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Empresarios/SABOR TROPICAL CD    $12.00
Catalog #: FKX034 2
Groove Dis Exclusive. The debut album from this five man collective, based in Washington DC, that blends downtempo, Latin, dub, house, reggaeton and more. 15 "sun drenched vibes" that are both sophisticated and sexy (as is the cover art!). Highly recommended to fans of ESL. A bit hit on KCRW....
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Empresarios/SABOR TROPICAL DLP    $16.50
Catalog #: FKX035 1
Groove Dis Exclusive. Vinyl version of the debut album from this five man collective, based in Washington, DC. Blends downtempo, Latin, dub, house, reggaeton and more. Sophisticated and sexy (as is the cover art). Highly recommended to fans of ESL. (FORT KNOX RECORDINGS)
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Eumir Deodato & Os Catedratico/IMPULS LP    $19.50
Catalog #: ACL0011 1
AUDIO CLARITY reissue of 1964 album from Brazilian pianist, composer, arranger, and producer who was well known in the world of bossa nova jazz in his early days, but became a jazz-funk pioneer to many upon moving to NYC in the 70s.
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Eumir Deodato/INUTIL PAISAGEM (JOBIM) LP    $19.50
Catalog #: ACL0013 1
AUDIO CLARITY reissue of his debut solo record consisting entirely of JOBIM classics. The influence of the delicacy of GIL EVANS is evident on simple renditions of JOBIM's tunes with an inventive use of orchestral backing and choice of timbres. DEODATO was already an orchestral master here at age...
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Fanga/NATURAL JUICE - I DIDNT KNOW 12"    $15.00
Catalog #: GROOVCOSMIQUE6 9
Groove Dis Exclusive. A single from French afrobeat crew FANGA off the 'NATURAL JUICE' album. Included on this 12" is the long version of 'NATURAL JUICE' entitled the 'ASHANTI MIX' along with 2 bonus beats and 'I DIDNT KNOW'. (COSMIC GROOVE)
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Federico Aubele/LA ESQUINA & CORAZON 12"    $9.00
Catalog #: ESL126 9
Groove Dis Exclusive. New 12" from his ERIC (THIEVERY CORP) HILTON produced album.ALL MUSIC GUIDE considers him "The most forward thinking and experimental artist to capture the sound of his homeland's cultural & symbolic geography. NICKODEMUS mixes "LA ESQUINA" and URSULA 1000 mixes "CORAZON"...
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Federico Aubele/NO ONE EP 12"    $9.00
Catalog #: ESL181 9
Groove Dis Exclusive. EP taken from his upcoming album "BERLIN 13" featuring: "NO ONE (ROB GARZA REMIX)","BOHEMIAN RHAPSODY IN BLUE (GUILLOTINE CUTS REMIX)", plus the orig versions of both."NO ONE" is a melancholy song with a great vocal and lush downtempo beats. The other track is more upbeat...
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Flora Purim/FLORA E' MPM LP    $19.50
Catalog #: ACL0025 1
AUDIO CLARITY reissues the debut early 60s album from the "BRAZILIAN QUEEN OF JAZZ", twelve tracks of bossa nova jewels including compositions by EDU LOBO and the team of VINICIUS DE MORALES and CARLOS LYRA. Includes "REZA", "SAMBA DO CARIOCA", "BORANDA", "SABE VOCE", "MARIA MOITA" and many more.
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Frank Sinatra & Antonio Jobim/ST LP    $19.50
Catalog #: ACL0020 1
AUDIO CLARITY reissues the immortal 1964 album that helped introduce Bossa Nova to North America, backed by the CLAUS OGERMAN ORCHESTRA. Ten tracks of ol' Blue Eyes interpreting JOBIM's compositions plus a other standards in bossa style, including COLE PORTER'S "I CONCENTRATE ON YOU".
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Frankie Valentine/WORLD OF WHAT CD    $7.50
Catalog #: SSD-SR065 2
Groove Dis Exclusive. Anyone expecting a straight ahead house record will be shocked when they put this on. It's an eclectic mix of world music, Latin/Brazilian jazz, and yes, dubby instrumental house. Some of the house tracks are more electronic while others are more live and organic. (SUNSHINE)
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Fulgeance & Scientist/SOVIET TAPE V1 LP    $24.00
Catalog #: FW129 1
Groove Dis Exclusive. "THE SOVIET TAPE" project takes DJ SCIENTIST's collection of vintage Soviet era records (Russia, Georgia, Lithuania, Latvia, Ukraine) and blends them into a perfect instrumental hip hop album. the 21 tracks are psychedelic and soulful, with a jazz lean. Think DJ SHADOW,...
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Funkanala/BE THERE TOMORROW CD    $16.50
Catalog #: HANCD001 2
Groove Dis Exclusive. Already a rage w/ MR SCRUFF, STRAIGHT NO CHASER, and STACEY PULLEN - this debut album of afrobeat, afrofunk, afrojazz and afrohouse is authentic to the note, with vocals in SENGALESE over wicked percussion breakdowns and horns, in call and response style. 9 tracks. (HERE AND...
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Gecko Turner/TODA MOJAITA 12"    $12.00
Catalog #: SSD-LMNKV23 9
This authentic latin shuffler from GECKO's fine album gets a great, funky house rub from DANNY LEWIS (formerly of SPIRITUAL SOUTH) as well an upbeat broken beat rework from the DUTCH RHYTHM COMBO. Features vocals from GENE GARCIA and piano from JAVIER "CARAMELO" MASO. (LOVEMONK)
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Gregor Salto/MAS QUE NADA REMIXES 12"    $12.75
Catalog #: SLIP236 9
One of Brazil's hottest exports, JORGE BEN's "MAS QUE NADA" gets a stellar set of summery house remixes with original remake production from GERGOR SALTO for SLIP N' SLIDE. Remixers here include ERICKE, Hollands DJ MADSKILLZ, & Spain's JESSE GARCIA.
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Grupo Batuque/BATUCADA MANEIRA RMX 12"    $3.00
Catalog #: FARO104 9
Massive tune alert from the FAR OUT crew & Brazilian percussion masterminds GRUPO BATUQUE. "BATUCADA MANEIRA" was one of the stand out tracks from their latest album & it gets 2 remixes here from the man from down under: ENNIO STYLES who turns out a heavy batucada broken beat & a house mix.
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Grupo Magnetico/POSITIVO CD    $10.50
Catalog #: AOTNCD020 2
A Latin super-group from Scotland with backgrounds in funk, hip hop, punk, and soul, and a shared obsession with NYC salsa. This 10-song album, mixed by Grammy-winning Latin producer AARON LEVINSON, features legendary musicians from Cuba, Venezuela, and America. (ATHENS OF THE NORTH)
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Grupo Magnetico/POSITIVO LP    $19.50
Catalog #: AOTNLP020 1
A Latin super-group from Scotland with backgrounds in funk, hip hop, punk, and soul, and a shared obsession with NYC salsa. This 10-song album, mixed by Grammy-winning Latin producer AARON LEVINSON, features legendary musicians from Cuba, Venezuela, and America. (ATHENS OF THE NORTH)
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Henry Mancini/TOUCH OF EVIL LP    $19.50
Catalog #: POPPYLP020 1
Latest reissue on POPPYDISC is the soundtrack to ORSON WELLS' noir classic "TOUCH OF EVIL", featuring 19 tracks of '50s-era rock & roll, bossa nova, Latin jazz, boogie woogie, and blues written and performed by MANCINI. With lots of low brass and sparse orchestral bits, this LP is quite boisterous!
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Hot Diamond Aces/DSOMC-AL ZANDERS RX 12"    $15.00
Catalog #: AZ001 9
A-Z is the new label from AL ZANDERS. The debut release sees him remixing the bombastic brass licks and Afrobeat-inspired rhythms of "DSOMC" by 7 piece Sheffield group HOT DIAMOND ACES. B-side "RAIZ" is an uplifting house jam by ZANDERS, featuring twinkling keys from SLEEPSANG. (A-Z)
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Irfan/OUR RAAG 12"    $8.25
Catalog #: STILLM016 9
The man behind RAINY CITY MUSIC, Manchesters IRFAN debuts on STILL MUSIC with his Indian love song influenced "OUR RAAG" which rings in at 11 mins & features deep analog bass, tablas, & vocals from Indian singer NARAYANAN. "XIAME" on the flip is a spiritual Afro house jam for SACRED RHYTHM fans.
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Jaribu Afrobeat Arkestra/MEDIACRACY CD    $18.00
Catalog #: TRCD9014 2
Groove Dis Exclusive. One of today's best Afrobeat bands, spiritually influenced by the great FELA KUTI and TONY ALLEN. Over the past few years, JARIBU AFROBEAT has established themselves as one of TOKYO's biggest festival acts. Snatch up this brilliant 11 track sophomore album now. (TRAMP)
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Javi P3z Orquesta/SPORTS CD    $19.50
Catalog #: HITOP016CD 2
The follow up album to the successful single "PING PONG", entirely based on Spanish leisure sports. JAVI P3Z is a Spanish producer who, with the help of a full band, created a heavy mix of "afrolatinpinballfunk" and everyone is showing it love: GILLES, QUANTIC, KENNY DOPE and more. (HITOP)
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Jazzconductor/BRAZILIAN LOVE AFFAIR 12"    $7.50
Catalog #: DICEY007 9
Groove Dis Exclusive. This EP is dedicated to the Brazilian sounds of the 60's & 70's. All tracks are reedited by the mighty BEATCONDUCTOR. The super funky "SAPIO" starts off the EP, followed by "WANDA VIDAL", a beautiful bossa track. "PRA OXALA" is a samba-house delight and "PIXIERO" is a fusion...
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Joao Gilberto/BRAZIL'S BRILLIANT GTFD LP    $19.50
Catalog #: DOL1045HG 1
RIP JOAO. DOL gatefold reissue of the CAPITOL 1960 classic, twelve tracks of red hot vocal bossa nova with orchestra lead by ANTONIO JOBIM. Includes "SAMBA DE UMA NOTA SO", "DORALICE", "MEDITACAO", "O PATO", "AMOR CERTINHO" "OTRA VEZ" and many more. LAST copies, title is now going out of print.
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Jorge Ben/O BIDU SILENCIO NO BROOKLIN LP    $19.50
Catalog #: ACL0015 1
AUDIO CLARITY reissues the 1967 Brazilian holy grail LP that foreshadowed much of the genre-crossing aspects of the TROPICALIA movement. The rock and blues of his style really came to the fore in this album that features his earliest work on electric guitar. Essential and groundbreaking.
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Joshua Moses/30 YEARS IN WILDERNESS CD    $18.00
Catalog #: ARC250CD 2
Groove Dis Exclusive. BRISTOL ARCHIVES' latest artist album features rare, unreleased, and live recordings from roots guru JOSHUA MOSES. Tracks date 1978-2003, 15 slices of roots reggae of the highest degree, there is no doubt if he had recorded in Kingston he would have become an international...
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Joyful Noise/OYO 12"    $13.50
Catalog #: QMT011 9
Another killer 12" from JOYFUL NOISE on QALOMOTA records. Full of live instrumentation done by JOYFUL NOISE and labelmate RUFUSS & African vocals from ESTELLE WALLEMBO. Also includes the great jazzy, deep house cut "ACROSS 96TH STREET".
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Junior Mendes/COPACABANA SADIA CD    $10.50
Catalog #: AOTNCD015 2
LUIZ MENDES JR was a ubiquitous figure in the Brazilian soul/funk scene of the 70's and early 80's, contributing to releases by artists such as BANDA BLACK RIO, TIM MARIA, & SANDRA DE SA. His only solo album has been off the radar for over 35 years until this official reissue. (ATHENS OF THE NORTH)
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Juzu/MORNING GROW 12"    $11.25
Catalog #: KOKO001 9
JUZU aka MOODY is a diverse artist whose last work was released on JOE CLAUSELL's NATURAL RESOURCE label. "MORNING GROW" is a lush Latin track recorded with Cuban session musicians, while "EVENING GROW" is a subtle & melodic broken techno track. (CROSSPOINT)
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Kongo Dia Ntotila/360 DEGREES DLP    $30.00
Catalog #: PUSSYLP061 1
Groove Dis Exclusive. The second record from this Kongo-Jazz outfit is a 10-track album that pays homage to some of Africa's finest dance music styles with a heavy injection of jazz. Pressed on 180g double vinyl. (PUSSYFOOT)
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Ku Bo/KAGGUA 12"    $14.25
Catalog #: MAN035 9
Groove Dis Exclusive. With his 3rd 12", Viennese producer STEFAN MORTH moves his labratory of futuristic Afro-Brazilian music, KU BO, onto another continent: Africa. 4 tracks total on this EP, 2 instrumentals & 2 featuring singer SARAH TSHILA and SARA WORKNEH. A great mix of both electronic &...
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KutiMangoes/AFROTROPISM LP    $21.00
Catalog #: TRLP9083 1
Groove Dis Exclusive. With their third album the group is relying more on themselves than the inclusion of guest African artists. Going for a deeper sound, there are experiments with synthesizers and a bit of electronic effects while still focusing on groove, melody, atmosphere, and musicianship....
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KutiMangoes/MADE IN AFRICA LP    $21.00
Catalog #: TRLP9059 1
Groove Dis Exclusive. The follow up to their huge debut "AFRO-FIRE" that successfully fused the West African music of FELA KUTI with the jazzy style of CHARLES MINGUS. Recorded in Burkina Faso, the home country of vocalist PATRICK KABRE, this album comes with a 12-page booklet & full album...
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Lani Singers/NINALIK NDAWI CD    $19.50
Catalog #: DTR013 2
Groove Dis Exclusive. A collection of acoustic folk songs of freedom from the LANI SINGERS, who escaped West Papua on the island of New Guinea and settled in the UK. "Deeply emotive and compelling,their songs are rooted in the sacred rituals of the Lani tribes people". File in WORLD MUSIC....
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Lekan Babalola/OBA AWON OBA REMIX 12"    $12.00
Catalog #: OYE3 9
The mighty AFRONAUGHT teams with the hugely talented percussionist LEKAN BABALOLA for "OBA AWON OBA" a heavily percussive track deeply rooted in the African music tradition. This was a perfect fit for AFRONAUGHT to give it a broken beat makeover. Incls vocal, dub, beats, & accapella. (51 LEX)
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Lightning Head/AFROBEAT EP 12"    $13.50
Catalog #: LH12001 9
Groove Dis Exclusive. This 4-track EP is the first release on GLYN "BIGGA" BUSH's new label LION HEAD. Resurrecting the sounds of West Africa in the early 70's (Ghanaian highlife, Nigerian funk, & of course Afrobeat), this is a meticulous tribute of largely instrumental cuts. Back in stock!
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Lost Souls Of Saturn v Mashrou Leila/12"    $13.50
Catalog #: RS1711 9
Groove Dis Exclusive. "BINT EL KHANDAQ", from Lebanese pop band MASHROU' LEILA's 2017 "IBN EL LEIL" album, gets a radical deconstruction from LOST SOULS OF SATURN (aka SETH TROXLER & PHIL MOFFA) that clocks in at 11 minutes with a stunning symphonic ambient journey. Includes an instrumental also....
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M'Selem/AFRICAN LIVING ABROAD 12"    $12.75
Catalog #: KIFSA050 9
Known for prior work with FRANCK ROGER & JAZZ LIBERATORZ, heavyweight French musician M'SELEM goes it solo for "AFRICAN LIVING ABROAD" out on KIF records & featuring serious vocal work from WUNMI. Also on the 12" are "ROOTLESS TREE", "JAKO", & "OBJETA". Great deep afro vibes all around.
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Mabon Dawud Republic/WAWA TREE 7"    $16.50
Catalog #: BUBE035 7
Hungary's first all-star progressive Afrobeat ensemble, started as a FELA KUTI tribute band for the first FELA-bration event in Budapest, is a 15 piece orchestra. BUDABEATS RECORDS releases their first ever record on 7" vinyl with two heavy Afrobeat cuts! (BUDABEATS)
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Makossa & Megablast/FUNK MUNDIAL #5 12"    $13.50
Catalog #: MAN017 9
Following up the likes of SEIJI, STEREOTYP, & THE CROOKERS, G-STONE artists MAKOSSA & MEGABLAST contribute the latest to MAN RECORDINGS FUNK MUNDIAL series. "LATE QUE EU TO PASANDO" is a bass heavy baile house track with killer female MCing. Already getting respect from KRUDER & DORFMEISTER!
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Manu Dibango/AFROVISION CD    $15.00
Catalog #: ASVN020 2
AFRICA SEVEN re-issues his 1976 album, comprised of 6 lengthy tracks spanning a range of styles from driving Afro jazz to groovy Afro funk and slow groovin' reggae. (AFRICA SEVEN)
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Manu Dibango/MANU 76 CD    $15.00
Catalog #: ASVN007 2
Next up on AFRICA SEVEN is a CD re-issue from the FIESTA label of this 6 track album from Cameroon's most famous artist. These lengthy songs cover a wide range of styles: sokouss beats, afro boogie jazz, afrofunk soul, and pensive soundtrack moods.
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Manu Dibango/SUN EXPLOSION CD    $12.00
Catalog #: ASVN009CD 2
Next up in the AFRICA SEVEN re-issue series of MANU DIBANGO album from FIESTA is "SUN EXPLOSION". Recorded in 1978, these 4 lengthy tracks straddle a series of styles from lazy reggae jazz to afro-funk jazz, from disco-influeced strings to driving barss and funky xylophone.(AFRICA SEVEN)
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Marcos Valle/BESTEIRA DE (JAZZANOVA) 12"    $3.00
Catalog #: FARO099 9
Last copies availalbe anywhere on this fantastic remix for FAROUT & MARCOS VALLE. Brazil meets Detroit as JAZZANOVA have at this track for a a dancefloor ready work with sweeping strings & dirty handclaps breaking half way through to add MARCOS' sultry vocals. Incls a DIXON re-edit.
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Mashrou' Leila/THE BEIRUT SCHOOL LP    $25.50
Catalog #: SHOOP4 1
Groove Dis Exclusive. The Lebanese indie rock band celebrates their 10th anniversary with 8 songs compiled from their first 4 albums. It also features 3 new songs produced by JOE GODDARD of HOT CHIP, including "SALAM" which features ROISIN MURPHY on vocals. (SHOOP SHOOP)
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Michigan & Smiley/WHAT A TING 7"    $7.50
Catalog #: HAAL003 7
Groove Dis Exclusive. HAPPY AS A LARK unleashes the first MICHIGAN & SMILEY tune in a decade with a fresh vintage riddim from THE DRASTICS. The veteran deejay duo kick it inna rub-a-dub call and response style. The flipside features keyboard king RAY JACILDO on "MURDER AT STRAGE MANOR". Wicked....
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Mike Steva/BIRDS OF PARADISE EP 12"    $13.50
Catalog #: YSD90 9
Groove Dis Exclusive. A forward thinking EP that pushes the boundaries of house, stutter-stepping "LOVE SYMPHONIK" opens the record. Balkan flavors and percussion are on full display with the other 3 cuts on the EP. Essential listening. (YORUBA)
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Miriam Aida/LETRAS AO BRASIL CD    $22.50
Catalog #: CTV36519 2
The gorgeous voice of MIRIAM AIDA takes the traditional songs of Sweden & breaks new ground by combining them with the sound of Brazil on "LETRAS AO BRASIL". 12 tracks that delivers a dynamic variation from a gentle ballad to the Carnival of Rio to the expressive afro-samba sound. (CONNECTIVE)
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Mo' Horizons/AND BANANA SOUNDSYSTEM CD    $18.00
Catalog #: AR019CD 2
Groove Dis Exclusive. Brand new 13 track album from long running deep funk band loaded with hot hot salsa, fiery bossa nova, funky cumbia, and Copacabana jazz with many guest vocalists. Includes a Latin ska version of PRINCE's "KISS" with MARGA MUNGUAMBE, while DENISE M'BAYE adds a Sengal vocal...
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Monica Nogueira/KEN GOES BRAZIL PT 2 12"    $12.00
Catalog #: SSOH028 9
Part two in this series of Brazilian numbers from CLAUDE MONNET. Smoothed out deep and latin! More great vocals from MONICA NOGUEIRA alongside well done live percussion and live brass playing. Remixes from LIL SNEAKY BOY and BIBI included. 5 mixes total.
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