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Konono Nº1 is a musical group from Kinshasa, Democratic Republic of the Congo (formerly known as Zaire). They combine three electric likembé (a traditional lamellaphone similar to the mbira) with voices, dancers, and percussion instruments that are made out of items salvaged from a junkyard. The group's amplification equipment is equally rudimentary, including a microphone carved out of wood fitted with a magnet from an…

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  • R.I.P. Mingiedi Mawangu
  • so goddamn good
  • Pictures of the show in Berlin via Popkontext.de http://www.popkontext.de/index.php/2013/04/14/konono-no-1-am-11-4-2013-im-festsaal-kreuzberg-berlin/
  • Several songs remind me of the Samba from Rio de Janeiro. Of course the roots of samba are in africa and listening to this songs I have no doubt of that.
  • Sanford and Son Afrobeat
  • Incredible!!!
  • we we're dancing through whole concert... it was really great!
  • It`s funny, but... no! I seen live on Off festival and never again!
  • i had put off getting their albums for a few months...so glad i slapped some sense into myself and picked them up
  • This is NOT the correct tag. Konono N°1 is the correct tag. See http://www.konono.net/. Your scrobble should point to http://www.last.fm/music/Konono+N°1 not this page.

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