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  • 09/03/2009

Bookworms "African Rhythms"

The opening drums of "African Rhythms" might say London, but Bookworms calls the streets of San Francisco home. Oddly enough, the track is a re-imagining—not a remix—of a song by experimental noiseniks (and fellow San Franciscans) Mi Ami. But where Mi Ami concocted a wild brew of tribal percussion and post-punk squall, Bookworms dabbles in U.K. funky house and colors the tune with enough echoed chants and drifting synths to soundtrack a wonderfully spaced-out tropical dance party.

Average: 7.6 (76 votes)
 
 

4 comments African Rhythms

Anonymous (not verified) Wrote

Thu, 09/03/2009 - 09:47

Okay, I've even talked with him about this, and have come to the conclusion that people seem to have forgotten that HOUSE MUSIC STARTED IN THE UNITED STATES. This is more of a deep Detroit track than any of that dumbass funky shit being made in the UK.

Anonymous (not verified) Wrote

Thu, 09/03/2009 - 13:13

oh shit, thanks for keeping it real. it certainly couldn't, gasp, have influences from both genres of house. so glad the tru school cops are around.

Ricky (FoodForAnimals) (not verified) Wrote

Thu, 09/03/2009 - 17:30

I must continue to hype my own remix of African Rhythms
from a year and half ago...

http://muckamuck.com/ArkRicky.mp3

its a jam... download it

Anonymous (not verified) Wrote

Thu, 09/03/2009 - 19:17

yall muthafuckas shut the fuck up and just listen to the good jams

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