Mixtape #62 by Yonatan Gat

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From New York by way of Tel Aviv, the music of Yonatan Gat, inventive master guitarist, combines influences from every corner of the globe to create a bonkers and unique musical entity, firmly held together by an improvised free jazz approach and pure wild energy. To gain an insight into Yonatan's genre-crossing tendencies, we've asked him to curate this month's mixtape. And sure enough, from British rock punk to Portuguese fado, from South African choral music to Israeli rock and American hip hop to Brazilian bossa, to name but a few, his mixtape, just like his music, has got it all.


  1. Alan Lomax – Comments On Early Days Of Collecting (USA)
  2. Jean Bosco Mwenda – Masanga (Congo)
  3. E.T Mensah – Day By Day (Ghana) [Mountain Records]
  4. Miles Davis – John McLaughlin (USA) [Columbia]
  5. Royal Trux – The Exception (USA) [Drag City]
  6. Gal Costa & Caetano Veloso – Que Pena (Brazil) [Polygram]
  7. Mahmoud Ahmed – Almaz Men Eda Nèw (Ethiopia) [Buda Musique]
  8. The Clash – The Card Cheat (UK) [CBS Records]
  9. Amália Rodrigues – Barco Negro (Portugal) [Columbia / VC]
  10. Alan Lomax Archives – Mary & Martha Bound To Wear The Crown-O (Haiti) [Rounder]
  11. Zoutpansberg Brothers – Hasi Yehina Masia (Mozambique)
  12. Ladysmith Black Mambazo – Lomhlaba Kawunoni (South Africa) [Gallo Record Company]
  13. St. Petersburg Quartet – Dvořák’s “American” Quartet, Fourth Movement (Russia)
  14. Earl Sweatshirt – Chum (USA) [Tan Cressida / Columbia Records]
  15. Trinity – Jamaican Dollar (Jamaica) [Belmont Records]
  16. F(x) – Shadow (South Korea) [S.M. / KT Music]
  17. Velvet Underground – Sheltered Life (USA) [Polydor]
  18. Tamar Aphek – Filling Spaces (Israel)
  19. The Berlin Philharmonic – Ligeti’s “Atmosphéres” (Germany)
  20. Nino Rota – La Trattoria (Italy)
  21. Lee Hazlewood – Peculiar Guy (USA) [Mercury]

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