Blow My Funk
1. Car Chase – BBII
2. Fresh Noodles – Mr Scruff & Kaidi Tatham
3. Terabu – Lord Echo
4. Percussion Interlude (Jeremy Sole Remix) – George Duke
5. Death of The Revolution – Quantic Presenta Flowering Inferno
6. Macaco Mata El Toro (feat Nova Lima – Batata Remix) – Faraon Bantu
7. Olufeme (Natural Self Re-Edit) – Oscar Sulley
8. Speakin’ Nuyorican – Captain Planet
9. Ole (Cairo Version) – Salah Ragab And The Afro Egyptian Ensemble
A Mix up of styles in this mixtape.
First up is an ace slice of electro funk from Ed DMX’s Fresh Up label. Love this tune. Rumours over who the musicians are behind some of these releases on Fresh Up. Anyone think Rephlex personal of Ed DMX, Aphex Twin, Mike Paradinas???
Third up New Zealander Lord Echo funks up some grooves, available on Bandcamp. See the link below.
Fourth a Jeremy Sole offering from Soundcloud. An excerpt from his remix of George Duke‘s Percussion Interlude. If you fancy some eclectic West Coast vibes, check out Jeremy’s KCRW weekly radio show, available on listen again here.
Fifth up Will Holland‘s dub and Colombian hybrid band Flowering Inferno bring us The Death of The Revolution. Love Quantic’s Colombian output. Looking forward to this years collaboration with Frente Cumbiero. Check out this video here. Can’t wait to get my hands on this record.
Sixth up is a nice number from Colombian label Palenque Records. Sweet sounds!
Before the next one I played a small slice of the Quanitc remix of the classic 70s African classic Disco Africa by The Ogyatanaa Show Band. The original can be found on the classic Ghana Soundz 2 compilation. You have to own these two Ghana Soundz compilations. Dropped the speed down on this just to bridge me to …
Last and definitely not least a great version of Ole, with the legendary Fela Kuti sticks man Tony Allen on the drums. From the class Honest Jon compilation of Tony Allen remixes ‘Lagos Shake – A Tony Allen Chop Up‘