Konono No. 1 is from the Congo and is unlike anything you've ever heard. The group's music is based on the sound of the likembé, or Congolese thumb piano. Angola-born bandleader Mawangu Mingiedi moved to Kinshasa (Congo's capital) in the Seventies, starting the band with the intention of playing Bazombo trance music, a style played at funerals in... More >>>