Wednesday, December 17, 2008

2008 Rewind :: Break on Through to the Other Side

December draws to a close and the Christmas/New Year break is almost here. Time then for a sampling of music that found its way into my head over the past year. Eclectic grooves, juju dub and afro funk outernational. In the next post I'll run the voodoo down with some of the stand-out LPs so in the meantime - between time - enjoy this mix.
01. Sabali - Amadou & Mariam ("Welcome to Mali", Because)
02. Shout Me Out - TV On The Radio ("Dear Science", 4AD)
03. Only Good For Conversation - Rodriguez ("Cold Fact" reissue, Light in the Attic)
04. Angry ft.Tippa Irie - The Bug ("London Zoo", Ninja Tune)
05. News from Verona - Portico Quartet ("Knee Deep in the North Sea", Vortex)
06. Dance Dance Dance - Lykke Li ("Youth Novels", LL Recordings)
07. Ole (Cairo Version) - Salah Ragab/Tony Allen ("Lagos Shake" compilation, Honest Jons)
08. Break on Through - Marc Ribot's Ceramic Dog ("Party Intellectuals", Tzadik)
09. Massamba JM - Mando Negro Kwala Kwa ("Congo 70 Rumba Rock" compilation, Discograph)
10. General - Buraka Som Sistema ("Black Diamon", Fabric)
11. Get Up (Diesler Remix) - The Hot 8 Brass Band ("Hot 8 Remixes" compilation, Tru Thoughts)
12. You'll Find A Way (Switch & Sinden Remix) - Santogold (download)
13. ME - Erykah Badu ("New Amerykah Part One", Universal)
14. Who's Gonna Save My Soul - Gnarls Barkley ("The Odd Couple", Warner)
15. Roberta Flack (feat Dolly) - Flying Lotus ("Los Angelese", Warp)
16. Toure Samar - Karl Hector & the Malcouns ("Sahara Swing", Stones Throw)
17. Se Na Min - El Rego Et Ses Commandos ("African Scream Contest" compilation, Analog Africa)
18. Doro Magni - Amadou Balaké ("Senor Electico" compilation, Oriki)
19. Soumbouyaya - Balla et ses Balladins ("The Syliphone Years" compilation, Sterns)


Anonymous said...

Wow man. You were dropping some hot tunes!

I need info on the album names so I can grab a few of them.

Keep it coming in 2009.

Chale Zulu

Unknown said...

You have a great music blog here! I've added you to my mp3blog list and custom search, check it out.

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You can search your blog and all the others in my custom google search:

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matt said...

Thanks for the feedback..I tested it last night on some skeptics to a mixed but enthusiastic response...some of the change ups took people off-guard.

matt said...

forgot to mention that the LP titles are now noted