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Congotronics Boxset

Belgian label, Crammed Discs, have made a boxset of their entire Congotronics series. Featuring Congolese groups Konono N°1, Staff Benda Bilili, Kasai Allstars (and other Kinshasa-based groups), the boxset is available for pre-order now, with a delivery date from 30 June. It contains all five albums recorded by the artists, including Konono N˚1's forthcoming Assume Crash Position, in vinyl format, a 7" of a collaboration between Konono N˚1 and Akron/Family, a book of photography and a USB key with MP3s and videos. Click here for more information