Bonhomie brings a grooved up grab bag of 2020 treats, highlighting some favourite releases and overlooked records from this crazy year so far. No real theme beyond that, just mixed quick, cool and spacey for the waning summer days. Plenty of heavy vibes but equal parts nice and chill.
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Duval Timothy – 9
Greg Foat – Island Life
McLaren – Disappear
Ensemble Entendu – Well, Why Not
Prince Josh – SLIPPY
Freak Heat Waves – Busted
Moodymann – Let Me In
Jessy Lanza – Lick In Heaven
Gooch – Can You (Local Artist Remix)
Onakabazien – Green Face
Terrace Martin, Robert Glasper, 9th Wonder, Kamasi Washington – First Responders
Green-House – Chysis
EEJUNGMI – Effort
Suso Sáiz & Suzanne Kraft – Nunca
Nathan Salsburg & William Tyler – Second Moon (ft. Zak Riles)
Gia Margaret – Barely There
Califone – Snow Angel V1
K-LONE – In The Pines
This mix was made in anticipation of a canoe trip through the Lady Evelyn-Smoothwater Provincial Park in North-Eastern Ontario, traditional territory of Algonquin people, homeland to Algonquins and Ojibways of Temagami First Nation.
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Far in the grim Northwest beyond the lines
That turn the rivers eastward to the sea,
Set with a thousand islands, crowned with pines,
Lies the deep water, wild Temagami:
Wild for the hunter's roving, and the use
Of trappers in its dark and trackless vales,
Wild with the trampling of the giant moose,
And the weird magic of old Indian tales.
All day with steady paddles toward the west
Our heavy-laden long canoe we pressed:
All day we saw the thunder-travelled sky
Purpled with storm in many a trailing tress,
And saw at eve the broken sunset die
In crimson on the silent wilderness.
— Archibald Lampman
17 November 1861 – 10 February 1899