In the first volume of our World Treasures Selectors’ Series, it is a privilege to hear a set from Dutch digger Timothy V.D.P – a.k.a, DJ Tracksuit. Timo has delved into the music of Suriname, Guadeloupe (and the Antilles region) and beyond – to create an armoury of heavy-hitting zouk edits, as well as crafting accomplished sets for a range of platforms.
Here’s his exclusive set for World Treasures Music…
…featuring a selection of these choice records:
Expect to hear supreme sounds from the all-vinyl selection above.
Here are links to more of Timo’s projects – including his excellent interview with Suriname star, Ronald Snijders and a feature on the political backdrop to the music.
His intro to the genre and the cultural background to this fascinating period can also be found here:
Timo also currates and selects some essential music on his YouTube channel, along with some of his best mixes. He’s a talented selector indeed:
Keep up to date with all of DJ Tracksuit’s exploits via his Soundcloud and his blog, it’s been a pleasure touching base, hearing, as well as reading about these various mixes and projects – Ed.