Hear a high-energy blend of Angolan kuduro and acid house in Tyler Pope's new mix for OkayAfrica.
Tyler Pope, a member of the seminal dance-punk group LCD Soundsystem, is plugged into all types of dance floor rhythms.
<p>Through his label, <em>Interference Pattern</em>, he's recently put out a <a href="https://soundcloud.com/interferencepatternrecords" rel="noopener" target="_blank">2-track experimental dancehall-dub release</a>.</p><p>He's also previously mashed together a wide array of global beats in mixes like <a href="https://www.mixcloud.com/THUMP/bailewave-tyler-pope/"><em>BAILEWAVE</em></a>.</p><p>In his own DJ sets, Pope likes to blend Angolan kuduro with acid house, a high-energy combination that'll have you jumping out of your seat.</p><p>He's now made <em>OkayAfrica</em> a 42-minute Acid Kuduro mixtape, which we're premiering above today.</p><p>"This is a mix of some older Kuduro tracks mixed with some classic Acid house that I find really inspiring," Pope tells<em> OkayAfrica</em>. "The energy and the lo-fi drum sounds give the tracks a kind of punk rock feeling. I also am always looking for interesting rhythms that move the dance floor and these tracks do that for me."</p><p><div class="preroll-video"></div><ora-player></ora-player></p><p>Stream Tyler Pope's Acid Kuduro mix above.</p>
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