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Back to global matters: 4 August

Every Saturday from 6.30 to 8pm, with your hosts Bully Dux and Phat Kat

A global selection of vinyl and hard to find original tracks from gypsy to African psych rock. With a splash of Don Adams to keep you on your toes!

La Zikabilo is a street brass band from France led by a Cuban trumpeter and Romanian gypsy on guitar. Phat Kat met them and captured a short but powerful interview at the Rainforest World Music Festival in Borneo.

Interview podcast coming soon.

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Playlist: 4 August

Track Artist Album
The Beggars Song Wet Willie Dusty Fingers
By the light of the silvery moon Little Richard Tutti Frutti
Juice Juice Juice Roomful of Blues Hook, Line and Sinker
The Colour of Don Don The Cactus Channel Haptics
Panama esta bueno y…ma Los Exagerados Panama! Latin Calypso & Funk
Mbala (Fink Mix) Das Yahoos Sound Affects Africa
Use Me Bill Withers
Out Ridin Steve Rowland Dr Boogie presents Heavy Jelly
Cocoa Assagai Africa 100
You Me Bullets Love The Bombay Royale You Me Bullets Love
Kibori Mahala Rai Banda Tzigane: compilation
Cubano La Zikabilo Todos a la Mesa
Introduction Besh O Drom Cant Make Me Hungary
Samba de los cotuntos Interactivo Cubanos por el Mundo
Vibrations Groove Lord Shorty & Vibration International Sofrito (compilation)
News Round up Don Adams Get Smart Live
Suburban Dream The Step Kids The Step Kids
Romp & Stomp Blues Mercy Dee The Flair Label
Lets Talk About It Lily Dior Lets Talk About It
Quizas, Quizas, Quizas Manolo Gas & The Tinto Bang Band 45 single
Suratal Ihklas Doug Carn Tropic Sons
Hum Rush Metal Fingers Special Herbs
Kisses for KAOS Don Adams Get Smart Live

Phat Kat’s gig guide

Saturday 4 Aug | Lily Dior final show | Venue 505, Surry Hills | $20 (Afterwards we’ll head to Motion for rare Northern Soul at the Hollywood Hotel, $5 until 3am

Sunday 5 Aug | Dan Barnett’s Big Band | The Unity Hotel, Balmain | 4-8pm | Free

Thursday 9 Aug | Eastside’s Live at 505 w The Field & Tina Harrod | Venue 505 | $10

Saturday 11 Aug | The Spirit of Afrobeat w The Strides | The Basement | $20


Please email us if you have any queries about the songs we play at merchantsofsound@gmail.com

And thank you for listening

The Merchants x


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