This second part of Joe Acheson’s fifth mixtape in his annual series of https://soundcloud.com/hiddenorchestra mixtapes celebrates the release of "Archipelago Remixes Part 2 EP", released May 12th 2014 on Tru Thoughts Records.
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Like Part 1 of the mixtape (https://soundcloud.com/tru-thoughts/archipelago-remixes-mixtape-1), it focuses on remixes both of and by Hidden Orchestra, and nearly all the tracks have been further remixed or mashed up by Joe.
Like all of Joe’s mixtapes, there is a broad and multi-layered range of music and sound from around the world, from contemporary releases stretching back to the 1940’s and something from every decade in-between - including imagined collaborations such as Burial with vocals from Argentinian folk legend Mercedes Sosa, or Linton Kwesi Johnson reciting poetry over Tipper’s immaculately-produced beats.
There is also a wealth of sound design and spoken word, taken from interviews with composers, radio programmes (many recorded by Joe), and poetry recitals.
Other artists making appearances in this fast-paced mix include Four Tet, King Tubby, Frank Sinatra, Junip, Kidkanevil and Daisuke Tanabe, Squarepusher, The Four Tops, DJ Shadow, Floex, Finley Quaye, C…
Original video: https://soundcloud.com/tru-thoughts/hidden-orchestra-archipelago
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