HIGH FIVE #10

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Again another pairing of two favorites from rap and electronic worlds makes perfect sense and marks the standout track from Le1f‘s new Tree House mixtapeJack sees the rapper collaborating with Brooklyn neighbor FaltyDL.

SETH is also a NYC collaborative effort from producer Gobby and singer James K who will release their Chick On The Moon EP next week on Gobby’s go to label UNO NYCDon’t Open Your Make is the promising first introduction to SETH. Watch the video for the single right here.

Brian Shimkovitz passionately runs the blog turned reissue-label Awesome Tapes from Africa with the goal to turn down geographic borders in music distribution and give African music a curated digital and physical outlet. Up next on its release schedule is a reissue of South African Tsonga disco musician Penny Penny‘s debut album Shaka Bundu which he originally released in his mid-thirties back in 1994. The guy is now an African National Congress politician but apparently still wants the world to hear his almost Robin S. sounding tunes like Shichangani. Good that he does!

Due to Flying Lotus‘ excellent curation of his FlyLo FM radio station for the omnipresent GTA V, most people have at least subconsciously heard Clams Casino‘s newest track Crystals. Although it complements the game’s atmosphere perfectly, it is worth listening to this exclusive on its own. Download right here.

Publicly silent music virtuoso Maurice Fulton contributed an exclusive track to a surprisingly tasteful 10-Years of adidas Y-3 compilation called Asteroids Playing Ping Pong. The master delivers as always.