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- Limited to 150
- Including sticker
Gqom Oh! follow up the sold out Sound Of Durban comp with this new mixtape/soundtrack LP featuring the toughest talent from the scene, featuring unmissable new cuts from Dominowe, Formation Boyz, TLC Fam & Mafia Boyz.
The sound of Durban blends a raw percussive house undercurrent with complex layers of percussion laid overhead that place it somewhere in-between 02/03 Wiley Kat white labels and the more claustrophobic Principe sides. This fusion of genres/sounds/styles from around the globe is core to the Gqom Oh! sound, and while it echoes elements of these scenes it also has a unique but rough junglist flex worked into the drums that give it a seductive yet menacing edge.
Teaming up with the Rome-based collective Crudo Volta to release this mixtape, Gqom label don Nan Kolè compiled this mixtape by to soundtrack a documentary he is producing about Woza taxi life, the curation here is devastatingly on point, carefully selecting only the best of the best tracks that go a long way to showing off the different styles being produced within Durban, from Core Tribe through Sgubhu to Gqom.
The Gqom Oh! X Crudo Volta Mixtape is the perfect entry point to this most singular of labels, anyone who copped the labels previous releases, or are into Mu's Bangs & Works comps or early 00's grime but are on the search for new flavours this is 4 U.
Digital Track List
- 1 Darbuka Tribe (Core Tribe) Dominowe 5:31 Buy
- 2 Toyizi ley'ngane Mafia Boyz 5:23 Buy
- 3 Quantums and Qo Julz Da Deejay 5:43 Buy
- 4 dlala amaBenuBenu Formation Boyz 6:25 Buy
- 5 indaba ka bani besibenuza Citizen Boy 7:20 Buy
- 6 Hennessy Emo Kid featuring WorstHood 6:20 Buy
- 7 Cruel Drumz Cruel Boyz 7:12 Buy
- 8 No 2 Beef (slima) TLC Fam 5:36 Buy
- 9 Bhengi yoKhalipha Mafia Boyz 5:58 Buy
- 10 Izinyosi (Core Tribe) DJ Mabheko 5:15 Buy
- 11 Broken Souls Julz Da Deejay 7:53 Buy
- 12 Dark Valley (Core Tribe) Dominowe 5:42 Buy
- 13 Umgcwabo weNdanda (Da 4th Term Mix) TLC Fam 6:07 Buy
- 14 Blow My Mind Forgotten Souls featuring Dj Nerd 7:24 Buy
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- Release Date
- June 3, 2020