Out Now – Karl Hector & The Malcouns “Unstraight Ahead” Album

Now-Again | Jun. 17, 2014 | News | ,

Out now – the long awaited second album by the originators of Afrodelic Kraut Funk – brand new excursions into another world of sound feat. members of Poets of Rhythm and Whitefield Brothers. Eco-wallet CD and digital album available immediately; LP preorder at our Rappcats store!

As we told you when we announced Unstraight Ahead, this album finds Karl Hector and his cohorts exploring territories even outside of the expansive scope of their debut album Sahara Swing. On this album, the West African sounds of Ghana and Mali meet the East African sounds of Mulatu Astatke’s Ethiopian jazz and are tied together with the groove heavy experimentalism of The Malcouns’ 70s Krautrock godfathers: Can, of course, but also more obscure and equally adventurous groups like Agitation Free, Ibliss and Tomorrow’s Gift.

It’s out now on CD and digitally – via our store at Rappcats, on iTunes and via our Now-Again Deluxe subscription service at Drip.fm. Preorders for the LP – with an anticipated ship date of 07.07.

Download: “Push Na Ya”
Buy: Karl Hector & The Malcouns Unstraight Ahead at Rappcats
Buy: Karl Hector & The Malcouns Unstraight Ahead at iTunes

4 Responses to “Out Now – Karl Hector & The Malcouns “Unstraight Ahead” Album”

  1. zuuwk says:

    Is the LP available in stores yet?

  2. Now-Again says:

    Hi there, it’s FINALLY in and shipping to stores tomorrow! We really were stuck behind the 8 ball on this one – the pressing plant just did us wrong. Sorry for the delays.

  3. zuuwk says:

    Thank you.. Can’t wait! When are you guys going to bring The poets of rhythm crew to the states, I’ve been watching their live gigs in Europe and man, we need some of the rawness in the states.. Please bring them here also would love to see heliocentrics live as well! Big ups on all you do….

  4. John says:

    Woww, very good!

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