Thursday, May 31, 2012

//MIX: Steve Cobby- Out of Africa

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Among me interviewing Cobby and McSherry of Fila Brazillia, I got a hint at what Cobby was doing with his time. Apparently he's been into a lot of African music....so he showed me one of his mixes of what's been influencing him lately- blending in the intricacies of funky Afrobeats is no walk in the park I'd imagine- definitely not mixing a four to the floor beat. Here is an example of how musicians tend to gravitate towards the more organic as their tastes develop.