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PDA COMPILATION VOLUME 1: AND THE BEAT GOES ON

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PDA COMPILATION VOLUME 1: AND THE BEAT GOES ON
PDA (aka Public Displays of Affection) is the cult “if you know you know” East London club night helmed by Mischa Mafia, CrackStevens and Carrie Stacks. This stacked, 30-track compilation is a celebration of six years in the game, and it’s for a very good cause: the release will raise money for the newly-founded Association for Queer Ethnic Minorities (AQEM), a new non-profit founded by Carrie Stacks that aims to “unlock potential and drive social cohesion among queer ethnic minorities in the UK and beyond”. Between interludes of recordings of interactions from PDA's legendary doorgirl, there’s gems from Cou Cou Chloe, Sweyn Jupiter, Manara, SHYGIRL, Ms Boogie and many more. Total Freedom’s contribution (‘HIGH SONG TF SCRAPE’) is a (predictable) highlight, blending dusty hip-hop with an emotive line, while there’s a break-laden rework from BTG of Meek Mill’s ‘On Me’ that leaves Cardi B’s line ‘I’m a boss ass bitch” ringing in your ears. Arca’s ‘Ladies Llorando’ is another peak of the compilation, glitching Ciara’s ‘I’m Out' to shreds. A very good compilation for a very good cause by an “allegedly legendary” clubnight? Sign us TF up.
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