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Tracklist

Buzq Blues
La Hafla
Medahat
Le Disco
Gul L'abi
A3ssifa
Stil
Houria
Sayarat 303
Tamuzica

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    Cover of Musique De France, 2016-10-07, CDrMusique De France
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    Crammed Discs – CRAM 272Belgium2016Belgium2016
    Cover of Musique De France , 2016-10-14, VinylMusique De France
    2×12", 33 ⅓ RPM, Album
    Crammed Discs – CRAM 272 DLPBelgium2016Belgium2016
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    Crammed Discs – cram 272PEurope2016Europe2016
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    Cover of Musique De France, 2016-10-07, FileMusique De France
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    Crammed Discs – noneBelgium2016Belgium2016
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    Cover of Musique De France, 2016-10-05, CDMusique De France
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    P-Vine Records – PCD-24563Japan2016Japan2016
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    • scoundrel's avatar
      scoundrel
      After an EP and a compilation on Versatile Records, Acid Arab puts out their first album MUSIQUE DE FRANCE, a banging collection of Middle Eastern-infused club tracks. The bass on "Busq Blues" digs deep to contrast the chorus of ouds and acid lines atop a solid 4/4, while "La Hafla" brings in the vocals to accompany the mizmār and mizmār-like synths. "Le Disco" doesn't head for a disco as much as a dervish party, with its insistent bassline, before "Gul L'abi" slows things down to a turgid dub chug as vocals from A-Wa float atop. The thick thrum of "A3ssifa" continues that slower path, and "Houria" draws this out with a talk-sing from rock'n'raï stalwart Rachid Taha. "Sayarat 303" returns to more club-friendly territory, alternating mizmār and acid lines, and "Tamuzica" provides a more traditional, folksy sound before edging into a few psychedelic synths. But if there's one track that encapsulates everything Acid Arab stands for in a driving, funky package, it's "Stil," with its rhythmic chant, undeniable bass and dub effects. It's more minimal, but all the more effective for it--worth the price of the whole album.
      • havtorn's avatar
        havtorn
        almost three years have passed since the release of this great album, but there are still copies available for cheaper price on Acid Arab's bandcamp!
        • chrissyboy73's avatar
          chrissyboy73
          Probably the best record I've purchased this year..
          It's an absolute dance scorcher. This is how you get people together!!!!!
          The pressing is quality, my Planer 3 loves it...
          If you DJ this has floor fillers throughout.. Stellar

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