Last September InFiné’s latest signature, Labelle, released his critically-acclaimed second album “univers-île.” From his Saint Denis apartment, and with the help of his machines, he has laid the foundations of an electronic maloya, modern and deeply rooted in its home territory: La Réunion.
Labelle is now back with a new EP entitled "Post-maloya." This new release is characterized by vivid dream-like journey through which traces a path of exploration. Here you will find the maloya stamp, which is Reunionese traditional music, both in the rhythms and the instruments used, like the valiha. This traditional tubular harp from Madagascar is played by Vola on the track "Jaojoby". Vola was taught by Rajery himself, who is widely considered as master of this instrument. This track is an homage to Jaojoby, king of Salegy, a popular musician in Madagascar.
released May 18, 2018
All tracks written, performed and produced by Labelle
Additional credits for Jaojoby : Valiha by Vola
After the end : mixed by Jan Siebert
Mastering by Jan Siebert - RadicalMasters Recording Services
A&R by Alexandre Cazac