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Here in NYC the temperature is dropping like panties at a Pretty Ricky concert. All week I’ve been under the influence of influenza, but I’m definitely on the upswing now. HUGE thanks to all of you who have been downloading the Music = Medicine mixtape and spreading the word to your friends. I’ve gotten so many good emails from appreciative listeners- it reminds me why I put so much work into this website. I’ve currently received over $4,300 in donation receipts and Partners In Health has told me they plan to feature the mix on their website next week! I love thinking about all those Haitian oldies warming up rooms from Norway to New Zealand. Today I’m sharing more slices of summery sound- some afrobeat, a little dub, y una cumbia caliente. On my way to the bath house later today I’ll be needing the extra warmth while waiting on the frigid train platform.

Superpowers :       American Exceptionalism
from the album Trance For Nation – featuring my homie Claude Gomis on vocals (son of legendary Baobab singer Rudy Gomis)

Horace Andy & Ashley Beedle :       Watch We (Souljazz Orchestra Remix)
The Souljazz Orchestra :       Mamaya
get familiar with Souljazz

Miike Snow :       Animal (Mark Ronson Remix)
Damn, Ronson does it again

Cumbiagra :       Al Calor De La Cumbia
local Brooklyn cumbia cats that hold it down weekly at Bembe where I DJ


  • Blunt Instrument

    That ronson remix…Damn indeed, so smooth.
    Blatant self promo -> Bob Marley/Tom Jones remixes for your listening pleasure if you are interested in glitch hop/mid tempo breaks.
    http://bluntinstrument.bandcamp.com
    Peace from Brisbane, Australia

  • corey t

    charlie! what is happening with pretty ricky???!!!! oh my god. it’s the apocalypse.
    but i am lovin superpowers. thnxxxx

  • leftside

    love the superpowers joint. had to check buy a couple more of their tracks…