Monday Morning Mixtape 230

Photo: Sera

Slip between 2012 Manchester spiritual jazz, guitar field recordings from Niger and 1993 Brazilian RnB.

Welcome to a new Monday Morning Mixtape to start your week off on the right note. Today’s tape is curated by London DJ Bobby Myseh.

In his own words: “This mix shouts some of the smooth and emotive sounds I’ve come across over the last few years, often on the waves of London’s flourishing online radio platforms. It oscillates between different eras and experiences, way beyond my hometown, but ultimately returns to its grounding tones, calling on some of the voices that I think tell its story best.”

Tracklist

Matthew Halsall – The Sun In September [Gondwana, 2012] Jimmy Smith – I’ll Close My Eyes [Verve Records, 1965] Amaria Hamadalher – Bahouche [Sahel Sounds, 2017] Oumou Sangaré – Djorolen [World Circuit, 2003] Salaam and his Cultural Imani Group – Mama Shile Oga [Africagram Records, 1983] Dur-Dur Band – Jaceyl Mirahiis [Analog Africa, 2018 (1987 reissue)] Dazzle – Men Cry Too [Jam Today, 1990] Patrice Rushen – To Each His Own [Elektra, 1984] Lilith – Todo Amor É Bom [Philips, 1993] SALES – Rainy Day Loop [Self-released, 2018] Renelle 893 & Freddie Freeloader – STRT WTCHR [Unreleased, 2016] Lex Amor – Pink [Unreleased, 2017] Maxwell Owin – Pressure Makes Dimons [Self-released, 2016] Brother Portrait – Deep Fire [Unreleased, 2017] Daniel Oduntan – Don’t Break Light [Soul Labels, 2015]

Browse the Monday Morning Mixtape archive or follow the series playlist on Spotify for weekly updates.

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