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THE LIBERATORS: Power Struggle (2013)

Hello – what’s this? Ah yes – Power Struggle – the next big LP drop on Record Kicks. It’s the second album from ten-piece, Sydney-based afrobeat crew The Liberators yielding nine tracks and forty three minutes of afro-tinged instro grooves plus one vocal cut and slotting in somewhere between Daptone signings The Budos Band and Antibalas. Notable cuts include opener Cairo Uprising – a suitably dark
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THE LIBERATORS: ‘The Liberators’ LP + Rags To Riches video – 2011

Record Kicks come through with a big release here in the shape of The Liberators who bring some serious afro-funk heat on their debut album The Liberators. I’m not quite sure who did the production on this but they’ve got down a pretty heavyweight sound. Consequently there’s a lot of rumble in the Liberators’ jungle – less ‘Shaft In Africa’ than ‘Shaft-right-here-in the-room-with-you.
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