Batida became one of our more beloved producers this year with the release of his 1970s Angolan music-sampling eponymous LP, which crosses elements of semba with modern electronica and African psychedelia — if you’re due for an introduction check out “Alegria.” The Portuguese/Angolan producer recently stopped by London’s Boiler Room to spin a 46-minute set of his celebratory concoctions. Watch a video of that above and download it below.
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