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PARADISE HEIGHTS – BOOMTOWN CH11 (2019)

It’s time to continue our look through the Boomtown District releases and as I’m going in reverse order, after the Town Centre stage is our ‘gold-plated gated community of pleasure and leisure facilities and a playground to the rich and … Continue reading

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Yemi Alade – Issokay

This reminds me a little of the Afro-Trap sound that MHD has been pushing over in France, in fact the whole track feels like it has something of a French twist. The track was produced by EdgarBoi who also provided … Continue reading

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MC One – Que du Sale

Due to a severe case of Trap-fatigue, I generally wouldn’t give a track like this much attention. I trawl through tons of incredibly average Trap daily. From Iceland to Angola, Haiti to Brazil, not to mention all of many many … Continue reading

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Serge Beynaud – Zangoule

Ivory Coast’s ever dapper ‘Prince’ of Coupé-Décalé music follows up his somewhat breezier hits of the summer, Babatchai and Na Big Love (featuring Nigerian Afro-Pop star Yemi Alade) with this beautiful blast of sheer energy that I currently have on … Continue reading

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Mina feat. Bryte – Make Money

Generally any tune based around the dogmatic refrain of ‘make money’ would be strictly kryptonite to my anti-capitalist sensibilities, however if you’re down to the last fiver and need some musical inspiration to boost up your cash flow, then you … Continue reading

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KOKOKO! – Tokoliana

Using salvaged junk to create their instruments, Kinshasa based KOKOKO! are a band who could easily have fitted into Crammed Records’ ‘Congotronics’ series alongside the likes of Konono N°1 and Kasai Allstars but instead this release is out through ICI … Continue reading

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Monoswezi – Loko U Muka

The African Nordic musical fusionists return with a beautifully uplifting first single from their forthcoming album ‘A Je’ which is due end of July. The video was shot in Udaipur and there’s a complimentary addition of the Indian Harmonium to … Continue reading

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