UK producer Dub Mentor amalgamates minimalism, loops, deep baselines and field recordings. He is joined by Chinese poet and experimental sound artist Yan Jun for a version of one of my all-time favorite songs by The Clash.
From New Orleans. "On Afro-Caribbean Mixtape, propelled by keyboardist Kevin Hays, bassist Vicente Archer, drummer Joe Dyson, percussionist Daniel Sadownick, and turntablist DJ Lady Fingaz, Payton seamlessly coalesces his interests, drawing on a global array of beats, melodies and harmonic consciousness to serve his lifelong conviction that music is a process by which the practitioner uses notes and tones to map identity and tell a story." The speaker isn't credited but sounds like Angela Davis to me.