Family Atlantica - Family Atlantica

Family Atlantica

Family Atlantica

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CD Album 20 tracks £9.99
12" Vinyl Album 20 tracks £14.99
Download Album (MP3) 20 tracks £7.99
Download Album (WAV) 20 tracks £7.99

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Family Atlantica - Family Atlantica

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Recorded over 4 years in London and Venezuela, Cuban rumba, Venezuelan tambor and tonada, Ghanaian highlife, Ethiopian blues and calypso have been soaked and infused with psychedelia and spiritual jazz. Gilles Peterson included the band in his ‘Hot For 2013 Show’ on BBC6 music, premiering the track Cumbacutiri.

At the heart of Family Atlantica are three people from three different continents: London born Jack Yglesias, producer, multi-instrumentalist and a veteran of The Heliocentrics, his wife Luzmira Zerpa, traditional Venezuelan musician, poet and singer with a magical voice acclaimed by Manu Chao and half Nigerian-half Ghanaian percussionist Kwame 'Natural Power' Crentsil.

Recorded while living in an abandoned vicarage in East London, the record contains three different generations of Luzmira's family as well as a cast of musicians from the wider Family Atlantic family.

One of the guests on the album, legendary Ethiopian-jazz maestro Mulatu Astatke, adds a classic touch on piano to ‘Escape To The Palenque’, soloing in his unmistakable flowing Ethiopian 6/8 style. Also featured on the record are Senegalese Nuru Kane and Afro-Cuban group Yoruba Andabo. Much of the record was recorded by the Heliocentrics' Malcolm Catto at their East London studio.

Tracklisting

CD Album (SNDWCD042)
  1. Family Atlantica - Fly Through the Lightning to Speak With the Sun
  2. Family Atlantica - Incantation to the Ancestors
  3. Family Atlantica - Arena
  4. Family Atlantica - Cumbacutiri
  5. Family Atlantica - Libation At the Gate of No Return
  6. Family Atlantica - Jaia
  7. Family Atlantica - Manicero
  8. Family Atlantica - Pranto Do Banzo
  9. Family Atlantica - Escape to the Palenque
  10. Family Atlantica - El Apamate
  11. Family Atlantica - El Negrero (The Slave Ship)
  12. Family Atlantica - Gaita Psychedelica
  13. Family Atlantica - Myths and Proverbs
  14. Family Atlantica - Clavelito Colorado
  15. Family Atlantica - Eboka Ritual
  16. Family Atlantica - Tamunangue Blues
  17. Family Atlantica - The Griots Blessing
  18. Family Atlantica - Pescador Saharawi
  19. Family Atlantica - La Familia
  20. Family Atlantica - Speak to the Spirit of the Sea
12" Vinyl Album (SNDWLP042)
  1. Family Atlantica - Fly Through the Lightning to Speak With the Sun
  2. Family Atlantica - Incantation to the Ancestors
  3. Family Atlantica - Arena
  4. Family Atlantica - Cumbacutiri
  5. Family Atlantica - Libation At the Gate of No Return
  6. Family Atlantica - Jaia
  7. Family Atlantica - Manicero
  8. Family Atlantica - Pranto Do Banzo
  9. Family Atlantica - Escape to the Palenque
  10. Family Atlantica - El Apamate
  11. Family Atlantica - El Negrero (The Slave Ship)
  12. Family Atlantica - Gaita Psychedelica
  13. Family Atlantica - Myths and Proverbs
  14. Family Atlantica - Clavelito Colorado
  15. Family Atlantica - Eboka Ritual
  16. Family Atlantica - Tamunangue Blues
  17. Family Atlantica - The Griots Blessing
  18. Family Atlantica - Pescador Saharawi
  19. Family Atlantica - La Familia
  20. Family Atlantica - Speak to the Spirit of the Sea
Download Album (SNDWD042)
  1. Family Atlantica - Fly Through the Lightning to Speak With the Sun
  2. Family Atlantica - Incantation to the Ancestors
  3. Family Atlantica - Arena
  4. Family Atlantica - Cumbacutiri
  5. Family Atlantica - Libation At the Gate of No Return
  6. Family Atlantica - Jaia
  7. Family Atlantica - Manicero
  8. Family Atlantica - Pranto Do Banzo
  9. Family Atlantica - Escape to the Palenque
  10. Family Atlantica - El Apamate
  11. Family Atlantica - El Negrero (The Slave Ship)
  12. Family Atlantica - Gaita Psychedelica
  13. Family Atlantica - Myths and Proverbs
  14. Family Atlantica - Clavelito Colorado
  15. Family Atlantica - Eboka Ritual
  16. Family Atlantica - Tamunangue Blues
  17. Family Atlantica - The Griots Blessing
  18. Family Atlantica - Pescador Saharawi
  19. Family Atlantica - La Familia
  20. Family Atlantica - Speak to the Spirit of the Sea