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PASS in Paris: Syllart Records

Established in 1978 by Senegalese producer Ibrahima Sory Sylla, Syllart Records is an independent label who cover a range of styles, primarily focused on music made in west Africa. Artists include Miriam Makeba, Franco, Tabu Ley Rochereau, Orchestra Baobab, Orchestre Poly-Rhytmo de Contonou, Salif Keita, Ismael Lo, and the catalogue of fabled label Editions Syliphone Conakry.

For our PASS Pop-UP in Paris we welcome producer, DJ and Syllart label-boss Binetou Sylla.


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PASS Pop-up in Paris

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From September 17 – 19 2015, the Pan African Space Station (PASS) Pop-up was installed inside the gallery of Fondation Cartier, Paris with live programming that explored the past-present-future of Congolese music cultures. This intervention was a part of the exhibition Beauté Congo – 1926-2015 – Congo Kitoko. Participating artists in the PASS Pop-UP in Paris included Ray Lema, Elikia M’bokolo, Syllart Records, Afrikaada Magazine, Baloji, Shenguen Shegue, Kongo Astronauts, Christine Eyene. Contributions will also be beamed in from New York, Montreal …  ( continue reading

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Kongo Music, African Pop Music with Binetou Sylla

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C’est soir: Binetou Sylla avec the producer Charles Tabu, singer Lodia H2O, and Charlotte Kalala. Discussing Koffi Olomide and and and… Final hour live of PASS Pop-Up in Paris. Lock in for the finale. Still time to ndombolo. Friday featured a stack of Syllart records and some with Binetou Sylla guiding us from Paris-Kinshasa-Baranquilla with Yondo Syster from Soukous Star, guitarist Dally Kimoko and DJ Yannick Do. Thursday’s focus: Congolese rumba. History lessons avec Nico, Franco, Tabu Ley and co. DJ, broadcaster, label-boss Binetou Sylla …  ( continue reading

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PASS POP-UP at Foundation Cartier, Paris

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From 17 – 19 September 2015 , the Pan African Space Station (PASS) installed our pop-up inside the gallery of Fondation Cartier, Paris with live programming that explored the past-present-future of Congolese music cultures. This intervention featured as part of the exhibition Beauté Congo – 1926-2015 – Congo Kitoko. Contributions by Bintou Simporé (Nova), Ray Lema, Afrikadaa Magazine, Helmie Bellini trio (feat. Hilaire Penda), Andy Amadi Okoroafor (Clam Mag), DJ Mo Laudi, Dinozord and David Bovée of Schengen Shegue, Pitcho, Jolie Ngemi, Boddhi Satva …  ( continue reading

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PASS Pop-UP in Paris

View of the exhibition Beauté Congo – 1926-2015 – Congo Kitoko. Bodys Isek Kingelez, Ville fantôme, 1996. Photo: Luc Boegly

From September 17 – 19, the Pan African Space Station (PASS) will Pop-UP inside the gallery of Fondation Cartier, Paris with live programming that explores the past-present-future of Congolese music cultures. This intervention is part of the exhibition Beauté Congo – 1926-2015 – Congo Kitoko. Participating artists in the PASS Pop-UP in Paris include Ray Lema, Elikia M’bokolo, Syllart Records, Afrikaada Magazine, Baloji, Shenguen Shegue, Kongo Astronauts, Christine Eyene. Contributions will also be beamed in from New York, Montreal and Kinshasa …  ( continue reading

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