On the occasion of Southern Sudan‘s independence, which officially begins July 9, we’re presenting this guest post from a gentleman working in the region. Here’s to newfound freedom and self-determination in Southern Sudan, best wishes. This is light-hearted-sounding danceable jams, things we love on the eve of a historical political victory.
N.B.: The tracklisting on the tape has nothing to do with the actual number of songs on the tape, nor with the order in which they appear. Hence the repeated tracks, etc. Not uncommon among tapes found in Africa.
All Tomorrow’s Parties America event curated by Portishead and ATP was recently announced, I will be DJing Awesome Tapes there on September 30. It’s in New Jersey!