Tag Archives: Remixes

ANTH: Columbia – Palenque Records Remixed (Dutty Artz)

Music derived from field recordings made by Lucas Silva (of Palenque Records) in San Basilio de Palenque in Columbia, a town founded by escaped slaves in 1602 that retains a strong African identity.  The popular Palenquero cultural music is called Champeta Criolla -a mix of African, Afro-Caribbean, & indigenous influences. The tracks on this CD […]

Cheick Hamala Diabate – Prudence (Electric Cowbell)

Diabate is a Grammy award-nominated ngoni virtuoso from Mali (now living in Maryland). Here his signature tune (plus another original song) get reworked by 4 different top-shelf producers (see credits on track list). A magnificent tradi-mod genre-bending gem. Homepage with artist’s YouTube channel

Batida – Kambas Remixturam (Soundway)

Angolan/Portuguese DJ & producer Pedro Coquenão (Batida) won praise for his 2012 debut mixing samples from ’70s Angolan tracks with modern electronic dance music. Now he is offering a FREE compilation of versions of those songs reworked by Circuito, DJ Ride, Makafula, NaZaretH, OctaPush, & others. Highly energetic & danceable. Link to access this free […]