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Sofrito: Tropical Discotheque

Sofrito: Tropical Discotheque Audio CD
3.8 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (5 customer reviews)

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listen  1. Quiero AmanacerBanda Los Hijos De La Nina Luz 3:51$0.99  Buy MP3 
listen  2. Je Ne Bois Pas BeaucoupLes Ya Toupas Du Zaire 8:56$0.99  Buy MP3 
listen  3. PitchitoFrente Cumbiero 4:03$0.99  Buy MP3 
listen  4. Arrete Mal ParleFair Nick Stars 4:30$0.99  Buy MP3 
listen  5. Maye Obi DenKyerematen Stars 6:56$0.99  Buy MP3 
listen  6. Ohue (Frankie Francis & Simbad Edit)Victor Uwaifo 5:34$0.99  Buy MP3 
listen  7. Sabroso BacalaoAdolfo Echeverría Y Su Conjunto 4:15$0.99  Buy MP3 
listen  8. Descarga BontempiEl Timba 4:20$0.99  Buy MP3 
listen  9. Dat Soca BoatMighty Shadow 4:49$0.99  Buy MP3 
listen10. Fa'waka (Part 1)Dany Play 3:32$0.99  Buy MP3 
listen11. Mahu Wo AsieSafohene Djeni 7:15$0.99  Buy MP3 
listen12. Popilation Basse-Terrienne Au AboisTi Celeste 4:32$0.99  Buy MP3 
listen13. Cumbia De MochillaQuantic Y Su Conjunto Los Miticos Del Ritmo 2:22$0.99  Buy MP3 
listen14. Carnival Long AgoThe Roaring Lion 4:06$0.99  Buy MP3 
listen15. Yiri Yiri BoumGnonnas Pedro 5:05$0.99  Buy MP3 

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Product Details

  • Audio CD (January 18, 2011)
  • Original Release Date: 2011
  • Number of Discs: 1
  • Label: Strut Records
  • ASIN: B0049QXMHE
  • Average Customer Review: 3.8 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (5 customer reviews)
  • Amazon Best Sellers Rank: #222,450 in Music (See Top 100 in Music)

Editorial Reviews

2011 compilation from one of the UK's leading Afro, Caribbean and Latin music party collectives, Sofrito. Comprising DJs Hugo Mendez and Frankie Francis alongside The Mighty Crime Minister, Sofrito has consistently combined the serious vinyl hunter's ear for amazing records with a stylish, accessible approach, rocking dancefloors worldwide since their inception in 2007. For their debut compilation, Sofrito get the party started with 15 dynamite tropical grooves old and new ranging from cumbia, Congolese guitar, calypso and highlife. Highlights include an exclusive cumbia by Quantic, 'Cumbia Mochilla', a new edit of a rare Victor Uwaifo disco cut and firing Carnival jams from old-timers Roaring Lion and Mighty Shadow.

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6 of 6 people found the following review helpful
5.0 out of 5 stars Hot dancefloor fillers of an afro carribean pedigree. January 19, 2011
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Excellent compilation from a dj collective operating "Sofrito" parties in East London beginning in in 2005. The 15 tracks selected flow effortlessly and are dancefloor favorites, this is what the party-goers responded to. Mid-70s-80s beats blown in from locales such as Nigeria, Columbia, Ghana, Guadaloupe, Congo, French Guyana, Benin & Trinadad. Move the coffee table, mix up some rum runners and let it flow. Hopefully we'll see some additional editions.
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5.0 out of 5 stars Hold my Margarita, Let's Salsa! August 20, 2011
By Zy
Format:Audio CD|Verified Purchase
From the western coast of Belize to the deep Brazilian forest, this album shines as one of Strut Records gem releases. This particular album is a massive underground hit in the hipster scene of eastern London. Sit back and groove or party all night, great album!
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4.0 out of 5 stars Great overview!!!!! May 26, 2013
By Dandy
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The album gives a well rounded, thorough picture of this great style. This album is a great place for a newby to begin investigating this style
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4.0 out of 5 stars worth adding to the collection October 4, 2013
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I had a digital version of this album and thought it worth buying a "hard" copy.
It has a collection of tropical sounds,all held together with a consistently satisfying bass
Just add rum and sunshine
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0 of 3 people found the following review helpful
1.0 out of 5 stars didnt like May 12, 2014
Format:Audio CD|Verified Purchase
didnt like it at all kept it since it was more difficult to return and not qworth the effort thak you
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