Super Single // Esnard Boisdur vs Frankie Francis & Simbad Out Now!

Esnard Boisdur is one of the great voices of Gwo Ka – the folkloric rhythm of Guadeloupe.
Frankie Francis & Simbad flip hIs 1991 track ‘Soufwans‘ (Sufferance) into a groove that combines hypnotic percussion and mournful vocals with Detroit-inspired synths and a deep deep bassline.
Trust us this one is a monster on the dancefloor!

Republic of Sofrito // Mix for Red Bull Paris

More rough and ready sounds from the Republic of Sofrito – a mix for Red Bull Studios inspired by a session with DJ Simbad earlier in the year…

Island Series // Abel Lima e les Sofas 7″ Out now!

Next up in the Island Series is a limited  7″ from Cape-Verdean legend Abel Lima; two vital tracks recorded in Paris in the 70s that draw influences from Funk, Cadence, Soukous and Coladera.

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Vamos Sambar! Hugo Mendez


A nod to the world cup with one of the mixes given out at our warehouse parties back in 2006 – a selection of Soulful Samba grooves, perfect soundtrack for a summer’s day! Taking in the Soul of Tim Maia, the afro-bossa of Os Tinçoas and Os Ipanemas and the big band sound of Sonia Santos – listen and enjoy!

Vamos Sambar! by Sofrito on Mixcloud

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