To celebrate the re-issue of the six Fela Kuti vinyl records available on October 16th, Fela.net is partnering with ebay to auction one of each of the test pressings with all proceeds going to the Fela! Non Profit Inc. The Fela! Non Profit Inc. is a New York nonprofit dedicated to utilizing the inherent messages contained within the music and philosophy of Nigerian musician, composer and social activist, Fela Anikulapo Kuti (born October 15, 1938 died August 2, 1997) to implement a program of public education around the issues of social justice and human dignity.
Fans will have the opportunity to bid on these one of a kind unique pieces of vinyl, with just twelve of each title in existence. These test pressings are the very first created in the factory and serve as literal test to check a record’s final sound.
Bid now at http://tinyurl.com/FELAtestpressings. The auctions close on Sunday, October 18.