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Konono No.1 recording with Batida

Congotronics group working with the Angolan/Portuguese musician

Konono No.1 are working with Angolan/Portuguese musician Batida, aka Pedro Coquenão. The Congotronics group and Coquenão are recording together in Lisbon, with plans to release the material on Crammed Discs later this year. Recording is currently in progress, and a release date is pencilled in for October.

The results of the collaboration will have its first outing at two shows with Coquenão at the end of the week, at Lisbon Lux on 6 March, and Coimbra Teatro Gil Vicente on 7 March. More details incoming at Crammed Discs.