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Where The Gods Are In Peace

daptone records


Released: 15th Sep 2017


lp + download

Released: 15th Sep 2017


an afrobeat/funk/jazz fusion transports around a vibrant and richly textured sonic territory that has us wanting to return again and again.

this is an epic Afro-Western Trilogy searching for solace from American political opportunism, greed and vengeance. Through its battle cry of resistance against exploitation and displacement, these long-form compositions investigate oppression in 1800s America that eerily mirror the current state of the country. With a blessing from the Fela Kuti legacy early in the band’s career, ANTIBALAS has long been revered for re- popularising 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.


Where The Gods Are In Peace


  1. Gold Rush (10:53)
  2. Hook & Crook (8:56)
  3. Tombstone Pt. 1 (5:11)
  4. Tombstone Pt. 2 (5:52)
  5. Tombstone Pt. 3 (4:22)