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Holiday Throwdown

 

So here is the late show from Tuesday. I was once again foiled by Pratt Radio’s inherent disorganization, so this is another laptop mix sans proper equipment. I wanted to show respect to my choice of the year’s best tracks, but I ended up including some recent cuts just to keep things fresh for any regular listeners. 2010 was the year for Moombathon. It was also the year for Uproot Andy, who destroyed things with his remixes of two of the years biggest songs – making them EVEN BIGGER. His Abrazame edit by way of Gyptian’s Hold Yuh was the tune this summer, as was the original which was seemingly always playing out of passing cars in Brooklyn. We had the return of favorites like FlyLo and Four Tet with career defining new albums, both of which are featured here. Cumbia, Funky and other neo-non-western styles continued to rule the airwaves, and traditional dubstep died a slow and predictably hardcore death. But it’s the end of the year, and the start of 2011, which who knows what’s even going on then, I don’t look that far ahead on my calendars and neither should you. So check out the Okapi finale, last one for the semester as WPIR goes on holiday. Cheers, everyone!

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1. The Boy Least Likely To – The Christmas Waltz

2. La Gart Jeando – Por El Pueblo

3. Jahdan Blakkamoore – All Comes Back to One

4. Zinja Hlungwani –  Nwagezani My Love

5. Food – Mictyris

6. Junior Kelly – Lots of Herb RMX

7.  Prince Zimbo – Santa Flaws

8. Jahdan Blakkamoore – Quick Money (DJ Theory Version)

9. Gappy Ranks – Stinkin Rich (Stefski Remix)

10. Natalie Storm – Bang Bang

11. Busy Signal – Jafrican Thing

12. Field Recording – World Cup 2010 Final

13. DJ Sbu – Vuvuzela Bafana

14. Four Tet – Love Cry

15. Black Coffee – Juju feat. Zakes Bantwini

16. Rita Indiana – Los Poderes

17.  Chief Boima – Techno Rumba (Uproot Andy Remix)

18. Konono No. 1 – Wubanzanga

19. Bandish Projekt – Brown Skin Beauty

20. Matt Shadetek – Lily of The Valley

21. Flying Lotus – Nose Art

22. Orion – Pilulas Azuis e Brancos

23.  Jahdan Blakkamoore

24. Los Rakas – Abrazeme (Uproot Andy Remix)

25. Orion – Mal Creada (Orion & DJ Dus Edit)

26. Treeline – Snow Day

27. Drummers Of The Societe Absolument Guinin-  Mas Karon

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