* Life´s what you make it… *

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The title, taken from an old talk talk 7″: “Life´s what you make it”, the hardly known b-side is featured here in the mix, is the theme of this easter 2014 mix:

It´s a tour de force through 65 years of music and genres in 65 minutes starting with a 50ies mahalia jackson gospel and eroll garner´s slow piano blues, to jmmy mawi´s 70ies madagascar soul, calypso from ti paris or the lecuona cuban boys, indian bollywood dance tracks by bappi lahri, filmmusic from otto preininger´s exodus soundtrack, 70ies soul, 90ies and 2000 lo-fi folk and indie classics by bonnie prince billy, migala, sebadoh or sr. chinarro, slowing down with horace andy´s dub and finally being in the present again with recent tracks by cody yantis or kevin morby.

Alors, All existence precedes essence (j.p.sartre) or life´s what you make it –

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Tracklist:

trouble im my way – mahalia jackson
yesterdyas – errol garner
tabou – lecuona cuban boys
Don´do that to me – Wilimoth Houdini
black star blues – jimmy mawi
mon ideal – ti paris
Slow Train – Kevin Morby (feat. Cate Le Bon)
southside of the world – Bonnie Prince Billy
Me Hipotecare A -20C – sr. chinarro
Come Closer – bappi lahri
come on a ma house – julie london
Sad corner song – migala
getting late in the evening – talk talk
preface/set the scene – arab strap
skylarking (version) – horace andy
one eyes jacks – ferrante and teicher (exodus ost)
Simple Matters IV – cody yantis
pete – sebadoh

65 min
by joe le taxi
04/14

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