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Teleseen's Angolan & SA-Based 'Double Meaning' Mixtape

Download Teleseen's 'Double Meaning' mixtape based on Angolan tarraxinha, zouk, SA house and more, released via Jillionaire's new label Feel Up.


In Double Meaning, Brooklyn/Rio de Janeiro producer & multi-instrumentalist Teleseen crafts a 21-track mix that treks through house, zouk, tarraxinha and techno from Angola and South Africa, with occasional pit stops in Portugal and Brazil. The mixtape comes on the heels of the announcement of Feel Up, a new Brooklyn-based record label founded by Major Lazer's Jillionaire that aims to showcase electronic global sounds from an eclectic range of genres across the world. Teleseen's upcoming Anamorph EP is set to release on Feel Up this year. Stream the Double Meaning mix below and learn more about Feel Up on their website / soundcloud.

TRACKLIST

1. Angola Trip - Olivs

2. Midnite Bheng - Jumping Back Slash

3. Digital World(Crazy Drum) - Acizzy ft DJ Cubic

4. Tarde(Interlude) - Martine

5. Elegom Bounsa feat Maskarado - DJ Djeff

6. African Salsa (Motion Remix) - DJ Maspila ft Lady B

7. Chunk Hiss - Phontonz

8. Mamela - Skeat

9. Moto feat Pastilha - DJ Satelite

10. Hwwambo - DJ NiggaFox

11. Alone(Silvio Afro Drums Edit) - Liquideep

12. Patadas - Black Drums

13. Never Loved Anyone - DJ Shimza

14. Mi Ma Bo - Renato Xtrova & Edison PP

15. Xuxuado - Black Drums ft. Elly Baybe e Betinho Guevara

16. Avril - Rooted Soul

17. Auntie Fatty(DrumTalk Remix) - The Busy Twist

18. Ze Diwa - DJ Malvado

19. Depois Do Carnaval(Spiritual South Remix) - Azymuth

20. Casa Rosa - Malandro

21. Obame (Dub mix) - Afrobuddh & Kakatsitsi Drummers

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