FPE 2016 Sampler
FPE Records Sampler 2016: Records Are Fun!
Shout it out loud! 2016 is a huge year for FPE and to celebrate, here’s this amazing mixtape cloud thingy that you can consume and share. It’s got unreleased and/or under-heard tracks by FPE artists new and old, and includes sneak previews of some of the goodness to come this year. Making the case! Records are fun and they are for practically everyone!
Stream it here. Most importantly, enjoy! And share!
3. Nicole Mitchell’s Black Earth Ensemble – Egoes Wars
From Mandorla Awakening II: Emerging Worlds 2xLP/CD (FPE 012, summer 2016). Recorded live at Chicago’s Museum of Contemporary Art, May 2, 2015. Also available: Intergalactic Beings 2xLP/CD (FPE 002, 2014).
6. Qwanqwa – Sewoch
Unreleased. Recorded in their home studio in Addis Ababa, January 2016. “Qwanqwa” means language and “Sewoch” means people. Qwanqwa on FPE: Volume One cassette (FPE 005, 2014) and Volume Two LP/CD (FPE 008, 2015).
8. Zigtebra – Say Ah! (Make a Joyful Noise)
From The Brave LP/CD (FPE 007, 2014).