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Audio: King Britt Archive Selections Mix + Live in SA

King Britt releases selections from his vast archive for free, plus is playing Johannesburg alongside Shabazz Palaces' Tendai "Baba" Maraire.


Veteran producer and heavyweight remixer King Britt recently shared a special selection from his archives featuring his remixes of Radiohead, Solange, Anguelique Kidjo, Zaki Ibrahim and more. The tracks will be up for free download this week only for the price of an e-mail. The mix is released in tangent with King Britt's "first and only" show in South Africa alongside Shabazz Palaces' Tendai "Baba" Maraire and Kid Fonque, which takes place this Saturday. Download King Britt's archive selections and see a flyer for his SA show below.

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