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Discobelle Mix 169: Balako

Aug 31 2017

Up and coming Brazilian duo Balako just released their debut EP “Hora De Balako” for the fine people over at the excellent Greco Roman label and we here at Discobelle are extremely pleased that they wanted to contribute to our mix series.

Balako AKA Diogo Strausz and Rodrigo are producers and multi instrumentalists out of Rio De Janeiro. The pair has a knack for mixing up rare samples with their own unreleased, genre-spanning edits with their styles ranging from techno and house to salsa and carimbo and to blending that with ’70s disco/funk in order to create something both retro and current which their mix for us is a smashing testament to.

Tracklist for the mix after the jump.

1.Golosynth – Valesuchi
2.Nervous Inn (Dr. Dunks Remix) – Balako
3.Bate No Surdo Com Muque (Balako Re-Edit) – Bebeto Castilho
4.Cairo Nights – Jex Opolis
5.A TV Show – Danielle Baldelli
6.Law Of Life – Farah
7.Bones (Balearic Gabba Sound System Remix) – The KDMS
8.Visa (Space Dimension Controller) – Sandboards
9.Deixa Acontecer (Balako Re-Edit) – Toquinho
10. Laila – The Other Me (Deewee Dub)
11.The Pilotwings – Fight For Your Brothers
12.Norma Jean (Extender House Mix) – Jorge Ben Jor
13.Beggar Groove – LTJ Experience
14.Jennifer Cardini & David Shaw – In The Ballroom
15.Roosevelt – Moving On (Joe Goddard Remix)
16.Lucio Battisti – Questo Amore (Lexx Remix)
17.Asa (DJ Grego & Cadico Remix) – Djavan