Electronic Griots

Frederic Galliano & The African Divas

Sacré Live (F Communications F199, 2004)

French electronic music wiz and the African divas return with infectious dance
grooves recorded live. Galliano has been working with several West African
singers for several years. Sacré Live includes pieces recorded during the
worldwide African Divas tour throughout 2002. Galliano’s approach is to create dance music, reproducing the feel of a live
concert, mixing each track and interaction with the audience. The scorching
singers that appear on Sacré Live are Hadja Kouyate and Fanta Diabate
from Guinea on vocals and Kaba Kouyate, also from Guinea, on bala and guitar

Sacre Live
and Galliano’s previous CD,

Frederic Galliano & The African Divas

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.