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Audio: Branko [of Buraka Som Sistema] 'Red Bull Studio Mixtape'


Buraka Som Sistema producer Branko (fka J-Wow) has been keeping busy during the Portuguese group's tour with the launch of his own solo global-bass moniker — he's released the stomper single "Going In Hard" and crafted a Hard Ass kuduro compilation, among other works. In this latest mix for Red Bull Studios London, Branko starts things off with a chopped-up acapella rap that patiently builds up to a slew of dancefloor tunes featuring Jim E StackDanny Brown and, even, snippets of Lana del Rey courtesy of a Flosstradamus remix. Hear it below.

TRACKLIST

IMDABES, Youtubecomgmcfosho (Boyfriend FVKIT edit) (White Label)

Twerk, Zombie Disco Squad (Made to play)

Bubble Boy, Jim E Stack (Body High)

Air Jamaica, Meati (Get Flavour)

Get Tha FCK Up, Realize (White Label)

Roul the Drums, Yirvin (Unreleased)

ICU, Reilly Steel (Mak & Pasteman Uk Remix) (Senseless)

Pepper Pot (Instrumental), Champion (Formula)

Lezgo, Justin Martin (Dirty Bird)

Going in Hard, feat Dominique Young Unique Branko (French Fries remix) (Jefree's/Mad decent)

Lana's Theme, Flosstradamus (Mad Decent)

I Will, Danny Brown (Fool's Gold)

Penis Power, 5kinadbon5 & Robert Jeffrey (UZ & LOL Girls Rmx) (Unreleased)

Bueller feat Whiskey Pete, ETC!ETC! & Brillz (Unreleased)

Experiencias, DJ Marfox (Unreleased) ?

R. I.P, Rita Ora (Gregor Salto Bateria Mix) (CR2 Records)

Ta Maluka, DZC Deejays (White Label)

Excalibur, Pocz & Pacheko (Discoduro Remix) (Echufada)

Drake (Branko's Bubbly refix),We'll be Fine (White Label)

Jumbie Yelp, Massacooramaan (Fade to Mind)

Short Shorts, Ezekiel (No hook edit) (Moveltraxx)

[H/T Red Bull Studios Ldn]

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