NYEGE NYEGE Festival Official Mix

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Nyege Nyege Festival in Jinja, Uganda, is about the infinite and timeless rhythmelodic traditions from the motherland and its myriad mutations around the globe, and their sometimes difficult to perceive but indivisible connection. It is my duty as rhythm ambassador to reveal the truth about these connections between ancient and future, between the so-called “East” and so-called “West”, in a visceral way on the dance floor; and it is what i have tried to do with this mix.

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01 Nilotika Cultural Ensemble – Song 1 (Nyegenyege Tapes)
02 Gerjke – Lothario Steeze
03 Disco Vumbi – Ukuti (Nyegenyege Tapes)
04 Disco Vumbi – Rasta Farai (Nyegenyege Tapes)
05 Dj Eddy Favelado – Afrobeat 195
06 Bekzin Terris – Ubizo Iwabamhiophe (Forever)
07 Sylvere – No Drumstick Please
08 Nilotika Cultural Ensemble – Tugifa 2 (Nyegenyege Tapes)
09 Dj Rams – Suave Kuhouse 2009
10 Black Motion – Talking Drums
11 A-City Boys – Induku (Remake)
12 Dj Taj ft. Sliick & Lil E – BBE Challenge TeamTaj
13 Disco Vumbi – Train (Nyegenyege Tapes)
14 Melé – Latifah
15 Dj Rum – DAM (Accord Remix)
16 Nilotika Cultural Ensemble – Tugifa 2 (Nyegenyege Tapes)
17 Disco Vumbi – Didi @ Night (Nyegenyege Tapes)
18 Klipar – Shout (The Town Remix)
19 Paleman – Breezeldub
20 Cedaa – Nippon (Chaos In the CBD Remix)
21 Headhunter – Chasing Dragons
23 Kelela – Cherry Coffee (MikeQ’s Almighty Mix)
24 Nilotika Cultural Ensemble – Tugifa 2 (Reprise) (Nyegenyege Tapes)
25 Zombie Disco Squad – The Cursed
26 Ogoya Nango – Ohangla II
27 Photonz – Osiris Resurrected (Palms Trax Remix)
28 Dj Eddy Favelado – Afrobeat 120
29 Disco Wombie – Noisy Conversation
30 Treasure Fingers & Basco – Names (Taste Tester Remix)
31 Makadem – Mganga Mkuu
32 ELO & FOKN Bois – Aha Aha feat Sena (URH Remix)
33 CYPHR – Girl Shake
34 Sward Man ft. Big Youth – Life Ain’t Easy
35 SPMC – Declassified
36 Mungos Hifi – International Roots (Liquid Wicked Remix)
37 Mungos Hifi – International Roots Dub
38 Lady Slyke – Tupambana
39 Taso – Bambamkilla
40 Sonido Berzerk – Coconut (El Barba Dub Remix)
41 Art Melody – …To Biiga
42 Pan Sonic – Suuntaa Antava
43 Leatherface – Ghetto Boy (Sample)
44 Addison Groove – Warped
45 Riddlore – De La Ghetto
46 Labon ft Blessed Son – We Never Give Up
47 Romare – Jimi & Faye (Part 1) (loop)
48 Sweet Inspirations – Why Am I Treated So Bad

FUSION 7 – A.F.R.O.

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“The drum is closely linked in African philosophy with the word… The original utterance which created life of nothingness and chaos, and then established order in that creation. The drum is therefore a divine tool of the Supreme Being, a womb or beginning of created life.”  – Maureen Warner-Lewis

“The drum encloses a womb of space in which silence and identity will emerge out of the darkness and the void.” – Wilson Harris

“”God is dumb, until the drum speaks.” – Ancient African proverb

Drawing upon the vast rhythmic resources across the mother continent, from places like Botswana, Burundi, Uganda, Ghana, Congo, Morocco, and more, with a touch of Afro-Cuba and the Afro-Caribbean, as well as selection and sampling of some of the great electronic music of today, FUSION 7 builds a fortress to dance, a bridge between today’s electronic dance music and its roots on the Mother Continent.  Even more than the Afro-Asian House of FUSION 3 and Middle Eastern Bass of FUSION 4, this 7th volume of pure African Percussion and Techno/Bass is firmly situated on the dance floor.

As we take synthetic drugs in the context of today’s commercialized club culture, it is important to know that dance music is neither frivolous or inconsequential:  rhythm was important for the evolutionary process of our species in terms of motor functions and socialization, and dancing is a sacred activity which connects us both to each other, as well as to the vibrations of the heavenly spheres.

01 Heart Beat Intro / Tuareg Traditional X dima – monolog
02 Guem & Zaka – Printemps X Yonurican – Lucha Machete
03 El Hadj Ensemble – Wo Mawu X Fast Vision Soul – Babatunde
04 Soweto Ensemble – Nxal X Unknown
05 Bukky Leo & Black Egypt – Black Egypt
06 Gordeon Odametey – Okemi Ekpe X Queen Atom – Minsk
07 Kasai Allstars – Mukuba Special X Shakleton X Wiley – Where’s My Brother (Trebus    Funky Dub)
08 Moritz Von Oswald Trio – Pattern 3 X MicroTribe
09 Afronaut – Neuvo Rumbero X Echologist feat. The Space Ape – Mercy Beat (MRI vs Uess Nondub Remix)
10 Calypso Jazz Improvisation With Steel Drums X Caja De Ritmos – Drumstep X          Echologist feat. The Space Ape – Mercy Beat (MRI vs Uess Nondub Remix)
11 Shackleton – It’s Not Easy X Rhythmic Theory – Riveted
12 Percussion3 X Kamikaze Space Programme – Lawn (Dj Zhao Short Edit)
13 Guem & Zaka – Turon X Roska – Jackpot
14 Tambours Du Burundi – Uri Inyambo Burundi + LR Groove – Bush Man
15 Guem – Topil X Gender – Behind the Forest
16 Hammana Manden Kono A Nakan X Edu K – Avec Bon Bons
17 El Hadj Ensemble – Wo Mawu X Cabo Snoop – Windeck (Arih Gold & Gil Perez Remix)
18 Guem & Zaka – Liberte X BWG – Mandombanzani
19 Guem & Zaka – Liberte X Ventress – Typhon
20 Tuareg Traditional X Ardisson – The End (Posthuman Remix) X Ventress – Typhon / Heartbeat

FUSION 5 – هلاك / Apocalypse

neocolonialism. exploitation. corporate greed. systemic oppression. global warming. over population. rising oceans. resource depletion. military conflict. economic collapse. mass extinction. hurricanes. famine. disease. hunger. war. annihilation.

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01 Amina Alaoui & Jon Balke – Itimad X L-Wiz – Smogged
02 Ora Sittner & Youval Micenmacher – Dror Iqra X Scuba – Sleepa
03 23 Skidoo – G-2 Contemplation X Marc Ashken – Roots Dyed Dark (Skream Remix)
04 Kambarkan Folk Ensemble – Jygach Ooz Komuz X Dj Distance – Nomad
05 Sarah Webster – A Lesson Twice Learned / Drum Talk X Pinch & Loefah – Broken
06 JilJilala – Unknown X JuJu – Iroko
07 Fawzy Al-Aiedy – Milad X Toasty – Like Sun
08 Hossam Ramzy & Phil Thornton – Immortal Egypt X dj quest & eskimo – Speakers Corner (Instrumental Death Edit)
09 Unknown – Arab Flute X Zen Militia – Pull of Guilt (Scuba Remix)
10 Unknown – Morocco Belly Dance X Substep Infrabass Monotonium
11 Guem – Royal Dance X Shed – Panamax Remix
12 Unknown – African Tribal Drums X Unkown – UK Grime
13 Reda Darwish – Raqset El Banat X Headhunter – Drop The Waste
14 Remko Scha – Machine Guitars Slam X Skream – Backwards
15 Andy Moor – Uganda Fly X Loefah – Fire Elements
16 Sir Richard Bishop – Blood Stained Sands X Tunnidge – Face Melt
17 Sijano Vodjani – Dedication X King Midas Sound – Earth a kill ya

Sonic Liberation Front

Made this for ultra cool international / art / architecture / concept / urbanism / fashion / music / design organization Platoon: United rhythms towards a borderless future: African House and European Acid, Hungarian Folk and Korean Pop, Cumbia Electro and Arabic Techno, Avant Jazz and Street Bass – international beats for dance floors and head space – against prejudice and xenophobia.  DOWNLOAD:  mediafire