Banana Clipz is out and available as a free download at Ghetto Bassquake! Also check out a new mix I did over at Eddie Stats’ Ghetto Palms Blog. Soukous, Champeta, and Kwaito, a mixed inspired by one of the greatest cities in the world, Baranquilla, Colombia.
I have to say I am very excited that it is time for me to put this up: Banana Clipz Preview Mega-Mini Mix I’ve been waiting to do this style of mix for years. The influence from all those Dancehall mixes I absorbed as a youth have been smashed into this 8 minute laser extravaganza. I know that I am probably just as guilty of this as the next person, but I beg you: after downloading this mix, pleeease do […]
Categories: Mixes, Music, Releases • Tags: banana clipz, Bay Area, Black Nature, Chief Boima, Coupe Decale, Cumbia, Dancehall, House, Khady Black, Kwaito, Los Rakas, mc tidal, Missy Galore, oro 11, Rap
This Thursday is a new night of The Highlife at Otis Lounge in San Francisco. We will be exploring the world of Afro, Soulful, African House. Maybe call this night Afro House vs. African House. What’s the difference? There is an interesting dichotomy emerging within the surging interest of African Electronic Music. Writers around the Internet are pointing to differences (and similarities) between Afro House styles from Europe and the U.S. and House or Techno from Africa. Does a difference […]
Categories: Gigs, Music, Thought • Tags: Afro House, Angola, Bay Area, France, Global House, House, House Angolana, House Mozambique, Jamaica, Kwaito, mixes, Mozambique, Panama, Republica Dominicana, South Africa, Stereotypes, The Highlife