The Congotronics series is devoted to the strange and spectacular electro-traditional mixtures which are being concocted in the suburbs of Kinshasa, Congo.

Konono N°1, Kasaï Allstars, Ndara, Sobanza Mimanisa and Kisanzi Congo are what they call in the Congo "tradi-moderne" bands.  Most of these musicians left the bush to settle in the capital. In order to continue to fulfill their social role and make themselves heard by the ancestors (and, more concretely, by their fellow citizens) despite the high level of urban noise, they had to resort ...

News

Kasai Allstars' wild new album now on preorder


The long-awaited 2nd LP by the mindblowing Congotronics collective from Kinshasa, DRC, will come out as a 2CD and a limited-ed. vinyl

Congotronics vs Rockers Tour = 30 day discount at 30%


30% discount on selected Congotronics CDs & LPs ! Only until July 30th!

Exciting debut shows for Congotronics vs Rockers


The first 2 concerts (in Brussels and Madrid) have been amazing!

Congotronics vs Rockers: first tour dates announced


The exceptional tour by the collaborative ensemble featuring Konono N°1, Deerhoof, Juana Molina, Kasai Allstars, Wildbirds & Peacedrums and Skeletons is taking shape!

Konono No.1 win Grammy, tour Europe


The award for "Best Pop Collaboration" went to 'Imagine' by Herbie Hancock, Pink, India.Arie, Konono No.1, Seal, Jeff Beck & Oumou Sangare

Congotronics Vinyl Box Set has arrived !


This strictly limited edition contains 7 vinyls (incl. the new Konono) and downloads of all Congotronics albums

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Releases

CONGOTRONICS - Assume Crash Position
CONGOTRONICS
Assume Crash Position
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CONGOTRONICS - Congotronics 1
CONGOTRONICS
Congotronics 1
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CONGOTRONICS - Beware the Fetish
CONGOTRONICS
Beware the Fetish
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CONGOTRONICS - In The 7th Moon, The Chief Turned Into...
CONGOTRONICS
In The 7th Moon, The Chief Turned Into...
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