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    This is Pingipung 068. The LP edition of AUMA is has been beautifully designed by Ventral is Golden, including a printed inner sleeve with liner notes by Tabu Osusa of Ketebul Records and explanations about the song lyrics. Mastered and cut by Andreas Bauer, limited to 700 copies.

    Includes unlimited streaming of AUMA via the free Bandcamp app, plus high-quality download in MP3, FLAC and more.
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Ngoma ni Mzito literally translates to ”the drum is heavy”. When we go to the dance, it is easy to make our way to the dance, but coming back from the dance is very laborious. A man who goes to drink, makes his way very easily to the pub, but once he has had his drink, making his way home becomes very difficult.
The song is metaphorical about consequences to our actions. It is easy to get into situations but the consequences might turn out to be too heavy to bear.


from AUMA, released October 18, 2019
Composition by Olith Ratego & Sven Kacirek.
Lyrics written by Olith Ratego.
Arranged and produced by Sven Kacirek.


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ODD OKODDO Nairobi, Kenya

ODD OKODDO is a Kenyan/German duo formed by Olith Ratego and Sven Kacirek.

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