Mixtape #63 by Dawn of Midi


June couldn’t have started any better way: on the first of the month came the worldwide release of the entrancing album Dysnomia, where Dawn of Midi effortlessly bridge the chasm between electronic and acoustic. The tremendously talented trio, made up of pianist Amino Belyamani, double bassist Aakaash Israni and drummer Qasim Naqvi, with roots in Morocco, Pakistan and India respectively, also found the time to compile a mixtape for CTD. With their compositions being so heavily informed on wordly sounds, their mix delves deep into their influences and inspirations, racing through a multitude of genres and cultures. Enjoy!

  1. Defunt Lmaalem Hmida Boussou – Bouyandi
  2. Mark Dresser – Clavuus [Clean Feed]
  3. Barra da Saia – Coco Raízes De Arcoverde
  4. Talking Heads – Born Under Punches [Sire]
  5. Various Artists: Spirit of Polynesia – Himene Tarava Of Rapa Iti
  6. Frankie Valli & The Four Seasons – Sherry [Vee Jay Records]
  7. Arvo Pärt ‎– Tabula Rasa
  8. PJ Harvey – Horses In My Dreams [Island Records]
  9. Silver Apples – Oscillations [Kapp Records]
  10. Van Dyke Parks – The All Golden [Warner Bros]
  11. Tsehaytu Beraki – Aminey
  12. Cookies – Go Back
  13. R. Kelly feat. Snoop Dogg – Double Up [Jive]
  14. Latin Playboys – Manifold de Amour
  15. Nour El Hoda – Ya Jarat Al Wadi (Acapella)
  16. Various Artists: Cordes D’Afrique – Akazehe Par une Jeune Fille
  17. BoorBaar – Inverse Self-Sustaining Volcano of Chaos-Garb (excerpt)
  18. Careful – No Title

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