Download: Two Offcuts From The Very Best Mixtape [Yeasayer + The xx]

on Tuesday, May 24, 2011
Words: Saam Das

Radioclit and Esau Mwamwaya aka The Very Best recently put out a 'Super Mom' mixtape but seeing as I'm not really into mixtapes, that passed me by. But after a handy retweet from Stephen Moshi Moshi, I can bring you a couple of songs that didn't quite make the mix. Check out the infusion of African elements into both Yeasayer's 'Ambling Alp' and Jamie xx's remix of 'You Got The Love'.

My Googling powers suggest that both tracks have been available for a while but if you've failed to pick either up yet, then here's your chance. I'm particularly a fan of the new version of 'Ambling Alp' - 'Mulomo' is a bit like being washed away at sea then finding yourself on the African plains in the middle of the raddest party ever.

The mixtape takes on the likes of LCD Soundsystem and Kate Bush, while featuring Marina Gasolina and members of Antibalas. Head to to download the mixtape. If you have a spare moment, check out the comments when Mumford & Sons shared the music - although it might make you question the fate of humanity.

DOWNLOAD: The Very Best & Yeasayer - Mulomo by The Very Best

DOWNLOAD: The Very Best & Florence & The XX - You Got The Love by The Very Best

The 2009 debut album from The Very Best is available to purchase from, iTunes etc.

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