Congolese collective KOKOKO! signal to Transgressive for Liboso EP

Watch the trippy video for single ‘Azo Toke’ now.

Congolese DIY collective KOKOKO! have signed to British label Transgressive for his or her new EP Liboso.

Formed at a Kinshasa block social gathering, the group consists of digital producer débruit, vocalist Makara Bianko and musical instrument inventors from the Ngwaka neighbourhood, who create devices from up-cycled supplies together with engine components, typewriters and plastic bottles.

The video for single ‘Azo Toke’  was shot in Kinshasa and options dancers from Makara Bianko’s Lingwala neighbourhood. According to KOKOKO!, the tune options “the sounds from the contact of a thumb on an audio wire, a radio between two stations used as a snare, rolling claps, and an electrical Likembe”.

The EP follows this yr’s Tokoliana and Tongos’a EPs and precedes the group’s debut album, set for launch in summer time 2019.

Liboso will likely be out there digitally, on CD and restricted version take a look at urgent vinyl Transgressive Records on December 7. Check out the quilt artwork and tracklist under.

Congolese collective KOKOKO! sign to Transgressive for Liboso EP

Tracklist:

01. ‘Blvd Lumumba’
02. ‘Azo Toke’
03. ‘Affaire A Mbongo’
04. ‘L.O.V.E.’
05. ‘Longola Ye Kupe’

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