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Konono No. 1


A cross-genre phenomenon from Congo that managed, more than anyone, to integrate the world music scene with the avant-garde electronic music scene. The band that attracted similar enthusiasm both at the referential WOMEX world music festival as well as the Barcelona based Sonar festival, a Mecca for avant-garde electronic music. Konono No.1 rose to fame in 2005 with their breakthrough Congotronics album, which was released on the renowned Belgian label Crammed Disc and in Šiška they will be presenting their second album on the label, "Assume Crash Position".


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