Woweembeem Mixtape 36 — Koji Watanabe

Hello err’body.

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

Woweembeem Mixtape 26 — Dan Whelan

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.

Woweembeem Mixtape 22 — Dennis Cassidy

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.

Woweembeem Mixtape 007 — Papa Lou

This week we’ve got a deep excursion into soul, jazz, afrobeat & latin w/ tracks from Salif Keita, Señor Coconut, Francis Bebey & more. All vinyl records this time… the Bebey one is rare but the others are all easily available (and cheap). It’s music to listen to while lyin’ horizontal in the sunshine. Thank you musicians. Thank you record pressing plants. S/O to the Universe. Downloadable from here.

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

01. Monks Of Senegal – Ethiopic
02. Gal Costa – Baby
03. Habib Koité – Baro
04. Ali Farka Touré – Radio Mali
05. Orchestra Baobab – Utrus Horas
06. Arthur Verocai – Que Mapa
07. Batsumi – Mamshanyana
08. Angélique Kidjo – Sedjedo
09. Fatoumata Diawara – Kanou
10. Muluqen Mellesse Dahlak Band – Bene Mote

Woweembeem Mixtape 007 was compiled and edited by Papa Lou

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