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Yale Evelev of Luaka Bop for Dust & Grooves

Yale Evelev of Luaka Bop for Dust & Grooves

Playing tracks by

Tim Maia, Jorge Ben, Ba-Benzele Pygmies, Count ossi and the mystic revelation of Rastafari, Shirley Ann Lee and more.

Yale Evelev is the president of the excellent music label Luaka Bop. He is a record collector, but he only buys records in remote countries. Check out his Eclectic, Latin/African/Jazzy mixtape. read his full interview at:
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Tracklist of all these gems here:


thanks for this!!

Jungo Mones

Favorited even before listened to. Fantastic mix. Double favorite.



Dano Montana

Yeah !!!

Splinters & Candy

This is a great, diverse mix, Yale. I'm glad to see Luaka Bop are going to give Tim Maia the proper reissue treatment. You have a nice collection.

Finn Lewis

A beautiful trip – thanks a lot.

Marianne Amy

All awesome.