Hope you’re surviving 2020 as best ya can. For this edition Koji Watanabe has come through with some fire afro selections. Koji came to our last party at BelloBar in Feb, and Hang Dai after. We struck up a friendship on Instagram and asked if he’d like to contribute music for a mix. He said yes, and now here we are! Hope ya like it dudes, and thank you Koji, great selection!
Tracklist from Eric’s mix —
01 Fabregas – Ya Mado
02 Quartier Latin Academia – Sanction
03 Zaiko Langa Langa – Mokili Echanger
04 Wenge Musica aile Paris – Nganga nzambi
05 Choc Stars – Riana
06 Werrason – Kibuisa mpimpa
07 Pépé Kallé et Empire Bakuba – Pon moun paka bougé
08 Bozi Boziana et l’Anti Choc – La Reine De Sabah
09 Papa Wemba & viva La Musica – Extra Large
10 Koffi Olomide Ultimatum
Woweembeem Mixtape 036 was compiled by Koji Watanabe and edited by Moving Still
Our boy Dan Whelan supplies the jams this time round. Dan plays guitar in Yankari & loads of other killer Dublin bands. He’s funky AF.
Our last party was arguably the best. Huge vibes at The Sugar Club! We’re back there in May – keep it in mind.
Here’s the track list from Louis’s mix last time.
01. Samuel Yirga – Yeh Bati Koyita
02. Francis Bebey – Vesperal
03. Leong Lau – Salem Abdullah
04. Gabriella Ghermandi – Atse Tewodros
05. Dengue Fever – Monsoon Of Perfume
06. Vincente Vásquez D. – Zapateo En Menor
07. Dobet Gnahoré – Palea
08. Rajery – Misahotaka Ny Akama
09. Jeffrey Smith – Afro Blue
10. Morena Leraba – Mehau
Woweembeem Mixtape 026 was compiled by Dan Whelan and edited by Papa Lou.
First mixtape of the yr with some deep and satisfying afro / jazz / folk music from Samuel Yirgo (formerly of Dub Colossus), Francis Bebey, Dengue Fever & more.
Have a safe, fun & rewarding 2018 guys.
Here’s the tracklist from Robin’s Japanese ambient special:
01. Hiroshi Yoshimura – Green
02. Ichiko Hashimoto – Opening The Door Of Heaven There Overflowed The Orange Shine
03. The Water Melon Group – The Gate Of Japonesia
04. Toshifumi Hinata _ Sarah’s Crime
05. Yoshio Ojima _ Esplanade (live)
06. SeigÇn Ono _ Mallets
07. Yasuaki Shimizu _ Umi No Ue Kara
08. Ryuichi Sakamoto _ Okinawa Song Chin Nuku Juushii
09. Haruomi Hosono _ Sports Men
10. Yellow Magic Orchestra _ Pure Jam
Woweembeem Mixtape 025 was compiled and edited by Papa Lou.
Dennis Cassidy takes the controls this week with a killer selection of global sounds. Dennis runs Mixtapes From The Underground & manages The Record Spot among various other musical endeavours. Go Dennis!
Here’s the tracklist from last time:
01. Wayne Snow – Nothing Wrong
02. Mbongwana Star ft. Konono No1 – Malukayi
03. 79ers Gang – Eh Paka Way
04. Unknown – Just So (Knine Tseki Broken Beat Mix)
05. KOKOKO! – Tokoliana
06. M’Bamina – Mosi Zole (Un Et Deux)
07. Vis-a-Vis – Obi Agye Me Dofo
08. Ekambi Brilliant – Aboki (Mon Copain)
09. Groove on Commission – The Connection
10. Aki – The Truffle Tribe
Woweembeem Mixtape 022 was compiled by Dennis Cassidy and edited by Papa Lou.
Young go-getter Cathal Seoighe put together this week’s mixtape. He’s been slaying Galway & Dublin dancefloors these past few years — so make sure to keep an eye and ear out. Maximum legit music dude.
In other news, we’ve got Awesome Tapes From Africa back playing The Sugar Club this Nov 11th, alongside our faves, Farah Elle, Super Silly & Replete.
Full event details over here.
Aaaand the tracklist for our last edition w/ Aimee Chan:
01. Susso – Bani
02. Haruomi Hosono – Hurricane Dorothy
03. Tamba Trio – Ou Bola ou Búlica
04. Erkin Koray – Cemalim
05. Hafusa Abasi & Slim Ali with The Yahoos Band – Sina Raha
06. Lata J. Ramasar – The Greatest Name That Lives
07. Roger Damawuzan – Wait For Me
08. Talali Talala – Verckys et l’Orchestre Veve
09. Panom Nopporn – Sao Ban Pok Pab
10. Shadow – Let’s Get It Together
Woweembeem Mixtape 019 was compiled by Cathal Seoighe and edited by Jaz Somun.
This week we have a beautiful selection of songs on a jazz / latin / afro tip, compiled by everyone’s favourite Brazilian Pablo Santos. After a stint back in the home country, he’s recently returned to Dublin – welcome back dude – and thanks for the awesome music! Pablo will be joining us in the DJ booth at our next party in September. Roll on.
Here’s the tracklist (w/ YouTube links) from James Keating’s killer mix last week:
01. Hilaire Penda – Force In The Heart
02. Evasion 85 – Van La Ka Vante
03. Antoinette Konan – Assandjé
04. Okoi Seka – Melokon Mebun Ou
05. Semi-Colon – Talking About You
06. Gnonnas Pedro – DaDje Von O Von
07. Déka Koma/West African New Sound – Ya Na Séé
08. Buari – Advice From Father
09. Polyversal Souls – Yelle Be Bobre
10. Eddie Hooper – Pass it on
11. Jean-Marie Bolangassa – Disna Ngaï
12. Jacob Mafuleni & Gary Gritness – Atuka Mhondoro 808
13. Tumblack – Caraiba
14. Irakere – Chekere Son
15. Sly & The Revolutionaries – Sensi Dub
16. Revelasong – Bob Rythm
17. Max Romeo – Rise Up
18. Pecker – Kylyn
Woweembeem Mixtape 016 was compiled by Pablo Santos and edited by Papa Lou
Hello! Back from holidays and ready to rock.. this week we’ve got a bumper extended guest mixtape by James Keating featuring “francophone afro / carribean / west african funk / disco > newer afro productions > ending on reggae from different parts of world“. Back of the net mate.
Tracklist will be posted next week.
Here’s the list for #14:
01. Tor-Cheney-Nahana (Winter Ceremony) (Sacred Spirit – America)
02. Anansy Cissé – Sekou Amadou
03. Ali Farka Touré With Ry Cooder – Soukora
04. Orlando “Cachaíto” López – Tumbanga
05. Afro Latin Vintage Orchestra – Requiem Pour Un Grooveur
06. Angel Rada – Panico A Las 5am
07. Patience Dabany – Levekisha
08. André Marie Tala 07 Mo Kwa Yie Mou
09. African Roots Of Jazz – The Healer Don’t Break
10. Sound Track Orchestra and Silvy – Tirsa Song
Woweembeem Mixtape 015 was put together by James Keating
First up, big thanks to everyone who came to our party on Sunday night at Wah Wah Club. So much fun in that little basement! Our guest DJs Kixx, REPLETE and Johnny Carroll all killed it. This week’s mixtape is a little clubbier than usual. Drum machines, synths, old and new stuff side by side. More Chantal Taïba, more Domani, the latest Awesome Tapes From Africa release, some banging Kwaito, and this much-lauded, 1983 Japanese synth-pop reissue, to cool things down at the end.
Here’s the tracklist from REPLETE’s mixtape last week:
01. Ayub Ogada – Kothbiro
02. Fangool – Mariama
03. Mala feat. Dreiser & Sexto Sentido – Como Como
04. iZem – Agua Viva
05. Gyedu – Blay Ambolley Adwoa
06. Osmar Milito E Quarteto Forma – America Latina
07. Dele Sosimi – Ojo ro
08. Black Motion x Amampondo – Far Lands
09. O Son De Cabo Verde – Os Kings Minino na Tchora
10. Fela Kuti & Afrika 70 – I Go Shout Plenty
Woweembeem Mixtape 012 was compiled and edited by Papa Lou