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  • Summary: This is the debut release for the London-based Ghanaian Afrobeat band featuring Alfred "Kari" Bannerman and Emmanuel Rentzos.
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  1. A cool, edgy soundtrack for the summer, should it ever arrive.
  2. Sep 19, 2012
    80
    These veterans are already better than The Funkees. [Oct 2012, p.91]
  3. Sep 19, 2012
    70
    Konkoma's sound is rooted in 1970s Afrobeat, complete with blasting horn section and gloriously fuzzy organ, but shot through with touches of highlife, funk and rock. [Aug 2012, p.75]
  4. Sep 19, 2012
    60
    The players' energy and instrumental prowess are captured intact, even if some of the analogue grit that makes the '70s originals so compelling has been sacrificed. [Aug 2012, p.102]