We are thrilled to present this 40 minute mixtape from Algerian producer, El Mahdy Jr.
This mixtape acts as a detailed behind the scenes look at the sounds which inspired the sonic landscape of the artist’s newest album, “Time To Sell The Golden Teeth” due out in early 2017 on Boomarm Nation.
Featuring a hypnotic blend of devotional sounds, field recordings, and traditional Algerian Chaabi, stitched together with the very first unveiling of several of the tracks from his forthcoming album.
If you are a fan of the previous works of El Mahdy Jr. this will not disappoint – this mixtape breathes with a peace and honest fidelity much needed in these times of turmoil, uncertainty, and amplitude.DUE TO THE EXCLUSIVITY OF THIS MIX WE WILL NOT BE PROVIDING A TRACKLIST!!!!
This mixtape is available as a free download, and a limited edition cassette (100 copies), professionally dubbed, featuring artwork designed by El Mahdy Jr. & Polygon Press (Zam Zam Sounds).
released October 27, 2016
Selections / Music / Mix / Production: El Mahdy Jr.
Following the warm reception of last year’s Casual Rhythms Vol. 1, we are thrilled to present the newest offering from Elite Beat.
Casual Rhythms Vol. 2 is spooled out 42 minute venture rooted by powerful melodic baselines, percussion-driven polyrhythms, and ecstatic horn and guitar fueled compositions. Ripe with layers of electrified dub mixing, raw energy, and a razor sharp sense of rhythm, Casual Rhythms Volume 2 is a continuation in our series of studio transmissions from Elite Beat. Recorded and mixed Live by the band in the Boomarm Dojo in Portland, Oregon..
Now in their 10th year as a musical collective, Elite Beat continue to cultivate a unique strain of vital and original live rhythm music.
We are thrilled to be working alongside our friends at PDXINDUBTING to present Gulls’ newest full length release, Internal Rhythm!
Available now in Digital format from our Bandcamp Site as well as all major digital retailers, and on limited edition cassette tape from PDXINDUBTING!
This is Gulls first release in over 3 years, a diverse offering of head music and system music. From the uprock styles of ‘Wave Roll’ and ‘Mixer Test’ to the stretched out lateral scapes of ‘Shade Motion’ and ‘Blood Muscle’, Internal Rhythm showcases the full scope of Gulls’ craft.
This 77 minute collection of live hardware dubs and compositions was made in the spirit of self hypnosis, self reflection and experimentation.
An all vinyl mix of percussive organics, recorded live at Boomarm HQ. Featuring the sounds of… Don Cherry, Sun Ra, Idlozi, Los Gaiteros De San Jacinto, Ti Paris, Domingo Cura, Letu Sinega, Francis Bebey, Charles Mingus, Omar Souleyman, & Frantz Casseus.
Boomarm Nation and Sahel Sounds join forces yet again with this mighty sound-system mix of Tuareg synth maestro Hama’s smash hit “Imidiwan N’assouf.” A follow up to his stellar 2015 LP for Sahel Sounds, this single was recorded in Niamey, Niger and mixed at Boomarm Nation HQ in Portland, Oregon. Featuring a blissfully dubbed out version on the B-Side by Boomarm’s Krucial Kuts (aka El Mahdy Jr. and Gulls). Released in a limited run of 10″ vinyl housed in hand stamped recycled jackets, 550 copies for the world.
Hama is a multi instrumentalist and electronic synthesizer composer from the Republic of Niger. His music has enjoyed wide acclaim throughout the country through his underground releases of unlabeled digital recordings on memory cards. Creating at the convergence of disparate influences, such as North African instrumental synth, Tuareg tishumaren, 90s Nigerien Hip Hop and second wave Detroit techno, Hama composes music that is futuristic and rooted in tradition, transmitting Tuareg guitar into the 21st Century.
STRAIGHT FROM THE BOOMARM DOJO, A NEW COLLABORATION BETWEEN BOOMARM”S GULLS AND POET/MC GRAPE GOD.
RECORDED LIVE IN ONE TAKE, THESE JOINTS ARE CULLED FROM AN EVENING OF SONIC AND VERBAL IMPROVISATION AND TIME TRAVEL MEDDAHTATION. THIS MINI MIXTAPE REPRESENTS THE FINEST MOMENTS FROM OUR ENCOUNTER.