Kokoko! - Fongola
Fongola
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Inglume
83
"AHHH THUNDERCAT THUNDERCAT AHHH THUNDERCAT THUNDERCAT"
"KOKOKO WEE WEE KOKO WEE WEE"

I'd like to give a BIG shoutout to these hard-working African men for making the best album of this week! Before I delve further, I'd like to say that the success and origin story of Kokoko! is truly something inspiring! Basically, a group of childhood friends got together to form a band. However, without enough money to afford any proper instruments, they crafted junk they found on the ... read more
Aoaystheory
84
Had no idea what I was going into, but that was a hell of a ride! Definitely hard to pin-down genre-wise, but I'd say Dance-Punk might be the best way to categorize most of the record, which happens to be one of my favorite genres, when done right. Had zero clue what's going on here lyrically, but shout-out to Inglume for giving me some insight into this project before checking it out. Highly recommended. This deserves to be on the charts. Great music which is apparently done on custom ... read more
notanalt
80
>:0000
60
Cool idea, mediocre execution.
camusi
83
i like punk, punk is really cool
timelybentl
47
Mixing gritty synthy noises with traditional rhythmic African drumming is a really cool idea, but unfortunately Kokoko! falls a little short in that they don't have a lot going on for them aside from that.

Now, I have nothing against albums where every track sounds hella similar. One of my favorite albums is Instruments Disorder, and you can't get much more indistinguishable between tracks than that. When an album has a really solid concept and executes said concept excellently, it makes for a ... read more
NR
waaaayyy better than expected, best african dance music ever
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