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AUNTIE FLO - RADIO HIGHLIFE

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Radio Highlife
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BWOOD185LP
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Broken Beat & Nu Jazz / Soul / LP - Auntie Flo joins the Brownswood roster to deliver his third and most ambitious album to date. The Glasgow-raised producer, of Goan-Kenyan heritage, has often featured collaborators from different spots he’s visited, and this new record takes that approach to another level. Contributions come from a globetrotting cast of friends, including Laurie Pitt, of Glasgow’s Golden Teacher, Senegalese multi-instrumentalist Mama nDiack, UK producer and singer Andrew Ashong and Cuban percussionist Yissy Garcia. It arrives as the natural companion piece to his Radio Highlife show on Worldwide FM, the online station run by Brownswood boss Gilles Peterson. Regularly touring to DJ in various cities around the world, it’s a pursuit that’s gone hand-in-hand with the global slant of his music - with the local radio often being his first introduction to new cities. It follows in the path of Glasgow’s Highlife club night which he co-founded, playing music from West Africa and Latin America which broke out of the city’s house and techno mould. Likewise, his own music has always been laced with percussion, ideas and inspirations that reflect a far-reaching perspective. His previous long-players, "Theory of Flo" and "Future Rhythm Machine", were released on the Glasgow-based Huntleys & Palmers imprint. His dancefloor-minded singles have found a home on labels like Sofrito, Kompakt and Mule Musiq. His music, his DJ sets and the influential club night have drawn acclaim from publications like The Guardian, FACT and The Wire. "Radio Highlife", in many ways, marks the zenith of this producer's career thus far, and should be investigated by all lovers of far-flung music. Recommended.

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a1
Life Is High
a2
Nobody Said It Would Be Easy
a3
Havana Rhythm Dance" (feat Andrew Ashong)
a4
Isbjorn
a5
Lights In The Northern Sk
a6
Western Princes
a7
Inga's Choir
b1
Cape Town Jam
b2
One Guitar" (feat Dan Mugula)
b3
Kampala
b4
Magic Stones -Skit
b5
Mame's Story" (feat Mame Ndiack)

Last FM Information on Auntie Flo

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Auntie Flo has become a central figure in the ‘new strand of club music fusing electronic and world influences alongside the likes of Daphni, Four Tet, Romare, Sinkane and John Wizards’ (Joe Muggs, The Wire, 2013). Auntie Flo presents a monthly show on Rinse FM London and is resident and co-founder of the Highlife parties/label. In 2018 they released Radio Highlife, described by Juno Download as "brilliantly fuses studio-created sounds with field recordings of vocalists and musicians made during almost seven years of journeys to the four corners of the globe. " https://www.mixcloud.com/auntieflo/ Read more on Last.fm. User-contributed text is available under the Creative Commons By-SA License; additional terms may apply.


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