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 

 

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