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Audio: Soul of Angola x Teleseen


Brooklynite producer Teleseen sinks his global bass-y arms into Jovens Do Prendo's upstroked guitar "Semba da Ilha" featured in the Soul of Angola 1965-1975 compilation. Teleseen remains fairly true to the original cut, leaving the sunshine guitars and shaker rhythms untouched, but adding extra bottom layers to the make the whole things bounce. Stream and download his remix below.

(H/T Generation Bass)

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