Soul Sok Sega: Séga Sounds From Mauritas / 1973-1979

Courtesy of Strut Records comes Soul Sok Sega: Séga Sounds From Mauritas, a twenty-two track collection exploring the 'séga sounds' that emerged from Mauritius (an island off the coast of Madagascar) between 1973-1979. The traditional music of Mauritius, dating back four centuries, Séga is known as the “blues” of the Indian Ocean. Below, native Mauritian and the compilation's architect, Jean-Paul 'Bluey' Maunick discusses the impetus of the collection . . .

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