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DOWNLOAD: Esau Mwamwaya and Radioclit - The Very Best Mixtape (ZIP)
DOWNLOAD: The Very Best - Warm Heart Of Africa (w/ Ezra Koenig) (MP3)
DOWNLOAD: The Very Best - Warm Heart of Africa (Metronomy remix) (MP3)
DOWNLOAD: The Very Best - Warm Heart of Africa (Architecture in Helsinki rmx) (MP3)
The Very Best @ Supreme Trading in July (more by Ryan Muir)
The Very Best ("European production duo Radioclit and Malawian singer Esau Mwamwaya") are holding a remix contest for their song "Julia." It's the seventh track on their debut full-length, Warm Heart of Africa, which is out now digitally and out on CD October 6th on Green Owl Records. The raw files are hosted HERE and you can send your submission to firstname.lastname@example.org. Brooklyn's Javelin remixed the song, and you can check out their version on Green Owl's site.
The Very Best will play Green Owl's CMJ showcase on October 21st at (Le) Poisson Rouge. They share a bill with Theophilus London, Violens, Grandchildren, Ninjasonik and Nat Geo Music. Tickets are on sale, or you can try and get in with your CMJ badge.
Violens are also playing a CMJ showcase at Bowery Ballroom on October 24th.
Following their CMJ show, The Very Best has a short string of dates around North America. Album art, tracklist and all tour dates are below...
Warm Heart of Africa tracklist
3. Warm Heart Of Africa (Featuring Ezra Koenig)
9. Ntdende Uli
10. Rain Dance (Featuring M.I.A.)
12. Kada Manja
The Very Best - 2009 Tour Dates
Oct 02 Dj Set @ Secousse (notting hill arts club) London
Oct 18 Lake Of Stars Festival near by the beaach!
Oct 21 CMJ Showcase @ Le Poisson Rouge NYC New York
Oct 23 103 Harriet - San Fran SAN FRANCISCO
Oct 24 LOS ANGELES Echoplex W/ Kid Sister L.A
Oct 29 Bottom Lounge - Chicago CHICAGO
Oct 30 WRONGBAR - Toronto Toronto
Nov 01 Great Scott - Boston Boston
Nov 02 DC9 - Wash, DC WASHINGTON
Nov 03 Johnny Brenda's - Philadelphia Philadelphia
Nov 06 Dj Set @ Secousse (notting hill arts club) London
Dec 04 Dj Set @ Secousse (notting hill arts club) London