This song is the soundtrack an elephant walking through the forest, getting a little agitated and then calming back down. It uses some spacey synths, tabla samples, and a big elephant bass line.
Enjoy the Yurt Beats rotating playlist of global beats and favorites.
This is a three hour mix I put together for the World Music Fest after party. It starts with some electro cumbia but goes all over the place with a wide variety of modern, electronic influenced international music.
Skitters is a song with jittery drums, an acid bassline, and ethereal vocal samples.
Spooky Halloween mixtape! Boooo! Cuuuuumbia!
This is a playlist of West African music discussed in Frank Tenaille’s book Music Is the Weapon of the Future: Fifty Years of African Popular Music.
This mix is the first in the Digital Folklore series exploring the collision of traditional and electronic music from around the world. It focuses largely on sounds from South America.
Super chilled out ambient track joined by a plinky hip hop beat after about a minute and a half.
An off-kilter, sample-heavy track full of birds, bass, percussion, haunting abstract vocals, and flutes that takes a departure toward the end for an totally different mood.