One of the rising movements in American indie-rock comes from western Africa. Obscure recordings from the seventies are finding new fans in record stores and on-line. So why are white hipsters listening to old school African funk?
- Joe Tangari, critic with the on-line music site www.pitchforkmedia.com
- Quinton Scott, founder of Strut Records, compiled the albums Nigeria '70: The Definitive Story of 1970's Funky Lagos and the new Nigeria '70: Lagos Jump
- Samy Ben Redjeb, founder of Analog Africa, compiled the album African Scream Contest