Announcing: Ayalew Mesfin’s “Hasabe (My Worries)” – the last treasure trove of 70s Ethiopian Funk

Now-Again | Jan. 12, 2018 | News |

From the album Hasabe (My Worries), a Now-Again x Vinyl Me, Please release, coming January 23. The last bastion of unheard, 70s Ethiopian music, ranging from funk to soul to psych to folklore..

That intrigued you right? More info coming very, very soon. In the meantime, here’s his funk classic “Libe Menta Hone (My Divided Heart)” and his upcoming tour dates – his first shows playing this music outside of Ethiopia, and his first time performing this music in over 40 years:

2/10 – Denver at Cervantes, with Madlib DJ Set & Debo Band
2/11 – Berkeley at Cornerstone, w/ Debo Band
2/13 – Los Angeles at Echoplex, w/ Egon and friends DJing & Debo Band