Gnome Beats is the Los Angeles flamenco guitar player and producer Timo Ceniceros. Taken from the new album ‘Las Formas En Flujo’ (translation. ‘The Forms in Flux’), which was recorded over the last two and a half years. And the flute on this track is preformed be Wylie Cable, the founder of boutique Dome of Doom record label. Previous Wylie Cable #SOTDs here: Dog Park and: Mobious Strip (feat. CLYDE).
Tetsumasa Okumura is a Japanese electronic musician and DJ, based in Berlin. His new ‘On The Way’ EP features the track ‘君の上 (Jump)’, with vocals by another Berlin-based Japanese DJ and producer — Peachonfuse. And this remix comes from a third Japanese DJ, Trackmaker and Painter (this time based in Nagoya): Takahide Higuchi, better known as 食品まつり(Shokuhin Matsuri) a.k.a foodman. Out now on Tetsumasa’s own Berlin-based record label SAIDAN.
Accra-based vocalist Ghanaian vocalist Bryte collaborates again with Mina and Tarquin for ‘Ice Cream’, lead track from the 4-song EP ‘R&S presents: More Time Records Vol. 1’. A fun mix of Ghanaian-beats with UK grime. Out now on R & S Records.
Amnesia Scanner is the Berlin-based, Finnish electronic music duo Ville Haimala and Martti Kalliala. Feating the strong Spanish-language vocals of Peruvian singer Lalita. Released on Pan Records, with a new Amnesia Scanner album forthcoming.
Clark (Christopher Stephen Clark) is an English electronic musician, with a career spanning nearly 20 years and 10 albums with Warp Records. This track comes from Clark’s 2019 ‘Kiri Variations’ album, released on his own Throttle Records label.
Super limited info on this track. Released on the Waffles label, a sublabel of DEEWEE based in Belgium (the label created and led by brothers David Dewaele and Stephen Dewaele of 2 Many DJ’s & Soulwax). Macao is a reworking of “Midnight Safari” by Nagao. The Side B — “Spanish Fly” — is a reworking of “Las Penas (La Caña)” by El Turronero.
The name Etran de L’Aïr translates to “the Stars of the Aïr,” the mountainous region of Northern Niger. Every month in 2020, Sahel Sounds are releasing music recorded by Etran de L’Aïr on a mobile phone in Agadez, Niger, then transmitted via WhatsApp to Portland, Oregon. I’m excited!