege. Passing through a contemporary Highlife take on Suolo and a shorter version of the previously released Jingo.
The vinyl edition is mastered and cut by Frank Merritt at The Carvery to ensure optimal dancefloor vibes.