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Miombo by Laroz

Sol Selectas presents the first solo EP from Israeli artist Laroz, who has previously been featured on the Summer Sol compilation series.

Laroz’s genuine passion for African music inspired this EP, which is a fusion of traditional ethnic rhythms and organic house beats. “Miombo” refers to the woodlands which covers several portions of the South-Central African Plateau, and the enchanting vocals naturally combine with the raw electronic groove.

“Laganga” features the amazing vocals of Faytinga, an Eritrean artist. The deep house chords marry perfectly with her emotional vocals, and we can feel the passion of both artists transmitted through the song.

For the remix of “Miombo” we welcome Sam Shure from Berlin for his first time on the label. Sam delivers a peak time afro tech gem, focusing his sites on the tribal drums, creating a mind-blowing rendition complete with a breakdown which is pure psychedelic madness.

On “Laganga”, we invited our dear friend Rodrigo Gallardo (formerly of Matanza) from Chile, to remix this heart opening tune. Rodrigo delivers a gorgeous downtempo interpretation, skillfully finessing the vocals of Faytinga, adding a live marimba groove, and as… more
released April 12, 2021