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The Shaolin Afronauts

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The Shaolin Afronauts

The Shaolin Afronauts has been played on NTS in shows including The Gaza Strip, featured first on 23 December 2012. Songs played include Flight Of The Ancients, Amhara and Kilimanjaro.

The Shaolin Afronauts are an Adelaide-based afrobeat band that is styled after Fela Kuti's Africa 70 band and Sun Ra. Their music incorporates elements of avant-garde jazz, soul and traditional African and Cuban percussive rhythms.

Founded in 2008 out of a fascination with Afrobeat and creative improvised music the band began their life as a support for The Transatlantics before branching out to play their own shows. Over the course of the next few months,…

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Flight Of The Ancients
Shaolin Afronauts
Freestyle Records2011
Flight Of The Ancients
Shaolin AfronautsFreestyle Records2011
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Amhara
The Shaolin Afronauts
Freestyle Records2012
Amhara
The Shaolin AfronautsFreestyle Records2012
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Kilimanjaro
Shaolin Afronauts
Freestyle Records2011
Kilimanjaro
Shaolin AfronautsFreestyle Records2011
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