THINK BACK, PILGRIM V
KONONO No 1
KONONO No 1, or: L'orchestre folklorique T.P. Konono No 1 de Mingiedi
come from the Congo with three electric likembe players, many vocalists, dancers, percussion and sound makers fashioned from found objects and out of junkyards (check out the cymbals the drummer uses). A small basket of lively recordings have appeared since the late 80s, at least one waiting 10 years before it saw the light of day. Now nothing stops this force of nature at play.