Dieuf-Dieul de Thiès
Aw Sa Yone Vol.1 (Teranga Beat, 2013)
Dieuf-Dieul de Thiès was a legendary Senegalese band that mixed West African beats with Afrojazz and psychedelic rock using an exciting assortment of percussion, fuzz guitars and a vibrant horn section.
Aw Sa Yone Vol.1 includes recordings from the early 1980s and features three vocalists, Assane Camara, Bassirou Sarr and Gora Mbaye along with musical director Pape Seck, a renowned guitarist and former member of Guelewar.
Aw Sa Yone Vol.1 contains most of the group’s second recording. It’s available now on CD and LP. The double vinyl LP comes in a special edition with a silkscreen print cover with a large poster.
The CD booklet includes photos and detailed liner notes with group member’s biographies.
Aw Sa Yone Vol.1 is Senegalese at its best, combining superb guitar, percussion and vocal work; songwriting; and various forms of Afro-roots music.
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Author: Angel Romero
Angel Romero y Ruiz has been writing about world music and progressive music for many years. He founded the websites worldmusiccentral.org and musicasdelmundo.com. Angel produced several specials for Metropolis (TVE) and co-produced “Musica NA”, a music show for Televisión Española (TVE) in Spain that featured an eclectic mix of world music, fusion, electronica, new age and contemporary classical music. Angel also produced and remastered world music and electronic music albums, compilations and boxed sets for Alula Records, Ellipsis Arts, Music of the World, Lektronic Soundscapes, and Mindchild Records. Angel is currently based in Durham, North Carolina.