Monday Morning Mixtape 316

Credit: Trevor Huxham

Loosen up with 70s Afro jazz, 1980 US New wave, lovers rock and Ethiopean desert blues.

This week is curated by George Hartshorn, founder and promoter of the Leeds based party Brotherhood Sound System, and London’s The Tropical Disco Hustle.

In his own words: “Over lockdown I finally had the time we’ve all been dreaming of to go through and sort out all of my records. In the process, I rediscovered so much music I’d been collecting over the years which had been forgotten about or would only ever come out on the odd Sunday evening chill. To be able to bring them together and create a mix for Stamp The Wax was amazing, but whittling it down to one hour was very difficult as I had so much more music I wanted to share. I’ll definitely be recording a pt2 to put out on my own channels later this month.
I like to make my mornings slow so the first part of this mix is very relaxed with music for contemplation, but I appreciate that people need a little pick me up on Monday morning so I finished the mix off with some sun-drenched soul and lovers rock. Hope you enjoy!”

Roberto Musci – Claudia, Wilhelm R and I
Yehudi Menuhin & Ravi Shankar – Dhun
Lumumba – Sing with the birds
Mahmoud Ahmed – Tezeta
Aleke – Mothers Day
Ladysmith Black Mambazo – Nansi Imali
Brian Briggs – AEO (pt 1 & 2)
Rugged Nuggets – Yo Todo Tu Yo
Sure Fire Soul Ensemble – Sunny Santa Ana
Ernest Ranglin – Why not
Al Charles – Outstanding
Alton Ellis – La La Means I Love You
Courtney John – Lucky Man

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