a healthy, extended dosage of new nike7up, who knows how to manipulate the heart of any pop song, as dummy noted. also see: his recent alanis/mj and skullfuct-britney works below.
shakira enlisted venus x of ghe20 g0th1k to help her “translate and re-interpret” weird current underground dance movements into “universal pop” for her next record. by making this mix for shakira public, her “magic 25-minute report on what Hot 97 jams, Southern fight raps, German club rants and Puerto Rican pop sounds like when they’re stewed together” is a skewed sampler for the rest of us, too [full story+tracklist @ the fader]
for a more “slow burning, balearic blend of cosmic delights,” austin tx whiz kid tommyboy sent over this mix, adding “Hoping this makes the soundtrack to some of your best summer nights.” thanks, tommy. for arawa.fm, info/tracklist here. / also check out his texas mixtape for vice