Mixtape Monday: Marco Weibel, General Kraze, The Audiofiles, Chase The Nomad + More
Mixtape Monday is a clinic in all things made to move the hips, with soulful dance mixes and groove-heavy sets that span genres and cross oceans. Marco Weibel drops heat for Music Is My Sanctuary Radio while General Kraze flies solo with a huge hit of reggae gold for Red Light Radio. The Audiofiles pack a few different eras of soul into their latest show.
Amadou & Mariam team with James Stewart for the Bofou Safou mixtape. Grand Groove Radio celebrates the life of Brenda Jones (of The Jones Girls), and Chase The Nomad encourages listeners to step outside in the sun with the latest in his Nomadizm series. Every mix feels extra special this week. Hopefully you leave this week’s roundup feeling much the same.
DJ Hadji - Mixtape de Pramim R&B
Sao Paulo representative DJ Hadji takes listeners on a trip with a tried and true collection of r&b jams. Tracks from Portrait, Eric Roberson, Anderson Paak, Faith Evans, Georgia Anne Muldrow, LATIF and Erykah Badu highlight the two hour mix for all the lovers in the house.
James Stewart x Amadou & Mariam - The 'Bofou Safou' Mixtape
James Stewart (of Voilaaa Sound System) teams with dynamic duo Amadou & Mariam to present the Bofou Safou Mixtape. A little over one hour in length, the rhythmic mix mines thirty years of Afro-disco and dance gems. Along with Amadou & Mariam’s sounds, the mix also features tracks from William Onyeabor, Oumou Sangare, Livy Ekemezie and Mory Kante.
Sweatshop - SupperClub Mixtape #4
Sweatshop steps to the plate for the fourth installment of the Supperclub mixtape series from Supperclub Amsterdam. Digging all things soulful, they drop a set full of heat including tracks from Jazz Liberatorz, Marvin Gaye, Yasiin Bey, Bulljun and Tall Black Guy.
Cash - Skateboard P Mix
Skateboard P just celebrated a birthday. Cash takes over the controls for 1AM Radio to drop a mix in celebration of the man responsible for a ton of hits as one-half of The Neptunes and the uber cool frontman of N.E.R.D. The 1-hour mix features a gang of star tracks from across Pharrell Williams’ catalog that reiterate just how much of a monster he is behind the boards.
Selecta - GGR: Sittin' On Top Of The World Mix
Pittsburgh’s WYEP, Grand Groove Radio, celebrates the life and musical legacy of Brenda Jones (of The Jones Girls) with the arrival of the Sittin On Top Of The World mix. The set from Selecta features tracks from Stro Elliott, Hackney Colliery Band, Christian Kon Taylor, Amp Fiddler & Will Sessions, Loleatta Holloway and Buscrates 16-Bit Ensemble. The 2-hour mix closes with a medley of classics from The Jones Girls.
General Kraze - Radical HI-FI's Version Galore 65
Radical Hi-Fi’s General Kraze puts a foot on the gas with the Version Galore 65 mix for Red Light Radio. The 2-hour dubplate special is a dream for lovers of dancehall and roots reggae, featuring gems from Ini Kamoze, Culture Paul, Jesse James, Hugh Griffith and more. The second half of the show is a tribute to Lloyd James aka King Jammy.
Marco Weibel - MIMS Radio Session 004
Marco Weibel digs deep into the funk and soul bag during his guest set for Music Is My Sanctuary’s MIMS Radio Session 004. The 40-minute set originally broadcast from Montreal’s Phi Centre is built for an eclectic palette with jams from across the globe. The mix includes tracks from Bayete, Little Simz, Clairmont The Second, Mavis John, Baba Sissoko, Batu and more.
Andwot - Touching Bass #010
London’s Touching Bass crew drops another bit of fire with the arrival of their latest mix, piloted by Andwot for NTS Radio. The session featuring EUN and Jake Milliner also boasts a healthy dose of jazz, funk, brokenbeat and other soulful tunes. The 2-hour set includes joints from Waajeed, Little Dragon, Hawthorne Headhunters, Sasac, Iman Omari, Byron The Aquarius, Nitai Hershkovits, Ivan Conti, The Mizell Brothers and D.R.A.M.
The Audiofiles - Mixtape #7
Brussels duo The Audiofiles are all in with the seventh edition of their signature mix. As always, the tiny podcast packs quite a punch with joints from Tommaso Cappellato, Vels Trio, Kailo, Sango, Seun Kuti, Black Flower and Dr. Lonnie Smith. There is even a debut jam from Liz Aku.
So many songs to share! The debut single by Liz Aku (in the picture), something crazy Kaytranada did and wicked ethiojazz from Black Flower. There's Polish funk and Britain delivers yet again with the Vels Trio. It's a global party on a rocky, rocky boat. Hold on!
Chase The Nomad - Nomadizm Vol. 9 (From Future To Funk)
Chase The Nomad takes us on trip, from future to funk, with volume 9 of the Nomadizm mix series. The 1-hour mix is finds him on autopilot and traveling at warp speed with an impressive selection of tracks from Al B. Sure, Onra, Georgia Anne Muldrow, Joey Bada$$, DJ Nu-Mark & Slimkid3, Flamingosis, Goldlink, Sango and more.This mix reflects what i've been into lately. I tried to lace a couple of my favorite new discoveries together with some of my all time favorites. I just let my subconscious take over and whatever would happen, I would upload. So this is it! One take, one chance. Take this one outdoors and into the sun to enhance listening pleasure.