Forgotten Treasures
Soul & Funk

Apples “Mind Twister” (1978, Odion Livingstone)

via Boomkat: Odion Livingstone present another essential reissue from the Nigerian archives, the first ever international release of The Apples’ Afro-funk LP rarity “Mind Twister”. “As part of the St Gregory’s student band scene in Lagos during the late ‘70s alongside Ofege, Grotto and more, Apples were picked up and …

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Forgotten Treasures
Disco

Livy Ekemezie “Friday Night” (1983, Odion Livingston)

via SOTU: Reissue of this incredibly rare and incredibly funky Nigerian Disco album! Originally released in 1983 and pressed at William Onyeabor’s vinyl plant (the blue vinyl replicates the original vinyl pressing) and features the in-demand cut, “Delectation” which saw an edit by Motor City Drum Ensemble. This new issue …

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