Soundani Manayou Mrhaba

Majid Bekkas

released June 22, 2017

We are very proud to present our first official release!
Though taking influence from around the globe, our journey as a label begins in Morocco, with multi-instrumentalist Majid Bakkas reworked for the dancefloor by co-founder Cervo.

With both tracks taken from the incredible 2001 album ‘African Gnaoua Blues’ (Igloo Records), the A-side features 8-minute groove workout ‘Soudani Manayou’, a perfect fusion of Gnawa guitar and afro-jazz sensibilities.
On the flip, a club-ready version of ‘Mrhaba’ leaves the original spirit intact but brings a definitive peak-time bounce, complete with a whirling flute breakdown.
Full sleeve artwork comes from Colombia-based artist Bethany Porteous.

Early support from Auntie Flo, Hunee, Optimo, Thris Tian, Stamp The Wax, Banoffee Pies, Mr Bongo and more.

Original music by Majid Bekkas (Igloo Records). Addition production by Cervo. Mastered by Frank at The Carvery.