Multicultural Sounds: Waxploitation + ZZK Records Compilation

Multicultural Sounds travels the world for contemporary reinventions of cultural staples.


A quick post regarding this compilation from Waxploitation and ZZK Records! According to Diplo, “ZZK is the first label to push the sound of Argentina from the villa (ghettos) to the uptown. ZZK is a big part in bringing this to the attention of the people.”

The experimental electronic music they’re presenting has a little bit for everyone, though all of it is extremely percussive. Some of the highlights below include the metallic sounds of “Selva” by Chancha Via Circuito, the vocal pecularities of “Viene de Mi” by La Yegros, and the glitched out collage of “Knippelsuppe” by Frikstailers and Copyfokking. “Senor Montecostes” also comes from Mati Zundel’s upcoming record, Amazonico Gravitante, which comes out March 27th on Waxploitation / ZZK Records.


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Vee Hua 華婷婷

Vee Hua 華婷婷 (they/she) is a writer, filmmaker, and organizer with semi-nomadic tendencies. Much of their work unifies their metaphysical interests with their belief that art can positively transform the self and society. They are the Editor-in-Chief of REDEFINE, Interim Managing Editor of South Seattle Emerald, and Co-Chair of the Seattle Arts Commission. They also previously served as the Executive Director of the interdisciplinary community hub, Northwest Film Forum, where they played a key role in making the space more welcoming and accessible for diverse audiences.

In 2017, Vee released the narrative short film, Searching Skies — which touches on Syrian refugee resettlement in the United States — and co-organized The Seventh Art Stand, a national film and civil rights discussion series against Islamophobia. 2022 sees the release of their next short film, Reckless Spirits, which is a metaphysical, multi-lingual POC buddy comedy for a bleak new era, in anticipation of a feature film.

Vee is passionate about cultural space, the environment, and finding ways to covertly and overtly disrupt oppressive structures. They also regularly share observational human stories through their storytelling newsletter, RAMBLIN’ WITH VEE!, and are pursuing a Master’s in Tribal Resource and Environmental Stewardship under the Native American Studies Department at the University of Minnesota.

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