Duomo Sounds Ltd: Nigerian 80s Disco Music To Move Your Soul

Amazing collection of Disco Music released in the 80s (1980-84) on the Nigerian label Duomo Music Ltd. and reissued here for the first time.

The late 70s, the thrust of mainstream music had changed from the indigenous highlife to a more international funky disco sound. Keyboards and drum machines were the key components of the new sound. The implications on sales was real as names like Bunny Mack, Chris Okotie, Christy Essien, Jide Obi replaced Osita Osadebe and the Oriental Brothers on the charts. It was in this effervescent climate that Duomo Sounds Ltd was established by Mr Humphrey Aniakor, a business man with no prior investment in the industry. It was simply the in-thing for a young monied businessman. The name suggested European sophistication, modernity and a little abstraction. D U O M O Sounds, the kids loved it. The first release was Bassey Black’s “Someone to love” (DSL 001) which sold over a 100,000 copies, a big hit at the time. The success of the album attracted several artists the most influential of which was Mike Umoh. He aimed for the pop market with accessible, funky arrangements. However his affinity for funk and disco has made him a reference for collectors worldwide. His LP entitled, “Honey, Honey” (DSL 002) was the label’s second release and his most successful album. Also produced the labels 19th release, Bindiga’s, “No More Starvation” (DSL 019), an afro-boogie funk masterpiece. The album in its original format is very sought after by collectors and djs and changes hands for huge sums. Its been described by many as cosmic funk at its finest. Christy Ogbah´s disco soul/highlife records on Duomo are also very highly sought after. This new Livingstone Studio release presents the best of Duomo Sounds Ltd. for the first time.

Item détails
Artist : Various Artists
Title : Duomo Sounds Ltd: Nigerian 80s Disco Music To Move Your Soul
Label : Odion Livingstone
Réf. label : LIVST 005LP
Genre : Afro
Country : UK
Year : 2017
Format : 2xLP
Origine : Original
Record Condition : MINT
Sleeve Condition : SEALED
Second hand : Non
Price : 35,00 EUR

Tracklist

Side 1
1. Christy Ogbah - Advice
2. Johnny O - Bazz Xmas Eve
3. Mike Umoh - Look At Me
Side 2
1. Mike Umoh - Shake Your Body
2. Bindiga - Disco Connection
3. Christy Ogbah - Aimiuugwia
Side 3
1. Bindiga - Perfect Disco Machine
2. Bassey Black & The Natty Messiah - On My Mind
3. Christy Ogbah - Azomonfe
Side 4
1. Godfrey Odili - You Do Good For Yourself
2. Eunice Mokus Arimoku - Ariro

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