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‘Shake’, the second track from Marcy Luarks & Classic Touch’s ‘Electric Murder’ unveiled today!

We’re happy to unveil today ‘Shake‘, the second track from Marcy Luarks & Classic Touch’s mythical Nigerian boogie album ‘Electric Murder‘, out on Kalita for Record Store Day on 29th August!

A massive Afro disco builder, virtually unknown until now, check it out before release date in a month’s time!


‘Electric Murder’ truly is the GRAIL of Nigerian boogie albums, and we can’t wait for release!

Accompanied by extensive liner notes based on interviews with producer Dan Irabor and Marcy and Dan’s daughter KayeCee, as well as a 12″ x 12″ poster.

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Jeannette N’Diaye’s ‘Makom Ma Bobe’ out now, with Mendel extended edit!


Kalita are excited to announce the first ever official re-release of Cameroonian singer Jeannette N’Diaye’s 1981 disco masterpiece ‘Makom Ma Bobe‘, backed by an extended edit courtesy of Mendel! Originally appearing as one of three tracks on ‘Mut’a Mbamba’, her 1981 single released on Cameroonian producer Jojo Ngalle’s record label Disques Jojo, ‘Makom Ma Bobe’ has recently exploded as one of the most sought-after Afro-disco records out there, with prices becoming ever exceedingly eye-watering and copies ever harder to find. Now Kalita come to the rescue, offering a loud and remastered 12” single for all.

Makon Ma Bobe (Original Version)

If that wasn’t enough, the single is also backed by an extended edit of ‘Makom Ma Bobe’, courtesy of Netherlands-based DJ and producer Mendel!

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Cross Island’s ‘East of the Apple’ out now!

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Kalita are proud to unearth New York-based band Cross Island’s highly sought-after 1978 disco single ‘East of the Apple’. Originally privately released on Raja Records as a promotional single to attract tourism and businesses to Long Island, New York, the record has since become highly prized by both DJs and collectors alike, in particular for its B side ‘Just A Little Different’ mix. Here, as a 12” single, we re-release it officially for the first time, twinned with Al Kent remixes of both ‘East of the Apple’ and the band’s unreleased recording ‘Wave’, both sourced from the original multi-track master tapes. In addition, Kalita accompany the release with never-before-seen press photos and extensive interview-based liner notes.

East of the Apple (The ‘Just A Little Different’ Mix)

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