Marlui Miranda – Tchori Tchori

When you hear a tune like this - Afro/fusion/house- you can almost bet your house the Selva Disco are something to do with its release. Optimo are categorically one of the best DJs I have ever seen and Ive have been following the Glasgow lads closely since. They have unearthed so many African Gems and... Continue Reading →

Amadou Balake – Massa Kamba (Ben Gomori’s Massabattical edit)

On the lurk deep into the magical varied bag of Optimo music you can find the most eclectic and electric music. Vibes a plenty - I don’t even know what ‘massabbatical’ is meant to mean - but the music is exemplary! The horns : the rhythm : the bass! You cannot be in a foul... Continue Reading →

Dele Sosimi Afrobeat Orchestra – Too much Information – Laolu Remix (Edit)

Africa! A humble and beautiful composition that brings us on a deeply emotional journey. Its rare that a song can simultaneously induce feelings of euphoria and sadness, wonder and anxiety, anger and contentment, desire and appreciation - but when listening to this, its like every emotion and suppressed thought and feeling comes pouring out. Imagine... Continue Reading →

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