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Spoek Mathambo x Seinabo Sey 'Younger (Remix)'

Spoek Mathambo adds typewriter sampling and a UK garage feel to 'Younger', the atmospheric slow burner from Sweden's Seinabo Sey


Swedish soul songstress Seinabo Sey's latest track "Younger" has been remixed by SA afrofuturist Spoek Mathambo. The 23 year old singer songwriter who featured as MTV Iggy's 'Artist of the Week' released her stunning video for the track a few months back and recently dropped the Younger remix EP featuring reworks from Kygo, Tiedye and Okayafrica favourite Spoek Mathambo. Spoek uses typewriter audio samples and pitched up vocals to take this introspective pop-soul ballad into UK-Garage-esque territory.  The result is a chopped up concoction of strings, skittering beats and hypnotic vocal lines. Stream the original and Spoek Mathambo's percussive remix below.

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During his active years, which span two decades (from 1997 to 2018), he was instrumental in breaking barriers and bridging the gap between kwaito and hip-hop in SA, from the late 90s to early 2000s.

He became a household name in the 2000s as he spearheaded the motswako movement, propelling it to the mainstream and solidifying his legendary status in the process.

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