Tue, 23 June 2015
Mixpak FM 085 is brought to you by Texas-based duo Santa Muerte. Sharing a common musical leaning and a Mexican heritage, the pair - who also operate individually as Sines & Panchitron - represent a unification of many exciting elements. Named after a controversial Mexican sub-culture that reveres death, Santa Muerte often draw from traditional & contemporary Mexican themes, and thrust them into contemporary club culture. Their bootlegs and edits push Teeflii to dembow, Tinashe to experimental grime, and experimental grime back to dembow. With many boundary crossings in sight, it seems fitting they are so close to the Mexican border, not to mention being a valuable addition to a state that has recently housed underground producers such as Prince William, Dubbel Dutch, Lotic, Rabit and more.
Their Mixpak FM cruises through kuduro, rap, dembow and club productions from NY, London, Montevideo and Lisbon.
Fri, 5 June 2015
Mixpak FM 084 comes from Mexican producer, Zutzut. A central part of the NAAFI family, as well as head of his own label, Extasis, Zutzut's music encompasses a contemporary Mexican club experience in the age of the internet. From his rough-but-nostalgic club track 'Jala' to his Nguzunguzu x Killatonez refix, his tracks often abstract pop music into a weirder sphere, or unite different sonic worlds - from kuduro to dembow. His musical manifesto seems as progressive as his politics; tagging his first EP (El Pack 1) with "3RDWORLD" and declaring Extasis a label with 'No borders. No Gender'.
His Mixpak FM runs through NAAFI family offerings, as well as producers from around the world who are interacting and creating along similar lines: from Endgame to Venus X, Lotic to Sami Baha.