Sunday, April 29, 2007

Abstract Index Playlist - April 25/07


As i was saying before I so rudely interrupted myself...New York Latin Hustle is another triumph for Soul Jazz.
This comp explores the roots and branches of Cuban rhythms through the works of Puerto Rican and Dominican practicioners in NYC from the 50s to the 80s. The excellent liner notes trace the socio-economic context right back to the First World War. They weave a compelling narrative to accompany the well curated super diverse selection spread over two discs - which bounces from bomba to disco to mambo to funk. Any comp that mixes Loose Jointz into Machito is all right by me.

soulful drums - idris muhammad (prestige)umoja - nicole mitchell & black earth ensemble (dreamtime)
slow blues - zmf trio (drip audio)
jeden tag - hausmeister (nature bliss)
lacie - theodore & hamblin (moteer)
away without leave - nexus feat. fritz hauser (nexus)
ciew mawele - issa bagayogo rmx by adham shaikh (sonic turtle)
griot ba - ba cissoko (totolo)
oile la la - forro in the dark (nublu)
i wanna hook up with you - jimi tenor (ubiquity)
reflexiones - nilo espinoza (vampisoul)
que equivocao'o - telmary (bis)
locos por mi habana - manolito simonet (egrem)
el bolinski en D7 - charlie santiago & eddie montalvo (soul jazz)
balaio de gato - celso machado (festival)
watcha gonna do about it - mustangs (numero)
these eyes - alton ellis (heartbeat)
swing easy dub - dub enforcement agency (indie)
rhythm collision (mad mix) - ruts dc & mad professor (select cuts)
desiree dub - keith hudson (pressure sounds)

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2 Comments:

Blogger Sean said...

Hey Dave. Nice writing...

BTW - do you have any copies of Trails of Smoke left? Or Eternal Good Foot? I am hankering for a relisten and to put onto my iPod along with the usual stuff from far and wide places...

talk soon

S. Richards

5:33 PM  
Blogger Dacks said...

Hey Sean - I sure do. Are you in Toronto days? Give me a call.

10:20 PM  

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