17246 posts since MMVI

Search By Tag: Spotify playlist

Four Tet started a massive Spotify playlist last year that now is comprised of 339 songs. Due to Donald Trump’s recent travel ban for citizens of 7 countries, the 10 latest tracks on the playlist are from countries whose artists are now banned from the US – musicians include Rahim AlHaj (Iraq), Martik (Iran), Omar Souleyman (Syria), Kourosh Yaghmaei (Iran), Naji Barakat (Yemen), Haussein Shiekh and Radio Mogadisco Swahili Singers (Somalia), Abdullah Kershi and Ahmed Sherif (Somalia), and the Dinka people of Abyei (Sudan). The London based producer has announced that he will continue to add tracks by musicians now banned from the US.

2016 was a pretty shitty year all around but alot of seriously amazing music was released during the course of these 12 months, here’s our 66 favorite tracks of 2016 all neatly packaged into a Spotify playlist.