Antibalas is back! True to traditional form, Where The Gods Are In Peace pays respect to the forefathers of Afrobeat with compositions spanning nine to 15 minutes in length. With a blessing from the Fela Kuti legacy early in the band’s career, ANTIBALAS has long been revered for re-popularizing the classic Afrobeat sound while adding their distinct New York City grit to the mix. Influences of punk rock, free jazz, and hip-hop seep into their expansive works to define a truly 21st century translation of the Afrobeat genre and beyond.
The album from Daptone is available September 15 and Begins shipping September 11th. Pre-order bundles are now available at the Daptone Shop and includes Autographed LPs, coke-bottle colored vinyl LPs, T-shirts + the brand new 45 featuring Che Che Cole b/w Che Che Cole Makossa. These are limited but there are no quantity numbers listed. You can order HERE.
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