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!
1. Debo Band – Ele
From Ere Gobez 2xLP/CD (FPE 013, May 2016).
2. Zigtebra – Specter
Unreleased. Recorded live at Lincoln Hall, Chicago, January 21, 2016. Zigtebra on FPE: The Pink Line cassette (FPE 001, 2013) and The Brave LP/CD (FPE 006, 2014).
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).
4. Syna So Pro – KickMan
From VOX LP/CD (FPE 014, fall 2016). VOX is all a cappella.
5. Miami Dolphins – Pop Cerise
From their self-released cassingle, 2015. Miami Dolphins on FPE: Becky LP/CD (FPE 007, 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).
7. Miss Lana Rebel and Kevin Michael Mayfield – Graveyard Blues
From The Midtown Island Sessions LP/CD (FPE 011, 2015).
8. Zigtebra – Say Ah! (Make a Joyful Noise)
From The Brave LP/CD (FPE 007, 2014).