Label: Brownswood Recordings
Catalog#: BWOOD063
Format: Vinyl, 12", 45 RPM
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Coun"/> Owiny Sigoma Band - Wires - Theo Parrish - 2011 Africa -- Afro House- 12"

Owiny Sigoma Band - Wires - Theo Parrish - 2011 Deep Afro House 12"

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Owiny Sigoma Band - Wires

Label: Brownswood Recordings
Catalog#: BWOOD063
Format: Vinyl, 12", 45 RPM
Small one-inch puncture bottom left
Country: UK
Released: 16 Apr 2011
Genre: Electronic, Folk, World, & Country
Style: House, Deep House, African


A Wires (Theo Parrish Remix)
Remix, Producer [Additional Production] – Theo Parrish

Engineer – Floating Points 8:15
B Wires (Original Album Version) 4:31

Drums ['bum Bum Bum' Drums], Djembe – Charles Obuya (tracks: B)
Drums [Drumkit] – Tom Skinner (tracks: B)
Drums [Lead] – Charles Owoko (tracks: B)
Electric Bass – Louis Hackett (tracks: B)
Engineer – Source* (tracks: B)
Guitar, Backing Vocals – Sam Lewis (tracks: B)
Horn [Cow Horn] – John Marita Odumba (tracks: B)
Lead Guitar – Joseph Alego Ondir (tracks: B)
Lead Vocals, Keyboards, Synthesizer – Jesse Hackett (tracks: B)
Mastered By – Stuart Hawkes
Producer, Mixed By – Chris Morphitis (tracks: B), Owiny Sigoma Band (tracks: B)


Side A:
Engineered at Eglo Studios London.

Side B:
Produced and mixed at The Limes Studio, London.
Recorded at Black Rhino Studios, Nairobi and The Limes Studio, London.
Engineered in Nairobi.
Mastered at Metropolis, London.
Pressed at MPO, Averton.

The original album version of Wires is taken from the album 'Owiny Sigoma Band' by Owiny Sigoma Band on Brownswood Recordings.

Released as part of Record Store Day.

Track durations and BPM are not printed on the release.
A: 127-132
B: 127-130

© Brownswood Recordings 2011.

A couple of years ago, a small group of London-based musicians took a trip to Kenya as part of what they call a "musical exchange," and spent their time in the country living and collaborating with local musicians in Nairobi. The result of their jamming and recording sessions became the Owiny Sigoma Band, and the first release to come from that project is a two-track 12" single for the song "Wires" (pictured above), which will be released by Gilles Peterson's Brownswood label on April 16 as a part of the worldwide Record Store Day. On the b-side of that record is this remix by Detroit icon Theo Parrish, who manages to strip down the relatively simple composition to create an even sparser groove. The veteran DJ/producer utilizes only a few elements of Owiny Sigoma Band's original recording—the upbeat drumming, the infectious bassline, and the warm vocal melody—to build the framework of his track, over which he lays a subtle dose of electronics and barely noticeable audio treatments. The effect sounds something like Parrish actually conducting a live band on the spot rather than simply toying with its recordings.

Owiny Sigoma Band - Wires

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Condition New
Format EP , 12, 12"
Label Brownswood Recordings
Color Black