Weekend Mixtapes #30

Shows like this are the reason why Red Light Radio is one of the best online radio stations. On “All Around the Globe” Remco Beeskow and Jorn Konijn focus on obscure and rare music from all places and genres. This time they present great findings from Central America.

Kutski of BBC Radio 1 tracks down the history of Roland’s famous and more relevant than ever 808s, 303s and 909s. 60 minutes of background informations to sharpen your knowledge in electronic music.

Juan Gomez, who is also running a nice Tumblr blog, made a sweet afrobeat mixtape highlighting Accra’s music scene in the 1970s.

Record collector Gene Pontecorvo from Austin, Texas made a deep psych and folk rock mix called “Drugged, Tormented, Forgiven, Redeemed: Suburban Malaise in the 1970s”. It’s all in the name!

This week’s jazz contribution comes from John “L.A. Jay” Barnes III, who made a mix for crate diggers favorite Wax Poetics magazine.

And last but not least you have a couple of hours left to listen to last week’s two hour show of selector and reggae representative David Rodigan on BBC 1xtra.