Audio archive update: Tout-Puissant Orchestre Poly-Rythmo de Cotonou live at LGW15 Tue May 22nd Unable to show videos. Please click here to accept cookies and enable embedding of videos. LGW Audio We've just updated our audio archive with Tout-Puissant Orchestre Poly-Rythmo de Cotonou's full performance at Le Guess Who? 2015. Listen below: About: ‘The all-powerful polyrhythmic orchestra from Cotonou’, as translated in English, isn’t by any means a hyperbolic way of describing the sheer profusion of musical riches these Benin-based legends harness. Back in the late sixties, the Poly-Rythmo recorded heaps and heaps of mind-boggling records, with sounds traversing between the seams of Afrobeat, funk, jazz, soul and most notably, the indigenous voodoo music of Benin itself. After decades, a series of compilations reached Western shores, finally bringing the Poly Rythmo back from obscurity. The group reformed in 2009 and subsequently recorded a brand new album, with contributions from Mali-based starlet Fatoumata Diawara and Glaswegian rockers Franz Ferdinand. Recorded by Marc Broer at Le Guess Who? 2015, in cooperation with VPRO / Vrije Geluiden. More Le Guess Who? recordings can be found via our audio archive. Photography by Erik Luyten.