In honour of the relase, they (along with a few guests) are planning a launch party at East Village (Old Street/Shoreditch). There are a few people set to be on the mixtape that will also be making an appearance at the launch night. The list includes ex-Bonde Do Role singer Marina Gasolina, some members of the Antibalas Orchestra, Afrikan Boy, and many more.
For more details check out the Facebook page here. The mixtape is scheduled for release on 8/5/11, and the party is the following friday (13/5/11).
You can also listen to the title track from the mix over at Pitchfork.
The lineup so far looks like this…
The Very Best (DJ Set)
Country Winston (Mumford & Sons) (DJ Set)
Moroka (DJ Set)
African Boy (Live PA)
Marina Gasolina (DJ Set)
Macc Mello (Live PA)
Secousse Sound System (DJ Set)
Talk Hard (DJ Set)