Woweembeem Mixtape 005 — Papa Lou

Mixtape 005 is an all vinyl afro-caribbean excursion through the ’70s, ’80s and ’90s. Latin, soul, monstrous breaks, afrobeat, ’90s deep house w/ Guinean vocals – it’s all there. Shout out to the French dude who sold us these records over the weekend. Floating on cloud 9 ever since. Temporarily downloadable from here.

Our inaugural Woweembeem gig this Thursday w/ Awesome Tapes From Africa is shaping up to be huge.

Here’s the tracklist from last week’s mix:

01. Il Carbonaro – High Noon
02. Burning Spear – Civilized Reggae
03. Freddie McGregor – Natural Collie
04. Shabba Ranks – Respect
05. Junior Murvin – Super Powers
06. Fabian – Prophecy
07. Stephen Marley feat Damian Marley & Buju Banton – Jah Army
08. High Smile HiFi feat Speng Bond – Dilly Dally
09. Perfect – Hand Cart Bwoy
10. Lady Saw – Swing Sung

Woweembeem Podcast 005 was compiled and edited by Papa Lou 

 

Woweembeem Mixtape 004 — Papa Lou

 

Our fourth mixtape is a reggae special w/ tracks from Lady Saw, High Smile HiFi, Shabba Ranks and more. The last song is mastered really low so you’ll need to turn that one up. It’s a mix of vinyl rips and wavs taken from CD, or bought from the always-on-point reggaerecord.com. Stream above or download from here.

Here’s last week’s tracklist:

01. Amadou & Mariam – Mouna
02. Kanyi – Ndinje
03. Youssou N’Dour – Bes
04. Peter King – Ajo
05. Amadou & Mariam – M’bifé Balafon
06. Brenda and the Big Dudes – Amalahle
07. Kyekyeku – Enye Whi
08. Pat Thomas & Kwashibu Area Band – Gyae Su
09. DJ Center – Dem Say Ah (feat. Akoya Afrobeat)
10. Mulatu Astatke – I Can’t Live Without You

Our first event is looking like a full house! Don’t sleep on tickets.

Woweembeem Mixtape 004 was compiled and edited by Papa Lou 

 

Woweembeem Mixtape 003 — Robin Graham

Three mixtapes in already! Our dear friend Robin Graham put this week’s selection together. Tracklist comin’ next week. Grab a download from here if you fancy hanging on to it. Beautiful music, both old and new, from all over Africa. The tune spotters can find last week’s tracklist below.

01. Serart – Love Is The Peace
02. D. Albarn, Afel Bocoum, Toumani Diabaté – Bamako City
03. Fairouz – Ethereal Track
04. Fairouz – Piano Track
05. No Blues – Rageen Rambling
06. Fairouz – Shayef el Bahr
07. Oum – Oum Katloum
08. D. Albarn, Afel Bocoum, Toumani Diabaté – Spoons
09. Serart – Devil’s Wedding
10. No Blues – Farewell Shalabiye

Our inaugural event w/ Awesome Tapes From Africa, Fakoli & Farah Elle is getting close! Tickets are on sale here. Expecting a capacity crowd for this so don’t hang about. Hope you enjoy the music and have a great week!

Woweembeem Mixtape 003 was compiled by Robin Graham and edited by Papa Lou 

Woweembeem Mixtape 002 — Farah Elle

 

Our second mixtape! This time Farah Elle kindly chose the music, ahead of her upcoming solo performance with us at The Sugar Club. It’s a beautiful selection of music from Africa & the Middle East. We’ll post the tracklist next week. It’s downloadable from here. In the meantime, for the spotters, here are last week’s track IDs:

01. Chantal Taïba – Dakan
02. Miriam Makeba – Kilimanjaro
03. Thomas Mapfumo – Unknown [tape rip, haven’t ID’d yet, but not rare]
04. Youssou N’Dour – Medina
05. Ousmane Seydi – Aming N’kere Ke Badiouda
06. Patience Dabany – Sango Ya Mawa
07. Letta Mbulu – Normalizo
08. Penny Penny – Shaka Bundu
09. Domani – Bouteneni
10. Vumani – Guy Fawkes [via awesometapes.com]

Tickets for our inaugural event w/ Awesome Tapes From Africa & Farah Elle are flying out, grab yours from here.

Woweembeem Mixtape 002 was compiled by Farah Elle and edited by Papa Lou 

Woweembeem Mixtape 001 — Papa Lou

 

Our first mixtape! 10 amazing songs from ’80s Africa. Classics and rarities ripped from our personal collection of records, tapes & CDs. We’ll publish the tracklist next Monday. Please share this music with your pals if you think they’d like it. It’s also temporarily download-able from here.

Our first party w/ Awesome Tapes From Africa is coming up soon on March 16th!

Early bird tickets are on sale here.

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Woweembeem Mixtape 001 was compiled & edited by Papa Lou