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Hailu Mergia Remixes
Artist
Hailu Mergia
Release
Hailu Mergia Remixes
Label
Awesome Tapes From Africa
Cat. No.
ATFA007
Release Date
October 2013
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Description

We don’t say this lightly but thank God for gap years: without one, Brian Shimkovitz would never have fallen in love with the West African cassette scene he’s been blogging/running a label about since. His latest is a remaster of a 1985 single from Ethiopian one-man-band Hailu Mergia, whose traditional songs on analogue synths play with hooting Casios (‘Wegene’) and ominous bass (‘Prins Thomas Diskomiks’), and have been gloriously remastered here.

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  1. 1 Wegene 5:28 Hailu Mergia Buy …
  2. 2 Prins Thomas Diskomiks 7:52 Hailu Mergia Buy …
  3. 3 Wegene (Protect-U Remix) 5:41 Hailu Mergia Buy …
  4. 4 Ambasel (El Guincho Club Alizé Edit) 5:42 Hailu Mergia Buy …

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