000. August 2017 Playlist - meltingbutter.com

Summer Vibes 2017 Playlist | Wayne Snow, Lord Echo, Jordan Rakei, Photay & More

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We bring to you this month’s playlist of slow jams and globally-inspired funk to play out these last hazy days of summer.

Melting Butter favorite Wayne Snow makes another repeat appearance with two tracks from his first album, Freedom TV, a reference to the melding of his African roots and the diverse cultural and electronic music scene of his new home, Berlin. The Rhythm is a soulful electronic track, syncopated and gritty, while Nothing Wrong leans in a smoother, groovier direction. Not just easy listening, both songs are exemplar of the genre-bending musical talents of Wayne Snow and a hailing to multiculturalism.

Bring along Se Foi by João Selva and Summer Days by Rhye to the beach for the perfect soundtrack to unwind on a leisurely sandy morning. Laze away the afternoon with a dose of shimmering jazz from La Mano by Stimulator Jones. At night, when it’s still hot enough to turn up and go nuts, find percussive, Latin-inspired drum lines, and electronic dance-infused synthesizer bops in Batuki by Oribata, C90 Eternal by Lord Echo, and New Zealand vocalist/producer Jordan Rakei’s Sorceress, remixed into another sonic realm by New York producer, Photay.

Afro-Caribbean soul and Latin jams conjure up memories of your summer travels undertaken or distant places you’ve yet to explore. Let these tunes take you away, the days are still long enough and summer’s not quite over yet.

Happy August from Melting Butter Studios.



  1. Sudan Archives – Come Meh Way
  2. Roméo Elvis; Le Motel; Lomepal – Thalys
  3. Lord Echo – C90 Eternal
  4. Shina Williams & His African Percussionists – Agboju Logun
  5. Rhye – Summer Days
  6. João Selva – Se foi
  7. God Colony; Stash Marina – Turn My G Down
  8. Jordan Rakei; Photay – Sorceress – Photay Remix
  9. blackwave. – That’s Just Me
  10. Idris Muhammad – Could Heaven Ever Be Like This
  11. KRS-One – KRS-One Attacks
  12. Ivan Ave – Young Eye
  13. Slim; Ella Mae – Stop Rewind
  14. Stimulator Jones – La Mano
  15. Abayomy Afrobeat Orquestra – Malunguinho
  16. Oribata – Batuki
  17. Wayne Snow – The Rhythm
  18. The Brief Encounter – Human
  19. Inner Life – Make It Last Forever
  20. FKJ – Lying Together
  21. Joomanji – Spread Too Thin (feat. Lindsay Olsen)
  22. Dudley Perkins – Flowers
  23. Wayne Snow – Nothing Wrong

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